Melanie Webb

Current Ben Lexcen scholars

In 1988, UNSW became the first Australian university to offer sports scholarships. Thirty years on, the scholarships are shaping the lives of a new generation of student athletes.

Ashleigh Blaise and Melanie Webb

Ashleigh Webb’s family is no stranger to sporting success – the Taekwondo champion and Ben Lexcen scholarship winner is the daughter of one of UNSW’s first sports scholars.