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Sports Scholarships Programme
Scholarship Name Sports Scholarships Programme
Academic Year 2021
Scholarship amount Up to £3,000
Nationality Any

Our sport scholarships headline our elite student sport package offering funding up to £3,000 and on campus support to our very best students at the top of their sporting discipline.  

What we include within the scholarship award 2022/22

  • Cash award up to £3000 per academic year*
  • Support Package benefits/products worth over £500
  • Athlete-friendly accommodation on campus next to sports facilities**
  • Sport Psychology support
  • Free use of world-class sports facilities including Indoor Athletics Centre and Strength & Conditioning area 
  • Free weekly physio sessions
  • Free spa access
  • Sport scholarship kit

* Cash awards vary annually depending upon sport, funding and support

** The programme does not cover accommodation costs or tuition fees 

Who can apply for a Brunel University Sport Scholarship? 

Anyone can apply for an award as long as they have met the academic requirements for a course and subsequently been given a conditional or unconditional place at Brunel University London. 

As main criteria, all applicants must be able to demonstrate sporting achievement at junior international level or equivalent in one of the priority sports listed below and/or evidence a top 10 age ranking within their choosen sport.

Please note, that competition for scholarships can be very high and you must be able to show evidence of your sporting achievements and supporting information from your National Governing Body Performance Director/National Coach. Meeting these criteria is not a guarantee for a Scholarship award.

What we offer for 2021/22

Our Sport Scholarship Programme award will contain exclusive benefits that focus on access to great training facilities as well as support facilities all available on campus. We have a wide range of talented students at Brunel University London, therefore the programme is designed to benefit those students from a world-class performance level competing at an international level through to English Schools Champions. 

We offer the following Sport Scholarships tiers for team sports: 

  • Gold Sport Scholarship Award  - participating at major international competitions at a Senior level
  • Silver Sport Scholarship Award - participating at junior international competitions or equivalent
  • Bronze Bursary Award - participating at a national level/national ranking competition.

Priority Sports

Students that compete in one of the Universitie's priority sports, see list below, will be given priority for funding, however all other sports will be considered.

Our priority/performance sports are Athletics, Netball, Rugby, Basketball & Futsal.

Other sports include Archery, Badminton, Canoeing/Rowing, Cycling, Women's Football, Golf, Hockey, Judo, Squash, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Olympic wrestling and Olympic weightlifting.

Individuals Sports Scholarship Awards

For those that compete in individual sport, such as Athletics, you will receive an initial Sports Scholarship award of £200. There will be financial rewards linked to performances at the BUCS Championships thorughout the year. Kindly note that there will be no other cash awards available through the course of the academic year – the bulk of your scholarship is attached to successful performances at the BUCS championships as detailed below.

Individual events

  • Gold Medal - £1000
  • Silver Medal - £750
  • Bronze Medal - £500

Please note that there is a financial reward cap of £3,000 for all BUCS performances in one academic year.  Further terms and conditions apply.

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