Sports Scholarships and Funding
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Academic Year 2022
Scholarship amount Up to £10,000
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 2 October 2022

Build on your sporting success

We award sports scholarships and funding every year to students who:

  • have achieved highly in sports

  • want to build on their success and represent the University

Eligibility

You must be:

  • a current student in any year of study, or

  • an undergraduate or postgraduate applicant with a place at Newcastle University

You must:

  • have achieved senior or age group representative honours at national and/or regional level in the last 12 months, and/or

  • be a member of the National Governing Body’s (NGB) performance squads, or equivalent

You must commit to:

  • improving in your sport

  • representing the University in British Universities Colleges Sport (BUCS) events, where applicable

Sports scholarships

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must compete in one of the following Performance Clubs:

  • American Football

  • Badminton

  • Basketball

  • Fencing

  • Football

  • Golf

  • Hockey

  • Lacrosse

  • Netball

  • Rowing

  • Rugby League

  • Rugby Union

  • Squash

  • Table Tennis

  • Tennis

  • Volleyball

  • Waterpolo

If your sport is not listed above, you can still apply for sports funding. See Sports funding below to find out more.

To be a Sports Scholar, you must:

  • be a student at Newcastle University

  • represent the University

  • compete in British Universities Colleges Sport (BUCS) events, where applicable

Scholarship package

Criteria

Regional/National/International standard within the last 12 months. Students should be part of a National Governing Body Performance Squad or equivalent.

Funding

Up to £10,000

Services received

  • Individual and/or small group Strength and Conditioning sessions

  • Access to medical services, including physiotherapy and sports massage

  • Professional coaching

  • Mentoring/lifestyle support

  • Athlete workshop programme covering topics such as sports physiology, nutrition, psychology, screenings, injury prevention and management, and lifestyle management

  • Sport science support

  • Access to training facilities

  • Performance video analysis

Sports scholarship applications are now open. The application deadline is Sunday 2 October 2022.

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