Department of Sport
   
   
  

Sports scholarships

Our range of sports scholarships are aimed at providing an unrivalled level of support to the brightest and best talents in the sporting world.

As well as a reputation for academic excellence, we have a history of sporting success and are passionate about supporting promising athletes during their time at Nottingham. 

Deadline for 2017/18 applications is 15 September 2017.

 

 
 

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for a sports scholarship you must:

  • be of regional, national or international standard in your sport or show strong evidence of future outstanding potential
  • successfully achieve a position on a course at The University of Nottingham or be already studying here
  • all courses are eligible, both undergraduate and postgraduate
  • home, EU and international students are all eligible for sports scholarships
  • applications are also welcomed from students in any year of study at The Unviersity of Nottingham

Priority is given to sports within the BUCS programme, Olympic and Paralympic sports, with other sports considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note, meeting the criteria does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship. See our Scholarship Terms and Conditions for more information.

Sports scholarship packages

We have four current sports scholarship packages as well as a range of specialist options. Please see below for details of what each package includes - please note financial awards denote the maximum award at each level and may vary.

Sports scholarship packages
 FoundationBronze Silver Gold 
Financial support (towards training and competition expenses)   £1,000 £4,000  £8,000
UoN sports and fitness membership
Specialist strength & conditioning facilities and programme support
Physiotherapy support
Performance lifestyle and academic mentoring  
Nutritional advice  
Sports pyschology  
Anti-doping advice  
Cardiac screening  
Total equivalent value £2,000 £4,500 £8,000 £12,000 

Specialist scholarship packages

Disability Sports Scholarships (all sports)

We actively encourage prospective and current students competing at an elite level within disability sport to apply for a sports scholarship at The University of Nottingham. We have a dedicated Disability Sport Officer and in partnership with One Athlete offer comprehensive personalised support to our disabled student athletes. 

To apply, please complete our scholar application form above.

Deng Yaping Sports Scholarship (table tennis and badminton)

A University of Nottingham graduate, Deng Yaping won six world championships and four Olympic gold medals during her career and as one of the greatest table tennis players of all-time. Our Deng Yaping Sports Scholarship offers Chinese national table tennis and badminton players an opportunity to combine an international education, with performance sport opportunities across Europe. Scholarships for 2017 entry include 2 Masters scholarships and 4 Undergraduate scholarships. 

Further details and application form (Deadline 19 May 2017)

Nova Centurion (swimming and para-swimming)

In partnership with elite swimming club Nova Centurion, University of Nottingham Sport are offering four swimming and para-swimming scholarships to University of Nottingham students. Scholarships include free access to the Nova Centurion performance swim programme, regular training in a 50m pool and Speedo kit and sponsorship worth £1200. 

To apply, please complete our scholar application form above. 

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk