University of Worcester
University of Worcester


University of Worcester Ranking



University of Worcester Location

Central England

University of Worcester


University Ranking




Central England


Sports Scholarships
Scholarship Name Sports Scholarships
Academic Year 2022
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 31 August 2022

Guidance for those wishing to apply for a sports scholarship, including information on pathways, eligible sports and application criteria.

The University of Worcester is dedicated to supporting talented young athletes in a range of sports and we welcome your interest in our the sports scholarship scheme. 

Should you wish to apply for a scholarship we will require further information from you, including personal details, video footage of you performing/competing, an overview of your financial outgoings directly associated with high performance sport and a supporting letter from your current lifestyle advisor or performance director/coach.

Scholarship pathways

Once you've applied for the sports scholarship scheme your application will be reviewed by our panel. If you are successful you'll be placed on one of our two pathways; Dual Career Scholarship Student (DCSS) or Performance Potential (PP).

Dual Career Scholarship Student

As part of this pathway you'll receive:

Individual S & C Anti-doping education (inc ADAMS)
Individualised Sports Therapy and injury prevention Financial Support (up to £2,000)
Lifestyle advisor and academic support Sports psychology support
Performance Analysis Access Nutritional support
UW Clothing bundle Fitness testing
Gym membership  

Performance Potential 

As part of this pathway you'll receive:

Individual S & C Gym membership
Access to Sports Therapy clinic Anti-doping education
Lifestyle advisor Financial Support (up to £1,000)
Performance Analysis Access Sports Nutrition and Sports Psychology 
UW Clothing bundle  

Scholarship criteria

Dual Career Scholarship Student (DCSS) athletes are expected to be training as part of an elite athlete pathway scheme as well as representing at senior or junior level National & International tournaments. They should also be performing at the level identified below in their given sport.

Performance Potential (PP) applicants are expected to be working towards an elite athlete pathway scheme in their identified sport. They should also be playing national league, or equivalent as identified below, in their given sport.

Scholarship agreement

Eligibility for Scholarship

  • I understand that to be eligible for the sports scholarships programme I must be a full or part-time undergraduate or postgraduate student at the University.

  • I understand that to be successful in my application I must provide evidence showing potential for elite international performance as well as contributing to the UW BUCS teams and/or championships.

  • I acknowledge that applications will be renewed on a yearly basis. Continuation on the scheme will be the result of making pleasing progress in both academic studies and sporting performance. Applications will be reviewed by an expert panel.

Terms of Scholarship

  • Any athlete successfully accepted onto the scholarship programme will be expected to compete in BUCS leagues or Championships where feasible. Failure to commit may result in loss of scholarship.

  • Athletes on the sports scholarship pathway will be expected to commit to publicity, marketing and ambassadorial work within the University.

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