University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle

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University of Newcastle Ranking

31

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University of Newcastle Location

North England

University of Newcastle University of Newcastle

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University Ranking

31

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North England

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Sports Scholarships and Funding
Scholarship Name Sports Scholarships and Funding
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount Up to £10k
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 7 October 2020

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 who has been given 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 be committed 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
  • Canoe
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Ski
  • 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 £10k

Services received
  • small group Strength and Conditioning sessions
  • access to medical services, including physiotherapy and sports massage
  • professional coaching
  • upgrade to Gold gym membership
  • mentoring/lifestyle support
  • athlete workshop programme covering topics such as sports physiology, nutrition, psychology, screenings, injury prevention and management, and lifestyle management
  • branded sports kit
  • sport science support
  • access to training facilities
  • performance video analysis

Sports scholarship applications are now open. The application deadline is Wednesday 7 October 2020.

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