Humanities and Social Sciences International Undergraduate Performance Sport Scholarship at University of Strathclyde in the UK

  • Bachelor
  • £3,750
  • 8 September 2020
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The HaSS International Undergraduate Performance Sport Scholarship aims to enable talented student-athletes to follow a dual career, achieving their degree whilst simultaneously reaching their sporting potential. The programme aims to provide academic flexibility, World-Class sports science and medical support, and financial assistance towards training and competition costs.

The Performance Sport Scholarship Programme is offered on a one-year renewable basis based on the Performance Sport Panel’s review of applications each year.

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University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland.

Eligibility

All applicants must be competing in a SportScotland-recognised sport, and priority will be given to students competing in a BUCS-sport who can demonstrate the potential to contribute toward the University's objective of being ranked in the top 20 in the UK by 2022-23.

Given the competitiveness of the Scholarships, we would anticipate that all applicants are competing at Junior or Senior International level.

Furthermore, we actively encourage students competing at an elite level within disability sport and our new £31m Sports Facility is fully accessible.

Benefits

Performance Sport Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support package equating to a cash equivalent of up to £6,750 per year.

In addition to the discounted tuition fees, Performance Sports Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support package which provides them with:

  • Strathclyde Sport Membership
  • Sports Union Membership
  • Individualised year-round Strength and Conditioning Services (up to three sessions per week)
  • Physiotherapy support (on referral)
  • Athlete Lifestyle Support Workshops
  • Academic Flexibility (where feasible)
  • Scholar-branded Canterbury training kit

Application

The University of Strathclyde Performance Sport Scholarship Programme aims to enable talented student-athletes to follow a dual career, achieving their degree whilst simultaneously reaching their sporting potential. Performance Sport Scholarships are offered on an annual renewable basis based on the Performance Sport Panel’s review of applications each year. The programme aims to provide academic flexibility, and provision of pastoral care, World-Class sports science and medical support, and financial assistance towards training and competition costs.
All applicants must be competing in a Sportscotland-recognised sport, and priority will be given to students competing in a BUCS-sport who can demonstrate the potential to contribute toward the University's objective of being ranked in the top 20 in the UK by 2022-23.

We anticipate that it will take around 15-minutes to complete your application. Additionally, you will be asked to provide contact details for:

  • an individual from your Sports Governing Body (Performance Director or equivalent), and
  • your Sports Coach. Therefore, please have this information available prior to starting your application as you will not be able to return to the application once started. If you require any further information/guidance, please contact Dave Sykes, via our website.
  • Scholarship applications are reviewed at five-time points during the year.
  • The application deadline for rounds one, two, three, four and five are the 16 Jan, 02 Apr, 15 Jun, 24 Aug, and 08 Sept 2020, respectively.
  • To be considered for the first round of scholarship awards, applications must be submitted by 17.00 on Wed 15 Jan 2020. **

Please note, due to the high number of applications which we receive, decisions on applications may be deferred to the subsequent application round.

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