31 August: if your course starts in September.

30 November: if your course starts in January.


United Kingdom

(Partially Funded)


Bournemouth University sport scholarship

The BU Sport Scholarship is available to high-level sporting athletes coming to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at BU

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The scholarship is designed to provide you with the funding you need to develop your sporting abilities and take them to the next level.

Number of available scholarships: between 45-50 scholarships

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Social Sciences
  • Health
  • Management
  • Media & Communication
  • Science
  • Technology

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

It is depending on whether you are applying for Bachelor or Postgraduate studies

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Any UK/EU or international applicant applying for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course delivered at BU.
  • Be a high performing sportsperson and have the desire to continue to develop in the sporting arena, as well as academically.
  • You must demonstrate excellence in your chosen sport, and be part of a Regional, National and/or International squad and compete at that level.
  • Be a student at Bournemouth University who has received and accepted an offer of a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
  • You must commit to attending 75% of training sessions
  • Athletes receiving a scholarship will ideally represent BU in sporting competitions were possible to raise the profile of Sport BU’s activities and to be featured in marketing materials.
  • As part of your application for a BU Sports Scholarship, you will have to attend our trial process and be assessed by our coach.
  • Commit to continue to develop in the sporting arena in all aspects of Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental and Lifestyle of your sport and to engage fully with our support programmes.
  • Ensure your application is supported by an online reference from a High Performance Coach or National Governing Body coach.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

You can apply for up to £5,000 of funding and put this money towards coaching, equipment, competition entry fees, travel expenses or/or support services.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the online application from here

Second Step: During the filling process of the online application, you will need to answer questions about your plans for the future and evidence of current involvement in sporting activities, as the following:

  • Your season’s goals/aims.
  • Your forthcoming development goals/aims.
  • Your long term performance goals/aims.
  • Any sporting commitments you wish to continue whilst at Bournemouth University.
  • Your sporting achievements over the last four years, including highest achievement and current grade and/or handicap and/or ranking.
  • Why do you feel this scholarship should be given to you?

Third Step:

You will need to email a sporting and head shot photo to

If you have any queries, require assistance in completing this form or need to provide supporting documentation with this form, please contact Martin Wells at or call +44 (0)1202 965883.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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