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Sports Scholarship

Application details

Scholarships are awarded to athletes competing at national and international levels in a variety of sports, including - but not exclusively - basketball, cricket and football. In addition to the bursaries, we can also offer alternative tuition fee based packages for overseas applicants depending on the level you compete at and your sporting history. Our High Performance Academy provides financial and mentoring support to assist student athletes in reaching their full sporting potential. Successful applicants receive a support package worth up to £2,500. The minimum requirements for entry into our performance sport programme are: Applicants must be full-time or part-time postgraduate students. Applicants must have an outstanding ability in a particular sport. Applicants must compete at a national or international level (junior or senior), or show strong evidence of the potential to do so. The award is offered for a one year period and is reviewed annually.

Award level


Awarding body

Solent University (Southampton)

Award Value

Bursary :£5000 for 1 year

Fees coverage : Variable for 1 year

We offer the following sports scholarship bursaries: Platinum: up to £5,000 Gold: up to £3,000 Silver: up to £1,000 Bronze: performance club offer (access to team support services)

Subject area

Sport, Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism

Award type

Sport, Part time students

Number of awards

All eligible students

Gender eligibility


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