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Scholarships

The sports scholarships scheme is designed to help students develop their full sporting potential by giving the necessary flexibility and support required to train and compete at the highest level whilst achieving an academic qualification.

Three kinds of scholarship are available:

  • Elite Athletes Scholarship
  • Elite Disabled Athletes Scholarship
  • Talented Sports Performers Scholarship

Full details including selection criteria and an application forms can be downloaded below.

Elite athletes scholarship

  • Bursary of up to a maximum of £1,500 per year of study
  • Free access to university sport facilities
  • Free sports science support by BASES accredited staff
  • Access to sports medicine support at reduced rates through Sportswise
  • Sports/academic mentor
  • Access to University of Brighton sports coaches where available in their sport
Eligibility
  • You should have reached junior or senior national level of competition or performance and have the potential and dedication to reach world class potential or performance level (or equivalent) in your sport
  • You should have been accepted on a University of Brighton undergraduate course or be a current undergraduate student of the university
How to apply

The deadline for applications is 30 June each year.

Download University of Brighton sports scholarship application pack (124k pdf)

To apply complete our online application.

Talented sports performers scholarship

  • Access to University of Brighton sports squads and coaches where available in their sport
  • Financial assistance up to a maximum of £500 per academic year
  • A talented sports performers card allowing free use of the university sports facilities
  • Access to sports science and sports medicine at reduced rates
Eligibility
  • You should have represented your sport at national or regional level or be able to demonstrate that you have the potential to compete at these levels
  • You should have been accepted on a University of Brighton course or be a current student of the university
How to apply

The deadline for applications is 30 June each year.

Download University of Brighton sports scholarship application pack (124k pdf)

To apply complete our online application.

Disabled athletes scholarship

  • Five bursaries for £1,000 each will be available to talented disabled athletes.
  • Free access to university sport facilities
  • Free sports science support by BASES accredited staff
  • Access to sports medicine support at reduced rates through Sportswise
  • Sports/academic mentor
  • Access to University of Brighton sports coaches where available in their sport
Eligibility
  • You should have represented your sport at national or regional level or be able to demonstrate that you have the potential to compete at these levels
  • You should have been accepted on a University of Brighton course or be a current student of the university
How to apply

The deadline for applications is 30 June each year.

Download University of Brighton sports scholarship application pack (124k pdf)

To apply complete our online application.

Enquiries and advice

If you have any questions about these scholarships please contact Sarah Hogg, Head of Sport and Recreation.