SPORT SCHOLARSHIP: Bournemouth University , UK International Sport Scholarship

Bournemouth University , UK has created the BU Sport Scholarship to fund students who are interested in pursuing sports while studying . The BU Sport Scholarship is available to both domestic and international students pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the university

Scholarship Deadline:

31st August if your course starts in September and 30 November if your course starts in January

About School:

Bournemouth University is a public university in Bournemouth, England, with its main campus situated in neighbouring Poole. The university was founded in 1992; however, the origins of its predecessor date back to the early 1900s. The university currently has over 16,000 students, including over 3,000 international students.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Any applicant 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.
  • Applicant must demonstrate excellence in your chosen sport, and be part of a Regional, National and/or International squad and compete at that level.

Scholarship Details:

Athletes receiving a scholarship will ideally represent BU in the BUCS programme (League and Individual), as well as themselves and/or their club at regional, national or international level. Individual athletes will also need to be competitive with top performers within the BUCS programme.

If you are awarded a scholarship, you will need to meet with the Sports Performance Manager to assess how the funds will help you throughout the year, commit to attending 75% of training sessions, represent BU in sporting competitions where possible to raise the profile of SportBU’s activities and to be featured in marketing materials.

As part of your application for a BU Sport Scholarship, you will have to attend BU Sport trial process and be assessed by their coach.

You must ensure your application is supported by a reference from a High-Performance Coach or National Governing Body coach/ If you are applying for a sport that sits outside their performance BUCS programme, you will need to ensure that two references are sent alongside your application

Scholarship Benefits:

Scholarship is valued for up to £5,000 of funding and this money is towards coaching, equipment, competition entry fees, travel expenses /or support services.


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