Scholarships Merit-based
University of Leicester

Sports scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
2000 GBP
Grant
United Kingdom
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

No-one should be denied the opportunity of a University of Leicester education because of their circumstances. University of Leicester believes that talent and hard work should be rewarded and offer a range of university scholarships to help you achieve your dreams.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to £2,000 for expenses

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

The University of Leicester and Sport and Active Life 2022-23 scholarship awards allow talented and performance focused student athletes and aspiring leadership students to pursue the highest levels in their sport, alongside their academic studies, whilst benefitting from support services and a targeted financial contribution, aimed at assisting each individual to reach their potential.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

  • University of Leicester annual sports facility gold membership and Team Leicester club membership
  • Limited Physiotherapy support package is offered to each awardee (Delivered at Sports Medicine Clinic, Leicester)
  • Individualised physical conditioning programme
  • Athlete life skills coaching programme
  • Provision of kit
  • Quality coaching within the Team Leicester environment
  • Financial contribution on agreed items up to £2,000 (e.g. travel expenses, equipment, specialist coaching, nutritional advice)

Eligibility

  • They are looking to receive applications from students who aspire to achieve the highest levels in sport, personally and professionally through National Governing Body qualification pathways:
  • An applicant is aspiring to apply to attend a coaching qualification with their respective NGB
  • An applicant wishes to further develop their knowledge and skills by attending further continued professional development or qualifications. E.g.

safeguarding course or Emergency First Aid course.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United Kingdom

Nationality

226 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

The application process for both awards for the academic year, 2022-23 will open on the 1 June 2022.

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