Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
University of Kent

Sports Scholarships

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5000 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


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Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to £5,000 per year

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The University of Kent is committed to delivering sporting excellence and is proud to offer scholarships to students with outstanding sporting ability at both Canterbury and Medway campuses. The amount to be offered will be determined by the University Sports Scholarship Committee and each case is considered on its own merit.

Applicable programmes


A University of Kent Sports Scholarship includes the following benefits:

Financial support of between £300 - £5,000 per year to support access to facilities, preparation and participation in sport alongside sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Inclusive Kent Sport Membership at Canterbury or equivalent access at Medway.

Weekly Coach-led Strength & Conditioning and Training Diary.

Termly Technique & Testing and Sports Scholarship Workshops.

Scholarship Welcome, Celebration and Social Events.

Access to local professional sports clubs and business partner initiatives.

Exclusive Sports Scholarship training attire.


  • Scholarships are available to elite sportsmen and women from any sport who compete (at least) at county level or equivalent.
  • Sports Scholars should be committed to representing the University of Kent in British University & College Sport (BUCS) competition and join their relevant student club.
  • Sports Scholarships are open to new undergraduate and postgraduate applicants, as well as current University of Kent students. 
  • The Kent & Medway Medical School offer exclusive Sports Scholarships to their students and have a different application route on their webpage. (See note below)
  • It is not necessary to wait for an offer of a place before submitting your application, however your application will be checked against a valid UCAS number. Applicants should also note that the offer of a Sports Scholarship does not carry with it the offer of a place and all students are subject to the normal course tuition fees.

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Download an application form.

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