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Swansea University

Elite International Sports Scholarship

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5000 GBP
United Kingdom
31 Mar 2025
Application deadline


An international scholarship at Swansea University provides more than a source of funding. You will have access to a number of exclusive scholarship-holder events including specialist senior networking opportunities whilst celebrating your success.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



£5,000 per annum + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Here at Swansea University, they aspire to be a first-choice destination for elite and high-performance athletes seeking a dual career academic experience. They have developed and grown our high-performance programmes to ensure global appeal and are confident our strong reputation for sporting excellence will encourage more students from around the world to see Swansea as their destination of choice.

To support our ambitions, they are proud to launch our new Elite International Sports Scholarship (EISS) for international student athletes who wish to pursue academic and sporting excellence.

Our high-performance team and support staff at Swansea University are qualified and experienced industry professionals, with substantial insight into the pressures and demands of elite performance and dual career. They offer athletes who are successful on the EISS program an unrivalled support package to ensure both academic and sporting success.

Applicable programmes


Their EISS Support package includes:

Tuition fee scholarship of £5,000 per annum for three years of undergraduate study.

A prestigious Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) dual career place on the University’s high-performance programme, with academic flexibility and support provided through the TASS.

A dedicated performance lifestyle practitioner providing you with tailored, one-to-one support.

An individualised strength and conditioning plan, with sessions tailored to your needs.

Sport psychology support.

Nutritional support.

Physiotherapy and osteopathy support.

Access to CT and MRI scanning on site.

Individualised sports injury rehabilitation.

Fitness testing.

Anti-doping education.


  • The Scholarships will be open to full-time international tuition fee-paying undergraduate students only. The Scholarship recipient must be self-funding their studies. The Scholarship recipient must be classified as an overseas student for fee purposes. If the fee status changes at any point whilst the offer is in place, the Scholarship will need to be removed.
  • Students enrolling onto a Foundation course will not be eligible for this award. Foundation year programmes are delivered separately by ‘The College Swansea University (Navitas)’ which have their own terms and conditions. Students progressing from The College Swansea University (Navitas) are also not eligible.
  • The Scholarships are open only to students participating in our defined high-performance sports, namely – Men’s Rugby, Swimming (Men, and Women), Men’s Football, Women’s Hockey, Table Tennis (Men, and Women).

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

31 Mar 2025

If interested in applying, please email Swansea an expression of interest.

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