UEA+Sport Excellence Scholarship

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Study Abroad

UEA+Sport Excellence Scholarship

Our sport scholarship packages offer a range of financial and specialist support services to our student athletes and are offered at three levels: Developing Excellence, Excellence and Elite. 

The Excellence scholarship offers the following benefits:

  • Financial support of up to £500 in an individualised financial plan
  • UEA Sportspark Gym and Swim membership
  • Sports Association membership
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Physiotherapy and massage support
  • Nutritional guidance
  • Psychology support
  • Performance lifestyle guidance
  • Workshop programme 
  • UEA+Sport Scholar kit​

 

Sporting criteria

For most sports, you should be performing at a national level to qualify for the Excellence scholarship. See below for our sporting criteria.

Type of Course

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Year Abroad

Funding Type

  • Cash
  • In-kind

Annual Value

£500

Years Available

  • 2020
  • 2021

Criteria

  • UEA First Choice

School/Faculty

  • Any
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Art, Media and American Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities
  • International Development
  • Law
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Norwich Business School
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Politics, Philosophy Language and Communication Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Country / Region

  • Any

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

See below for sporting criteria

Application Process

The deadline for applications was 31 May 2021. 

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. For more information email performance.sport@uea.ac.uk.

 

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Sporting criteria

 

Standard reference points

Elite Scholarship - National Performance Pathway

Excellence Scholarship - national level

Developing Excellence Scholarship - regional level

 

Applies to the following sports: archery, badminton, basketball, cricket, cycling, fencing, futsal, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, karate, korfball, lacrosse, rowing, squash, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate, volleyball, water polo

 

American football

Anyone with experience of competing in American Football is welcome to apply for a UEA+Sport Scholarship.

 

Athletics

  Men   Women  
  Elite Excellence Elite Excellence
60m (s) 6.8 7 7.6 7.9
60mH (s) 8.18 8.3 8.5 8.8
100m (s) 10.8 11 11.95 12.25
100mH (s)     13.95 14.8
110mH (s) 14.25 14.85    
200m (s) 21.65 21.6 24.7 25.35
400m (s) 47.5 48.2 54.85 55.8
400mH (s) 52.6 54.3 59.8 62.5
800m 1:51.5 1:53.0 2:10.0 2:14.0
1500m 3:52.00 3:54.5 4:30.00 4:34.5
2000m SC     6:57.5 7:30.00
3000m 8:30.5 8:45.0 9:38.00 10:10.00
3000m SC 9:03.5 10:00.00    
5000m 14:05.00 14:25.00 16:40.5 17:10.00
10000m        
LJ (m) 7.1 6.55 5.75 5.3
TJ (m) 14.5 13.5 12 11
HJ (m) 2.05 1.95 1.7 1.65
PV (m) 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.0
HT (m) 55.00 50.00 53.00 46.00
DT (m) 50.00 43.00 47.00 42.00
JT (m) 60.00 56.00 46.00 40.00
SP (m) 15.00 13.00 14.00 12.50

 

Anyone competing in athletics who falls outside of these guideline targets would be welcome to apply for a UEA+Sport Developing Excellence scholarship. 

 

Football

Elite Scholarship - Step 3 or above. Premiership or Championship Academy

Excellence Scholarship - Step 5 or above. League 1 or 2 Academy or National League

Developing Excellence Scholarship - Step 7 or above

 

Netball

Elite Scholarship - National Performance Pathway

Excellence Scholarship - Superleague NPL or above

Developing Excellence Scholarship - National League

 

Rugby

Elite Scholarship - National Performance Pathway

Excellence Scholarship - Premiership Academy

Developing Excellence Scholarship - County Age Group

 

Swimming

  Men   Women  
  Elite Excellence Elite Excellence
50m Freestyle 22.50 24.10 26.20 27.60
100m Freestyle 51.00 53.50 56.10 60.00
200m Freestyle 1:51.00 1:58.00 1:59.00 2:11.00
400m Freestyle 4:00.00 4:11.00 4:34.00 4:33.00
800m Freestyle 8:40.00 9:44.00 9:06.00 10:24.00
1500m Freestyle 16:35.00 16:50.00 17:30.00 18:45.00
50m Butterfly 24.60 26.60 27.60 28.50
100m Butterfly 55.40 56.40 59.70 1:04.05
200m Butterfly 2:05.2 2:10.2 2:17.2 2:24.5
50m Backstroke 26.30 27.30 29.30 30.70
100m Backstroke 56.10 59.30 1:02.8 1:06.8
200m Backstroke 2:04.00 2:11.4 2:17.3 2:23.00
50m Breaststroke 28.80 30.10 32.10 34.50
100m Breaststroke 1:03.8 1:06.2 1:09.3 1:15.6
200m Breaststroke 2:18.3 2:24.6 2:35.2 2:44.5
100m IM        
200m IM 2:04.8 2:09.1 2:21.7 2:28.5
400 IM 4:24.00 4:32.5 4:51.1 5:04.54

 

Anyone competing in Swimming who falls outside of these guideline targets would be welcome to apply for a UEA+Sport Developing Excellence scholarship.

 

Tennis

Elite Scholarship - Rating of 2.2 or above

Excellence Scholarship - 3.2 or above

Developing Excellence Scholarship - 5.2 or above

 

N.B. Any sport not identified above will be reviewed on a case by case basis upon application.