UEA+Sport Team Scholarship

If you are an aspiring student athlete playing basketball, football, rugby or netball - either prospectively or currently studying at UEA - we want to support you in your journey to achieve your highest potential both academically and on the sporting field.

All students in the first team for basketball (men’s and women’s), football (men’s and women’s), rugby (men's and women's) and netball will receive a Developing Excellence level scholarship that provides a bespoke package of support tailored to each team's needs.

Benefits can include:

  • Enhanced coaching support
  • Gym and swim membership 
  • Access to Athletics Track
  • Access to Spin Studio
  • Free uea+sport membership 
  • Strength and conditioning support
  • Nutritional support
  • Physiotherapy
  • Discounted sports massage 
  • Support workshops 
  • Branded sports kit

uea+sport work closely with each team and their coaching staff to ensure they continue to develop in a positive and supportive environment. 

First teams will be chosen during the selection period at the start of term, around September/October.

For more information on each team take a look at our performance sport brochure.

Type of Course

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Year Abroad

Funding Type

  • In-kind

Years Available

  • 2023


  • UEA First Choice


  • 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

We offer students places on first team squads after individuals have trialled at the beginning of the academic year. Team scholarships will be offered after trials.

If you play basketball, football and netball and would like to find out more about team scholarships before joining UEA, please email our Performance Sport Manager at performance.sport@uea.ac.uk

Alternatively, get in touch or speak to your head coach when you join us at UEA and we’ll make sure you have all the information you need.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions