The North Walsham RFC Vikings Bursary
 

The North Walsham RFC Vikings Bursary

Funding type
Maintenance grant
Value
£1,500 per year of full time study
Eligibility
Player for the North Walsham Viking Rugby Football Club
Level of study
UG or PG
Fee status
UK/EU/Overseas
UEA+Sport Developing Excellence Scholarship
 

UEA+Sport Developing Excellence Scholarship

Funding Type
In-kind
Level of study
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Study Abroad
Country
UK, EU, International
UEA+Sport Elite Scholarship
 

UEA+Sport Elite Scholarship

Funding Type
Cash and in-kind
Value
Up to £1,500
Level of study
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Study Abroad
Country
UK, EU, International
UEA+Sport Excellence Scholarship
 

UEA+Sport Excellence Scholarship

Funding Type
Cash and in-kind
Value
Up to £500
Level of study
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Study Abroad
Country
UK, EU, International

If you are an aspiring student-athlete - 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. 

UEA+Sport offers a wide range of facilities and support for our top athletes and sporting programmes enabling us to ensure you have the best possible opportunities to maximise your potential whilst studying at UEA. 

Led by a strong team of dedicated and innovative coaching staff, and supported by a range of highly skilled practitioners, we offer you a high-quality level of support to enable you to succeed. Recent scholars have been successful in BUCS, Local, Regional and National competitions with many also attaining International success. This is achieved by ensuring each athlete can thrive in their own environment. 

Our holistic and athlete-centred approach to developing performance has showcased success with many athletes competing at age-group and senior World and European Championships, and the BUCS programme rising nearly 20 places in just four years - with many teams dominating the local and regional landscape in their sport. 

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

Scholars will benefit from:

  • Financial support in an individualised financial plan (Elite and Excellence only - up to £1,500 for Elite, up to £500 for Excellence)
  • 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

Scholarship applications are welcomed for all sports, each case being reviewed against our criteria. Sports scholarships are awarded on an annual basis.

Apply now

Before applying, please check eligibility, guidance notes and terms and conditions. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2021. For more information email performance.sport@uea.ac.uk.

 

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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.