Developing Excellence Developing Excellence

As part of our Sports Scholarship programme, there is a one-year programme available for undergraduates joining in 2019. This scholarship is support based - meaning you can access a range of services and support to ensure you perform at your peak.


Performance level

To qualify you must be currently competing at a regional or county level and aspiring to perform in your sport at a national level (UK home nations or EU countries).



Focus Sports

View our list of prioritised sports - if you're an athlete in one of these areas we are particularly keen to hear from you as we will prioritise these applications, although applications are welcome from any sporting discipline.

What does it cover?

Value & Award Package

Up to £1000 of support services

This scholarship has been designed to accommodate the very real fact that different sports and different athletes have different needs. Please read the terms carefully to ensure you fully understand the range of support on offer. If you have any questions and/or to discuss your individual needs please contact us. 

Our elite sport scholarship is a bespoke package... it includes:

Support workshops e.g. training plans, injury prevention, sports psychology, managing media, dietary & nutritionFree use of training facilities at the Sportspark (facility access to be determined per individual athlete)Free Sports Association Membership (SAM)Access to Strength and Conditioning supportAccess to physiotherapy/sports therapy supportBranded sports kitDuration of award: One years (can be reapplied for during your time of study)Number available: Up to Thirty per annum

How do I apply?

Prospective students will be required to complete the UEA Sports Scholarship Application Form. In addition applicants will be required to sign and abide by the terms of the Developing Excellence Scholarship Terms, Conditions & Athlete Contract via the link below.

The deadline for applications will be 22 March 2019.

Developing Excellence Scholarship Terms, Conditions & Athlete Contract

Please read the Developing Excellence Scholarship Terms, Conditions & Athlete Contract. If you are offered the Scholarship, you must be prepared to accept these terms.

For students wishing to continue on the Developing Excellence scheme read the Developing Excellence Scholarship – Current students Terms, Conditions and Athlete Contract


Sportspark, UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ


Telephone: 01603 592301

Other Sports Scholarship Schemes in Norfolk

Norfolk Sports Academy, Sportspark, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ


Telephone: 01603 593645



If you are a current student and interested in scholarship opportunities, please do get in touch via the contact details provided.

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