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UEA Elite Sports Scholarship

You want to perform at your absolute best. UEA wants to help you get there and stay there. 

The University of East Anglia is proud to introduce our undergraduate Elite Sports Scholarship for September 2019 entry. UEA has an excellent reputation for its sports and recreation facilities, as well as its extensive programming.

Thanks to our fantastic facilities and support services we are able to support you in performing at the highest levels. 

This scholarship is both financial and 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 ranked in the top 10 in your sport nationally or be part of your national squad within your chosen sport (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, although applications are welcome from any sporting discipline.

What does it cover?


£3000 (£1000 annually)

Award details

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:

Bespoke financial plan, support workshops e.g. training plans, injury prevention, sports psychology, managing media, dietary & nutrition. Free use of training facilities at the Sportspark (facility access to be determined per individual athlete), Free Sports Association Membership (SAM), Strength and Conditioning support, access to physiotherapy/sports therapy support, mentoring/performance manager branded sports kit. If taking up an accommodation place on campus we will endeavour to locate athletes within close proximity of the UEA sports training facilities. Duration of award: Three years Number available: Ten per annum

How do I apply?

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

The deadline for applications will be 22 March 2019.

Elite Sports Scholarship Terms, Conditions & Athlete Contract

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

For students on the Developing Excellence scheme who wish to progress onto the Elite pathway please read the Elite Sports Scholarship – Current students Terms, Conditions and Athlete Contract.


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

Email: elite.sport@uea.ac.uk

Telephone: 01603 592301

Other Sports Scholarship Schemes in Norfolk

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

Email: nsa.sportspark@uea.ac.uk

Telephone: 01603 593645

Web: www.norfolksportsacademy.co.uk

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