Let UEA support your sporting dreams Let UEA support your sporting dreams

If you are an aspiring student-athlete, either prospectively or currently studying at UEA, we want you 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 competition 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: Developing Excellence, Excellence and Elite. 

Depending on award level, scholars will benefit from:

  • Financial support of up to £1500 in an individualised financial plan
  • 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.

 

Elite

Excellence

Developing Excellence

Cash Bursary

Up to £1500

Up to £500

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Gym and Swim Membership

Y

Y

Y

Gym or Swim Membership

Y

Y

Y

SAM Membership

Y

Y

Y

Workshops

Y

Y

Y

Strength and Conditioning

Y

Y

Y

Physiotherapy/Massage

Y

Y

Y

Nutrition

Y

Y

Y

Lifestyle

Y

Y

Y

 

Scholarships are available for prospective and current students, nationally and internationally. If you consider yourself to meet the criteria for any of the scholarships we want to hear from you so apply online or email performance.sport@uea.ac.uk.

You don’t have to study a sport related degree course to be considered and scholarship applications are reviewed on an annual basis. 

In order to receive a scholarship you must commit to representing UEA+Sport in all relevant competitions and adhere to the scholarship agreement, including all terms and conditions

Apply now