Scholarships

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. For more information on uea+sport's performance sport programme, take a look at our performance sport brochure or view the types of sports scholarships we offer below. SCHOLARSHIPS We offer sport scholarships at individual and team level. Please click the links below for more information on the different types of scholarship and how to apply: View individual scholarships View team scholarships

Scholarships

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. For more information on uea+sport's performance sport programme, take a look at our performance sport brochure or view the types of sports scholarships we offer below. SCHOLARSHIPS We offer sport scholarships at individual and team level. Please click the links below for more information on the different types of scholarship and how to apply: View individual scholarships View team scholarships

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, scholar will benefit from:

  • Financial support of up to £1,500 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 application are welcomed for all sports, each case being reviewed against our criteria.

Scholarship Packages

Elite Excellence Developing Excellence
Cash Bursary Up to £1500 Up to £500 -
Gym and Swim Membership -
Gym or Swim Membership - -
UEA Sports Membership
Workshops
Strength and Conditioning
Physiotherapy/Massage
Nutrition
Lifestyle

How to apply

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!

Apply online or email performance.sport@uea.ac.uk.

HEAR FROM OUR SCHOLARS

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Joey Awala – powerlifting scholar and Computing Science student
“Being part the scholarship scheme is amazing as it attaches you to a group of hard working individuals regardless of which sport – you’re surrounded by determined people who’ve given their time to excel in their activities. The scholarship will benefit my sport as it gives me access to facilities and equipment to progress further.”

 

 

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Phoebe Parker – netball scholar and Adult Nursing student
“Being on the scholarship programme allows me to excel in both my sport and academics, knowing I am supported to succeed in both. I am financially supported to travel nationally for fixtures and training, as well as supported to optimise my performance through physiotherapy, nutritional and psychological support.”

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Harry Jones – swimming scholar and Environmental Sciences student
“The excellence scholarship at UEA has allowed me to give my all to my sport alongside my studies. It has provided me with opportunities to meet other aspiring athletes through workshops, as well as giving me access to first class facilities. The support given by the staff has been amazing and they always go above and beyond to make sure we are happy athletes!”