All students

Sport Scholarships

Value of award

£500 - £10,000

Number of awards


Start date and duration

October 2016 – August 2017

Application closing date

4 October 2017
*American applicants - see Eligibility Criteria below.


Sports Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and are available to all undergraduate and postgraduate taught and research applicants, as well as current students. Scholarships are reviewed annually and we encourage applications from any year of study.

All sports scholarship applicants will be required to demonstrate previous and current sporting achievements and have a commitment to continue improving in their sport and representing the University.

Selection criteria are based upon senior or age group representative honours at national and/or regional level. Individuals who are part of National Governing Body (NGB’s) performance squads will also be considered.

Emphasis is placed on awarding scholarships to athletes competing in one of our Performance Clubs however, performers from any sport will be considered. 

Scholarships are only offered to students who have gained a place or are currently studying at Newcastle University. Every Sports Scholar must be a student at Newcastle University, represent the University and compete for the University in British Universities Colleges Sport (BUCS) events where applicable.


The Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport, Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria

Students should be part of a regional, national or international squad within the last 12 months.  Individuals who are part of a National Governing Body Squad will also be considered.

UK/EU and non-EU International candidates are eligible to apply.

*The Sports Scholarship closing date for American students applying for a federal loan is 1 September 2017. The scholarship amount that you receive will affect your federal loan.

How to apply

Please apply online (


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Eligible Courses