Sports Scholarships

Sports Scholarships; sports team; students in sports clothes

£1,000 a year

We are pleased to offer five Sports Scholarships each year for new Aberystwyth University students excelling in one of our key focus sports.

Award holders receive a package of additional benefits including:

  • Free Platinum membership of the University Sports Centre
  • Priority access to strength and conditional areas of the gym at specified times
  • Access to Students’ Union Coach Education Grant (60% funding towards furthering personal development for a sport specific qualification e.g. coaching, refereeing, first aid etc.)
  • Education support workshops on recovery, nutrition and testing, provided by our Sport & Exercise team
  • Mentoring support to assist with the dual career of study and sport

Sports Scholarships are open to Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants to full-time courses at the University (current students are ineligible to apply).  Applicants may be invited to attend an interview to discuss their application further and must provide a reference to support their application.  Award holders are required to represent the University in their chosen sport and provide regular updates on sporting performance and achievements.

 How can I apply?

*Please note: the Sports Scholarship competition is only open to new applicants to the University, current students are ineligible to apply.