Terms and Conditions

  1. Scholarship holders will be required to meet all the terms of their offer in full;
  2. Scholarship holders will be expected to contribute to a Students’ Union Sports Club and would normally be expected to represent the University in the sport for which the Scholarship was awarded. In some circumstances this requirement may not be appropriate or possible and can be waived by agreement of the Chair of the Awarding Panel. Scholarship holders are asked to confirm their availability upon acceptance of the award;
  3. Holders of the Scholarship should agree to behave in a fashion befitting a representative of the University and attempt to maintain or improve their sporting performance;
  4. Scholarship holders shall provide help in promoting the sporting profile of the University and will assist in other schemes which involve the promotion of the University e.g. Open Days, Visiting Days, Widening Participation activities, where appropriate. The student will be recompensed for hours worked at the standard student ambassador rate;
  5. The Scholarship holder will have the opportunity to review their progress with the Student Activities Co-ordinator and may also be required to keep a training diary to help with the review process. The administration of the assessment and progression process will be undertaken by the Secretary of the Awarding Panel, and the review process will be administered by the Sports Scholarship Mentor;
  6. Scholarship holders will be expected to submit short written progress reports (on an appropriate template which will be provided) at the end of their first semester, and at the end of each year of study. Scholarship holders must also inform the Sports Scholarship Mentor should any change in circumstances result in them being unable to continue to participate in their chosen sport during their time at the University;
  7. Payments will not be made during years abroad, years in employment, sandwich years, repeat years, etc;
  8. Holders of the Scholarship will continue to receive the benefits as long as they are full-time students;
  9. Unsatisfactory progress in any of these areas, without good cause, will result in termination of the award.