Strathclyde Sport Performance Sports Scholarship Programme

The Performance Sport Scholarship Programme is offered on a one-year renewable basis based on the Performance Sport Award Panel’s review of applications each year.

Performance Sport Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support package equating to a cash equivalent of up to £8,500 per year funded through generous donations from the Strathclyde Sport, the Sports Union and the University of Strathclyde Alumni Community.


How to apply for academic year 2023/24

The final deadline for academic year 2023/24 is 09.00 BST on Mon 25 Sept. At this stage, applications for academic year 2023/24 are only open to students newly enrolled at the University.

2023-24 Application Form

Once started, applications cannot be saved mid-completion, therefore it would be advisable to watch the following video which highlights the information you will need to have to hand when completing your application.

Application Guidelines detailing info required.mp4

How to apply for academic year 2024/25

Applications for academic year 2024/25 will re-open on Sun 01 Oct.

Package details





Financial bursary

(to support training and competition costs)




Strathclyde Sport membership

Sports Union membership

Macron clothing

(jumper, tracksuit bottoms, polo-shirt, round neck t-shirt and shorts)

Performance Lifestyle

(incl. facilitation of academic flexibility where feasible)

Strength & Conditioning

(year-round individualised programming and coaching on a 1:8 coach-to-athlete basis)


(provided on-site by Hampden Injury Clinic on referral)

Sport Psychology

(1:2:1 consultations and group workshops)

Sports Nutrition

(Anti-doping advice, 1:2:1 consultations and group workshops)

Total cash equivalent value

Up to £5,750 per year

Up to £7,000 per year

Up to £8,500 per year