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Humanities and Social Sciences Home/EU Postgraduate Taught Performance Sport Scholarship

The HaSS Home/EU Taught Postgraduate Performance Sport Scholarship aims to enable talented student-athletes who are regularly competing at International level to follow a dual career. Consequently, the programme provides academic flexibility (where feasible), World-Class sports science and medical support, and financial assistance towards training and competition costs.

The Performance Sport Scholarship Programme is offered on a one-year renewable basis based on the Performance Sport 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 £4,750.

  • Number of scholarships four
  • Value £1,000 (+ up to £3,750* in-kind support)
  • Opens 19 October 2020
  • Deadline 15 January 2021
  • Help with Living costs, Equipment and study costs

Eligibility

All applicants must be competing in a Sportscotland-recognised sport, and priority will be given to students competing in a BUCS-sport who can demonstrate the potential to contribute toward the University's objective of being ranked in the top 20 in the UK. In addition, all applicants should be competing at least at Junior, if not senior, International level.

Furthermore, we actively encourage students competing at an elite level within disability sport and our new £31m Sports Facility is fully-accessible.

Further Information

In addition to the financial support towards training and competition costs, Performance Sports Scholars are provided with a comprehensive support package which provides them with:

  • Strathclyde Sport Membership
  • Sports Union Membership
  • Individualised year-round Strength and Conditioning Services (up to three sessions per week)
  • Physiotherapy support (on referral)
  • Athlete Lifestyle Support Workshops
  • Academic Flexibility (where feasible)
  • Scholar-branded Canterbury training kit