Former UWE Bristol student Lovejoy Chawatama

Performance Sport scholarship

If you are a high performing athlete, UWE Bristol could offer you exceptional opportunities and support to pursue your sporting ambitions through a Performance Sport scholarship.

Scholarship criteria and requirements

If you would like to apply for a UWE Bristol Performance Sport scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Satisfy UWE Bristol entry requirements for your chosen degree and be offered a place on a degree programme.
  • Demonstrate excellence in your chosen sport through representation at national, international or professional level.
  • Be committed to represent UWE Bristol in BUCS competitions and raise the profile of your sport through high achievement.

Benefits of the Performance Sport scholarship

The Performance Sport scholarship offers financial assistance and a support package to help you to combine your sporting ambitions with your academic studies. Benefits include:

  • one-to-one strength and conditioning
  • regular movement and injury screenings
  • physiotherapy and sports massage
  • podiatry
  • MRI scanning
  • one-to-one sports psychology
  • performance lifestyle support
  • nutrition and dietary analysis and meal planning.

Additional support

Additional support offered through the Performance Sport scholarship includes:

  • periodised fitness testing
  • performance workshops from professional athletes and support staff
  • access to the dedicated performance gym on Frenchay Campus
  • free membership to the Centre for Sport gym
  • remote athlete monitoring
  • priority access to UWE Bristol accommodation
  • academic flexibility
  • Performance Sport clothing package
  • free Student’s Union sports club membership.

How to apply

As soon as you are considering studying at UWE Bristol, check that you meet the above criteria and register your interest by completing the Performance Sport Scholarship application form.

Next steps

Once the form has been submitted, successful applicants will be invited for interview with the Performance Team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.

Further information

If you have any questions about a Performance Sport scholarship email performancesport@uwe.ac.uk.

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