University of St Mark & St John Aquatic Elite Sport Scholarships

Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary : Between £500 and £3000 Major Nation Senior International: awards can go up to 100% scholarship offers; Minor Nation Senior International or GBR National/International age group athlete: up to £3000 per year; Sub-Elite Athletes: up to £500 per year
  • Application deadline:
  • 31-Mar-15*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information. Please contact provider for more details.
  • Award type:
    • Sport Scholarship
  • Award coverage:
  • Accommodation, Varies
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Subject area:
  • Sciences: Pure and Applied
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • All
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • This is available for students recognised by the ASA/British Swimming as ‘elite’. Applicants must be studying on a University of St Mark & St John degree programme to be eligible for an Elite Aquatic Scholarship. They must have competed at a minimum of national level (major swimming/diving nation) or represented their chosen sport at international level (including youth/junior level). They can only apply for one scholarship per academic year. In the case of Elite Swimming Scholars, such athletes must represent the University in the BUCS Championships, Varsity and other relevant university events (other than in agreed and extenuating circumstances). For Elite Athletes (Major Nation Senior International), awards can go up to 100% scholarship offers and are bespoke to each successful individual applicant. For elite Athletes (Minor Nation Senior International or GBR National/International age group athlete): Expenses budget for swimming/diving related costs (i.e., meet entries, accommodation at meets etc) up to a maximum value of £3,000 per annum. Sub-Elite Athletes: Expenses budget for swimming/diving related costs (i.e. meet entries, accommodation at meets etc) up to a maximum value of £500 per annum. In addition to funding, the scholarship is constructed from the following menu of options and are subject to negotiation: free membership of University Sports Centre; free use of Sports Therapy Clinic; free nutritional and dietary advice; Sports Psychology support; Coaching and Mentoring Support; Negotiated potential additional support with coaching costs through the ASA Plymouth Beacon Programme Bursary Scheme and free sports uniform. Students need to apply for this scholarship on an annual basis irrespective of whether they have been offered a similar scholarship in a previous year.

Awards from this institution

Full-time Student Scholarships
500 £500 pa for a maximum of 3 years, Years 2 and 3 dependent on satisfactory progress for 3 Academic years
University of St Mark & St John Elite Sport Scholarships
For Elite Athletes at Major Nation Senior International standard, up to £3000 per annum; for National/International age group athlete, up to £1500 per annum; for Sub-Elite Athletes, up to £500 per annum