The Elite Sport Scholar Award is designed for undergraduate, postgraduate and international students that excel in sport (including performance and/or coaching). The award is based upon a combination of academic merit and sporting achievements.
The Cardiff Metropolitan University is a public university that was established in 1865. Previously recognized as the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, this university offers education in various disciplines, including business, economics, arts, fashion, communications, and law. In the year 1976, the four institutes of this university merged to form the Cardiff Institute of Higher Education. Furthermore, it received its current name after it ended its affiliation with the University of Wales in the year 2011.
The award of scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and students will be required to demonstrate their continuing commitment to Cardiff Met performance sport and their personal sporting development in order to continue to benefit from the scheme for the duration of their studies.
Students who are successful in their application for the award will receive a package of scholarship benefits worth approximately £5,000 that includes:
- £1,000 discount from their program tuition fees
- Access to excellent facilities
- Strength and conditioning support from UKSCA accredited staff
- Sports science support, including nutrition, psychology, physiology, biomechanics
- Sports medicine, including physiotherapy massage
- Active yoga and recovery sessions
- Performance workshops
To be eligible for a scholarship, athletes must:
- be studying, or about to commence studying at Cardiff Metropolitan University (any course);
- be competing in a recognized British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) sport and contribute to the University’s BUCs objectives;
- be competing at an international level, or must be performing towards the highest level in their sport (e.g. national/international/professional);
- be recommended by their NGB coach and/or the University’s coach in their sport.
Apply through the given link.
Application Deadline: August 1, 2020Application ClosedOfficial link