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Sports Scholarships

The Athlete Support Programme previously offered by the Motion and Performance Centre (MPC) has now been superseded by the Sports Scholarship Programme, which is supported by the MPC. 

There are three tiers of scholarship packages available to elite and talented sports performers studying at the University of Worcester. In addition to the tiered scholarship packages, we also have a well established performance pathway for student athletes competing in selected BUCS team sports.

Gold Scholarship Package

This package is available for those athletes competing on the world stage. We offer a range of support services to all gold athletes as well as a financial bursary of up to £2000. Athletes supported as a gold scholar can expect to receive support in the following areas; strength and conditioning (individualised programmes), sports therapy, injury clinic, injury prevention advice and massage, athlete lifestyle advisor and comprehensive support programme, sports psychology support, nutritional support and guidance, access to performance analysis resources, free gym membership, University of Worcester clothing bundle, fitness testing and anti-doping education.

Silver Scholarship Package

This package is available for high performance athletes on the cusp of making senior selection at International level. Athletes awarded a silver scholarship may be performing at International age group level. We offer a range of services to all silver athletes as well as a financial bursary of up to £1000. Athletes supported as silver scholars can expect to receive support in the following areas; strength and conditioning provision, sports therapy, including injury and massage clinics, athlete lifestyle advisor and support programme, access to performance analysis resources, free gym membership, University of Worcester clothing bundle, nutritional advice and anti-doping education.

Bronze Scholarship Package

This package is available for talented performance athletes who may be working on a talent identification programme within a National Governing Body or competing in top flight leagues for their sport on a weekly basis. We offer a range of services to all bronze athletes as well as a financial bursary of up to £500. Athletes supported as bronze scholars can expect to receive support in the following areas; strength and conditioning provision, sports therapy, including massage and injury clinic, athlete lifestyle advisor and support programme, access to performance analysis resources, University of Worcester clothing bundle and free gym membership.       

For further information please visit our Sports Scholarship pages.