Northumbria Sport offer several different scholarship packages depending on the standard of sport at which athletes are currently competing at. If you wish to apply for a 2017-18 scholarship you will be required to complete the online application form.


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Individual Athlete Scholarships

Additional Information

  • Students applying for a scholarship must have applied for an academic course of study before they submit a scholarship application
  • Decisions on awarding scholarships will take into consideration a number of factors including our competitive requirements for the year
  • Priority will be given to athletes that complete in a sport that is part of the British University and College Sport League (BUCS)
  • Please note that the criteria for scholarship are just guidelines and not all applications fitting the criteria will be successful
  • Any athletes can only request up to £3,000 to be paid as living contribution, amounts awarded over £3,000 will be paid as a contribution to course fees or accommodation 

Scholarship applications will open in December for the 2017-18 academic year. 

Other Scholarships

Northumbria University, along with 11 other UK universities, receives generous funding from the R&A Foundation to assist with the education and development of talented young golfers and to enhance the standard of university golf. The R&A foundation also awards individual scholarships to selected students in full time education who meet minimum criteria of +1 or better for men, and 3 or better for women. Students wishing to make application for a scholarship should apply via


The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) is a government funded programme to support and fast-track young sporting talent, the potential medal winners of the future! TASS offers sport specific services to young athletes with sporting promise in a wide range of sports, with the aim of helping them fulfil their sporting potential whilst continuing their education. TASS provides athletes with a tailored package of services worth up to £3500 in value. Awards are granted on an annual basis with nominations made by their individual sporting National Governing Bodies.

Once accepted onto the scheme, support is provided through a network of accredited Universities and Colleges throughout England. As a TASS partner institution Team Northumbria has a great deal of experience servicing TASS athletes studying at Northumbria University. Further details can be found on the TASS website

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