Leadership Bursaries

If you are a Northumbria University student you can apply for a leadership bursary towards nationally recognised sports coaching and leadership qualifications

To be eligible for an award you must:

  • Be a Northumbria University student
  • Be actively engaged in volunteering in sport
  • Demonstrate how the funding will have a long term impact upon sport and your own personal career
  • Ideally benefit the University or the local sporting community.
  • Applications must be submitted 1 month prior to the start date of the course

  • Please ensure you read and understand the terms and conditions outlined on the Leadership Bursary Application Form before you apply.


Up to 100% funding per course is available.

Download the Leadership Bursary Application Form here. Or to find out more information contact sportvolunteering@northumbria.ac.uk

To register as a volunteer or to check out our latest vacancies, click here.

Other funding opportunities: for information on the Tyne and Wear Sport Coaching Bursary please click here


Northumbria Sport in partnership with the careers service are here to help you achieve your ambitions and make the most of your experiences whilst studying.

Together we offer applied workshops, mentoring and support during your volunteer journey and help apply the skills you learn to make you more employable!

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Latest Opportunities

Check out our volunteering opportunities at upcoming events - including exciting BUCS events and charity challenges!

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