UoM Sport

Elite Sport

While The University of Manchester do not offer any sport degrees, we still attract elite performing athletes. Our Elite Sport offers are in place to ensure student athletes can achieve outstanding performance academically and in their sport.


The Elite Sport strategy is called Project Gold: supporting a student athlete success through an embedded culture centred on ‘Working hard, Playing smart, Finding Your flow’. Have a look at the various offers available to achieve this.

Scholarships and awards

XXI Club

The Physio Clinic

Have you suffered a sports injury? The Physio Clinic is available for all UoM studens and staff, based in the Armitage Sports Centre.

Contact us

For more information about any of our scholarships or awards, please contact us at sport.scholarships@manchester.ac.uk

TASS Scholarships

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) is a Sport England funded partnership between talented athletes, education institutions and national governing bodies. We are one of a number of accredited delivery sites supporting athletes in education.

UoM Sport Scholarships

(15 Scholarships)

Developed to meet the needs of students balancing studying a degree with achieving their aspirations to continue moving up their sporting pathway.

The scholarship is awarded following a panel assessment in July and December each year.

  • Package
  • Criteria
  • How to apply
  • Relevant forms

BUCS Scholarship Award

(10 Awards)

The BUCS Scholarship is awarded to help you receive additional support to develop in your sport, as well as raise the profile of your sport.

The BUCS Award is selected following a panel assessment in September each year.

  • Package
  • Criteria
  • How to apply
  • Relevant forms

Focus Sport Programme

(Netball and Squash)

Offers additional support to Athletic Union clubs who are competing in BUCS Tier 1A or above and have demonstrated excellence across a number of areas.

Focus sports

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