UoM Sport

BUCS Scholarships

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 at The University of Manchester.

The package

  • Athletic Union Club/Students’ Union or National Governing Body Membership Fee

  • Annual gym pass for relevant sport specific facility

  • Group/open session access with our expert strength and conditioning coaching team (Strive Performance)

  • Free physiotherapy from our full-time University / TASS Physiotherapist

  • Free sports scholarship kit

  • Access to workshops

  • Promotion of your success

  • Opportunity to be an ambassador for your sport



  1. A University of Manchester full-time / part time student OR a prospective student who has received a conditional / unconditional offer and is commencing study in that same year

  2. Competing in an Athletic Union/Students’ Union competitive sports team (or prospectively planning to) at a minimum BUCS 1st team standard or equivalent.

  3. A history of Competing at a regional, national or international standard

  4. An ambassador for your sport with a commitment to supporting the development and performance of the relevant University Sports Club/Student’s Union society for your sport (in an agreed capacity)

  5. Able to demonstrate a commitment to striving for personal excellence which needs to be defined in this application.

  6. Able to demonstrate Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound (SMART) sporting and educational goals which need to be defined in this application.

How to apply

  • The application window is now open, and will close Sunday 1st December 2019
  • Please complete the word application form, and return along with a reference by e-mail to sport.scholarships@manchester.ac.uk
  • Scholarship panel assesment will take place in early December and applicants will be informed of decisions by Friday 20th December 2019.

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