The University of Manchester offer over 400 exciting academic degree programmes and understands that there are student athletes who aspire to represent their country in a sport but also want to study a degree that is not focussed on sport.
BRAND NEW TO 2016/17
The University has four scholarship/award packages available.
The aims of the Scholarship/Awards are to:
The varying levels are:
The external SPORT Manchester Scholarship is The Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) which is a unique government backed partnership between talented young athletes, educational institutions and national governing bodies of sport. The University of Manchester is the Sport England TASS Accredited Centre (TAC) based in the North of England, Manchester.
TAC Manchester currently caters for 15 athletes across 12 sports. Manchester has a core team who ensure high quality delivery of services to our valued and aspiring TASS athletes aiming to help support them to be the best they can be.
Please note this only for athletes based in England.
For more information visit the TASS website
If this sounds like you, then read on…
For the SPORT Manchester Scholarship, Overseas Scholarship and Focus Sport Scholarship.
Applications for SPORT Manchester scholarships are accepted all year round with two panel assessments per year (July and December). The overseas scholarship and Focus Sport Scholarships are selected in the July assessment.
Applications are accepted from prospective and current Postgraduate or Undergraduate students.
DEADLINE 1st December 2016 for your application to be assessed by December panel (support will commence in January 2017)
DEADLINE 4th June 2017 for your application to be assessed at the July panel (support will commence in September 2017)
To complete the Application form click here - Please note, the scholarship application deadline is currently closed. This will re-open in February 2017 for those wishing to apply for a scholarship for September 2017.
To download the Reference Guidance information and form click here. Please note applications will not be considered without this information.
Please note any submissions submitted after the above deadlines will be considered at the following panel assessment date.
*NEW TO 2016/17* For more information about the BUCS Ambassador Award click here.
If you meet all of the above you can apply for a Sport, Focus Sport or Overseas athlete Scholarship here. Prospective students who apply must confirm attendance by emailing email@example.com as soon as A Level results are released in August.
The SPORT Manchester Scholarship package has been developed to meet the needs of students balancing studying an academic degree with achieving their aspirations to continue to move up their sporting pathway. The focus of the package is around support services that enable the athletes to manage their time effectively and utilise support services, like Strength and Conditioning, Physiotherapy and Lifestyle Support, to help them be their best.
All service providers aim to work in partnership with relevant National Governing Bodies (NGBs) and other service providers to complement the athlete support network as opposed to duplicating services.
The list below provides an overview of support provided to successful SPORT Manchester student athletes: