UW Sport and Sports Scholarships

If you have an outstanding national or international record of achievement in a particular sport then you may be eligible for a sports scholarship at Worcester.

Our sports scholarships

At Worcester we are committed to supporting elite and talented sports performers who are dedicated to both sporting and academic success. We will support you to combine your studies alongside elite sport.  We are proud of our dual career accredited status with  and our partnership with

We encourage applications from students working as part of an elite athlete pathway, representing at senior or junior national or international competitions, or working towards elite athlete pathway status.  This may include playing at national league level in your identified sport.  

Our sports scholarships are available for a range of team and individual sports, with support packages including strength and conditioning, sports therapy, gym membership, nutrition, sports psychology, an identified athlete lifestyle advisor, pastoral workshops and a Ƶ of Worcester sports clothing bundle.

The scholarship screening process for the academic year 2024/25 is now closed. Those who successfully completed the full scholarship application form by 31st May 2024 will receive confirmation of their sports scholarship status for the academic year 2024/25 by Wednesday 31st July 2024. 

If you are currently representing your sport at an international standard and you are applying through Clearing, please contact Charlotte Beaman-Evans directly on c.beaman-evans@worc.ac.uk 

The scholarship screening form for 2025/26 academic year will go live in October 2024. 

UW Sport Scholarship Pathways

Once you've applied for the sports scholarship scheme your application will be reviewed by our panel. If you are successful you'll be placed on one of our two pathways; Dual Career Scholarship or UW Sport Scholarship

Dual Career Scholarship

As part of this pathway you'll receive:

  • Individual S & C
  • Individualised Sports Therapy and injury prevention
  • Lifestyle advisor and academic support
  • Performance Analysis Access
  • UW Clothing bundle
  • Gym membership
  • Anti-doping education
  • Financial Support
  • Sports psychology support
  • Nutritional support
  • Fitness testing

UW Sport Scholarship

As part of this pathway you'll receive:

  • Individual S & C
  • Access to Sports Therapy clinic
  • Lifestyle advisor
  • Performance Analysis Access
  • UW Clothing bundle
  • Gym membership
  • Anti-doping education
  • Financial Support
  • Sports Nutrition and Sports Psychology 

UW Sport

We value and celebrate high performance sport at the Ƶ of Worcester and recognise teams making significant progress in BUCS aswell as having strong links with local high performance clubs.  Students wishing to pursue high performance sport whilst at university can engage in the performance programme in the sports listed below.

To achieve these aims we work closely with the Students' Union and our performance teams regularly compete at the top levels of BUCS competitions.

Our UW Sport teams

We have UW Sport teams in the following sports:

Athletes who are part of performance programme squads have access to provision which aims to support athletes and teams in achieving their goals. This provision includes; performance coaching, strength and conditioning, fitness profiling, sport psychology profiling, nutrition, sports therapy clinics, access to ice baths and recovery sessions and performance playing kit. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions about UW Sport and Sports Scholarships please contact:

Call or Text: 07889 925660
Email: sportsoffice@worc.ac.uk
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