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Cardiff Metropolitan University Elite Sport Scholar Award 2020

The deadline for application is the  1st of August 2020.

The Elite Sport Scholar Award is designed for undergraduate, postgraduate and international students that excel in sport (including performance and/or coaching). The award is based upon a combination of academic merit and sporting achievements and can be applied for by students who meet the criteria set out in the eligibility section below.

Students who are successful in their application for the award will receive a package of scholarship benefits worth approximately £5,000 that includes:

  • £1,000 discount from their programme tuition fees

  • Access to excellent facilities

  • Strength and conditioning support from UKSCA accredited staff

  • Sports science support, including nutrition, psychology, physiology, biomechanics

  • Sports medicine, including physiotherapy massage

  • Active yoga and recovery sessions

  • Performance workshops

The award of scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and students will be required to demonstrate their continuing commitment to Cardiff Met performance sport and their personal sporting development in order to continue to benefit from the scheme for the duration of their studies.


To be eligible for a scholarship, athletes must:

  • be studying, or about to commence studying at Cardiff Metropolitan University (any course);

  • be competing in a recognised British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) sport and contribute to the University's BUCs objectives;

  • be competing at an international level, or must be performing towards the highest level in their sport (e.g. national/international/professional);

  • be recommended by their NGB coach and/or the University's coach in their sport.

How to apply 

  • Athletes applying for a scholarship must complete the Elite Sport Scholar Award application form by clicking this link, and submitting it to the Head of Performance Sport with evidence of performance standards and coach contact details to allow for a recommendation to be requested.


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