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Sport Scholarships

Achieve your academic and athletic success

You want to be at the top of your game. We're here to support that. Our scholarship package is more than just a bursary; it's a range of services, support and financial assistance that allows you to maintain academic and athletic balance.

To be an MMU Sports Scholar, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently studying for or in acceptance of a place on a full-time or part-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at MMU
  • Be competing at regional, national or international level
  • Participate in a sport recognised by Sport England
  • Be able to represent Manchester Metropolitan University in their sport
  • Meet the academic requirements of their course
  • Be able to provide reliable referees

Our Sport Scholarship package

Our programme recognises and is tailored to each athlete’s individual needs.

The total package is worth up to £7,000 per year. Additional University support is available for exceptional applicants. If you’re an exceptional athlete are require more support, then  send an email to the Performance Team and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

Up to 20% off fees – Discounted Sport Scholar townhouse accommodation- Financial expense contribution- Access to top class sporting facilities, either on campus or within 10 minutes drive

Personalised sport science support- Bespoke nutritional support- Physiotherapy and Sports massage - Access to our performance sport science suite - take a tour

Bespoke strength and conditioning programmes- Free sports club membership for team athletes- Lifestyle support

We are proud to be a part of a world-class sporting city, and confident in our programme’s ability to enhance dual-career athletes.

Sport scholar

The amount offered will be determined by the University's Sport Scholarship committee and each case is considered on its own merit.