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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.

Our Sport Scholarship package

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

Our total package is worth up to £7,000 per year. Additional University support is available for exceptional applicants. If you're an exceptional athlete and require more support, then talk to Jérôme, Callum, Sarah in the Performance Team.

  • Up to 20% off fees
  • Financial expense contribution
  • Bespoke strength and conditioning programmes
  • Personalised sport science support
  • Bespoke nutritional support
  • Physiotherapy services tailored to you
  • Sports massage
  • MMU Sport gym membership at our Platt Lane facility
  • Free sports club membership for team athletes
  • MMU Sport Scholar leisurewear
  • Access to development workshops
  • Lifestyle support and advice
  • Access to top class sporting facilities, either on campus or within 10 minutes drive

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

Applications for 2016/17 are now open.

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

If you meet the above criteria, return the MMU Sport Scholarship application form along with any supporting content or evidence, to sportscholarships@mmu.ac.uk as soon as possible. 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September. We'll let you know in September 2016 if your application has been successful.

Meet our scholars

Find out more about our our current Scholars and hear how we've been able to help their sporting successes.