Sport Scholarships

Academic year 2024
Amount Up to £1500

Overview

The University of Manchester Sport Scholarship is awarded to our high performing student-athletes. Our support proudly offers a bespoke and comprehensive package, designed with you at the centre, to help you develop and excel in all aspects of your life.

The application window for our 2024-25 Sport Scholarship will open in May.

Our Sport Scholarship

We pride ourselves on our person-centred approach, shaping your scholarship support based on your journey and your needs as an individual. Whether you have an existing support teams (such as English Institute of Sport support) or would need our expert practitioners to support your development, we work with you from the outset to co-ordinate support that matters, placing you at the very centre of all decisions.

We’re passionate about helping you develop to be the best you can be and to help you achieve your aspirations in sport, studies and in life.

Scholarship Package

Our sports scholarship package offers an individualised and bespoke package to support your performance as well as sports memberships, specialist facilities and dedicated support, contributing to a value of over £9,000. Our package includes:

  • Up to £1500 towards training or competition expense

  • Annual gym pass for Armitage Sports Centre or Sugden

  • Athletic Union club membership

  • 1–2–1 sessions with our expert Strength and Conditioning Coaches

  • Physiotherapy from our full-time University / TASS Physiotherapist

  • Mentoring / Lifestyle support

  • Sports scholarship kit

  • Access to workshops, specifically aimed at high performing dual-career athletes

  • Promotion of your success

  • Opportunity to be an ambassador for your sport

Criteria

To be eligible for the programme athletes will need to meet the minimum criteria;

  • A University of Manchester full-time/part-time undergraduate/postgraduate student OR a prospective student who has received a conditional/unconditional offer and is commencing study in September 2024.

  • Competing at a minimum of UK Junior National level on a recognised player pathway of a Sport England/UK Sport recognised sport (for overseas applications, the standard must be equivalent to that of the UK).

  • Be contracted to a club in a professional/semi-professional league, competing at national/international level (for overseas applications, the standard must be equivalent to that of the UK).

  • Evidences a personal, sport and technical/physical profile that demonstrate performance levels of the minimum criteria.

  • Evidences continuing striving for personal excellence, defined in this application under headline areas of:

    • Displays a commitment to striving for personal excellence

    • Manages and balances the demands of a dual-career athlete

    • Takes ownership of their programme

    • Embraces learning and personal development

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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