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Scholarships

The sports scholarship scheme is designed to help students develop their full sporting potential by giving the necessary flexibility and support required to train and compete at the highest level whilst achieving an academic qualification.

 

2020/21 Sports Scholars

  • Harriet Dodd
    Harriet Dodd

    Applied Psychology

    Sport: Cycling

  • Daniel James Thomas
    Daniel James Thomas

    Medicine

    Sport: Athletics- Shot Putt

  • Christos Hadjigeorgiou
    Christos Hadjigeorgiou

    Physiotherapy

    Sport: Tennis

  • Rico Shergill
    Rico Shergill

    Chemistry

    Sport: Badminton

  • Bryn Smith
    Bryn Smith

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Athletics

  • Bailey Wright
    Bailey Wright

    Physiotherapy

    Sport: Athletics

  • Laura Seregi
    Laura Seregi

    Medicine

    Sport: Diving

  • Omar Barry
    Omar Barry

    Physiotherapy

    Sport: Boxing

  • Emily Copeland Dinan
    Emily Copeland Dinan

    Physiotheraphy

    Sport: Football

  • Beth Giddings
    Beth Giddings

    Physical Education with QTS

    Sport: Hockey

  • Josie Longhurst
    Josie Longhurst

    Sports Management

    Sport: Football

  • Cerys Jones

    Primary Education with QTS

    Sport: Football

  • Lesha Swaby

    Social Science

    Sport: Football

  • Kevin Farragher
    Kevin Farragher

    Physiotherapy

    Sport: Football

  • Grace Hill
    Grace Hill

    Physical Education with QTS

    Sport: Football

  • Taylor Morris
    Taylor Morris

    Physiotherapy

    Sport: Rugby

  • Benjamin Hickling
    Benjamin Hickling

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Weightlifting

  • Harry Gray
    Harry Gray

    Design & Craft

    Sport: Fencing

  • Maria Luke
    Maria Luke

    Pharmacy

    Sport: Shooting

  • Chrissie Slot
    Chrissie Slot

    Physiotheraphy

    Sport: Cycling

  • Freddie Isherwood
    Freddie Isherwood

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Powerlifting

  • Mona Shafiei
    Mona Shafiei

    Pharmacy

    Sport: Powerlifting

  • Hanna Dimtsu

    Sports Coaching

    Sport: Dance

  • Alida Bogdanova
    Alida Bogdanova

    Nutrition

    Sport: Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • Daniel Austin

    Psychology & Criminology

    Sport: Basketball

  • Tyrese Walters-Lawrence

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Basketball

  • Dan Beard

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Basketball

  • Tom Killick
    Tom Killick

    Biological Sciences

    Sport: Gymnastics

Scholarships and the value awarded to individuals depend on the athlete’s current competition level and the number and quality of overall applications that year. Minimum requirements for applying are to be competing at regional level competition. If you would like more information about our scholarships and applying then contact us. To be eligible for a scholarship you must be a student or have an unconditional or conditional offer from the University of Brighton. Scholarships are open to a range of widely recognised sports and include disability sports.

*Limited places are available on our scholarship programme*

 

Sport Scholarship Students will receive access to the following:

  • Free access to the Sport Brighton gyms
  • Financial support (up to £1000 for that year)
  • Performance T-shirt
  • Access to workshops (nutrition, fitness training, technique analysis and sports psychology)
  • Strength and Conditioning support
  • Physical Performance testing
  • Reduced rate access to physiotherapy support 
  • Reduced rate access to sport massage treatments
  • A mentor to help with lifestyle management
  • Access to University of Brighton sports coaches (where available)
  • Links to external clubs through our extensive partnership network

 

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 The University of Brighton is Dual Career Accredited by TASS. For more information about the scheme check out the video here.

 

 

How to apply

Applications are open between January and July for the following academic year. Complete our online application. If you fulfil the criteria and are looking at this after July please register your interest, there may be some support we can provide.

 

Meet the team

Here is the University of Brighton staff team supporting our scholars. We also bring in the services of others professionals to deliver physiotherapy and other sports related disciplines to maximise the support we can offer. For more information about the sports performance programmes contact Rob Nitman.

  • Rob Nitman
    Rob Nitman

    Performance Sport & Fitness Officer

  • James Wappett
    James Wappett

    Performance Sport & Fitness Intern