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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.


2019/20 Sports Scholars

  • George Turner
    George Turner

    Business Management

    Sport: Athletics - Pole Vault

  • Harriet Dodd
    Harriet Dodd

    Applied Psychology

    Sport: Cycling

  • Daniel James Thomas
    Daniel James Thomas


    Sport: Athletics- Shot Putt

  • George Mills
    George Mills

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Athletics

  • Liam McFall
    Liam McFall


    Sport: Cricket

  • Lauren Roberts
    Lauren Roberts

    Physical Education

    Sport: Hockey

  • Beth Giddings
    Beth Giddings

    Physical Education with QTS

    Sport: Hockey

  • Lewis Williams
    Lewis Williams


    Sport: Triathlon

  • Matt Wood
    Matt Wood


    Sport: Boxing

  • Rico Shergill
    Rico Shergill


    Sport: Badminton

  • Olivia Connor
    Olivia Connor


    Sport: Athletics

  • Christos Hadjigeorgiou
    Christos Hadjigeorgiou


    Sport: Tennis

  • Bryn Smith
    Bryn Smith

    Sport & Exercise Science

    Sport: Athletics

  • Nadene Grimes

    Physical Education with QTS

    Sport: Irish Dancing

  • Tom Killick
    Tom Killick

    Biological Sciences

    Sport: Gymnastics

  • Kara Fordjour
    Kara Fordjour

    Sport Studies

    Sport: Football

  • Emily Copeland Dinan


    Sport: Football

  • Taylor Morris
    Taylor Morris


    Sport: Rugby

  • Morgan West
    Morgan West

    Sports Coaching

    Sport: Triathlon

  • Bailey Wright
    Bailey Wright


    Sport: Athletics

  • Charlie Cooper
    Charlie Cooper

    Accounting & Finance

    Sport: Boxing

  • Jonathan Tolan
    Jonathan Tolan

    Sport Studies

    Sport: Baseball

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Rob Nitman
    Rob Nitman

    Performance Sport & Fitness Officer

  • Hallam Kimpton

    Performance Sport & Fitness Intern

  • James Wappett
    James Wappett

    Performance Sport & Fitness Intern