Nurturing a champion- Loughborough Sports Scholarships

Whether it’s our world-class research, exceptional athletes, dedicated coaches, first-class facilities or the impressive haul of Olympic medals, Loughborough has made a unique contribution to the world of sport for over 60 years.

The number of our student-athletes and recent graduates who compete on the world stage continues to demonstrate the outstanding sporting environment we create at Loughborough. We want to ensure that all talented student-athletes can train and study here, regardless of their financial background.

As well as financial award, the Sports Scholarship programme covers our scholars’ facility membership fees and provides access to high-class coaching, Strength and Conditioning support and lifestyle advice. Scholars also receive academic support, including extended study time. The support received at Loughborough often comes prior to any breakthrough that would attract National Governing Body funding or individual sponsorship, bridging the gap between young talent and elite performer.

Recent scholar success

66 scholars competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
23 scholars competed at the 2016 Olympics in Rio
7 scholars competed at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio

Being offered a scholarship is something that is so monumentally helpful in pushing your game forward in whatever sport you play. I would like to say a huge thank you for allowing us to achieve and strive for our goals.

Sport Scholarship Recipient, 2018

Meet our sport scholars

Hear from a few recent sport scholars and find out how they have benefited from your donations.

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