If you are an elite level athlete studying at Loughborough, you will have access to professional coaching, world-class training facilities, and excellent support in strength and conditioning, sports medicine and sports science. In addition to this, our Sports Scholarships offer financial support of between £500 and £3,500 per year (up to £5,000 per year for exceptional candidates). Our Sports Scholarships also provide access to a performance lifestyle advisor.

In order to apply for a Sports Scholarship you must meet the following eligibility criteria: a confirmed place on a programme of study at Loughborough University, plus, competing at junior international level or higher. Specific criteria by sport are available below. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other University award. 

Scholarship

Tier 3

Tier 2

Tier 1

Athletics Scholarships

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Badminton Scholarships

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Basketball Scholarships (Men)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Basketball Scholarships (Women)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Cricket Scholarships (Men)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Cricket Scholarships (Women)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Football Scholarships (Men)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

N/A

Hockey Scholarships (Men)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Hockey Scholarships (Women)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Netball Scholarships

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Rugby Union Scholarships (Men)

N/A

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Rugby Union Scholarships (Women)

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Swimming Scholarships

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Triathlon Scholarships

£500-£1,000

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Olympic Sport Scholarships

N/A

£1,000-£2,000

£2,000-£3,500

Find out more and apply.

Students in receipt of the Sports Scholarship also have membership to Powerbase Gym and their Athletic Union Club.

Please note: the information detailed in the table above is to be used as a guide only. Competing at these levels does not guarantee receipt of the scholarships.