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Sports Scholarships

Sports Scholarships

Degree Type Undergraduate & Postgraduate Award Type Scholarship Fee Status Type UK & International
Package of benefits to help talented student athletes balance sport and academic life at university.

Sports scholarships are available to students who excel in their chosen sport and are committed to improving while they are at university.

Our package of benefits includes: 

  • Support fund (restricted to competition, travel costs, additional equipment or kit and physiotheraphy, with alternative spend at the discretion of Royal Holloway Sport)
  • Academic flexibility to assist with training and competition participation
  • Campus parking permit
  • On-campus 121 Strength and Conditioning programme
  • Two hours a week facility hire for you and your coach
  • Royal Holloway Sport branded kit package
  • Free Royal Holloway Sport fitness membership
  • Scholarship development pack
  • Free athlete lifestyle workshops
  • Further networking opportunities

Successful applicants will receive an offer of the scholarship for the length of their degree course in principle, with the scholarship reviewed each year of study (if applicable) to ensure they are still eligible. 

Royal Holloway Sport is here to support all student athletes succeed in their chosen sport. If you don’t reach the criteria but would like to explore how else we can support you please contact

Current Royal Holloway students who would like to be considered for this scholarship should contact

Am I eligible?

  • Offer to study any undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Royal Holloway
  • Competing in a BUCS recognised sport
  • Competing at minimum national level, with potential to represent internationally.

How do I apply?

You will need to submit an application form which can be found here.

The deadline to apply is:

Undergraduate: 11.59pm (UK time) on Monday 15 April 2024.

Postgraduate:11.59pm (UK time) on Friday 14 June 2024.

Please note that all decisions are made at the discretion of the Sports Scholarship Panel and that fulfilment of eligibility criteria does not automatically qualify candidates for a scholarship.


If you have any queries, please contact

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