UBSport Scholarships

The University awards scholarships each year to national and international level athletes who are studying or are about to study at Birmingham. These awards provide financial and specialist support to talented young athletes.

The Sport Scholarship application process is now open for the  2017-18 academic year.


| Who can apply? | How to apply | Contact us


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Who can apply for a UBSport scholarship?

Please be aware that the first window of applications (up until January 30th 2017) is only open for incoming applicants

Scholarships are open to all students irrespective of nationality or course.

We welcome applications from prospective students, even if they have not yet received an offer, or had a place confirmed at the University.

Scholarships are reviewed annually and we encourage applications from any year of study.

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How to apply

The application process for the 2017-18 academic year is now open. Download the form from the link on the right hand side of the page, complete fully and return to the address stated. 

Please note - Wave 1 (now until January 30th) is only open to incoming applicants and not current University of Birmingham students. 

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Contact us

If you have a question about UBSport scholarships or would like to find out more please contact:

Sport Scholarship Manager - Hugh Sproston
t:+44 121 414 6484 / e:

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Applicants will be notified if they have received an interview


Applicants will be notified if they have received an interview

Lauren Howarth, GB Junior International: 'If I had gone to another university and studied medicine without the support of my course and the scholarships team here, I have no doubt I would have missed out on competing for Great Britain as I have in the past year.'

Lauren Howarth testimonial

Tom Hickman, Karate World Junior #1 and British Senior representative: 'I would strongly encourage any aspiring sports person to come to Birmingham, the staff are great and have provided all that I have asked of them and have helped me tremendously.'

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