TASS Scholarships

Birmingham is a Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) accredited centre and is well recognised for good practise in student-athlete support.

 

About TASS | Benefits of TASS | Who can apply | How to apply

 

TASS is a government funded programme which awards scholarships (value varies by sport) to talented athletes who are committed to combining their academic studies with high-performance sport. 

Scholars may study in any subject, and a variety of Paralympic, winter and summer sports are considered.

 

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Benefits of TASS

Access to specialist support services within your host university (sports science, sports medicine, and S&C)

Access to training facilities

Funding towards elite coaching, competition, training costs and equipment

Mentoring

Series of talented athlete lifestyle workshops

TASS athletes at Birmingham also receive all the benefits of a UBSport scholarship including free gym membership and swimming pool access.

 

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Who can apply for TASS?

You should be achieving national recognition in a sport at least at U18 level. 

Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and individuals are nominated by their National Governing Body (NGB).

 

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How to apply

For further details please visit the TASS website or contact your NGB.

Nominations usually take place between July and September.

 

Benefits

  • Access to specialist support services within your host university (sports science, sports medicine, and S&C)
  • Access to training facilities
  • Funding towards elite coaching, competition, training costs and equipment
  • Mentoring
  • Series of talented athlete lifestyle workshops

 

NB TASS athletes at Birmingham also receive all the benefits of a UBSport scholarship including free gym membership and swimming pool access.

 

Benefits

  • Access to specialist support services within your host university (sports science, sports medicine, and S&C)
  • Access to training facilities
  • Funding towards elite coaching, competition, training costs and equipment
  • Mentoring
  • Series of talented athlete lifestyle workshops

 

NB TASS athletes at Birmingham also receive all the benefits of a UBSport scholarship including free gym membership and swimming pool access.

 

Benefits

  • Access to specialist support services within your host university (sports science, sports medicine, and S&C)
  • Access to training facilities
  • Funding towards elite coaching, competition, training costs and equipment
  • Mentoring
  • Series of talented athlete lifestyle workshops

 

NB TASS athletes at Birmingham also receive all the benefits of a UBSport scholarship including free gym membership and swimming pool access.

 

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Anna Toman, Hockey GB Junior International: 'I chose the university of Birmingham as it has a great course and the hockey is second-to-none, with pitches on campus and the support that is always there when I'm struggling.'

Anna Toman