Scholarships

Elite Athlete

About the award

Level: Masters, Undergraduate
Course: All
Country: All
Value: Various
No. of awards: Various
Deadline: Various

More information

We are committed to ensuring our elite athletes are able to complete at the highest level, whilst studying for a world class degree. The QMSU Elite Athlete programme enables student athletes to focus on their studies, training and competition and less about the financial barriers that come with performing to an elite level, something that is becoming increasingly more difficult for the modern student. The administration for this scheme is carried out byt he Students' Union and the application form can be downloaded from this page

What does the programme offer?

Gold level support

  • Up to £300 towards sport related expenses including travel and accommodation to competitions
  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Start of year assessment by WholeLife Physiotherapy worth £50
  • Qmotion Annual Gym Membership worth £330
  • All BUCS Entry Fees
  • Elite Athlete Kit

Silver level support

  • Up to £150 towards sport related expenses including travel and accommodation to competitions
  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Start of year assessment by WholeLife Physiotherapy worth £50
  • Qmotion Annual Gym Membership
  • All BUCS Entry Fees
  • Elite Athlete Kit

Entry Criteria

Athletes wishing to apply for the Elite Athlete Programme must meet all of the following Criteria:

  • Student at Queen Mary University of London
  • Be currently active within your sport 
  • Compete and represent the university for your chosen sport
  • Compete nationally at time of application

All entries must be completed online before 12pm (Noon) on the following dates:

  • 1st October 
  • 1st December
  • 1st June

Any entries submitted after this time and date will roll over to the next deadine date. Please note that whilst we aim to support all athletes that meet the criteria, there are limited places available for the programme for each academic year. All athletes must reapply for the programme on an annual basis. 

If you have any questions do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing su-eliteathletes@qmul.ac.uk and we will be in touch.