RAU Sports Scholarships

The RAU Sports Scholarships are awarded to students with an outstanding ability in an elite sport to assist their development and raise the profile of the University through their sporting endeavours.

About the scholarship

  • The award is worth up to a maximum of £4,000 for one year only, but re-applications for each year of study are welcomed
  • Part-time scholars will be awarded a pro rata percentage of the award divided between the numbers of years of study
  • Amount of award dependent on level of attainment i.e. National or International participation and costs incurred through equipment, training and competing
  • Paid in three instalments – Autumn, Spring and Summer

Criteria and eligibility

  • UK and overseas students
  • Attainment at National or International level of sport
  • Commitment to promoting the University’s profile through participation in sporting endeavours and competition
  • Prepared to offer encouragement and coaching to RAU sports teams

How do I apply?

Deadline for applications

All applications must be received by 6:00pm, 24 July 2024.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

All applicants will be informed in writing of the outcome, once a decision has been made and no later than mid August 2024.

Criteria for award continuation

  • Students in receipt of this award must pass each year of study at their first attempt
  • Successful applicants will be expected to engage with University News
  • Failure to comply with the above will result in the removal of the award for subsequent years

Terms and conditions

Further to the criteria above:

  • Only one RAU-managed scholarship can be held at any one time
  • The RAU endeavours to ensure that this information is correct. However, the RAU accepts no legal liability for errors or omissions and reserves the right to make changes without notice
  • The decision of the Scholarship Committee is based on the information provided on the application form and in the supporting references. The decision of the Committee is final

Contact us

For further information, please email: scholarships@rau.ac.uk.