Lincoln Sports Scholarship

Level of Study

Postgraduate (Research)
Postgraduate (Taught)

Fees Status


Mode of Study


Application Required


A sports scholarship for all undergraduate and postgraduate students has been established to support athletes in their pursuit of excellence.

The University of Lincoln is committed to raising the standard of University sport and a bursary scheme has been established to support athletes in their pursuit of excellence. The bursary scheme will provide access to funding, alongside sport science support from experts in their field. This will be facilitated through the University’s Human Performance Centre and on-campus sport facilities. The bursary system intends to attract talented sport performers who will enhance the success of the University.

Scholarship Amount

For those meeting the eligibility criteria there is £750 to £1,000 per annum. In order to be eligible for the Sports Bursary students must first apply. Applications will be assessed by a panel and successful applicants notified.

Students also receive free gym membership and sports science support services such as strength and conditioning, sports psychology and sports nutrition.


- Students must be enrolled on the Student Information System on a full-time University of Lincoln course for the current academic year.

- Students must be paying the full tuition fee rate for the academic year.

- Students must normally participate in a sport that is recognised by Sport England and currently be performing at a national or international level, or be able to demonstrate strong evidence that they have the potential to achieve this standard

- Students should be enthusiastically committed to representing the University of Lincoln and supporting student sport through the British University College Sport (BUCS) and supporting student sport through the Students’ Union.

- Students must be prepared to fulfil an ambassadorial role for the University of Lincoln.

- Students must provide a record of expenditure and a report on their performance over each academic year.

How to Apply

Apply to the programme by submitting the application form to The deadline for applications for 2023 entrants is Wednesday 11th October 2023.

Sports Bursaries Application Form (MS Word)