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Performance Athlete Support Programme

Our Performance Athlete Support Programme allows talented athletes to balance university life with achieving their sporting potential.

The programme operates in association with the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme and World Class Programme initiatives operated by national governing bodies.

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Performance athlete scholarships

Students on the programme are awarded financial assistance to help with costs such as course fees, accommodation, sport science support or competition expenses.

  • PASP Gold scholars receive up to £6,000 plus the support package
  • PASP Silver scholars receive up to £4,000 plus the support package
  • PASP Bronze scholars receive up to £2,000 plus the support package
  • PASP Squad members receive the support package only

Our comprehensive support package

The programme's support package is worth £2,500 and includes:

  • Team Hallam membership (BUCS training, travel, insurance and coaching)
  • unlimited access to our sport and fitness facilities and programmes
  • free physiotherapy including screening, massage, prehab and reactive services
  • sports psychology and lifestyle one-to-ones
  • nutrition and anti-doping workshops and podcasts
  • an online athlete monitoring platform
  • financial assistance towards competing in BUCS competitions
  • a commitment to academic flexibility to ensure you can compete
  • a Performance Athlete squad kit

Performance Athlete Support Programme application

All applications are considered and reviewed against set criteria by the University's Sports Scholarship Award panel. You will be informed if your application is successful as soon as possible.

We accept applications from students in all years of study, including postgraduate and part-time studies, and from every programme area and faculty.

You need to re-apply for each year of your studies.

Applications received without the required references/evidence will not be considered. Please give as many details as possible.

Application deadlines

  • New September 2018 undergraduate applicants – Friday 25 May
  • Current Sheffield Hallam students – Friday 25 May
  • New Postgraduate applications – Friday 27 July
  • Clearing applications may be considered until Friday 24 August

Contact us

Email: performancesport@shu.ac.uk
Phone: 0114 225 3000
Twitter: @TeamHallam

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