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Performance Athlete Support Programme

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Performance Athlete Support Programme

Find out how to apply for the Performance Athlete Support Programme. 


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

What you could receive

Successful applicates will receive a support package worth up to £3,000, this may include:

  • The performance athlete scholarship of up to £1,000 
  • Financial support towards competing in BUCS and international student competitions 
  • Team Hallam membership and Team Hallam kit 
  • Unlimited access to our sport and fitness facilities and programmes 
  • Personalised training and technology 
  • Massage and physiotherapy 
  • Sports psychology and one-to-one support 
  • Lifestyle, nutrition, and anti-doping workshops 
  • Preferential accommodation allocation 
  • Preferential offers with lower entry requirements 

We will also support flexible study to help you balance sport and academic responsibilities.

Who can apply

We will consider any student or applicant who consistently performs at a high level in their sport. 

Our decisions to award scholarships are based on the University’s sports strategy and influenced by the number of applications we receive.

When to apply

Applications for the 2022/23 academic year are now closed and awards have been allocated. 

Applications for the 2023/24 academic year will open on 31 January 2023 and will close at 5pm on 18 August 2023. 

You will need to reapply for the programme each year. 

How to apply

Click on the link below to access the Performance Athlete Support Programme application form. You must read the terms and conditions before applying. 


What happens next

We will contact you regarding the outcome of your application. If you apply before the end of April, you will normally hear from us in May. If you apply later, you will normally hear from us in September. 

Need help?

If you have any questions about the Performance Athlete Support Programme, please contact the Performance Sport Team. 

Performance Sport Team

0114 225 3000

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