Here at Southampton Solent University, we offer a comprehensive sport programme of an excellent standard. The programme is based on your sporting talent and potential, and is designed to help you balance your university career with competing on the national and international stage. Athletes applying for the performance sport programme can qualify for a sport scholarship or our High Performance Academy.
Scholarships are awarded to athletes competing in a variety of sports at national level and above, including - but not exclusively - basketball, cricket, football and sailing. As a scholar, you'll receive financial assistance towards academic fees and be able to take advantage of a support package worth up to £2,500.
Academic fees are covered at 100% or 50% by the University for each successful applicant:
Our High Performance Academy provides financial and mentoring support to assist student athletes in reaching their full sporting potential. Successful applicants receive a support package worth up to £2,500.
The support package is delivered by a dedicated team of individuals who are fully committed to our athletes' development and sporting success. It includes:
The minimum requirements for entry into our performance sport programme are:
Please read the athletes agreement before beginning your application for the performance sport programme.