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Sport Scholarship Scheme, Liverpool, UK

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    Scholarship application details

    Applications for a Sport Scholarship should be made via the application form online.

    All first applications must be received before 12 May in the year in which you intend to start your degree. Please fill in your application before this date.

    Two references will be required. On your application form you should provide contact details for both a sporting reference and an academic reference.

    Liverpool John Moores University Sport Scholar Application Group will meet in May to shortlist applications and make conditional scholarship offers. Conditional offers will be confirmed as soon as entry to your desired course or progression to the next level of your current course has been verified.

    Should you apply to Liverpool John Moores University and not meet the academic requirements for your course, all Sport Scholarship offers and agreements will be null and void.

    Selection for the Sport Scholarship will be based on current and past performance, commitment and determination to succeed, as well as maintenance of academic standards. Please ensure you highlight your ability to achieve in these areas in the application form.

    Liverpool John Moores University requires notification of any current contracts with clubs or sponsors. This is to ensure that involvement in Liverpool John Moores University’s Sport Scholarship Scheme does not jeopardise other agreements.


    Student requirements

    Sporting criteria

    Liverpool John Moores University encourages applications from elite athletes competing in any recognised BUCS, World University Games, Commonwealth games and Olympic games sport. We will offer Sport Scholarship support to athletes from sports that Liverpool John Moores University is best equipped to provide for, in terms of coaching expertise, sports science expertise and facilities.

    Junior or Senior International standard athletes from all sports are encouraged to apply, as are athletes competing at elite club level.

    It should be noted that the competitive level benchmarks detailed above serve as preliminary guidelines for the level of athlete eligible to apply. Meeting these guidelines does not guarantee a Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholarship.

    Sports Scholars will have the potential and dedication to reach world-class potential or performance level (or equivalent) in their sport.

    Academic criteria

    Sport Scholarships are available to both existing Liverpool John Moores University students and prospective Liverpool John Moores University students. The Sport Scholarship Scheme is university-wide. Students applying for a Liverpool John Moores University Sport Scholarship can study any Liverpool John Moores University course both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholars are athletes who have fulfilled the normal academic requirements for undergraduate or postgraduate entry and are enrolled on a Liverpool John Moores University course.

    Sport Scholars must make satisfactory progress in both their sporting and academic pursuits to have their Scholarship renewed annually.






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    Our Sport Scholarship scheme is one of the leading initiatives the UK and helps talented students fulfil both their sporting and their academic potential. You’ll receive cash bursaries.


    Application process

    Separate application required


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    Sports excellence

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