High Performance Sport Scholarship

  • Our High Performance Sport Scholarships aim to provide a range of benefits, services and financial awards to support those student athletes who compete at the highest possible level and who have achieved international or national representation in their chosen sport with the demands and commitments necessary.
  • Swansea University is proud to be leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in Wales, having been the first Welsh University to be accredited by the new Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS).
  • We have been awarded the TASS Dual Career Accreditation, which recognises the commitment shown to supporting student athletes to excel in both academia and sport while studying at Swansea.
  • The Dual Career Accreditation represents a unique partnership between support services and academic staff from across the University, and shows our commitment to ensuring a dual career pathway is available to student athletes. We believe that by providing academic flexibility as well as the correct environment and support, student athletes can thrive and fulfil both their sporting and educational potential.
  • Our Elite & Performance Sport Scholarship programme allows us to support talented athletes to fulfil their potential and reach their sporting goals, while studying at University.
  • We look for students who not only satisfy the normal academic requirements for admission but who have also demonstrated outstanding ability in sport.

* Please note that to apply for a High Performance Sport Scholarship and an invitation to receive TASS status at Swansea University you will need to complete and submit a Sport Scholarship Application Form that can be found below.

Talented Athlete Sport Scholarship

  • Our Talented Athlete scholarship scheme aim to cover the enormous spectrum of talent which young people reveal in individual and team sports.
  • Our sporting scholarship programme allows us to support talented athletes to fulfil their potential and reach their sporting goals, while studying at University.
  • Our sporting scholarship programme provides some benefits and services to support their sporting aspirations whilst studying at Swansea University.
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How to apply for a scholarship

There is one application form for the scholarships. It will be assessed by the selection panel and if your application is successful you will be informed which level of scholarship will be awarded.

Applications for September 2022 entry/enrolment will reopen from 9am on the August 18th 2022 until 11:59pm on the 24th August 2022, please click the button below to apply.

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Deadline & Queries

The deadline for applications is 24th August 2022. Should you have any further questions regarding your application, please email the team at sportscholarships@swansea.ac.uk / v.l.cook@swansea.ac.uk or call 01792 543571.

Meet Some Of Our Scholars

Lewis Fraser

Lewis Fraser - Swimming - 2nd Year Civil Engineering

Highest Achievements:

  • Youth Commonwealth champion.
  • Bronze medallist in Bahamas 2017.
  • 2x European junior finalist.
  • Hold 2x Welsh senior records. 
Chloe Davies Cai Davies Rhian Evans Ioan Wall

Need further information?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the operation or any other aspect of the Sporting Scholarships, these should be sent in writing to Athlete Support Officer, Sports Village, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8QB

If you have a question about eligibility or what being a Sporting Scholar would entail please contact The Scholarship Team at sportscholarships@swansea.ac.uk