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Teesside Sport

Performance Sport Scholarship Programme

We provide detailed and personalised support for motivated student athletes towards simultaneous academic and sporting excellence.

Teesside Sport staff on outdoor pitch

A holistic package of support is available to athletes competing in Olympic sports, Paralympic sports or sports that are part of the British University and College Sport competitive programme.

The support package is individually tailored to meet the needs of each athlete.

Programme benefits include:

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities
  • Bespoke nutritional advice
  • Financial support *
  • Unlimited access to on campus gym facilities
  • Lifestyle support
  • Personalised sport science support
  • Physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation support
  • Sport psychology
  • Academic flexibility and support

* Financial support is available to selected athletes to support access to training, competition and performance where appropriate.

Logo. The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)We are proud to be recognised as a TASS Dual Career Accredited Site for supporting our performance athletes. We are wholly committed to supporting you as a talented athlete in pursuing your performance ambitions while gaining an exceptional education

This support is available to athletes, subject to an application process, which is open to those who have the potential to develop and enhance the reputation of Teesside University through international-level sports performance.

The scheme has been great support to me, after suffering an injury at the end of the year, the scheme helped me monitor my training and get back to full fitness. Now I'm competing for Great Britain.

Jess Brain, British Tumbling Champion, GBR gymnast

Entry criteria

You must:

  • be enrolled or enrolling on a full or part-time course at Teesside for the 2023-24 academic year to qualify
  • be competing at regional, national, or international level
  • participate in a sport recognised by Sport England
  • be able to represent Teesside University in your sport (where applicable)
  • meet the academic requirements of your course
  • be able to provide reliable references.

How to apply

Applications for this scholarship are now closed until 2024.

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