Scholarships at Canterbury Christ Church University
|Scholarship Name||Sports Scholarship|
|Scholarship amount||Up to £1500|
|Scholarship Deadline||31 August 2022|
We are committed to developing sporting excellence and offer scholarships of up to £1500 per annum in any sport.
Canterbury Christ Church University is committed to supporting student athletes to succeed in both their academic and sporting pursuits, through our Sport Scholarship programme. The University is recognised by Sport England’s Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) as a Dual Career Accredited Site which acknowledges an enhanced level of academic flexibility allowing talented athletes to balance their studies alongside a sporting schedule.
Last year, 77% of our scholars said that being part of the programme has had a positive impact on their academic achievement. 88% said it had a positive impact on their progression within their chosen sport.
Sport Scholar Benefits
Can I Apply to be a Sports Scholar?
Both current and prospective Christ Church students can apply for a Sport Scholarship. Selection for the Scholarship programme will be by the University's Sports Scholarship Committee.
Types Of Scholarship
All Sport Scholars are set a status of either Performance or Elite depending on the level you are performing at in your sport. Once you’ve submitted your application, the Sport Scholarship Committee will make a decision on whether you meet the criteria and to which status you will be appointed.
To be considered for performance level, you will need to be competing at county level in your sport. For an elite level scholarship, you will need to be competing at national standard or above. This may differ slightly depending on the sport.
All Sport Scholars will need to agree to undertaking one or more of the following:
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