Leeds Beckett University
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North England

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North England

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Carnegie Sports Scholarship
Scholarship Name Carnegie Sports Scholarship
Academic Year 2024
Nationality Any

To qualify for the Carnegie Sports Scholarship, applicants must not only showcase exceptional sporting achievements but also embody the core values of Leeds Beckett University. Recipients are expected to represent the university in British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) events, contributing to the vibrant and competitive sporting community we foster. 

Successful undergraduate recipients will receive a £6,000 annual scholarship. Postgraduate recipients will receive a 50% discount on postgraduate taught fees. 

Please select your sport below to view the minimum playing level criteria before you apply:

American Football

Must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Non- GB adult programme member.

  • Extensive experience and high performance levels in European leagues.

  • Extensive experience and high performance levels in North American leagues/divisions.

Football

Must meet one or more of the following criteria:

Men

  • Be a regular contributor to a 1st team squad in Step 4 or above of the FA's National League pyramid OR equivalent home nation league experience.

  • Have been part of a football academy at a club within Step 2 or above of the FA's National League pyramid and received an academy scholarship until U18. 

  • Senior or age group international. 

Women

  • Be a regular contributor to a 1st team squad in Tier 4 of the FA's Women's Football pyramid or above OR equivalent home nation league experience.

  • Have been part of a football academy at a club within FA Women’s Super League/ FA Women’s Championship level and received an academy scholarship until to U18.

  • Senior or age group international.

Athletics

Must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Will be assessed based on European U20 and U23 championship standards.

  • Must have competed at a national or international level.

  • All athlete personal best information must come from an official national governing body.

Cricket

Must have previous experience playing at or above a National U17's or U19's level.

Netball

Must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Home Nation Senior / Age Group International. Super League squad player.

  • NPL playing with 80% court time in the last 3 years.

Rugby League

Must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Previous regular playing experience, or competition experience to be assessed by coaching team.

  • Professional club academy experience.

Rugby Union

Must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Previous regular playing experience, or competition experience to be assessed by coaching team.

  • Professional club academy experience.

Tennis

Must meet at least one or more of the below criteria: 

  • Has or has had an ATP/WTA ranking point(s) or shows regular competition at futures level , points must have been earned by winning and not a wild card granted entry to main draw

  • Has been ranked Top 500 Junior ITF. 

  • Has been nationally ranked inside the Top 20 as a junior within a select number larger Tennis Federation countries.  

  • Was at an NCAA Div 1/D2 University playing in the team regularly with a UTR of 11.8 or better . 10 or better for females.

  • Shows a history of developing as a player towards ITF futures /challenger level.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship discount you must:

  • Be assessed as having an 'Overseas or EU' residency status.

  • Be assessed to pay the overseas fee.

  • Be studying the relevant course full time.

  • Be actively enrolled on an eligible course.

  • Be a self-funded student, who is paying the full course fee for that year (those students who have their tuition fees paid by a third-party sponsor, employer or government agency will not be eligible).

  • Studying that level of the course for the first time (i.e. not repeating any level during that year).

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