To apply for a Sports Scholarship at USW you must be a current student studying at either the Treforest, Cardiff or City Campus. The levels will differ depending on the honours that you have received and also if you are playing in one of the 2019/20 Focus Sports.
The Sports Scholarship has two Tiers. If you are selected for a scholarship and represent one of our focus sport teams you will be considered for the Tier 1 Award. There are enhanced Sports Scholarship benefits for the Focus Sports that represent USW in the BUCS Premier Division. For 2019/20 these are Men's Football 1st. Men's Futsal 1st team and Women's Football 1st team. If you are selected for a Sports Scholarship and represent any of our other BUCS teams you will be considered for the Tier 2 Award.
Please see below for the different Sports Scholarship awards.
(Men's Football 1st team, Men's Futsal 1st team and Women's Football 1st team)
Profile: National U20s/U21 or senior cap
Profile: National U18 cap, Football Pro U23 Contract.
Profile: National 16s, Professional football at 16-18 years old.
Profile: International/National representation at Senior or U21 level. ( *In exceptional circumstances this amount may be increased to £1500 for senior caps in women’s football, futsal or rugby).
Profile: International/National U18 or an Academy contract with professional cricket club.
*Please note that all students who receive a Sports Scholarship must represent the university in the BUCS programme which normally takes place on Wednesday afternoons.
*Students who are not able to fully commit to the BUCS programme are not eligible for the Sports Scholarship Award.
The Sports Scholarships application opens on Thursday 19 September 2019 at 5pm. Applications will only be accepted from students who are currently studying USW on the Pontypridd, Cardiff or City campuses in 2019/20.
To apply you must complete the online form and submit it before 5pm on Thursday 10 October 2019. Online submissions and paper copies will be excepted providing they are received before the deadline. If you are submitting a paper copy please deliver it to:
Lewys Thomas (Sports Officer),
USW Sport Park,
Treforest Industrial Estate,