Talented Athlete Programme

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Tailored financial offer and other benefits

Study type
Undergraduate and Postgraduate (UK/EU)

Students competing in sport at a regional, national or international level

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About this award

We're committed to ensuring our elite student-athletes are able to compete at the highest level, while studying for a degree.

If you're a successful applicant, you'll receive a bespoke award which will include:

  • A tailored financial offer
  • An all-inclusive fitness centre membership
  • Priority scheduling of training times
  • Bespoke professional strength and conditioning training plan
  • Rehabilitation support and sports massage
  • Lifestyle advice and mentor support
  • Nutrition and hydration support
  • One to one yoga and flexibility sessions
  • Complementary TAP sportswear
  • Personal development support and guidance.


The programme is open to all prospective and current students who compete at a regional, national or international level in their sport. All courses, undergraduate or postgraduate, are eligible. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of their achievements and future potential.

There are a limited number of places available each year, so all applicants will be accepted. Every application is scored by a panel, with priority given to BUCS and Olympic sports.

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Questions about this award? Email or call 01482 466234.