All Subject Areas: Sporting Entrance Scholarships

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Key Information

Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. 

The Sporting Entrance Scholarships scheme aims to cover the enormous spectrum of talent which young people reveal in individual and team sports. We look for students who not only satisfy the normal academic requirements for admission but who have also demonstrated outstanding ability in whatever sporting sphere they have made their speciality. There are 4 different levels of scholarship available:

  • Professional Athlete Scholarship
  • Elite Athlete Scholarship
  • BUCS Scholarship
  • Sporting Excellence Scholarship

For more information please visit Sporting Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries.


Please visit Sporting Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries to find out if you are eligible to apply.


For more information please visit Sporting Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries.

How to Apply

There is one application form for the scholarships, which will then be assessed by the selection panel and if your application is successful you will be informed which level scholarship will be awarded.

The application form can be downloaded at the following link - 

Sporting Entrance Scholarship Application Form

‌Please return your completed application by either emailing your form to or by post to The Admissions Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park, and Swansea, SA2 8PP.


Please submit your application before March 1st in the calendar year that you enroll as a new student.
If you apply to University after March 1st please submit your scholarship application before October 1st.

In addition to completing the application you will need to arrange for two references to be sent to us. These can either be sent to us directly or sent together with the rest of your form.  Feel free to arrange for the references to be completed on headed paper or emailed directly rather than the provided templates if this is easier.

The reference form can be downloaded at the following link -

Sporting Entrance Scholarship Reference Form