Elite Athlete Bursary

Students who are also representing their sport at an international level are eligible for an annually reviewed bursary of £1000 a year for the length of their course.

Scholarship details

2019's Elite Athlete Bursary is now open for applications. The scholarship offers elite athlete students a payment of £1000 a year for the length of their course.


You can apply for the scholarship if you are beginning the first year of a sports based degree (Sport & Exercise Science, Sports Coaching, Physical Activity & Health) in autumn 2019 and:

• Your degree is a full time sports based degree at Edinburgh Napier University 
• You are currently representing your sport competitively at International level (including full, student and under 19 representation)


• An annual progress report to be submitted before bursary renewal 
• To act as an ambassador of Edinburgh Napier University 
• To pass all modules during an academic year 
• To be a role model for other student athletes at the University. 

The bursary is only renewable annually upon meeting these requirements and that the student does not undertake conduct detrimental to the university's good name.

Application process

Applications close midnight, Monday 1st July 2019. Please email your completed Scholarship Application Form to development@napier.ac.uk or post to the address below:

Benjamin Waite, Development & External Relations, Edinburgh Napier University, Room 5.B.24, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN.

More information

Please contact Benjamin Waite for information on the bursary, how to apply and to download the application form.