Elite Athlete Undergraduate Bursary

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

Bursary details

2018's Elite Athlete Undergraduate Bursary will open for applications in May 2018. The scholarship offers students a payment of £1000 a year for four years, for elite athletes reviewable on an annual basis.


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 2018 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

Application forms can be submitted from May 2018. A decision will be reached by June 2018.

More information

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