Sports scholarships

We offer sports scholarships to talented student athletes helping them to fulfil their potential. The University's International Sports Scholarship Programme is one of the largest high performance sports programmes in the UK and has supported more than 700 student athletes since its inception in 1981, sending athletes to Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games.

We support students competing in:

  • Football (Men)
  • Football (Women)
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon

Students receive: funding support; academic flexibility; national standard coaching; essential equipment and opportunity to stay on campus.

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must hold - or be in the process of applying for - a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme at the University of Stirling. Students must also meet the sport-specific qualification criteria.

Application form

Raleigh Gowrie Sports Performance Manager Sports Development Service Sports Centre, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA 01786 466901
My game improved considerably during my time at Stirling and with their support I was able to fulfill my dream of competing at Wimbledon and becoming a full-time professional player.
Colin Fleming (pictured) ATP Tour player

Winning Students scholarships

Winning Students is Scotland's national sports scholarship programme, providing funding support and academic flexibility to athletes studying in colleges and universities across the country. Visit the website for full eligibility and selection criteria.

Winning Students

Meers-Grey Trust scholarships

The Meers-Grey Trust considers applications for the support of expeditions by students or groups of students from either the University of Glasgow or the University of Stirling. See the application form for full regulations.

Meers-Grey Trust

Other scholarship opportunities

The International Sports Scholarship Programme (ISSP) is the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport's flagship scholarship programme, but there are a number of other scholarship opportunities available.

Scholarship Finder
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