We are officially Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence in recognition of our contribution to Scottish sport. We’re renowned for our outstanding contributions to world sport and for giving young talent opportunities to fulfil their potential.
Tennis scholarships at the University of Stirling provide a fantastic package of support including; training, competition and funding support to fit in alongside academic studies. At Stirling we bring together high performance coaches, excellent facilities, innovative sport science and performance mentoring. We are 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for sports facilities (The International Student Barometer (ISB) 2016).
Stirling are are proud to support performance tennis in Scotland and run a high performance programme based at the Scottish National Tennis Centre on campus, which includes 6 indoor acryllic, 2 outdoor clay and 2 outdoor artificial courts.
Stirling is recognised as a Performance University by the Tennis Foundation for its comprehensive level of support.
Stirling compete as a team in the British Universities National Premier League, European Universities Games and Championships and AEGON Team Tennis. The University of Stirling won silver and finished 5th at the 2017 European Universities Tennis Championships in the women’s and men’s events respectively.
Players also compete in national mainstream sport including, British Tour, ITF Futures, Challenger and WTA and ATP Tour, with current scholars Jonny O’Mara, Scott Duncan and Maia Lumsdenhold ATP and WTA world rankings respectively. .
Extensive coaching support with Head Coach Euan McGinn and Performance Coach Nicolas Rosenzweig.
To be considered for a tennis scholarship, you must:
Complete the ISSP Application Form before the end of February for a September start. Scholarships are offered, subject to achieving relevant academic entry requirements before the end of June.
If you have any questions about tennis scholarships, please contact the University of Stirling's Head of Performance Sport, David Bond.