Our tennis scholarships offer a fantastic package of support including competition, training and funding support to fit in alongside your academic studies.
At Stirling we bring together high performance coaches, excellent facilities, innovative sport science and performance mentoring.
We're proud to support performance tennis in Scotland and run a programme of excellence based at the Scottish National Tennis Centre. The centre includes six indoor acrylic, two outdoor clay and two outdoor artificial courts.
Stirling tennis champion Gordon Reid
Former Stirling student Gordon Reid has won the Austalian Open Grand Slam in the wheelchair final and won gold in tennis at the Paralympics 2016.
Gordon still trains at the Scottish National Tennis Centre on campus.
We’re recognised as a Performance University by the Tennis Foundation for its comprehensive level of support for students.
We compete in the British Universities National Premier League, European Universities Games and Championships, and LTA Team Tennis. At the 2017 European Universities Tennis Championships we won silver in the women's Championships and finished 5th in the men’s Championships.
Players also compete in national mainstream sport including, British Tour, ITF Futures, Challenger and WTA and ATP Tour. Current scholars Jonny O’Mara, Scott Duncan and Maia Lumsden hold ATP and WTA world rankings.
Sports University of the Year 2020
The Times & Sunday Times - Good University Guide 2020
What our tennis scholarship offers you
To be considered for a tennis scholarship, you must:
- Hold - or be in the process of applying for - a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at the University of Stirling.
- Have a profile in national tennis competitions at junior level or beyond.
- Take pride in working hard to improve your game.
Applying for a scholarship
Please complete and return the ISSP application form before 31 July for a September start.
Scholarships are subject to applicants achieving relevant academic entry requirements.