This scholarship is organised and distributed by Reading University Student’s Union (RUSU). For further information contact the RUSU Student Activities office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, contact the RUSU Activities Officer Daisy O’Connor by emailing email@example.com.
This scholarship has been funded by the generous support of University of Reading donors, many of whom were once students at Reading themselves.
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HOw to Apply
To apply for this scholarship, use the form on the RUSU website by following this link:
At a later date you may be asked to provide proof of your sporting level (such as a letter inviting you to national trials). If you are accepted for a scholarship, you will be required to provide evidence of the costs for which you use the scholarship. You will also be required to provide photos and updates of your sporting successes for the purposes of marketing and feedback to your donor supporters.
The deadline to apply is 5pm on Friday 16th October 2020 and if you are successful, your scholarship will be disbursed to you in early November.
Who is eligible to apply
The Sporting Excellence Scholarship provides funding to support University of Reading students who compete in sport at national level, or who are on the national pathway. To be eligible to apply for the Sporting Excellence Scholarship, you must be a student with a confirmed place at the University of Reading- you can be undergraduate or postgraduate, part-time or full-time. Home, EU, and international students are all welcome to apply. The national team you represent does not need to be England or Great Britain.
What is the scholarship worth
The scholarship provides up to £2000 which will be made as a one-time payment. This money can help Scholars with travel to trials, cost of equipment, coaching, nutritional advice, gym memberships and other costs associated with competing in performance sport.
Sporting Excellence Scholars will also be provided with an exclusive SES training shirt, only available to students receiving this scholarship. There will also be a termly Sporting Excellence Network, where Scholars can meet each other and socialise with others who understand the unique demands of being a student athlete.
The Sporting excellence scholarship
The Sporting Excellence Scholarship provides funding of up to £2000 to students who compete in sport at national level, or who are on the national pathway.