Gymnastics Scholarship

Are you a passionate gymnast? Do you want to study for a degree at a university that gives you the support to continue your passion?

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the University of Cumbria, we are offering a fantastic gymnastics scholarship opportunity to 10 successful applicants to the following undergraduate sport degree courses to start in September 2018 in Lancaster:

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About the scholarship

The scholarship will include 10 items:

  • £1,000 off accommodation (£500 semester 1 and £500 semester 2)
  • Free Biomechanical Analysis
  • Free Fitness Testing
  • Free lifestyle coaching
  • Free Sport Psychology support
  • Free Access to Sport Rehabilitation clinics
  • Free nutrition advice
  • If you hold suitable coaching qualifications, you will have the opportunity to coach at the nationally renowned Lancaster Gymnastics Club and ‘earn while you learn.’
  • Access free training at the Lancaster Gymnastic Club if you are of competition standard.
  • Flexibility in your study to allow international competition.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is passionate about continuing their development in gymnastics-acrobatics or trampolining, and wants to be surrounded by people with the expertise to help them achieve this while studying towards a degree in sport.

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Am I eligible?

You must meet one or more of these specialist criteria to be eligible to apply for the scholarship:

  • Representation at National Level in Gymnastics-Acrobatics or Trampolining e.g. representing country at school/college level, association level.
  • Representation at Regional Level/Elite performer in Gymnastics-Acrobatics or Trampolining e.g. representing county, town/region or club.  
  • Sports Development Coaching in Gymnastics-Acrobatics or Trampolining e.g. continuous paid or voluntary coaching work at club, regional or national level.

City of Lancaster Gymnastics club

The City of Lancaster Gymnastics Club is a British Gymnastics affiliated club based at the University of Cumbria Sports Complex in Lancaster, offering both recreational and competitive gymnastics and trampolining.

The club is a performance centre for talented and enthusiastic gymnasts, committed to helping their members develop and enhance the skills required not only for a successful future in many sports, but especially in the sport of gymnastics.

To find out more about this nationally renowned club, visit lancastergymnastics.co.uk

Terms and conditions

  • The University of Cumbria will award Gymnastics Scholarships to 10 applicants. Each scholarship includes:
    • £1,000  off accommodation (£500 semster 1 and £500 semester 2)
    • Free Biomechanical Analysis
    • Free Fitness Testing
    • Free lifestyle coaching
    • Free Sport Psychology support
    • Free Access to Sport Rehabilitation clinics
    • Free nutrition advice
    • If you hold a suitable coaching qualifications you will have the opportunity to coach at the nationally renowned Lancaster Gymnastics Club and ‘earn why you learn.’
    • Access free training at the Lancaster Gymnastic club if you are of competition standard.
    • Flexibility in your study to allow international competition.
  • Students who accept a place on one of the University of Cumbria's main sport UG degrees for September 2018 entry will be eligible to apply.
  • Applicants holding a firm offer of a place will be invited to apply via an agreed process.
  • Criteria for the award of scholarships will be published.
  • The award of scholarships will be determined by a panel of University staff whose decision shall be final with no right of appeal.
  • Students must be fully registered and enrolled at the University of Cumbria on 1st October 2018 and remain on programme as of 1st March 2019.
  • Students registered and studying at the University of Cumbria in 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 will not be eligible.
  • Students must be eligible student for the provision of UK student support and be responsible for the payment of their own tuition fees.
  • Students must not be in receipt of any other bursary from the University of Cumbria during the 2018/19 academic year (other than the Cumbria Bursary).