Scholarships & Bursaries
We provide support to our talented student athletes as they manage the demands of competing in sport at the highest level whilst undertaking their University of Glasgow degree. Many talented athletes benefit from the range of services offered and have found our University the ideal institution to allow them to develop and fulfil their sporting potential whilst studying for an academic degree.
University of Glasgow athletes include up-and-coming athletes as well as those competing at the pinnacle of international sport competition, in events such as the Olympic and Commonwealth Games.
A number of services are available for talented athletes at the University, including free access to first class University sport facilities, free membership, strength and conditioning programming including coaching and nutrition advice, and access to University Sports Science at a discounted rate.
Active Lifestyles Lead (Athlete Support)
University of Glasgow Sport
77 Oakfield Avenue
Glasgow G12 8LT
+44 (0) 141 330 3904
Applications for 2022-23 are now closed.
Applications for 2023-24 will open in May 2023 and close September 2023.
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Glasgow University Basketball Bursary
University of Glasgow Bursaries for Basketball
Launched in 2016, the University of Glasgow bursaries for basketball aim to promote excellence within the Men’s and Women’s University Basketball Clubs to attract the best talent and support athletes in their quest to compete in basketball at the very highest level. As well as financial support, successful applicants will benefit from free access to University of Glasgow’s sports facilities, strength & conditioning and nutritional support, sports mentoring advice and assistance with negotiating academic flexibility.
The Dr Anne Ferguson Bursary for Basketball
Applications are welcome from any active or prospective member of the Glasgow University Women’s Basketball Club. £500 awards are made annually during Semester One.
Gordon Josey Bursary for Basketball
Applications are welcome from any active or prospective member of the Glasgow University Men’s Basketball Club. £500 awards are made annually during Semester One.
Sandy Sutherland Bursary for Basketball
Applications are welcome from any active or prospective member of the Glasgow University Men’s or Women's Basketball Club. £500 awards are made annually during Semester One.
Applicants must be enrolled at the University on the date at which applications close and must be actively participating within the University Men’s or Women’s Basketball team to be eligible for these awards. Please apply via the application form found here:
Sports Bursary Programme Application Form 2022-23
Applications open May 2022 and close Sunday 25 September 2022.
Please note: As part of the application form you will be required to submit a reference statement from your coach or other representative. Please ensure that you have this statement ready before beginning your application. Whilst applications will be considered without this reference, it may affect your chances of a successful application.
Winning Students is Scotland's national sports scholarship programme, supporting student athletes with annual scholarships up to £5,500 to help them achieve their sporting and academic goals.
Find out more at www.winningstudents-scotland.ac.uk.
It is funded by the Scottish Funding Council and run by the University of Stirling.
The programme currently supports more than 150 students, including:
- Reece McFadden: Commonwealth Games Boxing Bronze medallist, New College Lanarkshire Joinery student
- Karen Drake: Paralympic Cycling Silver medallist, The Open University student
- Laura Muir: 800m World Championship Finalist, University of Glasgow Veterinary Medicine student
Colin Montgomerie Scholarship
This prestigious award is given to the most talented student golfer at the University and is deserved recognition for the time athletes dedicate to the continued development of their game. In addition to being awarded the Claret Jug, the winner will be awarded £400 towards golf related expenses.
The Glasgow University Golf Club will select this golfer during Semester 2 each year.