About our scholarships

We are the most ambitious and the most improved university in the UK for sport, our High Performance Support is paving the way in creating our world class athletic super stars. Our sports scholars include Olympians and senior internationals who represent the University of East London at national and international university competitions.

Awards Summary

  • Bursary up to £6000 per annum (bursaries may be higher for exceptional applicants)
  • Unlimited physiotherapy and sports massage
  • UKSCA-accredited strength and conditioning training and private access to scholar Strength and Conditioning Facility Aqua East.
  • Active Recovery and Yoga Sessions
  • Gold membership at SportsDock
  • Lifestyle and Performance workshops
  • Access to sports science support, including nutrition, psychology, physiology, biomechanics and performance analysis
  • Elite athlete academic study policy
  • Priority access to on-campus accommodation and the option to stay with other athletes on the programme

Further Information

For further information and advice on this award please contact our Applicant Enquiries (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm):


    in the world for sports facilities* (*International Student Barometer)


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    UEL gave me that opportunity where I could get a really good degree, I could be around trained professionals, and I can create opportunities for myself.

    Dzaflo Larkai,

    UEL alumnus and professional basketball player

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