UCFB is proud to offer an extensive suite of scholarships to support outstanding students as they embark on their postgraduate study. From scholarships to aid our elite athletes, to attracting aspiring sports leaders, and scholarships which support inclusivity and diversity within the sporting industry, our scholarships are there to support students who want to make a meaningful difference to the future of the sporting world.

Scholarships

Applications for scholarships for the September 2024 intake of all our Masters are NOW OPEN with the deadline for submission being Monday 1st July 2024.

Please see below for a full list of scholarships open for applications for September 2024.

Global Leadership Scholarships

In partnership with our Global Advisory Board we are delighted to offer Global Leadership Scholarships.听Candidates can be from any region around the world and have accepted their offer on their chosen programme for the September 2024 intake and should be able to demonstrate commitment, leadership potential and a global outlook in their application.

Scholarships include:

  • Mentorship from an industry leading member of our Global Advisory Board
  • 15% reduction on your tuition fees
  • Ticket to attend a Global Summit of your choice

Eligibility

  • You must be holding an offer for a UCFB听Postgraduate course
  • Your application should demonstrate commitment, leadership potential and a global outlook
President's Scholarships

For applicants from who truly embodyEPICC values - Entrepreneurship, Partnership, Impact, Courage, Curiosity.

Scholarship includes:

  • 15% reduction in Master鈥檚 tuition fees
  • Mentorship throughout degree from President of GIS
  • Ticket to Global Summit of your choice (worth up to 拢1500)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Scholarships are available to and allocated to students from all regions of the world
  • Demonstrate you share our EPICC values - Entrepreneurship, Partnership, Impact, Courage, Curiosity
Women in Sport Scholarship

For outstanding UCFB female applicants with leadership ambitions and a commitment to working with the UCFB听and partners to increase access for women into the sports industry.

Scholarship includes:

  • 15% reduction in Master鈥檚 tuition fees
  • Free access to a Global Sports Summit
  • Mentorship from a senior industry professional, such as Kelly Simmons and others alike
  • Role as a UCFB Student Ambassador - specifically involved in strategies to increase access for women into the sports industry

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female student holding an offer for a UCFB听Master's course
Elite Athlete Scholarships

For elite athletes who have competed or are currently competing at an elite level, for example national or international level, in any sport

Scholarship includes:

  • 50% reduction in tuition fees
  • UCFB Sports Kit (worth up to $120)
  • Mentorship throughout your degree
  • Tailored athlete support services are also available

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants who have competed at an elite level, for example, national or international level, in any sport
Community First Scholarship - in partnership with the Jason Roberts Foundation

Offered in partnership with the听Jason Roberts Foundation, the scholarship programme is open to an outstanding applicant holding an offer for any of UCFB Master鈥檚 courses. Candidates should have an interest in inclusion and diversity within sport, have the ability to lead, and possess experience with outreach work within a local community.

Scholarship includes:听

  • Mentorship with Global Advisory Board Member Jason Roberts
  • 15% reduction in Master鈥檚 tuition fees
  • 拢500 towards sports industry events and costs associated with involvement in projects with the Jason Roberts Foundation

Eligibility Criteria:听

  • 6-12 months experience within a sports organisation in their local community (reference from your club/organisation representative)
South Asians in 六合彩开奖结果 Leadership Scholarship

This first-of-its-kind scholarship is for new postgraduate students of a South Asian heritage who have a passion for increasing participation and representation of South Asians within football.听

Scholarship includes:

  • Mentorship with Dev Trehan, Sky Sports News journalist and British South Asians in football pioneer
  • 15% reduction on your Master鈥檚 Tuition Fees

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must demonstrate passion for and commitment to increasing participation and representation of South Asians within 六合彩开奖结果
  • Applicants should have accepted an offer on a UCFB Master鈥檚 course for September 2024 intake by the scholarship application deadline of 1st July 2024.
Dean's Progression Scholarship

For UCFB鈥檚 most impressive final year students and recent graduates.

Scholarship Includes:听

  • 25% reduction in Master鈥檚 tuition fees
  • Mentorship throughout degree
  • Ticket to Global Summit of your choice (worth up to 拢1500)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • UCFB final year student (or graduated within the last year)
Alumni Discount

These discounts are open to any UCFB, Buckinghamshire New University and University of East London graduate who has received and accepted an offer to study at postgraduate level with UCFB.

  • 15% tuition fee discount on all UCFB Master's Degrees
  • 15% tuition fee discount on MSc Sports Directorship and CEO of a Sports Organisation
Click 'Apply now' to start your application on the UCFB Learner Portal!

Benefits include:听

  • Generous financial awards
  • Mentorships with Industry leaders
  • Placements and internships with industry partners
  • Global Sports Summits

The deadline to apply for a scholarship for September 2024 entry is 1 July and to be eligible you must be a current applicant to a UCFB Masters course听and also have accepted your offer of study by this date.

For any further information please contact the Scholarships team at听scholarships@ucfb.com

How to apply

UCFB postgraduate scholarships are highly limited and competitive with far more applicants than available awards. When applying for a scholarship, you must be a current UCFB postgraduate applicant, holding a firmly accepted offer on a master鈥檚 course at UCFB for September 2024.

  1. to a UCFB postgraduate course via our UCFB Learner Portal
  2. You must have firmly accepted an offer on one of our Master鈥檚 degree courses first. Then, return to the UCFB Learner Portal and apply for the scholarship online before the appropriate deadline
  3. The deadline for scholarship applications for courses starting in September 2024 is Monday 1st July 2024
  4. Applications will be assessed against eligibility criteria by a panel of university staff and external staff (where relevant), and applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of July
Tuition fee discounts

UCFB are committed to maximising the employability of its graduates within the exciting football and sports industry. These discounts are open to any UCFB, Buckinghamshire New University and University of East London graduate who has received and accepted an offer to study at postgraduate level with UCFB.

Postgraduate loyalty discounts

Award value:

  • 15% fee tuition discount on all听Postgraduate courses
  • 15% fee tuition discount onMSc Sports DirectorshipandCEO of a Sports Organisation

Should you qualify for this discount please contact:听mastersenquiries@ucfb.com

FirstPoint USA Alumni Scholarship

Tuition fee Discounts are available to FirstPoint USA alumni for 2024 entry. Once a FirstPoint USA scholar has completed their programme in the USA, they are entitled to apply for a UCFB scholarship.

  • 20% fee tuition discount on all UCFB postgraduate courses
  • 15% fee tuition discount on MSc Sports Directorship and CEO of a Sports Organisation

Should you qualify for this discount please contact: mastersenquiries@ucfb.com

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