SPORT SCHOLARSHIPS

CURRENT SCHOLARS

University of Birmingham offer a range of sport scholarships to individuals and teams from a variety of different sports. 


Our scholarships team support students from any academic subject, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 


The scholarships team have extensive experience in helping students manage their academic and sporting demands.

OUR 2021-22 SCHOLARS

ATHLETICS

Issy Boffey – GB Senior. 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships (6th), European U23 800m Champion 2021. British Athletics Futures Funding.
Course: Biomedical Science

Oliver Dustin – GB Senior. 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 2019 European U20 Champion. British Athletics Olympic World Class Programme.
Course: Chemistry

Thomas Keen – GB Junior. British Athletics Futures Funding. 2018 European U18 Champion. British U20 1500m Indoor All-Time Record Holder
Course: Medical, Life and Geo Sciences Pathway

Saskia Millard – GB Junior. 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships (5th), 2019 European U20 Cross Country Championships (11th)
Course: Medicine

Amelia Quirk – GB Senior. 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships (5th), 2018 European U20 Cross Country Championships (5th)
Course: Biomedical Material Science

Laura Zialor – England Senior. 2x Senior National Championships Silver. 2022 Commonwealth Games Qualifying Standard
Course: Sport, Physical Education & Coaching Sciences

 

CYCLING

Anna Henderson – GB Senior & professional cyclist riding for UCI team - Team Jumbo-Visma. 2019 UCI Road World Championships Mixed Team Relay Bronze, 2021 National Time Trial Champion
Course: Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

 

HOCKEY

Amy Costello – GB Senior. Tokyo Olympic Games Travelling Reserve. 2019 & 2020/21 FIH Hockey Pro League.
Course: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Evie Wood – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: BSc Palaeontology and Geology

Alfie Weaver – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: BSc Economics

Millie Attwell – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: Sport, Physical Education & Coaching Sciences

Vikram Sandhu – Canadian Senior Squad
Course: LLB for Graduates

Millie Giglio – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: Civil Engineering

Pippa Lock – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: Drama

Lily Walker – GB Elite Development Programme
Course: Social Policy

 

JUDO

Yasmin Javadian – GB Senior. 2019 European U23 & U21 Championships Bronze Medals
Course: Dentistry

Lachlan Moorhead – GB Senior. 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Bronze. 2021 Senior National 81kg Champion. 2019 European U21 Championships Bronze.
Course: Business Management

 

NETBALL

Ruth Hughes – Former England U21 player
Course: Pharmacy

Ellie Harding – 2021 England U19 Vice-Captain
Course: Chemistry w/ Industrial Experience MSci

Kira Rothwell – England Roses Futures programme, TASS, London Pulse NSL
Course: Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

 

PARALYMPIC POWERLIFTING

Ali Jawad – GB Senior. 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Silver, 2014 World & 2015 European Champion, 2x Commonwealth Games Bronze
Course: PhD Anti Doping (Sport ExR)

 

RUGBY UNION

Laura Keates – England Senior & Worcester Warriors, World Cup Winner 2014
Course: Dentistry

 

SQUASH

Stuart MacGregor – England Junior. Highest PSA World Ranking = 129. 2017 European Individual U19 Championships.
Course: Human Biology

Kiera Marshall – 2020 British U23 Closed Championships Silver, 2020 English Nationals Closed Bronze
Course: Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Ali Khawas – Egyptian Junior. 2019 US Junior Open U17 Winner. Egyptian Junior National Squad
Course: Social Sciences, Business and Law

 

TRAMPOLINING

Andrew Stamp – GB Senior. 2021 World Championships, 2018 Youth Olympic Games Silver & Junior European Championships Bronze
Course: Biological Sciences BSc

 

Katie Cox - Squash
Course: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (Intercalation Year)

Maisie Grice - Athletics
Course: BSc Physiotherapy

Will Barnicoat - Athletics
Course: BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Samuel Khogali - Athletics
Course: Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Holly Heffron - Boxing
Course: BSc Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Arabella Suttie - Football
Course: MSci Chemistry

Rajan Shukla - Hockey
Course: BSc Accounting & Finance

Carter Ayars - Hockey
Course: MSc Mental Health 

Sukhjote Sohal - Karate
Course: BDS Dental Surgery

Hannah Howl - Netball
Course: BSc Physiotherapy

Halee Robinson - Netball
Medicine & Surgery MBChB

Hugo Murray - Rugby 
Course: BSc Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences 

Frances Newe - Swimming
Course: BA English and Philosophy

Emily Pyper - Water Polo
Course: MSci Human Biology

Kristian Imroth - Athletics
Course: BSc Sport, PE and Coaching Science

Charlotte Alexander - Athletics
Course: Medicine and Surgery MBChB

Will Battershill - Athletics
Course: MSc Economics

Jamieson Blain - Cycling
Course: BEng Mechanical Engineering

Isla Warr - Gymnastics
Course: BSc Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Duncan Gladwin - Hockey
Course: Computer Science BSc with PwC Digital Technology Partnership

Rhys Thompson - Judo
Course: Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

Annie Caddick - Para-Rowing
Course: Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

James Coobs - Rugby
Course: BSc Geography and Urban and Regional Planning

Christopher Romano - Rugby
Course: BSc Geography and Urban and Regional Planning

Campbell Wells - Squash
Course: BSc Biochemistry

Megan Van Drongelen - Squash
Course: MSc Leadership and Management

Lauran McNab - Swimming
Course: Medicine and Surgery MBChB

Francesca Williams – Netball

Mark Pearce Athletics

Jonny Davies – Athletics

Sarah MacDonald – Athletics

Mari Smith – Athletics

MEET THE EXPERTS

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HUGH SPROSTON

Sport Scholarship Manager

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Helen Waters

Sport Scholarship Officer