THE ELITE DUAL CAREER ATHLETE PATHWAY
The Elite Dual Career Athlete Pathway (EDCAP) provides sector-leading dual career support that mirrors that of a UKSport world class performance programme and is tailored to the individual needs of our highest performing student-athletes at the University.
We pride ourselves on offering the most comprehensive and extensive sport scholarship programme in the country, providing high-performance student-athletes with access to bespoke specialist support services, expert practitioners and state of the art facilities within our dedicated Performance Centre.
Our team of specialist practitioners collaborate with key stakeholders both in- and external to the University, such as Coaches, National Governing Bodies and Academic Partners, in order to align dual career support and develop world-class athletes aspiring to compete at major international championships during their time at UoB, or shortly after graduating.
The EDCAP consists of two tiers: a one-year Talent programme which provides a pathway on to the Elite programme, for those that meet required performance standards. Both awards consist of very similar support, but the Elite tier receives more individualised support and funding. The total value of an EDCAP scholarship award ranges between £8-12,000.
Meet the 2022/23 EDCAP Scholars
BREAKDOWN OF THE AWARD
Criteria for consideration
Student-athletes currently excelling at a junior international standard (or above) within an Olympic and/or Commonwealth sport. Students of all nationalities and years of study are eligible to apply and be considered for a sport scholarship, including those on post-graduate courses.
Disclaimer: meeting the above criteria for consideration does not guarantee you a place on the Elite Dual Career Athlete Pathway.
HOW TO APPLY
We are delighted to announce that the application process for the 2024-25 academic year is now open. Please apply via the button below.
Please note: we can only guarantee a reduced academic offer to those who apply in the first wave of applications and that are already in receipt of an offer from the University of Birmingham.
For those individuals in Year Two and upwards, please be aware that your application will only be reviewed and considered during the second wave of applications. The timeline with all corresponding dates can be found below.
Applications for EDCAP have now closed. Thankyou for your applications.