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World Class scholarships

We offer up to four World Class Sports Scholarships to Home and EU students who have Olympic or Paralympic potential.

Am I eligible?

You will need to compete in a sporting discipline as outlined by the International Olympic and Paralympic committees.

You will also need national governing bodies, such as UK Sport, to confirm your athletic potential.

This scholarship offers a wide range of benefits, including a cash bursary, access to our sports facilities and a strength and conditioning coach.


As an athlete of world class standard, you’ll receive

  • free access to our gym and sport facilities.
  • a strength and conditioning coach.
  • access to lifestyle and performance workshops.
  • access to osteopathy, physiotherapy and a masseuse.
  • priority housing in your second and third years.
  • car parking on campus.
  • points towards the Royal Holloway Passport Award.

How do I apply?

Applications for 2018 entry have now closed. If you have any queries please contact

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