University of Southampton Water Polo ScholarshipNovember 17, 2013
University of Southampton have competitive men’s and women’s teams who play in BUCS and UPolo competitions.
The University of Southampton water polo scholarship offer is based around three levels of sports bursary.
- Name: University of Southampton
- BUCS / UPolo Team: Yes – club website
- Potential annual funding: Dependent on ability
- Website: www.southampton.ac.uk
- Contact: cs1d09@Soton.ac.uk
University of Southampton Water Polo Scholarships
Players competing at regional, national or international level are eligible to apply for a University of Southampton Water Polo Scholarship.
The university offers three levels of support through their sports scholarships; gold, silver and talent ID.
Athletes applying for a gold or silver level University of Southampton Water Polo Scholarship should have competed at international level or shown clear potential to compete at major international championships in the future.
These top two levels of scholarship carry a financial bursary, which varies on a case-by-case basis, to support sporting costs, access to strength and conditioning coaching, sports kit and guaranteed first choice of university accommodation in some cases.
The gold level scholarship also includes personal mentoring support and physiotherapy sessions.
Athletes applying for the Talent ID level will have competed at regional level and shown the potential to reach national level in the forthcoming year, and international level in the long term.
Successful applicants will receive kit and access to the Strength and Conditioning facilities.
Sports Facilities at the University of Southampton
Any level of University of Southampton Water Polo Scholarship also includes Sport and Wellbeing membership at the University of Southampton, offering access to a range of different fitness facilities across the city.
The main indoor facilities are located at the £8.5 million Jubilee Sports Centre on Highfield campus where there is a split level 150-station fitness suite and six-lane 25m swimming pool.
The university’s newest fitness facility is the Mayflower Gym in the city centre, holding a 60-station fitness suite and studio.
University members can also access the gym and swimming facilities at the Quays and Bitterne Leisure Centres while there are smaller gyms located in the Halls of Residence at the Glen Eyre Complex and Wessex Lane Complex.