October 19, 2017

UK

reply from Exeter University

The following scholarships are available at Exeter –
1.       University of Exeter sports scholarship – A High Performance Programme with services and support worth up to £5000 per year. Sports scholarships for up to £2000 per year.
2.       R&A scholarship / bursaries – Up to £2000 per year. Application made via R&A.
3.       England Golf Scholarship – Available from England Golf for current England nationals who are studying in the UK – Up to £3000 per year
4.       EWGA Trust – Angela Uzielli Bursary awarded by the EWGA Trust – The award is for promising English female golfers who wish to further their education at University whilst developing their golfing skills and help fund their academic related costs.  There are a maximum of four awards given each year – between £1,250 and £1,500.

There are other local grants and awards available but these are the main ones.

Pro’s of uni in the UK (Exeter)
A high quality degree which will lead to a job
At Exeter every golf scholar that has left the university in the last 7 years has landed a top level job in industry
High quality PGA coaching
A professionally administered golf programme that will set the highest quality players up for professional tour golf if they make the grade
S&C support by UKSCA coaches on a yearly basis
A competitive programme every week via BUCS – playing at Celtic Manor, Dundonald Links, etc
BUCS Student Tour accessing top courses like Woodhall Spa, Royal Cinque Ports, Ganton, Ladybank etc
R&A tournaments – Bursars and Boyd at Old course St Andrews
Coaching at first class facilities on campus
Management and mentoring support via performance managers
Access to sports science support, physio and triage
Closer links with the home unions and counties as they are in the UK between October and May each year.
Stronger relationships with home coaches and university staff