Manchester Metropolitan University – Two Flagship Scholarship Opportunities for International Students

Manchester Metropolitan University – Two Flagship Scholarship Opportunities for International Students

With £350 million recently invested in specialist building and teaching facilities and a proven track-record for producing world-class professionals, Manchester Metropolitan University has much to offer the international student. This university has also been rated as the fastest riser in the Times’ Complete University Guide, in addition to being considered of pivotal importance to world-leading research. 

Couple all of these strengths with the vibrant, exciting city of Manchester, and it’s not surprising that you’re here finding out more about the international study at this university. Here we explore two flagship scholarship opportunities for those hoping to study at Manchester Metropolitan University as an international student.

- Vice-Chancellor Scholarships (Non-EU Students only):

The Vice-Chancellor Scholarship is open exclusively to international students, and with a £5,000 value, this scholarship is amongst the more generous in the UK. Those who are accepted are expected to become a valuable member of the International Alumni Ambassador Scheme.

You can apply for the Vice-Chancellor Scholarship if you: 

  1. Are an international student

  2. Have been offered a place on a full-time course starting in September 2020 or January 2021

  3. Are not currently registered on a course at Manchester Met

- The Sports Scholarship:

The Financial Details – Discounts and Free Services 

The Sports Scholarship offers many financial incentives, including 20% off from your academic fees, contribution to your financial expenses, free sports massages, gym membership, sports club membership and free support and advice. 

Beyond the bursary – Excellent support, exceptional services 


The Manchester Metropolitan University Sports Scholarship is comprised of much more than tempting discounts off academic fees and access to clubs and gyms. Here’s a summary of all that you can look forward to, should you be accepted onto the scholarship:

  1. Bespoke strength and conditioning programmes tailored to you 

  2. Personalised sport science support 

  3. Bespoke nutritional support 

  4. Physiotherapy services to improve your performance 

  5. Free access to the strength and conditioning suite at the Platt Lane Sports Complex 

  6. MMU Sport Scholar leisurewear 

  7. Access to our performance sport science suite 

  8. Access to development workshops 

  9. Lifestyle support and advice Access to top-class sporting facilities, either on campus or within 10 minutes’ drive

The Team Behind The Sports Scholarship 

The Manchester Metropolitan University team is known for their unparalleled support of students – both academically and athletically. Key members of the team, who are athletes themselves, include Callum Jones (performance sport manager and water polo coach), Sara Bayman (performance sports officer and basketball coach) and Jérôme Read (performance sports officer). In order to apply for the Sports Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be currently studying for or in acceptance of a place on a full-time or part-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at MMU 

  2. Be competing at regional, national or international level 

  3. Participate in a sport as recognised by Sport England 

  4. Be able to represent Manchester Metropolitan University in your sport 

  5. Meet the academic requirements of the specific course that is being applied for 

  6. Be able to provide trusted referees

Applications for the sports scholarship for 2020/2021 are now taking place, with a deadline of the 1st of September 2020.

Contact UKuni for more information and get your application form!

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