Golf Scholarships in the UK

Updated February 21, 2017

Golf scholarships allow talented students who wish to continue developing their golfing skills to offset some or all of the costs of either their training or their education. The purpose of these scholarships vary depending on the reasons they were created but the majority are intended to nurture future talent in the sport while providing students with a means to finish their educations.

Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University offers £975 of golf services and materials to students who succeed at a stroke play tournament. The scholarship is renewable on an annual basis, based on the performance of the student. Fifteen awards are available and each successful applicant is expected either "demonstrate potential" at golf, or represent her country at "colts or senior" level.

Bournemouth University Talbot Campus Poole, Dorset BH12 5BB 011-44-120-252-4111

Cardiff University

The University of Cardiff offers a £598 bursary to postgraduate students as part of its Sports Bursary Awards. The scholarship is provided by the Aerosol Society for projects of interest to the Aerosol Society that will lead to the award winner achieving a doctorate. The scholarship lasts for three years and one award is granted per application period.

Cardiff University 2nd Floor McKenzie House 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0DE 011-44-292-087-9999

Angela Uzielli Bursaries

The English Women's Golf Association Trust offers four golf scholarships to women who wish to develop their golfing skills while attending either college or university. The value of the scholarship is between £1,235 and £1,495 per year and is intended to offset some of the costs of the applicant's education.

English Women's Golf Association 11 Highfield Road Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3EB 011-44-121-456-2088

The R&A Bursary Scheme

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews offers two scholarships a year to British students at participating universities in Britain and Ireland. Each university participating in the scheme has its own entry requirements however, so you should contact your chosen participating university for more details and their application form.

The R&A, St Andrews Fife KY16 9JD, Scotland 011-44-133-446-0000

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Based in the United Kingdom, April Kohl has been writing since 1992, specializing in science and legal topics. Her work has appeared on the Second Life News Network website and in British Mensa's "LSQ" magazine. Kohl holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from Durham University and a diploma in English law from the Open University.