Sports and Wellbeing Awards

Applications have now closed for Hilary Term. The application form for Trinity Term will be available to download from this webpage in March.

The Sports and Wellbeing Fund has been established to support the activities of Somerville students across a wide variety of sports, to promote physical activity as well as to develop and support the wellbeing of our community. Students can apply for funding to support membership and participation in University wide sports and teams. This could include the costs of kit, specialist training and attending fixtures and tours beyond Oxford.


Enrolled undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Please note that the following students are not eligible:

  • Students who are on suspension
  • Visiting students
  • Associate students
  • Students who are on report or probation

Award levels

Normally up to £500.

Application process

Students should complete the application form and email it to the Scholarships and Funding Officer with evidence of any estimated or actual costs. Undergraduates should note that their Personal Tutor might be asked to comment on the application.

Application deadlines

For Hilary Term, applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday of 2nd week (25th January). The applications deadlines for other terms are:

  • Trinity Term: Monday of minus 1st week (12th April)


All applications will be acknowledged once the deadline has passed. Decisions are made by the Somerville College Travel and Special Project Grants Committee.


Successful applicants will be expected to submit a brief report.


If you have any queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer.