Over the years, we have supported many athletes who have gone on to compete at the highest level, including winning Paralympic Gold. Here is a small selection of our high achievers.

One of our most recent high performance athletes is Lauren Steadman. Lauren is a graduate, a 3 time Paralympian, a Rio Silver Medalist, a double World Champion, a 6 time European Champion in Paratriathlon whilst also achieving her degree and masters. She has also starred on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. Lauren epitomises the support you can receive at the University of Portsmouth, while achieving high performance goals. Take a look below at some of our other sport scholarships over the years.

Ben Khor - Double Trap Shooting

Be Khor

BA (Hons) Architecture

  • Delhi 2008 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist

Dan Bentley - Boccia

Dan Bentley

BA (Hons) Communication Design

  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Gold Medallist and London 2012 Bronze Medallist

Holly Jane Myers - Rugby

Holly Myers

BA (Hons) History and Politics

  • England Rugby Union and Rugby League International

Jonothan Francois - Boxing

Jonothan Francois

BSc (Hons) Sports Development

  • BUCS Champion and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Boxer

Lauren Steadman - Swimming and Paratriathlon

Lauren Stedman

MSc Business and Management

  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Silver Medallist and Double World Champion

Mary Perrot - Archery

Mary Perrot

BA (Hons) Hospitality Management

  • GB International Archer
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