UCFB is delighted to have extended our female-focused scholarship in partnership with sports agency Tongue Tied Management for 2023-24. 

The aim of the scholarship is to continue the professional development of the next generation of women working within the football and wider sports industry, a proud goal of both UCFB and Tongue Tied Management CEO and GIS Global Advisory Board member Jo Tongue. 

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Tongue Tied Management is renowned for representing some of the top talent in sport, both on and off the pitch, in men’s and women’s sport. 

Based across the industry, the agency works as intermediaries on players’ contracts, secures sponsorship and places broadcasters across many networks. 

Top talent within women’s football agented with Tongue Tied Management include Lionesses heroes Jill Scott MBE, Leah Williamson and GIS Honorary Fellow Rachel-Brown Finnis. 

Another Lionesses icon within Tongue Tied Management is Keira Walsh, who has been almost ever-present for England throughout the 2023 Women’s World Cup. 

Other names in women’s sport and broadcasting on the agency’s books include Tracey Neville MBE, Kelly Somers and Eilidh Barbour.


The scholarship will allow the successful candidate to push their development with industry experience working within the Tongue Tied Management environment alongside their studies. 

The benefits of gaining this specific undergraduate scholarship include: 

  •       1-2 days per week internship at Tongue Tied Management in London
  •       Up to £2,000 for associated travel and accommodation costs
  •       Mentorship from Jo Tongue, the CEO of Tongue Tied Management
  •       GIS/UCFB sports kit (value up to £150) from overall scholarship award

Applications for this scholarship are open to any female student based at our Wembley Campus in 2023-24. 

Jo Tongue, CEO of Tongue Tied Management, said: “Our partnership with UCFB has been incredibly impactful, productive and useful for both the business and the graduate, gaining valuable insight on talent management. 

“Taking on another UCFB graduate is a no brainer for Tongue Tied. Last year’s intern grew across the year, using the skills learnt at UCFB in real world business situations and made a real contribution to the areas of work she contributed to. 

“We are proud to give a first step to young bright people entering the highly competitive sports industry and are here to support them throughout.” 

To find out more about UCFB’s array of undergraduate scholarships on offer, and to see if you qualify for any, click here. 

Alternatively, click here to download a prospectus and see where a UCFB degree could take you and your sports industry career.