The trio – who study Psychology, Sports Performance and Natural Sciences respectively – are among ten athletes on the Podium Potential programme who have been identified as having the potential to win medals at major international events.
Joanna Muir, Georgina Summers, Francesca Summers, Sam Curry and Tom Toolis are also on the programme, as are Sociology student Georgia Pipes and Trendell Sports Scholar Myles Pillage, who is studying Biochemistry.
London 2012 silver-medallist and former World Champion Samantha Murray is on the Podium Programme along with fellow Rio 2016 Olympians Kate French, Jamie Cooke and Mathematics student Joe Choong, a MJ Church ambassador.
Pentathlon GB receives National Lottery funding through UK Sport to support their elite athletes and help them be able to reach their full potential as they move through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle.
Pentathlon GB Performance Director Jan Bartu said: “We have an exceptionally talented group of athletes who have been selected for our World Class Performance Programme and we expect them to maintain our high standards.
“We are grateful to UK Sport and the National Lottery for their continued support in our modern pentathlon programme as we look to sustain our success on the international stage, including getting back on the Olympic podium in two years’ time.”
Pentathlon GB have also selected a number of athletes for the World Class Talent Programme (WCTP), including those supported by the Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS).
TASS athletes: Kerenza Bryson, Sarah Collin, Zoe Davison, Zoe Gowers, Olivia Green, Georgia Hannam, Abby Lebus, Jess Sutton, Libby Tolley, George Budden, Jamie Harper, Josh Hood, Nick Law, Oliver Murray, Okan Onay, Monty Podger, James Symons, Jack White, James Wilton.
Talent Programme: Alex Bousfield, Charlotte Cole, Annabel Denton, Gabriella Eltham, Jenna Flintoff, Abbie Holyoake, Katie Hughes. Georgina Mitchell, Emma Whitaker, George Case, Kieran Harby, Alasdair Moir, Toby Price, George Simpson, Will Swain, Tom Wilton.
Pentathlon GB will mark 20 years of partnership with the University of Bath in 2018, with the Sports Training Village – the base of their National Training Centre – hosting four British Championships during the year ahead.