Royal Agricultural University is providing sports scholarships for international students in UK. The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level. New or currents students are eligible for these sports scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding ability in a particular sport to assist their development, and to raise the profile of the University through their sporting endeavours. The scholarships will provide £50 – £3,000.
About Scholarship: These scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding ability in a particular sport to assist their development, and to raise the profile of the University through their sporting endeavours.
The specific aims of the sports scholarships are: Recruit talented students to study at the Royal Agricultural University, Assist those students to achieve their full sporting potential alongside their studies, by their efforts the sports scholars will help raise the profile of the University in the sporting and academic arenas, as far as is reasonable represent the University in their sport, Scholarships are available (on adjudication) to sportsmen and women who compete (at least) at county level or equivalent (this standard will vary from sport to sport).
Scholars should be committed to representing the University and working with the University to achieve the aims of the sports scholarship scheme. Each scholarship will be available for the duration of the student’s studies whilst at the University, each scholarship is reviewed annually. Influencing factors for renewal of the scholarship each year are the satisfactory completion of an Annual Review. The University will advise what this consists of and whether in its opinion the student has fulfilled their part of the scholarship.
Study: Scholarships are provided to student having outstanding ability in a particular sport for his/her studies at the University.
Course Level: Undergraduate and postgraduate degree level
Scholarship by: Royal Agricultural University in UK
Eligibility: New or current, UK or OS, undergraduate or postgraduate; Outstanding ability in a particular sports.
Scholarship Open for: UK and overseas students can apply for these scholarships.
Duration: Each scholarship will be available for the duration of the student’s studies whilst at the University, each scholarship is reviewed annually.
Value:The scholarships will provide £50 – £3,000.
Selection criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on academic/sporting merit by past, current and potential achievements by the Scholarship Committee.
Notification: An interview of short-listed candidates by the Scholarships Committee will be arranged prior to the start of the first term. For overseas applicants, a telephone or video conferencing facility may be arranged.
Apply: Applications should be sent to the University by 31st July using the online application form, together with evidence demonstrating sports potential, and a reference from a teacher/coach or selector. Applicants should also send a statement, of not more than 1,200 words, on how they intend to raise the profile of the University through involvement in sport. Please download and ask your referee to complete the Reference Form; the referee should be your most recent school/university tutor or employer. We do not accept references from family members. Please note Scholarship applications cannot be considered without a satisfactory reference. Additional information may be requested at a later date
Deadline: 31st July 2013
Further Information: http://www.rau.ac.uk/study/fees-how-to-apply/funding-opportunities/scholarships