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Sports Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on February 24, 2017

Applications are now invited for The AbbVie Sports Scholarship and Internship Programme 2016/17.

This exciting new collaboration will see the global biopharmaceutical company sponsor two Elite Level Sports Scholarships, each valued at €2000. Students will be eligible for a paid internship with AbbVie and will receive support and mentoring towards a longer-term talent and career recruitment programme. This initiative will appeal to current and future sports scholars.

The closing date for applications is Friday, September 30th, 2016.

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IT Sligo is offering a Sports Scholarship Scheme aimed to assist talented student athletes reach their sporting potential. If you are a keen sportsperson competing at an elite level, we want to hear from you.

IT Sligo Sport Scholarship Brochure

Under the scheme, up to 20 new scholarships and bursaries are awarded each year. The Gold Scholarship Award for 2015/2016 was €1,750.

Application Dates

Applications for the 2016/17 academic year are now open.
For application information, please contact Marian Hargadon at Hargadon.marian@itsligo.ie.

The closing date for entries is September 30th, 2016.

About the Scheme

The Sports Scholarship Programme is designed to nurture talented sports people who are prepared to make the commitment to the IT Sligo sports clubs in their chosen discipline. If successful, you will also have to balance this with your studies.

This means that you will be expected to represent IT Sligo at third level competitions while satisfying academic requirements.

The overall aim of the scheme is to recruit, manage and develop players/athletes with exceptional ability so as to position IT Sligo as a premier centre of sporting performance.

Sports Scholarships are awarded for a period of one year, but may be renewed for up to a maximum of 4 years. Sport Travel Bursaries are also available to students competing at national and international levels.

You will also receive mentoring support, training guidance and other value-added support as a scholarship recipient.

For more information on eligability criteria click here

Download Application Form

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