World Academy of Sport Scholarships

World Academy of Sport (WAoS) with the launch of its pioneering Global Sports Industry Educational Pathway offers a flexible and unique learning journey from high school and university through to industry. The Pathway presents an exciting opportunity for anyone in the world to learn industry-specific skills to enhance their careers in sport.

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Scholarships for the Postgraduate Certificate International Sports Management are on offer.

Partial scholarships for the Postgraduate Certificate International Sports Management are on offer to all WAoS’ partners in the global sporting ecosystem including International Sporting Federations, government partners and the IB school community providing them with the educational tools and ‘know how’ needed to help sport navigate through the challenges ahead arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are you eligible?

To qualify, applicants should:

  • Have an existing undergraduate degree (eg bachelor) or a minimum of 5 - 8 years of relevant work experience and professional references.
  • An English language level of IELTS: at least 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in the written test or other equivalent proficiency certification.

How to apply?

  1. Register your interest on WAoS website
  2. You will be asked to provide further personal and professional details
  3. You will need to complete the University of London full application process for the International Sports Management Postgraduate Certificate.

Key dates and timelines

For the September 2020 course term:

  • Registration opens 15 June 2020
  • Applications close 31 August 2020

For the January 2021 course term:

  • Registration opens October 2020
  • Applications close December 2020

About the scholarship

The course has been designed for middle/senior managers in sporting organisations wanting to broaden their experience and international sports network. It is also relevant for younger managers who are looking to make a quicker progression through their organisations and gain a broader network of contacts and experience across many different sports.

Scholarships are available for IB World School physical education teachers and sport programme administrators. The course will provide an in-depth knowledge of the interworking of the international sport industry that can be applied to sports education from a grassroots level through to the real-world applications for high-performance student athletes.

Benefits

Students and organisations will benefit from:

  • Fully online, self-paced, internationally-recognised qualification from a University leading in academic excellence.
  • A qualification that can add the extra level of skill needed to progress professionally.
  • Developed by industry experts and through experts with emphasis on practical applications within the sport industry.

For additional information please contact us.