NUIG Sports Scholarships – Apply NOW!

Applications for the 2011-2012 NUIG Sports Scholarship programme are currently being sought. The programme, which currently caters for 50 athletes in 17 different sports, including rugby,  provides much needed support for recipients, including a subsistence grant; coaching support; medical and physiotherapy support; performance nutrition; performance psychology; strength and conditioning; and performance planning and mentoring.

Recent rugby scholarship holders include Seán Wooton (2010); Shane Casey, Conor Murphy, Carol Staunton (2009); and Jeffrey Neville (2008). 

Application forms can be downloaded here and must be submitted by 31st July, 2011. 

For more information NUIG’s Elite Sport Development Officer, Gary Ryan on 091 495979 or [email protected]


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