Scholarships


IMPORTANT: The AISTS MAS in Sport Administration​ 2018 will start towards the end of September 2017.

NEW: The old scholarship application online forms have been merged into the new online application form. Scholarship applications for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2018 are now open.

There are two scholarships available for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2018 edition:

  • AISTS Athlete Scholarship (covering 50% tuition) - applicants for this scholarship will be reviewed after the third application deadline on the 1st May 2017
  • AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport Scholarship (covering 50% tuition) - applicants for this scholarship will be reviewed after the second application deadline on the 1st February 2017

Note: People wanting to apply for a scholarship can still apply for earlier application deadlines, but the respective scholarship will only be awarded after the dates mentioned above.


AISTS Athlete Scholarship

NEW: The old scholarship application online forms are being merged into the new online application form. Scholarship applications for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2018 will be open shortly.

The scholarship has a value of CHF 14'000 (half of the tuition fee) and will be available to a current or former athlete who has competed at international level, such as participation in the Olympic Games.

Living Costs

Candidates must fulfil all requirements for selection into the MAS in Sport Administration programme and will need to demonstrate the capacity to support the costs of living in Lausanne (estimated at CHF 2'400 per month, including accommodation), and cost of travel to Switzerland and back to the country of residence. 

Applications will be treated confidentially. The decision of the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration​ Scientific Committee is final.

Requirements

In order to apply for the scholarship, you must fill out the online application form in which you will be asked to submit the following information and supporting documents:

1)    Expected financial support for all study induced expenses (incl. travel to Switzerland and back, housing, transportation and other additional cost of living). 
Examples of financial support: own earnings/savings, own assets, family (incl. spouse/partner) income, family (incl. spouse/partner) assets, next-of-kin/friends, your government, agencies & foundations, bank loan.
You will be asked to specify the expected total amount of financial support for all study induced expenses during the whole AISTS MAS in Sport Administration programme in USD.
Please note that you must provide documentation to verify your income and assets by either submitting a tax form, statement of employer or other documents (e.g. bank statement)
2)    Include supporting documentation confirming your sporting achievements
Please note that you must provide documentation to verify your sporting achievements.
Examples of supporting documentation could be an extract of your official results, an attestation from an NOC or IF.
3)    Include a motivation letter to your scholarship application (1 to 2 pages). This letter must be different to the motivation letter submitted with your application to the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration.
Important: Please note that the online application process cannot be paused and continued at a later stage. Therefore you will need to ensure that you have all of the supporting documents ready for submission when starting the online application process. 
To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must fulfil the following application requirements:
  • Apply for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2017 programme (online application form)
  • Be a current or former international athlete
  • Proof of ability to support cost of living in Lausanne (approx. CHF 2’400 per month), and cost of travel to Switzerland and back to country of residence.

All candidates for the AISTS Athlete Scholarship must submit both applications, for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration​ 2018 programme and the scholarship, by the third application deadline on 1 May 2017.  

You will be considered for the scholarship after being successfully accepted in the programme.


AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport Scholarship

NEW: The old scholarship application online forms are being merged into the new online application form. Scholarship applications for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2018 will be open shortly.

In a concerted effort to provide more opportunities for women in sport, the AISTS is proud to offer one female candidate who wishes to pursue a career in the sport industry the opportunity to study the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration in 2017, supported by a financial scholarship.

The AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport scholarship is valued at CHF 14'000, which covers half the tuition fee and will be awarded to a female applicant who best demonstrates her commitment to ethical sport leadership.

Living Costs

Candidates must fulfil all requirements for selection into the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration programme and will need to demonstrate the capacity to support the costs of living in Lausanne (estimated at CHF 2'400 per month, including accommodation), and cost of travel to Switzerland and back to the country of residence. 


Applications will be treated confidentially. The decision of the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration Selection Committee is final.

To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must fulfil the following application requirements:

Requirements

(1) Apply for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2017 programme (by completing the online application form).

(2) Be in a position to support cost of living in Lausanne (approx. CHF 2’400 per month), and cost of travel to Switzerland and back to country of residence as well as cover one half of the tuition fee.

Examples of financial support: own earnings/savings, own assets, family (incl. spouse/partner) income, family (incl. spouse/partner) assets, next-of-kin/friends, your government, agencies & foundations, bank loan.

You will be asked to specify the expected total amount of financial support for all study induced expenses during the whole AISTS MAS in Sport Administration programme in USD.
Please note that you must provide documentation to verify your income and assets by either submitting a tax form, statement of employer or other documents (e.g. bank statement)

(3) The scholarship is open to female candidates only.

(4) Include a motivation letter to your scholarship application (1 to 2 pages). This letter must be different to the motivation letter submitted with your application for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration and must clearly demonstrate your commitment to ethical sport leadership.

Important: Please note that the online application process cannot be paused and continued at a later stage. Therefore you will need to ensure that you have all of the supporting documents ready for submission when starting the online application process. 

All candidates for the AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport Scholarship must submit both applications, for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration​ 2018 programme and the scholarship, by the second application deadline on 1 February 2017.  

You will be considered for the scholarship after being successfully accepted in the programme. Please note that applications received by the third and final deadline on 1 May 2017, will not be considered for the AISTS Future Female Leader in Sport scholarship.


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