Durham University is seeking to recruit up to 10 postgraduate scholars for the 2017/18 academic year for American Football.
The successful candidates will join a squad with National Championship ambitions, having been runners up in 2016/17, and will have opportunities to develop coaching and leadership experience, alongside studying for a Masters degree from a world top 100 university.
Expressions of interest from all positions are encouraged.
*British University Sport eligibility regulations allow the successful candidates to play for the University team regardless of the number of years played in the NCAA.
Masters qualifications are completed in one year in Britain - over 150 world class MA and MSc programmes are available.
The successful candidates will receive the following package:
Reduction in course fees reducing tuition to between £9,900 and £13,800 depending upon course choice.
Access to Durham's Elite Athlete Support programme, including strength and conditioning and physiotherapy
* Candidates can access Federal Aid from the US loans system
Durham University, England, is one of the world's leading academic institutions, ranked within the top 100 globally. The sporting programme is also exceptional, ranked number one in Britain for team sports, and with leading programmes in over 20 different sports.
This postgraduate scheme is unique in Britain for it's scale and strength of opportunity. We will, for the ninth year in succession, ...be recruiting up to 100 overseas student athletes to come to Britain to study and compete. We recruit from Ivy League Schools, large Division 1 programmes but we also recruit heavily from Division 2 and Division 3 programmes. We want to hear from you wherever you are from, with every application being considered on it's individual merits.
This scheme provides you the opportunity to continue to play the sport you love, achieve a world class degree, and also to live in another country: many students will also use the holiday periods to travel around Europe.