Published: 15th January 2018
Huddersfield Elite Sports Education Academy are delighted to announce the launch of an Elite Netball Performance and Education Scholarship in partnership with Huddersfield Giants Netball Club.
The Netball Scholarship will launch in September 2018 and will offer youngsters a first class Education in sport alongside training and playing Netball in a professional environment.
The launch of the Scholarship is great news for aspiring young Netball players in West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas as it will provide an opportunity to develop their Netball ability while gaining an education that will allow them to pursue a career working in the sports industry. The scholars will compete in the AOC Sport College Netball League and will benefit from an elite player development programme consisting of weekly training sessions, strength and conditioning and competitive fixtures, all under the leadership of highly qualified Netball Coaches.
Alongside the performance element of the programme the scholars will study the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport Performance and Excellence. The 2-year qualification is the equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides students with a valuable insight into the variety of subjects within the sporting industry. Physiology, psychology, nutrition and fitness testing are just some of the Netball related subject areas that will be explored.
Huddersfield Elite Sports Education Academy has already made a name for itself by offering Futsal Scholarships, Golf Scholarships and the new Category 3 Rugby League Development Academy in partnership with Huddersfield Giants RLFC. Many students over the last 3 years have progressed into Higher Education, Scholarships in the USA and employment in the sports industry. The Education Academy also currently deliver the academic curriculum to the Huddersfield Giants Academy Scholars.
For more information and to apply please visit http://www.huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk/departments/education-academy/scholarships/