Which sport do you like the most? Cricket? Football? Basketball? Or Chess? Irrespective of which sport you choose, have you ever thought of winning a scholarship on the basis of your contribution to these sports. Perhaps not. However, if you wish to make your contributions noteworthy in the area of sports, you are open to numerous scholarship opportunities in India offered by renowned sports institutions and other private organizations.
Find out which are the distinguished sports-based scholarships in India in the list given below and excel in the area of your choice.
List of sports-based scholarships in India
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Applicable For||Application Period*|
|1.||AAI Sports Scholarship Scheme in India||Players above 14 years who represent India in Sub-Junior / Junior / Senior National Championships, All India Inter University Tournaments, National School Games||December to February|
|2.||GEMS Genius Scholarship||School students||July to August|
|3.||MKG Chess Scholarship||Girl chess player below the age of 18 years||June to July|
|4.||University of Sussex Sports Scholarships Scheme (UK)||Master’s degree applicants (performing athletes)||August to October|
|5.||ASA International Scholarship (Australia)||Students willing to study in Australia||November to December|
|6.||Symbiosis Society Foundation Sports Scholarships||Sportsperson enrolling/studying at Symbiosis International University||June to July|
*The application duration stated is tentative which may also change on the discretion of the scholarship providing authorities.