Which Sports Are Easiest To Get A Scholarship For? | SportsEngine

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 NameApplicable ForApplication Period*
1. AAI Sports Scholarship Scheme in IndiaPlayers above 14 years who represent India in Sub-Junior / Junior / Senior National Championships, All India Inter University Tournaments, National School GamesDecember to February
2.GEMS Genius ScholarshipSchool studentsJuly to August
3.        MKG Chess ScholarshipGirl chess player below the age of 18 yearsJune 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 AustraliaNovember to December
6.        Symbiosis Society Foundation Sports ScholarshipsSportsperson enrolling/studying at Symbiosis International UniversityJune to July

*The application duration stated is tentative which may also change on the discretion of the scholarship providing authorities.