Durham University is seeking to recruit postgraduate scholars for the 2019/20 academic year for Volleyball.
The successful candidates will become part of Britain's largest and most established International Postgraduate Scholar programme and will compete for Britain's Number One Team Sport University alongside studying at a world top 75 university.
Durham's Volleyball team are current National Champions, winning the National title twice in the past 3 seasons. In addition to inter-University sport, students will also compete for Durham in the highest level of volleyball in Britain: The National Volleyball League.
*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:
One of the most competitive and attractive scholarships available at UK universities
Access to Durham's Elite Athlete Support programme, including strength and conditioning and physiotherapy
* Candidates can access Federal Aid from the US loans system.
The successful candidates must meet the following criteria:
NCAA Division I playing experience
Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
About Durham University
Durham University is a world renowned institution for Higher Education ranked 34th for ‘student employability’ and 74th in the overall world rankings (QS World Rankings) set in the beautiful surroundings of a historic cathedral city. Durham prides itself on its ability to help develop the leaders of the future and has the highest of academic standards.
We recently celebrated our 10th anniversary of recruiting postgraduate overseas student athletes. We remain the only university in Britain to be offering such a vast programme for overseas students.
We are looking for people that want to keep playing their sport at a high standard for another year and have a strong drive to win a national championship. Crucially, we want people that are keen to help develop their sport in a country where university sport and student participation is still growing.