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Birkbeck Women in Sport Scholarship - applications close 5 July 2021

The scholarship is part of a wider initiative to foster women's participation in the sport industry.

Applications for the Birkbeck Women In Sport scholarship close on 5 June 2021.

Find out more and apply.

The Birkbeck Women in Sport Scholarship is part of a wider initiative at Birkbeck to foster women’s participation in the sport industry. The Scholarship is generously funded by Birkbeck alumnus Tim Edwards and his partner Elizabeth Edwards. Elizabeth is a Director of Ipswich Town plc, a Trustee of the Ipswich Town Community Trust, as well as being the club Supporter Liaison Officer; Tim is an Associate Director of Ipswich Town FC. Together, they are co-founders of the Ipswich Town Heritage Society. They are passionate about increasing the number of women working in football and sport more generally.

Tim explained, “Women remain underrepresented in senior management roles in the football industry. The Birkbeck MSc course provides a great opportunity for women to pursue their love of sport and progress professionally in this most fascinating and challenging of industries”.

The successful applicant will be able to take advantage of the wider network of professional support from Tim and Elizabeth during their studies.

This scholarship is aimed to benefit a female Home/EU/International student enrolled on the MSc Sport ManagementMSc Sport Management and Business of FootballMSc Sport Management and MarketingMSc Sport Management, Governance and Policy or MSc Sport Marketing.

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