AISTS Athlete Scholarship

HOW TO APPLY for the AISTS Athlete Scholarship

·         Applicants must first apply for the AISTS MSA 2014 programme with the online application form (more information here:

·         Applicants must be a current or former international athlete

·         Applicants must prove that they are able to support the cost of living in Lausanne (approx. CHF 2’100 per month), and the cost of travel to Switzerland and back to their country of residence.


DOCUMENTS REQUIRED to apply for the AISTS Athlete Scholarship (documents required in the online application form):

·         Applicants must indicate expected financial support for all study induced expenses (incl. travel to Switzerland and back, housing, transportation and other additional cost of living).

·         Applicants must include supporting documentation confirming their sporting achievements

·         Applicants must include a motivation letter to their scholarship application (1 to 2 pages). This letter must be different to the motivation letter submitted with their application to the AISTS MSA.


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The AISTS MSA (Master in Sports Administration) is a 1 year post graduate programme taking place in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital. The programme consists of five core discipline namely Management, Law, Technology, Sociology and Medicine with additional trans-disciplinary topics such as event management, anti-doping, sustainability, athlete career optimisation, and venue management to name just a few. The programme is aimed at providing participants with a 360° view of sports administration and equipping them with the skills and knowledge to apply themselves in a wide array of sport related professions.


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