The Barbados Olympic Association is inviting applications for a scholarship for the 2020-2021 edition of the RIOU’s Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course.

The MSA is a one-year full-time programme of further professional development in sports management at RIOU in Sochi, Russia. It is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities and an ambition to develop their professional expertise and make an outstanding career in sport administration.

Information on the programme is available at

Click here to view presentation detailing the Russian International Olympic University.

The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) will recommend one candidate for the course. Interested persons are invited to submit their applications to BOA no later than Friday, 28 February 2020. Applicants must also submit an essay in which they write about themselves and their experience and evaluate their leadership qualities, as well as share their vision on how they are going to use the knowledge and skills that they will gain through the MSA programme.

The following documents must also be included with the application:

 Copy of the applicant’s degree(s) and transcript(s)
 Applicant’s CV
 Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s National Federation.

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