Durham University is seeking to recruit postgraduate scholars for the 2021/22 academic year for American Football.
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 class university.
Durham's American Football team won the National Championship in 2017/18 and were ranked #1 in 19/20 before the season was cancelled. Durham will be looking to reclaim the title in 2021/22.
Expressions of interest from all positions are encouraged.
*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 playing experience
Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
About Durham University
Durham is one of the world’s leading Universities as shown by our World Top 100 position in the QS World University Rankings 2021, where we are ranked 86th. Durham is set in the beautiful surroundings of a historic cathedral city and prides itself on its ability to help develop the leaders of the future and has the highest of academic standards.
We recently celebrated our 12th 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.