WIT Viking Sport Rising Star Programme
The Rising Star is a pre sports scholarship programme at WIT which offers an athlete led development programme aimed at supporting the overall development of young high performing athletes in a wide range of sports. The aim of The Rising Star programme is to give secondary school students who cannot yet apply for the WIT Viking Sport Scholarship the chance to sample the benefits of the programme.
WIT will allow talented secondary school athletes between the ages of 14-17 the opportunity to develop their sporting abilities by offering a network of support services and expertise which is tailored around the specific needs of each individual athlete.
Benefits of Receiving Rising Star Award
· Recipient has access to fantastic facilities in WIT Arena including gyms & running tracks.
· Recipient will have access to one on one sessions with qualified Strength & Conditioning coaches.
· Recipient will receive elite testing sessions and results.
· Recipient will receive WIT Rising Star gear.
· Athletes must be between 14 – 17
· Athletes must be attending secondary school.
· Athletes must be from the South East region in order to avail of full benefits of the program.
· Sport must be recognised by Sport Ireland.
Applying for Rising Star Award
(Please complete the online application form - link below)
Once the Sport Scholarship Committee has received an applicant’s completed application form, their application will be fully assessed. Students have until 30th of August 2021 to complete and submit their Rising Star application.
How to Apply:
To apply to WIT Viking Rising Star Program
Applicants must complete the WIT Viking Rising Star Application form by clicking the link below. Attach any relevant information necessary to help your application. Please note you will receive an automated email once the form has been completed.
When to Apply:
Applications for 2021 - 2022 WIT Rising Star Award will open Monday Febraury 1st ,2021 and applications will be accepted until 30th of August 2021 at 5 pm.
The final date for Rising Star applications is 30th of August 2021 at 5 pm. For more information, you can email: [email protected] or telephone: 051-302238.