FIFA/CIES Executive Programme

Since 2011, CIES offers a FIFA/CIES International University Network “Scholarship” intended to finance participation of a FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management alumnus in the FIFA Master.

The “Scholarship”, to the amount of CHF 45,000.00, is intended to cover the registration fees for the FIFA Master as well as all or part of the living expenses (in particular accommodation, travel expenses, etc.) of the beneficiary linked to his/her participation in the FIFA Master.

Award criteria

Students may apply for the Scholarship provided they comply with the following criteria :

  • the student must have successfully completed the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management and must have been awarded the corresponding diploma/certificate (regardless of the year in which the corresponding diploma/certificate was awarded),
  • the student must have met all his/her financial obligations with respect to the University where he/she was awarded the diploma/certificate,
  • the student must comply with the other criteria as defined in the rules concerning the FIFA Master.  Among these criteria : The student must have obtained a university degree, must have an excellent command of the English language (spoken, written and comprehension) as well as professional experience.

Procedure governing the award and payment of the Scholarship

Details of the Scholarship award procedure are provided in the Regulations of the FIFA Master Scholarship.

Commitments of the Beneficiary

The beneficiary undertakes to :

  • successfully complete the FIFA Master,
  • comply with the Scholarship regulations as well as with the rules and decisions of CIES and of the partner universities concerning the FIFA Master,
  • immediately inform CIES should he/she be awarded another scholarship to finance his/her participation in the FIFA Master,
  • write at least two articles during each of the FIFA Master modules on the recreational and academic activities of the FIFA Master. These articles can be published by CIES and other entities chosen by it.

Decision on the Scholarship award

On the recommendation of the FIFA Master Scientific Committee, CIES makes its decision based on academic and financial criteria.  In principle, the decision is announced before the end of the month of March preceding the beginning of the FIFA Master.
CIES is not required to award the Scholarship if it considers that the applications do not correspond to the applicable criteria. CIES decisions are final. No appeals may be lodged.

Beneficiaries of the FIFA Master Scholarship

2017

MALIZIA OURSI, María Sofía 
Universidad Católica Argentina

DE ANDRADE,  Ricardo Leão 
Fundação Getúlio Vargas

RIOS SOLARES, Diego Enrique 
Universidad de Costa Rica

2016

SMIRNOVA, Darya 
Higher School of Economics 

GONZÁLEZ, Javier 
Universidad Metropolitana

PANIZO CENCERRADO, Sara 
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

2015

KANSO, Hussein
Notre Dame University  

DAVID, Camara
University of the West Indies 

IMAMOĞULLARI, Buğra Cem 
Bahçeşehir University 

ISMAIL, Norane 
Cairo University

2014

CIEZA, Rosario
Universidad Católica Argentina

LACERDA, Sthefânia
Fundação Getúlio Vargas 

2013

BRENES, Diego
Universidad de Costa Rica 

ABDEL DAYEM, Safia
Cairo University

2012

KUCHERIAVYI, Oleksandr
National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine

 
Other Scholarships  

2013

BACCHUS, Charisse
University of the West Indies 

BAHDUR, Zarina
Nelson Mandela University