2016 Olympic Studies Centre Annual Research Grant

The BNOC kindly invites PhD students to apply for the 2016 IOC Olympic Studies Centre Annual Research Grant of maximum USD 8000.

All current postgraduate students enrolled in a PhD degree whose research topic involves Olympism, Olympic Sports, or the Olympic Games are eligible to apply.

In 2015, a new grant category specifically aimed at PhD students whose research is focused on topics of interest for the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) was introduced. With reference to
Botswana, the BNOC would be interest in research within the following topics:

  • Anti-Doping
  • Athlete Welfare
  • Coaches Development
  • Media and Communications in sport
  • Recreation & Leisure
  • Sport Development in schools
  • Sport for development
  • Sport Governance
  • Sport for People with disabilities
  • Sport sponsorship & marketing
  • Sport science in High Performance Sport
  • Talent Identification
  • Women and Sport

This category requires a letter of support from the NOC. To this end, we kindly ask that you send all eligible applications to the BNOC by August 25th, 2015.

Please see the attached documents for further eligibility requirements.