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Advanced Bionics sports scholarship open for applications

Advanced Bionics (AB) have announced that applications for their annual sports scholarship are now open. AB are keen to support those who are passionate about sports, or have an important upcoming competition or even those who want to encourage other Cochlear Implant recipients to take up sports.

The scholarship is open to any AB cochlear implant recipient in the UK and Eire and applicants are not required to play sport at a competitive level to be considered eligible; anyone who plays an individual or team sport at any level can apply. All that is asked that potential recipients are passionate about playing sport and are keen to promote sport to other cochlear implant recipients.

The winner will need to be willing to share their story with others and happy to supply photographs and updates that may feature on the AB website, social media and other promotional materials.

Last year, AB supported Rod Oaten as he competed at The World Deaf Golf Championships 2016 in Copenhagen. Rod and his team obtained fifth place.

If you are interested in applying for the AB sports scholarship, please email your application  to info.uk@AdvancedBionics.com including the following information:

  • Contact details (Name, address, email address, date of birth)
  • Which Advanced Bionics devices and accessories you use?
  • What sport you play?
  • Why you are applying for the scholarship?
  • How much funding you would like?
  • What you would like the funding for?

Please limit your application to no more than 400 words.

The deadline for applications is 30th September 2017.

If you would like further information about the sports scholarship, please email info.uk@AdvancedBionics.com

Good luck to everyone applying!

FAQs:

Who is eligible for the sports scholarship?

Any Advanced Bionics cochlear implant recipient from the UK or Eire.

Can under 18 year olds apply?

Yes the sports scholarship is open to under 18 year olds however all applicants under the age of 18 years must have parental consent when applying for the scholarship.

When does the scholarship application process start?

The scholarship application process is currently open.

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The scholarship deadline is 30th September 2017.

What is the application process?

Please email your application to info.uk@AdvancedBionics.com including the following information:

  • Contact details (Name, address, email address, date of birth)
  • Which Advanced Bionics devices and accessories you use?
  • What sport you play?
  • Why you are applying for the scholarship?
  • How much funding you would like?
  • What you would like the funding for?

 Is there a word restriction on the application email?

Please limit your application to a maximum of 400 words 

What sports and ability levels are eligible to apply?

You can play any sport (individual or team sports) at any level, competitive to beginner.

 How are winners selected?

The Advanced Bionics sports scholarship panel will decide who will receive the awards based on the application submitted.

Will the winner be used in Advanced Bionics marketing initiatives?

The winner will need to be willing to be photographed/supply photographs for promotional purposes and willing to take part in promotional activity. Advanced Bionics may feature the winner’s photograph/profile/story on the AB website, social media and other promotional materials. The winner will be required to sign an Image and Author Release form.

Who do I contact, if I want more information?

Please email info.uk@AdvancedBionics.com if you would like further information about the sports scholarship.

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