Exciting Education Opportunity For Badminton Athletes And Aspiring Administrators

July 2, 2021

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) in partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) have combined to offer yet another unique education pathway opportunity for badminton athletes and aspiring administrators within the community.

One fully funded scholarship and four 25% scholarships are available for the Bachelor of International Sport Management degree offered by WAoS and Federation University.

It appeals to individuals looking to launch their careers in the sports industry and builds upon the Athlete Certificate and Post Graduate Certificate Scholarship Programmes previously offered by BWF and WAoS.

Key Information

  • The WAoS degree in International Sport Management is delivered in partnership with Federation University, an institution with a history spanning 150 years and consistent rankings for superior student support and graduate employment outcomes.
  • The fully online course can be completed in three years full-time or up to 10 years part-time and has been developed through identifying the increasing demand from athletes to be more dual career-minded and the need from industry professionals for more flexible study options to progress within the sports industry.
  • Additionally, the programme recognises the importance of combining local context with an international overlay is increasingly more significant in all aspects of sports management.
  • This online delivery provides students with flexibility and the opportunity to study in an industry they are passionate about, the ‘freedom to study from anywhere and the ability to train, compete and study at the same time.


To be eligible to receive the scholarship for the Bachelor of International Sport Management, applicants should:

  • Have completed High School diploma (or equivalent) and transcripts to be submitted with application.
  • An English language level of IELTS: at least 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in the written test or other equivalent proficiency certification.
  • Have a good standing with the Member Association.

Students can apply directly by sending their enquiry to [email protected].

Deadlines – September 2021 Intake

Scholarship Application Opens 5 July 2021
Scholarship Application Deadline 9 August 2021
Tuition payment deadline (if applicable) 20 August 2021

Download the brochure of the Bachelor of International Sports Management programme