SEP 00] COVENTRY UNIVERSITY NEWS
Sporty Students Get Scholarly Help
the Olympics less than a fortnight away, Coventry University has
boosted the hopes of young sporting stars hoping to make it to future
total of £16,000 in Sport Scholarships have been awarded to seven new
students, including two Warwickshire students, who begin their studies
those receiving scholarships is Helen Don-Duncan who has been selected
to swim backstroke for Great Britain at the Olympic Games in Sydney.
who will be studying for a degree in Sport Science, will receive £4,000
in support, by being given rent-free accommodation in the university's
halls of residence.
will also be given back-up from a mentoring scheme which will provide
her with support as she balances her academic commitments with her
two local beneficiaries are swimmers from Kenilworth and Warwick.
Duckham, from Lindsey Crescent, Kenilworth begins studying for his
Coventry University Sports Science and Business Management HND at
Warwickshire College, Leamington, in September.
will receive £2,500 in support, and benefit from the academic
Stevens from Chase Meadow, Warwick, will study for a degree in Sport
Science with Human Resource Management from September.
will receive £1,500 in support and academic mentoring.
awards made were:
Jarvis - rower - £1,000
Genner - swimmer - £4,000
Spurr - swimmer - £1,500
Barter - swimmer - £1,500