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Futsal & Education Scholarship

20 April 2014

Places are now available for the club's Futsal & Education scholarship.

Cheltenham Town are looking for 32 players between the ages 16-18 to become part of the Futsal and Education Scholarship Programme for September 2014. 

Students enrol onto a two year, Level 3 BTEC in Sport, whilst competing in a national Futsal league representing Cheltenham Town Football Club. They will also compete in the Soccer AM Cup with the national Futsal league highlights being shown on Soccer AM every Saturday morning during the football season.

Cheltenham Town are now established as one of the top schemes in the Football League Trust Education & Futsal Programme

The Futsal and Education Scholarship Programme, going into its fourth year, delivers a first class, full time education alongside professional Futsal coaching. The Scholars play competitive Futsal fixtures against other professional Football Clubs including Reading, West Bromwich Albion & Derby. 

The programme aims to provide 16-18 year olds with the underpinning knowledge and expertise in the field of sport, for students with aspirations to have a career in sport, sports coaching, P.E Teaching, Physiotherapy, Sports Management or Sports Science. 

Cheltenham Town FC have run the Level 3 BTEC in Sports Studies now for three successful years, with a large percentage of the scholars achieving grades high enough to enrol to universities across the country. 
All applicants must be attaining 4 GCSE grades at C or above, ideally including Maths and English.

The selected 32 players will follow the same coaching patterns as the other Cheltenham Town Scholars, with a typical weekly schedule consisting of 2 training sessions, 10-12 hours of Education and a fortnightly fixture in the Futsal National Youth League. 

For more information please click here or contact the community team via email ( or via the phone (01242 518630).

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