Sports Scholarships

Sports scholarships at Cranleigh are designed to ensure that those pupils who are talented athletes are equipped with every opportunity to achieve their highest goals.

The aim of our programme is to develop a pathway that enables gifted pupils to fulfil their sporting potential within a professional, supportive framework.

Candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis but must demonstrate excellence and attainment in their chosen sport(s). 

The following sporting disciplines are considered:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Cricket
  • Golf 

How to apply for a Sports Scholarship

All external candidates should complete a regular admissions application using our online system which can be accessed here. When this application is complete, please email admissions@cranleigh.ae to register your interest in applying for a scholarship and the team will advise next steps. Note that we require full admissions information to be submitted before progressing with scholarship applications.

Internal candidates should email admissions@cranleigh.ae and the team will advise next steps which will include the submission of a formal application.

The deadline for scholarship applications for pupils based in Abu Dhabi is Wednesday 12th February 2020. Only overseas applicants can be considered after this date.

All applications will be reviewed and candidates who meet the required criteria will be asked shortlisted and invited to attend an assessment day which will include:

  • Team building exercises
  • Fitness Testing
  • Sport specific activities
  • An interview with the Director of Sport

All applicants should have good athleticism, an excellent work ethic and be able to demonstrate a desire to listen and learn.