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Bengaluru, 11 August 2020- The Sports School, under the mentorship of Robin Uthappa, and in association with Center for Cricketing Excellence (CCE), today announced a scholarship program for students across India. This Cricket Scholarship Program will be offered to students in the U-14, U-16, and U-19 age categories and will be handed out on the basis of their potential in the sport. The last date to apply for the scholarship will be 20th August 2020.

The Scholarship Program comes after the School’s announcement of admission for their incoming batch of students for the year 2020-2021. Upon successfully qualifying, candidates can receive up to 100% scholarship covering both sports training and academics and get a chance to train in The Sports School’s International level Infrastructure with facilities like International standard 65m natural turf Cricket grounds and 6 Indoors and Outdoor Practice nets, respectively.

The Cricket Scholarship Program will be evaluated by a selection committee consisting of renowned names from the industry including:

Robin Uthappa – International Indian Cricketer and Chief Mentor at The Sports School

Sanath Kumar – Former First-Class Indian Cricketer and the Former Head Coach of Assam, Karnataka, and Baroda

Nidhuvan Gotadke – Director, CCE and Head Cricket Coach at The Sports School

Dr. Sankar UV, Director, The Sports School, adds, “Cricket is the most popular sport in India. We at The Sports School strive to empower young sportspersons by helping them balance their sporting and academic ambitions. With this scholarship program, talented cricketers across the country stand a chance to earn themselves up to 100% scholarship for both sports and academic training and be a part of The Sports School’s Cricket program”.

Robin Uthappa, Chief Mentor at The Sports School, adds, “Cricket has tremendous potential and India is a goldmine of talent. Our scholarship program at The Sports School is a wonderful opportunity to train under a specialized curriculum built by us, under the guidance of our expert coaches and keeping in mind our world class facility.

As the Chief Mentor, I am excited about the journey as our program, our team and our infrastructure is built to foster future cricketers for India.”

About The Sports School:

The Sports School is the first institution in India that integrates sports and education to create the perfect training ground for champions of tomorrow. The school, incorporated in June 2019 and headquartered in Bangalore, offers high-performance sports training along with school and graduate education as well as on-site residential facilities. Spread across a lush green 25-acre campus, the school offers an educational curriculum that instead of just including sports, has academics built around sports, and encourages students from Grade 1 to PG to balance their pursuit for both sporting and academic excellence. The school also has partnerships with renowned sporting academies like Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy, Bengaluru FC, Center for Cricketing Excellence, Key5 Basketball and have mentors like Pullela Gopichand and Robin Uthappa.

About Center for Cricketing Excellence:

Founded in 2013, Center for Cricketing Excellence (CCE) has been the home ground to provide young budding cricketers with world-class training, amenities, and infrastructure, to help them make it to the next big level. CCE owns and manages Chintamani Sports Association (CSA), which is a Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) affiliated team currently in Division 1 in Bangalore. CCE Junior Teams finish in the top 8, every year in all age categories and several CCE Alumni have got selected for KSCA Inter-Zonal Championship, in all age categories and some of them also represented Karnataka

To apply for the scholarship, please visit www.thesportsschool.com For any further details, please contact +91 858 787 8668.