Kenya Rugby announces scholarship opportunity for National Team players


Kenya Rugby Union has announced an opportunity for rugby players to get scholarships at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland.

According to KRU’s statement, those eligible for the opportunity¬† are players that have played for the National Team at any level.

The players should have completed a degree at any university and interested in pursuing a post graduate degree at Saint Andrews and play for the University’s rugby team.

“The University will part sponsor the course, and depending on the caliber of the player, may be willing to fund the entire cost of the course for one year,” reads part of the statement.

“Interested candidates to send their expression of interest to ceo@kru.co.ke clearly stating the course they intend to pursue at the University of Saint Andrews, as well as willingness to bear the expected costs of the program,” the statement further states.

Available courses for scholarships can be viewed on their website.

The University of St Andrews Rugby Football Club is one of the oldest sports clubs at the University having been established in 1858. It is the sixth oldest rugby club in the world.

The club is a founder member of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and has been an integral part of the University for 160 years.

The club has gone on to produce 23 international rugby players who between them have gained 150 international caps, including four British & Irish Lions and eight players who have represented the Barbarians.

The women’s team was established in 1985.

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