Women’s football has taken another step in the development of the game as FIFA now has on offer Coach Education Scholarships to help empower more female coaches and players looking to gain further qualifications during or after their playing career.
The application process for the Coach Education Scholarships start today and are one of two application windows in 2021. Every Member Association is allowed to put forward one candidate per application window.
The closing dates per application window are; June 30, 2021 (first window), and October 31, 2021 (second window).
Member Associations have also been invited to apply for additional support and access to coaching resources for eligible coaches and players who hold at least a C License.
FIFA launched the Women’s Development Program last year, and the scholarships are one of eight segments available within the program.
FIFA will provide financial support for successful applicants to cover the cost of their coach education courses. Successful applicants will also have access to online mentoring and other coaching resources as part of their training, which will further assist their coaching development.
Application forms can be accessed here, application form, and information on how to apply and eligibility requirements can be found HERE.
Please visit https://www.fifa.com/who-we-are/news/fifa-opens-application-window-for-women-s-coach-education-scholarships for further information.