Making the best match for you

“The possibilities for combining a study abroad with sports are endless.”

The beautiful campuses and amazing sports facilities are hard to resist. But not all high schools, colleges, and universities are equal. Are you truly aware of what you are saying ‘yes’ to?

The differences in curriculum and athletic levels can be vast. This is where our knowledge and years of experience can make a real difference. What sets us apart is that we leave no stone unturned in our desire to fulfill your needs and wishes. In this way we are able to provide you with the best possible match.

The UStudy Sports program has provided guidance and placement to ambitious young student-athletes since 2005. We serve a variety of clients at all academic and athletic levels, including National and Olympic-level athletes, as well as amateur athletes with a great passion for their sport.

We are proud to have supported athletes from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Canada and the United States.

If you are interested in combining your studies with sports abroad, it is important to contact us on time. The sooner, the more suitable options you will get and be eligible for scholarships.

UStudy Sports offers three trajectories to choose from:

  1. Consultation
  2. Tailored program
  3. Go USA Get Recruited program (USA only)

What are your goals and ambitions? We supply the opportunities!

UStudy Sports supports, guides, and places all manner of athletes – from ambitious amateurs to Olympic hopefuls.

We are experts in helping you realize your dreams! We help you find your spot – the place where your academic and athletic talents can flourish and come into their own.

We offer a unique mentorship program, focusing on your athletic ambitions and development while simultaneously making sure you reach your educational goals. Our experts are ready to help you! Schedule a meeting with our study and athletic adviser.

We know better than anyone how to navigate the world of academic and sports scholarships and help you find other financial resources needed to make your dreams come true.

We are proud to have supported athletes from Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland, and The United States. We have placed athletes not only in the United States, but also in countries like Canada, the UK and Spain.

UStudy Sports currently supports athletes in the following sports:

  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Rifle
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball*
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • (Table)tennis
  • Triathlon
  • (Beach)volleybal
  • Waterpolo
  • Wrestling**

* women only
** men only

We work hard to find funding for our athletes to keep their studies abroad.

Depending on their academic and athletic profile and an early start of working with us, our athletes can receive funding from one or more of the following resources combined:

  • Athletic scholarship
  • Academic scholarship
  • Need-based financial aid
  • Government scholarship and/or loan
  • Private foundation grant and/or loan

Your options

1. Consultation

We can answer your questions and inform you about the different educational and athletic opportunities abroad. Schedule a meeting with our academic and athletic adviser Marina Meijer.

2. Tailored Program

With the Tailored Program we help you with the entire process from school selection up to and including departure. Let our experienced application advisers take you by the hand!

3. Go USA Get Recruited

When participating in the Get Recruited Program (USA only!), we provide a list of coaches who are interested in recruiting you. Participation is on a no-cure-no-pay basis.

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About us

Welcome to UStudy Sports: the unique sports branch of UStudy, the education consultancy for studying abroad. We are unparalleled in our ability to assess high schools, colleges and universities on their sport and academic level, scholarship opportunities, surroundings, atmosphere, etc. We have extensive knowledge of a wide variety of quality sports and academic programs in various countries and have excellent contacts with both sports coaches and admissions officers & financial aid officers. We are also effective at securing interesting sports and academic scholarships and other financial arrangements. From 2005 onwards, UStudy Sports has advised and placed many hundreds of athletes, at all levels of competition and from a wide range of countries.

We put our knowledge and experience to work for you. We offer a unique mentor program that pays close attention to your sports ambitions and development, while still serving your academic goals. Our professional experts are at your service: academic advisers, sports mentors, sports psychologists, college guidance & career coaches, application advisers and test prep tutors.

What really sets us apart is our ability to fully immerse ourselves in your athletic and academic aspirations and the unique possibilities that suit your needs. We guide and supervise you through the application process, from writing essays, securing recommendations, as well as drafting an academic resume for you. We will also keep in touch with you once you’re in the US and advise you when necessary.

Step by step, we work together on finding the perfect match. Our goal is to ensure that your adventure abroad is not only unforgettable but will provide you with a valuable diploma or degree and a fantastic sports experience.

Academic Advisers

The UStudy Sports team consists of highly qualified and experienced multilingual staff who are dedicated to working closely with student-athletes and their parents to make their dreams of studying playing sports abroad come true.

Members of our staff are fluent in among others, English, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic.

Athletic Mentors

The UStudy Sports program has a unique, personal mentoring program in soccer, baseball, golf, field hockey and softball. Mentoring programs in other sports to follow.

Our carefully selected athletic mentors all have extensive playing and coaching experience in the United States and elsewhere.

Support Team

Our UStudy Sports support team is made up of a variety of specialists, ready to help our students-athletes and their parents with all their needs.

Get in touch - we are looking forward to meeting you!

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