The Sky Sports Scholarship program is back with 12 new athletes from UK and Ireland, plus a rising tennis star from Germany and an Italian skier benefiting from funding and developmental support.
The Scholarship, which has already helped over 20 athletes, provides the Scholars with a unique level of support through their relationship with Sky as they develop their careers.
The programme runs from 2017-2020 and offers benefits such as financial aid, both a sporting and business executive mentor, media training, personal development and work experience.
The Scholarship programme has also opened its doors to athletes from a wider range of sports and for the first time includes Scholars specialising in tennis, modern pentathlon and climbing.
Each of the Scholars has a different and exciting story, and Sky will closely support them as they take the next steps on their journey.