The program has limited space. Please contact FIBA to express your interest in the course.
The course fees are covered through Olympic Solidarity, FIBA, and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee scholarships. The scholarships cover the cost of accommodation, meals, health insurance, local transportation, and the host site’s coaching staff to provide oversight of the experience.
NOCs interested in benefitting from an Olympic scholarship to cover the course fee should submit an application directly to Olympic Solidarity through the Programme of Olympic scholarships for coaches. (ref. to the guidelines and procedure).
In accordance with the IOC’s promotion of women in leadership positions in sport, basketball National Federations and NOCs are encouraged to support candidatures from women coaches.
All applicants will be subject to approval by FIBA/WABC (World Association of Basketball Coaches) and Olympic Solidarity if they wish to benefit from a scholarship.
The USOC will provide visa processing support to accepted course participants and the costs of a round-trip international airline ticket from their home country to the United States.
FIBA will provide a stipend to the host University for the four-week Apprenticeship. The University of Delaware will oversee the overall on-ground experience in the United States.