Finding scholarships to fund your dream
Making the best match for you

Finding the best match

“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.

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

UStudy Sports supports, guides, and places all level 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, Malta, Thailand, Vietnam and The United States. We have placed athletes not only in the United States, but also in countries like Canada, the UK and Spain.


Webinar Sport & Study in the USA

Is playing sports your passion and are you looking to combine sports with a study in the US? Are you curious about what studying at a high school, college or university involves?

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Decanen workshop: Studie in de VS

De wens van leerlingen om in de Verenigde Staten te studeren blijft gestaag groeien. Maar de zoektocht naar de juiste Amerikaanse high school of universiteit is niet eenvoudig. Het systeem is veel minder transparant dan hier in Nederland en een aanmelding vraagt veel papierwerk, ook van uw kant.

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Webinar Basketball & Study in the USA

Is basketball your passion and are you looking to take your game to a new level in the US in combination with a study? Are you curious about what studying at a high school, college or university involves? Read more (in Dutch)

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Webinar Golf & Study in the USA

Is Golf your passion and are you looking to take your sport to a new level in the US in combination with a study? Are you curious about what studying at a high school, college or university involves?

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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 Program     

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.

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

Student stories

My story at Lehigh University: Sarah Bonthuis

I am Sarah Bonthuis and I am currently studying
at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where I combine my studies with hockey in
the college hockey team. I am writing this experience story after my last season as senior (fourth year).

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Sanne Bloemendaal: my story as a student-athlete in Division III

I am a senior at Drew University, a small liberal arts college right outside of New York City. I am majoring in International Relations and Business with a minor in Law, Justice, and Society. I am currently the captain of the women’s tennis team, president of the International Student Association at Drew, and work as a writing tutor. I have experienced some really great things during my years at Drew so far which have helped me develop as a student, an athlete, and a person.

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Alhassan Barrie looks back on his time playing basketball in America

From the day that Alhassan could hold a basketball in his hands as a little boy, he dreamt of playing basketball in America. “It’s every basketball player’s dream to play in the States,” he adds with a big smile.

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Bas Vermeulen: From club tournament to university golf team – Golf

A year ago, Bas Vermeulen’s parents waved goodbye to their 20-year-old son as he embarked upon a new adventure at St. Leo University in Florida. The Dutch athlete was scouted to play on the university’s golf team.

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Marya de Haas

Gemeentelijk Gymnasium Hilversum

The GGH, a Dutch ‘gymnasium’ school, has been collaborating with UStudy and Marina Meijer for almost 10 years. Through Marina, several students have found their way to well-regarded colleges and universities throughout the United States. Marina always responds quickly, has an extensive network of contacts within education in the United States, and always provides honest and professional advice. Besides that, she is incredibly friendly.

School Counselor

Ella Jennes

Pennsylvania State University

Marina is highly capable, full of integrity, and delivers on promises. Plus she is just a good person. I highly recommend working with Marina. We had an excellent experience