FSG award

Football Science Groningen introduces an annual price for the best scientific football research related to

1) Football & Healthy ageing,

2) Football & Performance or

3) Football & Sustainable society.
This award aims to stimulate football related research and to increase the visibility of this research to a broader audience.
- Master graduation project related to football performed at a Dutch university/university of applied science (completed and approved/graded by institution)

- The project should fit within one of the three themes of Football Science Groningen (Football & Healthy ageing, Football & Performance or Football & Sustainable society)

- The project should be written in English or Dutch

- The project is finished in the academic year 2017-2018

- The project contains data (no literature reviews)

- Send your master graduation project as a PDF file to Sport Science Institute Groningen including your name, university/university of applied sciences, contact details of applicant and supervisor, title of the project and theme (Football & Healthy ageing, Football & Performance or Football & Sustainable society) no later than August 31 (23.59 h), 2018.

- A jury, consisting of members of Football Science Groningen and experts from the field, will nominate the three best projects based on the following criteria:
1. Theoretical quality
2. Relevance for football science
3. Relevance for football practice
4. Originality

- The three nominees will be announced before October 1, 2018.

- The three nominees will present their graduation project during a Football Science Groningen event in the autumn of 2018. Instructions will be provided to nominees.

- The jury will determine the winner based on the submitted graduation project (75%) as well as the presentation (25%).

- The winner receives an award of €150,- and publicity while both other nominees will receive an award of €50,-.
FSG Wedstrijd flyer - Submit
If you have any questions, you can contact Sanne te Wierike (coordinator of SSIG)


De partners van SSIG

Het SSIG is een samenwerkingsverband tussen de
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG), het Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
(UMCG), de Hanzehogeschool Groningen (HG) en de Gemeente Groningen (GG)

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