The programme “Laureus Girls in Sport” focuses particularly on girls and young women with physical or mental disabilities, plus those from socially or economic difficult circumstances. The goal is to offer the participants a solid foundation in life that supports and encourages them in the everyday challenges they face in society.
Scholarship Program Becas Laureus "Tengo un Sueño"
Student-Athletes chosen by the program will receive a scholarship for 4 years, the time required to finish a college degree in the United States. All academic expenses (tuition, fees, books), training materials, coaching staff, travel and living expenses (residence and meals) will be covered by the scholarship they will receive, valued at more than 25,000 Euros per year, for 4 years.
Building upon the successful experience of Laureus Urban Stars in London, Urban Stars Belfast works to reduce gun and gang violence among the youth of the city by offering the alternative of coming off the streets and taking part in sport.