Applications are open for the Sports Award 2020.
Awards range from £100 to £1,000 to help young people pay for any costs associated with their sport.
Apply for a sports award
Check who can apply and conditions below, if you have a question for our Community, Culture and Wellbeing team email email@example.com.
Deadline for applications is Friday 22 November 2019.
Who can apply
- Be aged between 13 and 25 years on the closing date
- Live in the Epping Forest district – including if you’re at college or university and return home to the Epping Forest district during holidays
- Compete at county, regional or national level in a nationally governed sport
When you apply you will need to agree 5 conditions:
- The award may only be used for the purpose stated on your application form
- Award winners will keep our Community, Culture and Wellbeing team informed of their success and provide images or a statement after the activity
- Agree the use of the images and a statement for news releases and to appear online
- Successful applicants may be requested to demonstrate their skills or exhibit their work at an appropriate local event or civic function during the year
- The award will be made for sporting career achievements made prior to December 2019
Last year’s winner Rachel Ellis is currently one of the youngest girls to have been promoted to the premier senior division in White Water Slalom Canoeing, and is on the England National Talent Squad for the top 8 U18 girls in the Country. She has used her award towards travel costs to GB canoeing training camps held across Europe and Junior European competitions which has provided her with valuable experience to progress within her sport.
Previous award winners have included:
- Christianna Vitanova – Rhythmic Gymnast
- Daniel Rowden – Athlete
- Naomi Harryman – Heptathlete and now GB American football star
- Glenn Billing – GB Ice Hockey player