Sports funding for people who compete at regional level or above
If you compete at a regional level or above, you can apply for our sports talent bursary.
Who the bursary is for
You can apply for this funding if you are:
- a sportsperson
- currently on the Free Access to National Sportspeople (FANS) scheme.
The criteria for applying:
- you must be at least 8 years old
- you must live in the borough of Lewisham
- you must be competing at regional, national or international level in your chosen sport
- the sport must have a national governing body endorsed by Sport England
- you must be of amateur status
- you must be fully endorsed by their relevant National Governing Body (NGB) – with a supporting statement provided
- you must be fully endorsed by your (qualified) coach to be considered for funding – with a supporting statement provided.
When to apply
The talent bursary scheme is now closed and will reopen at the end of August 2020.