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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.
Talent Bursary Funding

Unfortunately the Talent Bursary Funding will not be available this year. Further updates will be available in September 2021.

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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.