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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.

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.