Bursary Award Scheme renewed


Applications are now being welcomed from young people in BANES and Wiltshire, who may need support in their sporting aspirations.  If you believe you have a laent in a particular sport, then we would love to hear from you.

Bursary Offer

 The Bath & Wiltshire School Sports Trust is committed to raising the standard of sport and a bursary scheme has been established to support athletes in their pursuit of excellence. The bursary system intends to work with talented sport performers who will enhance the success of sport in the local area of BANES and Wiltshire.

 The Sports Bursary scheme aims to realise the individual’s potential both as an academic and as an elite sports performer.

Eligibility and selection criteria

Boys and girls can apply and must meet the following criteria:

  • You must fulfil the normal academic requirements set by your school (target grades).
  • You would normally participate in a sport that is recognised by Sport England and currently be performing at County, National or International level, or be able to demonstrate strong evidence that you have the potential to achieve this standard
  • Explain how you demonstrate the Trust’s 4 values (Resilience-Responsibility-Compassion-Curiosity)
  • You must be prepared to fulfil an ambassadorial role for the Bath & Wiltshire School Sport Trust


What does the applicant receive?

For sports people meeting the criteria there is up to £300.00 pa available.

Application process

Prospective candidates

Applications should be emailed to Tim Kirk at:

01 February – decision by the 10th February

01 June – decision by the 10th June

01 October – decision by the 10th October

Please download this form and send to Tim Kirk at when complete

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