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Apply now for Ron Pickering Fund grants

Saturday 16th September 2017

Combined Events duo Howard Bell and Holly McArthur were among the Scots to benefit from RPMF grants for 2017

15 Scots land Ron Pickering Memorial grants

Scottish athletes aged between 15 and 23 are now invited to join the application process for the RPMF Annual Grants.

The application process takes place in the autumn of each year and is available to both able-bodied and disability UK athletes. Grants to athletes over 23 may be made in exceptional circumstances.

When the application process is open an athlete will be able to apply directly using the online application form. No other method of application will be accepted and the application process is only available during this time.

The selection process then takes place in early December and the announcements of the award recipients is usually made at the end of December or early January.

If successful in the application process and a RPMF Grant is awarded the athlete shall be notified via an email to this same address.

Similarly, if unsuccessful in the application and no grant is awarded, an email shall be sent to inform of the unsuccessful applicant.

Please understand that the RPMF fund recieves many applications and the Grants Committee looks closely at every application and a decision is made on the basis of not only talent, but also such qualities as need and continued progress within the sport.

Funds are limited but the committee do try to help as many athletes as reasonably possible within our limits and guidelines.

Grant Application forms for 2018

The 2018 application process will run from Friday 15 September to Sunday 19 November.

 

Tags: Holly McArthur, Howard Bell, Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

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