The Michael Lanning Sports Scholarship is now in its second year and the JTYAF is delighted to help with the administration. Last years award winners were dedicated young athletes from Christchurch Rowing Club.
The funding for the Sports Scholarship is being provided by Gill Lanning in memory of her son, Michael Lanning, who was himself a keen sports fan. Gill is looking for a young person who has proven ability, great potential and has shown a high level of commitment to their chosen sport. Applications are invited from young sportsmen/women in the Christchurch area and will be accepted until 31st December 2016. The successful applicant will be announced in March 2017.
The application form is available to download here.
Once completed it will need to be endorsed by the applicants coach/organisation. It should then be submitted by post to:-
The Michael Lanning Sports Scholarship
P.O. Box 7124, Ferndown
Dorset BH22 2BD.
This award is aimed at giving talented young people living or training in the Christchurch area, the opportunity to further develop as athletes. BH23 postcode (Christchurch).
Successful applicants will be expected to:-
a) Provide receipts as evidence of their expenditure
b) Return any balance of money not used by the end of 2017 to the fund.
c) Attend an award presentation
d) Agree to photographs which will be used in press releases/social media communications etc
e) Provide updates on personal progress following the award
f) Be prepared to share their experiences with others if requested to do so by Gill Lanning