Sports Scholarship Available For Local Athletes


Applications are invited from young sportsmen and women living in the Bournemouth area, to apply for a financial scholarship to help them to develop their talents.

The Sports Scholarship is being provided by Westbourne Rotary Club in conjunction with the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation and applications will be accepted until 30th April 2015.  The scholarship will be awarded in May.

Application forms can be downloaded here  Sports Scholarship Form and once completed and endorsed by your coach/organisation, should be submitted to the JTYAF at P.O. Box 7124, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 2BD.

Westbourne Rotary Club has made £1000 available for this award which is aimed at giving talented young people the opportunity to develop as athletes.  So if you have talent and commitment in your chosen sport and feel that you would benefit from this fantastic opportunity we would like to hear from you.

Applications will be considered by a joint group from both the JTYAF and Westbourne Rotary.  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 2015 to the JTYAF

c)      Attend an award ceremony

d)     Agree to photographs and personal details to 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 the JTYAF or Westbourne Rotary Club