Applications will open on 16th July, 2020 for Athlete Development Programme athletes, who are attending University, to apply for a TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) award for 2020/21.
TASS is a Sport England funded programme supporting individual athletes studying at university in England. In order to be eligible for nomination, an athlete must meet the following criteria –
TASS aims to provide athletes with access to training and guidance including strength and conditioning, lifestyle, nutrition and sports psychology. It is designed to complement an athlete’s sport-specific training programme as well as give them the tools to be able to train and compete while also studying full-time. For the academic year 2020/21, British Fencing will be able to nominate 5 athletes for TASS awards. The expectation is that successful nominees would be aiming to target one or more of the following –
The application form will be sent to athletes on British Fencing’s Athlete Development Programme, and the deadline for submitting completed applications is 17.00 on 31st July, 2020.
Once the applications have been received, the Athlete Development Team will review them and decide who the 5 athletes being nominated to TASS for awards will be.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact [email protected]
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