Applications will open as of 13th July 2021 for Athlete Development Programme athletes, who are attending University, to apply for a TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) award for the academic year 2021/22
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 2021/22, BF 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 pack will be sent to athletes on British Fencing’s ADP via email, and the deadline for submitting completed applications is 23:59 on Sunday 8th August.
Once the applications have been received, the Athlete Development Team will review them and nominate 5 athletes and 2 reserves to TASS.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact [email protected]
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