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Coach Bursary Scheme
The Tyne & Wear Coach Bursary scheme aims to create new or better qualified sports coaches in Tyne & Wear. The bursary scheme is managed by Tyne & Wear Sport and will financially support people to either become newly qualified as coaches or to improve existing coaches' qualifications.
The Bursary scheme will support 4 areas:
Level 2+ coaching bursary - This scheme is a small grants scheme that aims to support coaches who are looking to progress to a level 2 coaching qualification or above.
Plus 14 - This scheme is a small grants scheme that aims to support coaches who are working with age groups of 14 years and above.
Disability Coach Bursary - The initiative, which is being run in partnership with the Tyne & Wear Disability Sport Forum and the English Federation of Disability Sport, is a small grants scheme that aims to create new or better qualified disability coaches in Tyne & Wear. Coaches can apply for up to 75% of the total cost of a course (upto a maximum of £300) to either become newly qualified as a disability coach or to improve existing disability coaches' qualifications.
Coach Education Grant - This scheme is a small grants scheme that aims to support coaches who need to attend courses or workshops to further their development. These courses may be Level 1 coaching qualifications, marketing and promotion, safeguarding, business planning, first aid, how to improving technique or an introduction to nutrition.
To apply for one of the above funding streams please complete the form below.
The closing date for bursary applications are as follows:
- 28th June 2013
- 30th September 2013
- 31st December 2013
- 31st March 2014
If you have any queries in relation to this scheme, please contact Paul Thompson on 0191 4972325. Before applying please download the Coach Bursary Overview document below.
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