East Staffordshire Sport Scholarship Awards Scheme
East Staffordshire is proud to boast a wealth of sporting talent and the annual awards provide the ideal opportunity to celebrate the various individuals, teams and clubs achievements from the past 12 months.
The highlight of the evening will be the awarding of the Hilton at St Georges Park Sports Person of the Year award, who will follow in the footsteps of former winners, which include former Burton Albion player Daren Stride, England Netballer Olivia Murphy and Last year’s 2 time winner of the award Swimmer Adam Peaty.
Nominations are also sought for the following categories:
- ‘East Staffordshire Sports partnership’ Junior Volunteer Of the Year
- Sports Coach of the Year
- ‘Consolidated Charity of Burton upon Trent’ Disabled Performer of the Year
- ‘East Staffs Sports Council’ Administrator of the Year
- ‘Ted Smith’ Junior Team of the Year in Pursuit of Excellence
- Senior Team of the Year
- ‘Steve & Karen Gardner’ Junior Sports Person of the Year
- ‘Vic Roebuck Memorial Trophy’ for Sports Un-Sung Hero
Elite Sports performers and Coaches who have achieved in their chosen sport at regional level or above can also apply for Grant Aid to help them with training and competition costs, to assist them in achieving full national and international honours.
Councillor Colin Whittaker, Deputy Leader for Cultural Services said: “East Staffordshire Borough Council is delighted to recognise the commitment, dedication and effort these individuals and teams have put into their respective sports over the last twelve months. This event, which is being hosted in such a prestigious venue, is a fitting way in which to do it”.
The full criteria for applying for grant aid and making nominations is available on the Council’s website along with online & downloadable application and nomination forms.
Hard copies of the forms can also be picked up from local Leisure Centres, and the Customer Service Centres. Deadline for applications and nominations is Monday 8th January 2018.
For further information or assistance with applying or nominating for a Sport Scholarship Awards please contact Emma Varnam on 01283 508192 or firstname.lastname@example.org