Female Participation Grant
BWF Female Participation Grant
The BWF Female Participation Grant offers opportunities for female athletes to apply for financial support to attend and be Internationally Classified at a number of BWF sanctioned International tournaments annually. The grant supports the BWFs goal to increase female participation in Para badminton across all sport classes.
How to Apply
The BWF will call for applications on an annual basis between October and December. Applicant organisations are asked to complete a simple application form for each athlete.
Since 2017, the BWF has provided scholarships to over 70 female athletes from more than 40 countries
To be considered to receive a female participation grant from the BWF, athletes must meet the following criteria:
- Be affiliated to their National Badminton Federation / National Para Badminton Federation / National Paralympic Committee
- Be eligible to be internationally classified by the BWF in one of the six Para badminton Sport Classes (WH1, WH2, SL3, SL4, SU5 & SH6)
- Participate in structured badminton training on a weekly basis (minimum)
Successful applicants will be selected and may receive a full or partial grant to allow them to attend and be Internationally Classified at a BWF sanctioned International tournament in the present year.
Information on applications for 2021 grants will be circulated in October 2020.
For more information, please kindly contact John Shearer, BWF Senior Development Manager [email protected]