Following the recent announcement of the BWF Para Badminton Tournament Calendar for 2021 (link), we are happy to communicate that the application process for the BWF Para Badminton Female Participation Grant 2021 is OPEN!
The 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 in 2021.
Our goal is to encourage and create opportunities for as many new female participants as possible, while also ensuring a good level of retention of new athletes, following their initial support from the BWF.
To be considered to receive a 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 2021. The BWF will notify all National Badminton Federations / National Para Badminton Federations of the outcome of their applications by 2nd April 2021.
Please note the maximum number of applications per country is TWO.
Please note the maximum amount which can be applied for per athlete is $800 USD.
Deadline for the applications is 26th March 2021.
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