Sports Grants
Glasgow Sport,Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road Glasgow, G40 3HY
0141 287 5508
Fax: 0141 287 3558


Excel in Coaching – Coach Development Programme

The Glasgow Sport Coach Scholarship Scheme is being re-launched as the Excel in Coaching Programme. The new programme shall have a focus on allowing coaches to be the best coach they can be at their chosen level.

The programme aims to support voluntary coaches with a package of coach education. This could be a visit to observe a high level coach in the UK/aboard for a few days or a talk/discussion with a coaching expert.

The programme is not a coach grants scheme that aims to move coaches from Level One to Level Two. This option may be available for coaches but this programme aims to support a coach’s development through tailor made opportunities for individual coaches or small groups.

Excel in Coaching Information Sheet

Excel in Coaching Application Form

Coach & Officials Award Scheme

Who For?
For individuals who are coaches/officials or wish to be coaches/officials. Applicants must volunteer or wish to volunteer at a Glasgow club.
What For?
This award is available to individuals who wish to train as coaches / officials or to improve upon existing qualifications are available for National Governing Body recognised courses.
How Much?
Up to 75% of costs for Glasgow residents and up to 40% for non-Glasgow residents who volunteer in a Glasgow club
Anything else?
The award application form must be submitted at least 3 weeks before the start of the course.
The applicant must pay for the course up front and if successful in obtaining funding will receive the award once the course has been completed and proof of attendance and success submitted.

Community Grants Form

This is for Glasgow based clubs and voluntary organisations that have developmental recreational programmes. Funding would be towards the purchase of equipment, taster days, events or coach education. Funding of up to £1000 may be applied for but only if the club contributes a similar amount to the project.

Community Grants Fact File

Community Grants Application Form

Talented Sports Performers

This is for performers who have been selected by their Governing Body to represent their sport at Scottish or UK level or can demonstrate that they have the potential to reach these levels. Please note there are separate guidance notes for tennis, badminton and athletics. All other sports are covered by the General Guidance Notes.

Talented Sports Performers Application Form​

Talented Sports Performer General Guidance Notes​

Tennis Guidance Notes

Badminton Guidance Notes

Athletics Guidance Notes

International Travel Award 

For individuals or sports clubs participating in major governing body sanctioned sporting events abroad.

International Travel Award - Fact File
International Travel Award (Club / Group) - Application Form​

International Travel Award (Individual) - Application Form​

All completed application forms should be returned to the address on the left or emailed to Community Fact File Jan13.doc

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