Coaching Funding

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Coaching Grants
Glasgow Sport, Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HG.
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Coaching Funding

Glasgow Sport Coach and Officials Award

Who's it 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's it For?

This award is available to individuals who wish to train as coaches / officials or to improve upon existing qualifications. Funding is only available for National Governing Body recognised courses.

How Much is it?

Up to 75% of costs for Glasgow residents and up to 40% for non-Glasgow residents who volunteer in a Glasgow club

Anything else I need to know?

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.

To apply for the Glasgow Sport Coach & Officials Award Scheme please download the application form and return to or Grants Officer, Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HY.

For more information and to apply online plesae visit sportscotland website here ​​

UKCC Course Funding

sportscotland recognises the importance of new coaches coming into sport and the need for accessible, affordable coaching courses to be available to them. By completing the relevant application form (individual or group) eligible applicants can access funding towards the cost of UKCC endorsed qualifications. Applications must be made at least four weeks prior to the start of the course; retrospective applications will not be accepted.

Individual Applications

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria, can access funding of up to 50% or £170 per person of the course fee, whichever is lower.

Group Applications

If you are a group i.e. two or more individuals from the same organisation/ club, you can also access funding per applicant of up to 50% or £170 of the course fee, whichever is lower.

Applications should be returned to:

What else do you need to do?

Check with your club / school / community group that they are happy to support your application, as you must supply their contact details and this will be verified.

What happens after you apply?

Once your application is received, sportscotland will check you meet the eligibility criteria and give you an electronic decision within 10 working days of receipt of your application.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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