Pat Gabbitas Bursary

Which courses are eligible?
Level 1 (60%) Level 2 (60%) Level 3 (40%)
  • Level 1 Coaching Swimming
  • Level 1 Teaching Aquatics
  • Level 1 Diving
  • Level 1 Synchronised Swimming
  • Level 1 Water Polo
  • Level 2 Coaching Swimming
  • Level 2 Teaching Aquatics
  • Level 2 Diving
  • Level 2 Synchronised Swimming
  • Level 2 Water Polo
  • Level 3 Coaching Swimming
  • Level 3 Diving
  • Level 3 Synchronised Swimming
  • Level 3 Water Polo
Who is eligible
  • Applicants must be a member of a club affiliated to Lancashire county WPSA.
  • The proposed course must be recognised by the ASA and the applicants must meet all course requirements.
  • The course must be accredited by the ASA and delivered by an ASA accredited provider.
How often can the club apply?
  • To give all affiliated clubs an opportunity to benefit from the funding clubs will be restricted to applications in respect of two individuals. The executive may review the level of take up after a period of time and permit further applications by clubs should funds still be available.
  • Only 1 application per individual per year.
How much is the bursary?
  • application can be made up to 60% of the total course cost for Levels One and Two, and 40% of the total course cost for level Three
What will be expected of the club
  • the club will be expected to pay the full course in the first instance and claim the 60% bursary from the association.
  • BURSARIES WILL ONLY BE PAID UPON SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE COURSE
What will be expected of the applicant?
  • The applicant will be required to complete  one day (or two half days) of volunteering work for the Association within 18 months of application.(volunteer hours could be marshalling at the A/G Champs/Masters Competitions, help out at the Synchro Competition or the County Swim Camps)
  • The applicants will be notified be the association of the date(s) and time that this volunteering will need to be completed.
What happens if the applicant does not fulfil their volunteer hours?
  • the club will be liable for repaying the bursary fee to the association.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VOLUNTEERING WORK MUST BE COMPLETED FOR LANCASHIRE COUNTY WPSA AND NOT FOR THE HOME CLUB.

How to apply?
  • Applications must be made via the affiliated club.
  • Complete the course bursary application form stating which course the applicant is booked onto. Confirmation of this booking with the course provider must also be included with the application.
  • If the application is retrospective then an invoice or e-mail from the course provider confirming attendance on the course must be included with the application.
  • The application can be made retrospectively for any courses undertaken from 1st October 2015.
  • BURSARIES WILL ONLY BE PAID UPON SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE RELEVANT COURSE
  • Send the application form to dawe.carolyn@googlemail.com with the subject: Lancashire County WPSA Bursary
  • The club will receive an e-mail confirming that they have been awarded the bursary for the individual (providing the above conditions have been met).
  • The individual will be notified to arrange their volunteer

BURSARY-CLAIM-FORM-MAR-2016

 

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