Hampshire County Council Grants

Hampshire Talented Athlete Scheme (HTAS) grant applications for overseas tournaments

As part of its Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Programme Hampshire County Council has allocated £5000 to help athletes with the costs of competing internationally. Athletes are invited to apply for up to 50% of their expenses attached to competing internationally, to a maximum of £500.

When to apply

Applications will be open between 22 January and 20 March 2015.

Grant criteria and eligibility


  1. Aged 11+

  2. Competing in an HTAS supported sport at the required level (please contact Nicola Wright, Sports Development Officer (Performance) Nicola.j.wright@hants.gov.uk  for your individual sports criteria)

  3. Live in the administrative county of Hampshire (excludes Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight)

  4. Selected by National Governing Body of sport for an overseas tournament/ match as part of the performance pathway.

  5. Tournament/ match must be within the next 3 months

  6. Athlete must not already be in receipt of HTAS funding for that calendar year.

What is funded?

Overseas trips to official competitions, matches or tournaments where selection has been made by the National Governing Body and the competition is part of the agreed performance pathway towards elite sport.  

What is not funded?

Competitions, matches or tournaments that are not part of the NGB performance pathway towards elite sport.

Athletes who have already been funded through the Hampshire Talented Athlete Scheme for that calendar year e.g. awarded in December 2013/January 2014 for the 2014 calendar year.

Apply now Application guidance notes and online form