Are you a talented rider?

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Are you a talented rider?
Are you a talented rider?
The British Equestrian Federation is inviting applications for the /2011 Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS).
Applications are invited from eventing, showjumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage; there are awards available for the non-olympic disciplines.
The TASS awards are made annually and will take effect as of the new academic year, which begins 1 October through until 30 September 2011.
The deadline for applications is Friday 30 July 2010.
The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme is a government funded programme which represents a partnership between sport and higher education, created to assist talented young athletes.
The criteria used to determine an athlete’s eligibility is as follows:
• Aged between 15 (16 by 1 June 2011) and 25 years (35 for Para-Equestrian disciplines)
• Recognised from performance profile to be a potential future international winner
• Commitment to an agreed annual training programme
• Commitment to an agreed annual competition (where appropriate)
• Meet minimum academic entry requirements
• Studying at/with an organisation based in England

For further information about the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme please visit the BEF website at www.bef.co.uk or any of the member bodies websites.