2019 GCH Bursary/Athlete Support Fund

  • Posted on: 7 April 2019
  • By: Brian

The 2019 GCH Bursary/Athlete Support Fund is now open for applications.  Forms are attached and should be completed returned to bursary@galwaycityharriers.com by 14th April 

Bursary payments will be dependent upon club funds being available and will be awarded at the discretion of the Galway City Harriers bursary committee and/or management committee .  The committee retain the right to withhold payment if relevant conditions are not satisfied.

Applicant must be a paid up member of Galway City Harriers.

Two categories are available

GCH Under 23 Athlete Development

This bursary is open to athletes who have been a National champion at senior or age group level in the past 12 months . Athletes that are not national champions but have attained international status or recorded outstanding times or distances   will also be considered and may apply.
Applicants must be Aged 18-23 at date of application.

GCH Athlete Bursary

This bursary is intended to provide a level of support to competitive national and international level GCH athletes.  The bursary is open to athletes who meet two or more of the following criteria:

  • Have been an individual National medallist or finalist at senior or age group level in the past 12 months  .
  • Athletes that have recorded recognised outstanding times or distances  in their event.
  • Athletes that intend to compete for GCH in a recognised EA/IAAF international level event

Applicants must be Aged 18 and over at date of application

Return forms to Galway City Harriers c/o bursary@galwaycityharriers.com by 14th April

Decision regarding granting of bursaries will be made by Committee by the following weekend.