To be eligible for the scheme you need to compete or perform at a national/county level in any sport recognised by Sport England. (A list of eligible sports can be found at www.sportengland.org)
You must be;
- A resident for the majority of the year in the area (full time students whose parents/ guardians reside in that area are eligible)
- A current member of a national/county team or squad in a sport recognised by Sport England* and/or
- Currently listed in the top 10 of any national age group ranking in a sport recognised by Sport England** Supporting evidence or confirmation of a sport person's current involvement at a national level will be required from the appropriate National Governing Body of sport. (E.g. a letter from your NGB inviting you to a national/international competition, results, ranking verification).