Sporting Fund

Sporting Fund

Sam Hosgood Sporting Endeavour Fund

The Sam Hosgood Sporting Endeavour Fund was established by Sam who was the long term Chairman and instigator of these awards. It is awarded annually in September by Sam and the Parish Council to the finest young sportsmen and women in Barkham who compete for their country, to help in a small way with the costs of their training and travelling.

Applications for this award can be accepted from anyone under 18, on the 1 st July of that year,  from anyone who represents England, in their chosen sport, in international competitions.  The application must be made via their training club.  In addition awards can only be made to applicants who reside permanently in Barkham during the application period. Applications can be made at any time after 1st May and before the 30th of June for consideration of an award in the September.

Although awards for applicants cannot be guaranteed, all applications are looked at seriously if they meet the criteria. It is always remarkable how many children there are who qualify from our small community, so please make sure you apply ASAP.

All applications should be made by contacting  our Clerk, Ellen Tims, to request an application form, outlining which sport you are involved in, achievements to date, training and competition commitments in the future with likely costs.

Good luck to all applicants as Barkham looks forward to its first Olympic Athlete !