To encourage and develop participation in Athletics as a means of promoting physical health in the youth of the Community and to ensure that where possible, poverty shall not be a restricting factor in such involvement as the Trustees shall in their absolute discretion from time to time determine.
The Trustees will only consider applications from youths, or for projects which are entirely concerned with youths. Applications from persons or beneficiaries aged 21 and over will NOT be considered.
The AAA has a fund which is able to support England Athletes under the age of 23 who are in full time education and active in Athletics. Applicants should not be receiving other funding and be eligible to compete for England.
Applications are invited for grants from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund from young track and field athletes who are in education and may need financial help towards training or provision of equipment. To be considered, Applicants must be aged between 15 and 23 years, medalists from their National Schools AA, AAA U17, & U20 or U23 Championships or in the top six of the appropriate UK ranking lists.