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The 2017 RPMF athlete grants application is now openSeptember 20, 2016
The Ron Pickering Memorial Fund is now accepting applications for 2017 grants
The application process for UK athletes wishing to be considered for a 2017 RPMF athlete grant is now open.
Previous beneficiaries of an annual award include Greg Rutherford, Christine Ohuruogu, Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sophie Hitchon, Robbie Grabarz, Sabrina Bakare, Tayler Campbell, Morgan Lake and many more.
Grants are available to both able and disability athletes between the ages of 15 and 23. Grants to athletes over 23 may be made in exceptional circumstances.
The 2017 application process closes on Monday November 28, 2016.
The selection process then takes place in early December and the announcements of the award recipients is usually made at the end of December or early January.