Funding Opportunities

BIGGA offers three opportunities to receive funding towards your Learning and Development:

Level 3 Scholarship (supported by Baroness)

Thanks to generous support from Baroness, BIGGA are now able to award scholarships for Level 3 qualifications.

Designed to help greenkeeper members of BIGGA to gain their technical and supervisory qualification, the scholarships may be awarded to those studying for the following qualifications:

• Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Horticulture (Sports Turf - Greenkeeper)
• SVQ Level 3 Sports Turf Management

The fund may award scholarships for up to £1000.

Higher Education Scholarship (supported by Jacobsen)

Thanks to generous support from Jacobsen, BIGGA has been able to award Higher Education Scholarships since 2002.

Designed to help full members of BIGGA move into higher education, a one-off scholarship of up to £1000 may be awarded to those studying for the following qualifications:

N/SVQ Level 4
Higher National Certificate
Foundation Degree/HND
BSc Turf Management

Refund of Fees Scheme

The Refund of Fees scheme, supported by the Learning and Development Fund, enables Full BIGGA members to claim 80% (up to a maximum of £350) of education and training course costs.