Level 3 Scholarships
Supported by Baroness
Thanks to generous support from Baroness, Scholarships for BIGGA members undertaking their Level 3 qualification in Sportsturf are now available.
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 of up to 50% of the cost of the course however, it will be typically capped at Â£1000.
All Full members of BIGGA, who hold a Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) can apply for a Level Three Sportsturf scholarship.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must meet the following:
1. Be a Full Member of BIGGAâ€¨
2. Have been a BIGGA Member for a minimum of 2 yearsâ€¨
3. Be employed as a full-time greenkeeperâ€¨
4. Hold a Level 2 or equivalent qualification in Sportsturfâ€¨
5. Must not already be funded through the Apprenticeship schemeâ€¨
6. In a position where they supervise colleagues within the workplaceâ€¨
7. Provide confirmation from the training provider that you have been accepted on the course and showing the total cost of the qualification
If you are awarded a Baroness Level 3 Scholarship your name will be included:
- On the BIGGA website
- In a news item on the website
- In Greenkeeper International
Your details will also be shared with Baroness.
To apply for a Level 3 Scholarship, download an application form from the Members Resources section of the Members Area.
2016 Scholarships have been awarded to:
Lee Davies - L3 Sportsturf
JonJo Pitts - L3 Work Based Diploma Greenkeeping / Sportsturf
Sam Sweetzer - L3 Work Based Diploma Sportsturf
Chris Ahier - L3 Diploma Sportsturf