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Road to Olympics Grant

Who is Eligible?

First Ever Foundation is proud to announce our 2024 Road to Olympics Grant. This is a one-time, $5,000 grant for any US Citizen that is currently competing on the international circuit and trying to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games for Badminton.


The $5,000 grant will be awarded to one event; Singles players should apply individually and Doubles/Mixed-doubles teams should apply together as one application. This grant can be used towards Badminton related expenses such as tournament travel, training fees, sports psychology, and any other approved expenses. All applications will be reviewed by the Board of Directors and the chosen recipient(s) for the Road to Olympics Grant will be awarded.

* If you are currently a FEF Badminton Scholarship holder, you are not eligible to apply for this grant.

Application Requirements

  • Write an essay of no longer than 500 words on the following:

What are your current goals to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games and how will this grant help you achieve them? In what ways will you collaborate with the foundation to promote the Road to Olympics Grant for future recipients? 


  • (Optional)  1  recommendation letter with a brief intro, present athletic results/awards, and highlight personality and character traits.

  • Proposed 2023/2024 Tournament Schedule  (Include tournaments from 5/1/23 - 4/30/24)

  • Current World Ranking & Past Results

  • Application Deadline: April 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM (PST)

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