Road to Olympics Grant

Who is Eligible?

First Ever Foundation is proud to announce the launch of our Road to Olympics Grant. This is a yearly grant designed for any US Citizen that is currently competing on the international circuit and trying to qualify for the 2021 or 2024 Olympic Games for Badminton.


There will be a total of $5,000 available, distributed evenly amongst 2 event categories. 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.

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

*This is a one-time grant, but winners can reapply on a yearly basis

Application Requirements

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

What are your current goals for the Olympic Games? Explain how you think this grant will help you achieve these goals.


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

  • Proposed 2021 Tournament & Training Schedule

  • Current World Ranking & Past Results

  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2021, at 11:59 PM (PST)