Six people received support from the Nancy Ovens Bursary in 2011:
Emily navigated her way unaided through the French Pyrenees and achieved her Gold Duke of Edinburgh award thanks to funding from the Nancy Ovens bursary. Read more
University student Grace Clayton complimented her summer teaching dance in the USA with a month of classes in New York. The bursary enabled her to learn from some of the most respected dance teachers in the business. Read more
Leading Scottish shotgun coach Iain is one step closer to his dream of coaching the GB team thanks to a rare training opportunity funded by the Nancy Ovens bursary. Read more
Scottish community and elite netball coach Kelda Rawlings secured the opportunity to attend the netball World Championships in Singapore in 2011. She used the bursary to access the coaching elite due to attend the event and learn lessons which can be applied back in to Scottish netball.
Natalie established the University of East London Boat Club, which serves high level athletes and coaches, and implemented a novice Learn to Row programme. Natalie has secured a fantastic opportunity to work within the U.S rowing set up. The bursary will contribute to her activities this summer which include the rowing World Cup and U23 Championships. Read more
Stephanie is a PHD student conducting research into the biomarkers of healthy ageing. Combining her studies with her love of Kata (a discipline of Karate) Stephanie used the bursary to travel to Japan to shadow one of the world’s top instructors. Read more