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Grants and Scholarships

Les Favell Cricket Foundation

Each season The Les Favell Foundation supports young cricketers in South Australia achieve their dreams of playing at the highest level. Learn more here.


The Les Favell Foundation was established in October 1988 following a suggestion by a former South Australian Cricket Association president, Phil Ridings. The creation of the foundation was viewed by the SACA as a way of honouring the memory of one of South Australia’s best-loved cricketers who also had a major role in coaching young players.

 

Les Favell Foundation scholarship recipients

Each season The Les Favell Foundation supports young cricketers in South Australia achieve their dreams of playing at the highest level. The foundation was established in October 1988 to assist in the promotion of young underprivileged cricketers in South Australia in all aspects of cricket education. 

The major objective of the foundation when it was constituted was to assist in the promotion of young underprivileged cricketers in South Australia in all aspects of cricket education including coaching, training and competition both within South Australia and interstate or overseas and in physical and sports education and education generally. In 1994 the objectives were expanded to include ‘disadvantaged’ cricketers.

 

Criteria

The criteria used for selection of foundation scholarship holders are:

  • Under 18 years of age;
  • Potential to play First Grade Cricket
  • They must be disadvantaged in some manner, this may include, disadvantaged by distance and having to travel large distances to play Premier Cricket in Adelaide, financially disadvantaged, home situation or any other means;
  • Must be persons who will represent the foundation in a positive and responsible manner.


How to apply

To apply, please complete the form below and return to:

Luke Williams
C/SACA High Performance Department
Level 2, Riverbank Stand, Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide SA 5006 

Applications close August 21, 2017. 

Les Favell Application Form