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.
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
Applications for 2017 have now closed.