Former BADMINTONscotland Development Manager, Russell Hogg was Scotland's 3rd most capped International badminton player with 117 International caps. Russell passed away in 2012 at the age of 44 years. Russell represented his country at every level and was reserve for the Olympic Games in Barcelona 1992.
His two passions in life were to play badminton and in his later years, a true desire to promote and develop disability sport.
The Russell Hogg Trust was established according to Russell's wishes, to support both young aspiring badminton players between the age of 6 years to 16 years and disabled athletes of all ages. The Trust gives priority attention to supporting these athletes to achieve their aims and ambitions and to succeed at the highest possible level.
The Trust will provide disadvantaged players with financial assistance for travel to training and competition, or to support the purchasing of equipment to aid them in their sport.
The Trust has been busy raising funds from a variety of sources and is now open to applications from athletes who meet the above criteria. Grant awards will range from £20 to £80 in this first year.
The GRANT APPLICATION FORM can be accessed here and the closing date for applications will be 31st January 2014. Thereafter, the Trustees will meet by 14th February 2014 to assess all applications and applicants will be informed via email if successful by 14th March 2014