Young Volunteer and Education through Sport Bursaries

There’s still time to apply for our Vice-President’s Memorial Bursaries, with the closing date being Friday 4th November.

The Bursaries were set up to remember and continue the life-long work with young people of our Vice-Presidents, Paddy Duffy and Jackie Maxwell.  Both bursaries are for up to £250 and are designed to assist young people to develop their skills as a volunteer in their own youth club or youth sports club.

For more information on either of the Awards please click here.


Vice-Presidents’ Memorial Awards 2018

Boys & Girls Clubs would like to acknowledge and reward young people within our membership, who are dedicated to youth work / youth sports.


The Paddy Duffy Award – “Young Volunteer Award”

The Paddy Duffy Award is intended to be supportive of the values, style and approach of Paddy Duffy – a much loved and cherished voluntary youth leader and vice-president of CYP. Paddy epitomised many of the personal qualities that are characteristic of good youth work.

The Paddy Duffy Award is a bursary of up to £250 and is rewarded to young people whose exemplary participation in youth work is characterised by some of the following;

  • commitment and volunteering
  • selflessness
  • resilience
  • commitment to fair play
  • equal treatment for all
  • supportive and considerate of others
  • whose approach to a challenge, although purposeful, is distinctive by a sense of fun and humour.

Nominated by: Youth Worker  / Management   
Application: Nomination Form
Closing Date: Monday 15th October 2018 


The Jackie Maxwell Award – “Education through Sport Award”

The Jackie Maxwell Award is reflective of the work, commitment and dedication of Jackie Maxwell – a respected, selfless voluntary worker, who touched the hearts of many both on and off the football pitch. He was also a highly esteemed vice-president of CYP.  Jackie’s passion was football but he encouraged young people to participate in all sports and strived for their success!
The Jackie Maxwell Award is a bursary for up to £250 and is aimed at young people already in a volunteering role, who would like to further their commitment to sport. The bursary will afford young people the opportunity to take part in coaching qualifications / courses, not only for personal development but to help and support other young people and local communities.

Application Process: Young Person to complete
Application: Candidate Form
Closing Date: Monday 15th October 2018


Recognise any one? Let us know!!

Click here to download application forms for the awards.