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Earn your Stripes

Why get involved?

Earn Your Stripes is an accreditation scheme that provides recognition and financial support to Athletic Union clubs who make significant developments to become fully inclusive.

Get in touch with Sports Development Coordinator for further information.

  1. Extra support from the Inclusive Sports programme which can support the club to achieve key developments.
  2. Financial reward to support developments; amount dependent upon the criteria is met, to assist with inclusivity of the club.
  3. Potential increases of club membership, as students are aware they are catered for and they are entering an environment that supports.
  4. Opportunity to be involved in NUSU programmes and run their sport through Give it a Go to increase membership and provide a social opportunity.
  5. Opportunity to be involved in NUSU and/or National campaigns.
  6. Recognition of inclusive work, in addition to a ‘stripe’ the club can be nominated for awards such as Pride of Newcastle.

Application

The application process is divided into three areas and all applications need a minimum of one criterion from each section. Read through our guidance & criteria document attached below to see how your club can achieve one of our inclusive awards.

Application FormGuidance & Criteria

Bronze Award

Matching 3 of the criteria points (see: Criteria Document below) will make your club eligible for £75 of funding support.

Silver Award

Matching 5 of the criteria points (see: Criteria Document below) will make your club eligible for £150 of funding support.

Gold Award

Matching 7 of the criteria points (see: Criteria Document below) will make your club eligible for £300 of funding support.

Criteria Document