Athletes Programmes

Rio 2016 scholarships

The principal objective of this scholarship programme is the qualification & participation of the Olympic scholarship holders in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The scholarship also aims to assists elite athletes in their preparation and qualification for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Rio 2016.

Continental Athlete Support Grant

This grant aims to offer financial and technical assistance to prepare athletes for multi-sport Games.


  • Practise a sport belonging to the Summer or Winter Olympic programme;
  • Be recognised as “Continental Elite” level

Youth Olympic Games - Athlete Support

The BNOC assists National Federations (NFs) to identify, qualify and prepare young athletes in view of their selection to participate in the Summer and Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Team Support Grant

This offers financial assistance to one national team to prepare and participate in regional, continental or world level competitions

  • A men’s or women’s team in a sport on the next summer or winter Olympic programme;
  • A team recognised as being at international level.