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Two-time BMX Olympian Caroline Buchanan is again opening the door for the next generation of female BMX riders to excel on the world stage, with entries for her Buchanan Next Gen scholarship now open.  In…

Two-time BMX Olympian Caroline Buchanan is again opening the door for the next generation of female BMX riders to excel on the world stage, with entries for her Buchanan Next Gen scholarship now open. 

In 2016 Buchanan, along with Jayco Australia, awarded emerging riders Des’Ree Barnes and Molly McGill with $3,000.00 in scholarship money to assist them to travel to the BMX World Championships in Medellin, Colombia.

On the eve of International Women’s Day on Wednesday March 8, Buchanan Next Gen is again teaming up with Jayco Australia to provide two scholarships worth $3000.00 each to two young Aussie females. As was the case in 2016, the funding is a one-off assistance to help the riders attend the BMX World Championships.

To be successful, applicants must be a female competing in either the 20-inch 14-years or 15-years age group at the 2017 BMX Australia National Championships, they must send an application to Buchanan Next Gen and intend on riding at this year’s world championships.

The scholarships will be awarded to the highest placed eligible applicants in the final of the BMX Australia National Championships.

To enter and for full terms and conditions CLICK HERE.

Note that applications must be submitted prior to 5pm Australian Eastern Time on Thursday March 30, 2017. Applications can be emailed to EA@CarolineBuchanan.com or posted to ‘Buchanan Next Gen PO BOX 671 Woden, ACT 2606 by express post.

The 2017 BMX World Championships will be held from July 25-29 in Rock Hill, USA.