The BWF provides grants to assist in the funding of applied sports science research in badminton. The application process runs from June to July each year. During this period the application form will be posted on the BWF website.
The BWF Sports Science Commission has 3 key goals and the research grants are there to assist in achieving these goals:
- To encourage and widen interest and investment in applied research in badminton.
- To improve the level and quantity of scientific material available to players, coaches and badminton practitioners.
- To contribute towards the increased knowledge of performance and safety at the international level – of coaches and players.
The BWF has an annual budget of $50,000 for badminton research projects. Grant applications may come from institutions or individual academics conducting research in any of the following areas relevant and specifically applicable to badminton.