The Cycling Ulster Off-road Commission has set aside a bursary to support riders who are competing in cyclo-cross races outside of the island of Ireland.  The bursary is available to Ulster riders in the following age groups:  Under 14, Under 16, Junior or Under 23 (year of birth 2001-2010).  There are a limited number of bursaries of £150 per rider.


  • Riders must have a current Cycling Ireland licence.
  • Riders must belong to a club/team based in Ulster or be unattached and resident in the Province (9 counties)
  • Only one bursary per rider from the total pot of bursaries (XC, DH, Enduro & CX).
  • First come first served
  • Paid out after the event
  • Application must include details of the event which must be in 2022.
  • If one or more of the successful applicants is unable to go to their chosen event, we can offer the bursary to one of the other applicants (in date/time order).
  • We require a short report after the event for the website.
  • Not available to riders who are fully sponsored (i.e. who have no outgoings for travel or accommodation)
  • Not available to riders who are awarded bursaries from other cycling sources.

Applications for bursaries are open as follows

Cyclo-cross – (opens Friday 26 August 2022 @ 9 pm)

Link to application form here