GLENN SPARTZ SCHOLARSHIP
The Glenn Spartz Scholarship offers financial aid to students pursuing their Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship (MMT) offered at BCIT’s Marine Campus on Annacis Island or the Motorcycle + Marine Technician Foundation Program at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo. The scholarship supports the ongoing need for qualified mechanical technicians in the recreational marine industry in BC, and is a collaborative initiative led by Boating BC with contributing partners from the marine propulsion sector including: Mercury Marine, Volvo Penta, Yamaha, Honda Marine, BRP/Evinrude, and Suzuki Marine.
The Glenn Spartz Scholarship is named in honour of a former Boating BC board member who was instrumental in establishing the MMT program. For additional details, you can read the full article here.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
We are no longer accepting applications for programs commencing in October 2018 and January 2019. Please check back to see when the application window will open for October 2019 and January 2020.
Applications are reviewed by Boating BC’s Marine Careers Committee; scholarships will be awarded based on each candidate’s individual need, at the sole discretion of the Committee and all decisions are final. The maximum value of any single scholarship is $2,000.
All applications must be complete in order to be considered. Submissions in support of BCIT and VIU qualifying programs commencing October, 2018 must be received at the Boating BC office by 3:00pm September 7, 2018. Applications in support of the MMT Level Two intake at BCIT commencing January 2019 must be received by the Boating BC office by 3:00pm on November 23, 2018. Final decisions will be made within two weeks of the application deadline and only successful applicants will be contacted.
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