May 24, 2016
Boating BC is now accepting applications for our inaugural Glenn Spartz Scholarships. These scholarships are only available for students enrolling in the Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship Program (MMT) at BCIT in Level One commencing October 2016 or Level Two commencing January 2017.
To apply, complete and submit an application form to Boating BC. The application form is enclosed, and can also be downloaded online at www.boatingbc.ca/careers/education-training.
All applications will be reviewed by Boating BC’s Marine Career Committee; scholarships will be awarded based on each individual’s need, at the Committee’s sole discretion and all decisions are final. The maximum value of any single scholarship is $1,000.
To qualify for a Glenn Spartz Scholarship, completed applications must be received by the following dates and times:
• By 3:00pm on June 23, 2016 for students enrolled in Level One commencing in October 2016.
• By 3:00pm on September 23, 2016 for students enrolled in Level Two commencing in January 2017.
The Glenn Spartz Scholarship is a response to the need for qualified marine technicians in the recreational boating industry in BC. It is an industry initiative led by Boating BC with contributing partners from the marine propulsion sector including: Mercury Marine, Yamaha Canada, Volvo Penta, Honda Marine, BRP/Evinrude and Yanmar/Land Sea Power.
Boating BC is comprised of 300 business members representing all sectors of the recreational marine industry across the province. As owners of the Vancouver International Boat Show, we strive to ensure our industry remains strong – working closely with all levels of government, cultivating marine career opportunities and promoting safe, responsible boating in BC.
The MMT program is available at BCIT’s Marine Campus on Annacis Island in Burnaby, BC. For information regarding the MMT program visit: www.bcit.ca/marinemechanic.
The availability and monetary value of the scholarships are subject to change, and Boating BC reserves the right to change the value and eligibility without notice.
Questions regarding the scholarship program can be directed to the Boating BC office:
130 – 10691 Shellbridge Way