Thompson/Okanagan Zone Bursary


The CSIA BC/Yukon Region is announcing that an annual bursary of $1,000 will be made available to any current CSIA BC/Yukon member residing and working within the Thompson/Okanagan Zone, who wishes to continue their professional development within the CSIA, and that have unmistakably demonstrated their commitment to the sport of skiing and have distinguished themselves by their initiative and involvement in their Snow School.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply themselves or be nominated by their peers.

The Candidate must:

  • Be a Regular Member in good standing with the CSIA.
  • Reside and work Specific to the Thompson/Okanagan zone.
  • Include a summary of their involvement and dedication within their Snow School, including any specific achievements or recognitions received and outline their career objectives within the Ski Industry.
  • Include a letter of recommendation from their Snow School Director.
  • Send their application request by the February 28th, 2024 deadline.
  • Mention the Certification Program(s) name, location and date they are attending.

To apply for the Bursary, please email with the subject heading Thompson/Okanagan Zone Bursary.

The Bursary shall be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • All of the above-mentioned information has been submitted.
  • Shows exceptional leadership qualities.
  • Serves as an inspiration to their respective Snow School and skiing community.
  • Demonstrates an outstanding passion for skiing and teaching.

Your application must be received by February 28th, 2024.

Selection Process and Communication

The CSIA-BC Selection Committee will be responsible for the selection of the successful candidate.

Successful candidate will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision within 2 weeks of the deadline by email, by telephone or by other means deemed adequate.