Click here to submit an online application.

Business Bursary

In keeping with the Comox Valley Women’s Business Network motto – “In Pursuit of Excellence” – the WBN membership offers a bursary valued up to $500 (five hundred dollars) each year.

This bursary is offered to encourage and support any CVWBN member who wishes to enhance their current skills and assist in their professional development.

The course must be from an accredited institution, professionally recognized group or association. The member must not have been awarded the bursary in the past two years or at the Board’s discretion.

The deadline for applications is April 22 each year.

CRITERIA

A member of the CVWBN in good standing for a minimum of one (1) year who is willing to:

  • Complete the online bursary application.
  • Do a short presentation to the general membership about the knowledge gained as a result of the bursary.
  • Demonstrate in writing the benefit of receiving this bursary and the impact it has/will have on your work/business.
  • Volunteer to be on the selection committee for the Bursary committee the following year.

Questions? Please contact any member of the CVWBN board of Directors.

Click here to submit an online application.

2019 Bursary Recipient

Carol Elliot, Saying Goodbye, Funeral Celebrations … done right!

2018 Bursary Recipient

Terri Perrin, Fine Art of Intention Feng Shui

2017 Bursary Recipient

Deanna Papineau, Deanna’s Aroma Reiki Healing

Past CVWBN Business Bursary Recipients

2016 – No Bursary awarded

 

Contact the CVWBN

comoxvalleywbn@gmail.com
 PO Box 3414, Courtenay, BC V9N 5N5

Our Next Meeting

Monthly Dinner Meetings are held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month   (September through June) in the lower banquet room at the Blackfin Pub in Comox.

The CVWBN extends sincere thanks to the Blackfin Pub for their ongoing support of our organization.

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She is an inspiration to all of us and is well-deserving of this recognition. Congratulations, Maureen!

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