PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding

The PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding provides financial support or subsidies to support Student members’ attendance at the PIBC Annual Conference each year. 

Applications are now open for the 2018 PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding. Click here to download a copy application form. The application deadline is 4:00 PM (Pacific) on Friday, May 18, 2018.

Opportunities are still available for PIBC Student members enrolled in the accredited planning programs at UNBC Env. Plng., SFU REM (Planning). Please note, opportunities for Students members at UBC SCARP and VIU MCP have now all been filled and are no longer available.

Here you will find details about the criteria and application process for this annual funding opportunity.

  • Amount: This funding shall be issued annually, normally in an amount up to two hundred dollars ($200) per recipient, or another amount as the Council may determine and budget annually. The amount for 2018 is $200 per student from each of the four eligible university planning programs.
  • Number: This funding shall be issued to up to three (3) eligible recipients from each of the four Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) Recognized Planning Schools and/or Programs in British Columbia and the Yukon.
  • Eligibility: This funding shall be available to any PIBC Student member in good standing who is currently enrolled in one of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) Recognized Planning Schools and/or Programs in British Columbia and the Yukon. Any Student member who is already a recipient of another Student Award or other financial support outlined in Administrative Policy 5.1 shall not be eligible for this funding during the same fiscal (calendar) year. Recipients of this funding may only receive this funding once during their tenure as a Student member of PIBC.
  • Application: In order to be considered for this funding, interested eligible Student members must apply in writing to the Institute in full accordance with the application process and deadlines prescribed by the Institute. The application process normally takes place every spring, in advance of the PIBC Annual Conference - see below for further application details.
  • Disbursement: This award shall be applied towards reimbursement of recipients’ travel, accommodation and conference registration expenses incurred in attending, participating in the PIBC Annual Conference & AGM (up to the amount prescribed) and shall be disbursed by PIBC following appropriate documented claim by the recipient. Successful funding recipients should be sure to keep all receipts and documentation from their travel, registration and accommodation expenses when attending the conference to ensure the claim can be made upon their return.

2018 PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding...

Applications are now open for the 2018 PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding. Click here to download a copy of the application form. The funding amount for this year is $200 per successful applicant. Applications are received and evaluated on a first-come first-serve basis.

Completed applications should be received by PIBC on or before the application deadline of 4:00 PM (Pacific) on Friday, May 18, 2018.

More information about this year's conference, The Game Plan in Victoria, can be found at the conference website.

Questions?

Contact PIBC:
Tel: 604.696.5031 Toll Free: 1.866.696.5031
Email: info@pibc.bc.ca