2021 BCMA Bursary Applications
Bursary applications are invited from current Individual Members or an Institutional Member of BCMA on behalf of one or more employees. Consideration will be given to both credit and non-credit educational opportunities. Consideration will be given to both in-person and online educational opportunities. Eligible expenses include but are not limited to: tuition or registration fees, expert fees, travel, and textbooks.
Applications will be evaluated on the basis of:
- relative need of the institution or individual making the application;
- apparent suitability and proven commitment of the individual(s) nominated; and,
- apparent value-for-money of the training selected.
Joe Nagel Technology Bursary
Established by the BCMA in honour of Joe Nagel’s memory and to encourage the pursuit of excellence in technological advancement within the museum, gallery and heritage sector, the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary makes available up to $1,000 for staff or volunteers of the BC Museums Association’s institutional members, or individual members, to engage in an educational opportunity (course, seminar, workshop, conference, or other training opportunity) related to the innovative use of technology in the museum, gallery or heritage field. There is no restriction on the training provider, but the proposed training opportunity must be focused on an educational opportunity related to the use of technology in the sector.
Barrie Hardcastle Bursary
The Hardcastle Bursary is awarded annually to enable staff and volunteers of our member institutions, or individual members currently employed or volunteering at a museum, gallery or historic site, to participate in financial administration and management training. Up to $1,000 is awarded annually. Applications for the 2020-21 bursary will open in January 2021 and the award will be announced in March 2021. There is no restriction on the training provider, but the proposed training opportunity must have a financial administration or management focus.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 4:30pm (PST) MARCH 5, 2021. Bursary recipients will be announced on March 22, 2021.