Emerging Professional Development Bursary


Purpose

Assistance with costs of travel, accommodation and registration fees

Activities: short courses, seminars and workshops


Eligibility

Applicants:

Employed by public, non-profit museum, related institution/organization

Required experience:

Full-time

Part-time: at least 1 year

Volunteers: at least 1 year

Event duration:

At least 1 full day


Value

Up to $500 per event

Up to $700 if remote areas


Eligible Expenses

Travel expenses, accommodation, per diem, and registration fee (Rate: according to Treasury Board Secretariat policies)


Frequency

1 bursary per individual in any 12 month period


Location

Canada


Application Supporting Materials

Completed application form

Detailed program agenda

Learning objectives

Employer/institution letter of support

Résumé (For volunteers, include a statement of volunteer work, with description of work, dates and location(s)

Job description


Claim Supporting Materials

Completed claim form

Original receipts

Proof of attendance

Evaluation questionnaire

500 to 1000 word narrative report


Application Deadline

The bursary application including the required supporting material must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the learning activity.


Claim Deadline

The bursary must be claimed no later than 30 days after completion of the learning activity upon submission of the claim supporting materials.