Wage Subsidy & Internships

Information on funding for wage subsidy and internships.

AWARDS: INDIGENOUS GEOGRAPHY GRAD STUDIES BEST THESIS

The Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG), Statistics Canada, and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada award the Robin P. Armstrong Memorial Prize for Excellence in Native Studies to a graduate student in geography or native studies for the best Master's or Ph.D. thesis on an aboriginal topic.

This Award Was Established To:

Pacific Salmon Foundation Stewardship Community Bursary Applications

Working Towards a Career in Salmon Stewardship?
Don't Miss the Sept 30 Deadline for this Bursary!

The Pacific Salmon Foundation is please to announce we are now accepting applications for the Stewardship Community Bursary. Bursary applicants must meet the following criteria:

*       Canadian citizen;
*       Resident of BC;
*       Demonstrate financial need;
*       Full time student in good standing in at least year two of an accredited program that leads to a career that supports Pacific Salmon; and
*       Member of the aquatic stewardship volunteer community.

Two $500 awards will be awarded one geographically restricted to the lower Fraser volunteer area and a second, restricted to outside the Lower Fraser area. Complete applications are accepted from September 1 to midnight September 30 each year. Application packages for the Stewardship Community Bursary are available at www.psf.ca/bursary, all BC colleges and universities, or by contacting Pacific Salmon Foundation at 604-664-7664.

The Environmental Entrepreneurship Program

The Environmental Entrepreneurship Program: is a fabulous and federally funded opportunity for  young people to get paid support to start up their own green business ...to gain skills of self-employment and sustainability!

To launch their own business, the aspiring entrepreneur will receive 10 monthes of skills enhancement, mentorship,contacts and support from the Environmental Youth Alliance in partnership with local business and consultants.

Participants will :

  • receive skill enhancement workshops in which they learn how to set-up and run a business.
  • work directly with experts in the field and gain important contacts in the environmental business community.
  • gain direct business application experience through a two-week on-site business experience with a local environmental business owner; providing participants with critical insight and hands-on experience in an area related to their self-employment interests.

They must be ages: 16 - 29.

The Program:
$8/hour, 30 hours/week
Timeline: mid July 2006 - mid-April 2007
Application deadline: July 19, 2006

For more information, contact Susan Kurbis
Email susan@eya.ca
Phone: 604-689-4446

Mail letters of interest/resume to PO Box 34097 Station D, Vancouver, BC V6J 4M1
Drop off: Suite 517 119 West Pender Street, Vancouver. Ask for Susan Kurbis.

Please help us to connect young people to sustainable livelihood by circulating!

With appreciation,
Environmental Youth Alliance