Bursaries

  1. The Chetwynd Communications Society Bursary for Youth Advancement will be awarded to a post-secondary student in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care, Youth Education (K-7), and Child Welfare. $25,000
  2. The Chetwynd Communications Society Bursary for Arts and Entertainment will be awarded to a post-secondary student in the field of Performing Arts, Poetry, Prose, Dance, Theatre, Film, Two-Dimensional works and Three-Dimensional works. $25,000
  3. The Leo Sabulsky Bursary for Journalism and Broadcasting will be awarded to a post-secondary student in the field of Journalism, Radio, Television, or Digital Broadcasting. $25,000

Selection Criteria

Each Bursary will be awarded to a candidate that is starting or continuing in their chosen program has submitted:

  • Proof of acceptance to a Canadian post-secondary program in their chosen field.
  • A short (250 words or less) written document outlining the desire to start (or continue) her/his studies in their chosen field.
  • A budget outlining income and expenses that indicate their financial need for this bursary.

Award Procedure

  • The Chetwynd Communications Society Board of Directors will accept applications for all bursaries between February 1 and May 31 of the current year.
  • The Chetwynd Communications Society Board of Directors will review all received applications and chose three candidates (one for each bursary).
  • The chosen candidates will be contacted via telephone, mail, or electronic mail and informed that they will be the recipient of the bursary for that year.
  • Candidates that were NOT selected will be sent a formal letter of rejection.
  • The successful candidates will receive a cheque for the full amount of the bursary accompanied by a letter of congratulations on or before July 1 of the current year.

Please send applications for these bursaries via email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via surface mail to:

Chetwynd Communications Society
Attn: Bursaries
P.O. Box 214
Chetwynd, B.C.
V0C 1J0