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BCMA Conference Bursaries

The BCMA is pleased to provide a limited number of bursaries of up to $500 to help off-set costs for BCMA conference delegates in need, students interested in the museum sector, and emerging professionals who have worked in the museum sector for less than five (5) years. Eligible expenses include transportation, accommodation and/or registration costs.

Applicant must be a BCMA member OR be employed by or volunteer for a BCMA member institution AND already be a registered delegate at BCMA’s Annual Conference or will be required to register.

 

More information on Conference 2021 Bursary applications coming soon.

Other Conference Financial Assistance

BC Arts Council Professional Development Grants  

The Professional Development Project Assistance program assists professional artists and arts administrators 1) to take advantage of opportunities which require travel; or 2) to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or career. The program assists those who demonstrate a high degree of critical self-reflection and link activities to the next stage of their professional development.

Click here for more information!

 

Canadian Museums Association Bursaries

The CMA offers three types of bursaries to assist museum professionals:

  • Conference Professional Development
  • Emerging Professional Development
  • Mid-Career Professional Development

Check the CMA bursary guidelines for more information! 

 

Canada Council for the Arts Professional Development Grants

Support for professional development activities and career advancement, including but not limited to:

  • mentorships
  • internships
  • apprenticeships
  • specialized training
  • workshops

Click here for more information!