BCPA Full Time Student Bursary

BCPA Full Time Student Bursary – 2018

The BCPA will award a bursary to help support an active member attending post-secondary and in need
of financial assistance. A bursary is a non-repayable award, and applicants must meet the requirements
below, along with submitting the required documentation to be eligible. Given that the minimum
criteria are met, the BCPA executive members will choose the recipient of the award based on their
written statement. We’re looking for passionate and driven individuals who train hard and study harder.

Requirements for eligibility:

• Current BCPA member in good standing
• Competed in at least 2 BCPA competitions
• Achieved excellence in previous education:

• High school average of 79% or higher (if entering first year of post-secondary)
• Post-secondary GPA of 3.30 or higher (if already completed some post-secondary)

• Enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution
• Have a need for financial assistance

Requirements for submission:

• Proof of BCPA membership
• Proof of full-time post-secondary enrollment (present or future)
• Proof of minimum grade average (79%) or minimum GPA (3.30) (transcript)
• A completed application form (see below)
• A maximum 1 page essay covering the following:

• Introduction of yourself and your situation
• Explanation of your need for the award
• Your education and career goals / prospects
• Your involvement, accomplishments, and goals in powerlifting


BCPA Bursary Application Form

Please submit all the required items in a word document or PDF to bcpa.awards@gmail.com

***Submission cut-off date: September 1, 2018***

***The chosen applicant will be notified of the result on Oct 1, 2018***