Chapter Supports Local Students

UBC|Okanagan Campus

The CPABC Okanagan Chapter, and five other CPABC chapters, have funded over $26,175 in new student scholarships and bursaries through the CPA Education Foundation.  These chapters include:  Kamloops/Cariboo, Okanagan, Surrey/Langley/NDelta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island.

As a result of the generosity of members from these chapters, new awards have been created at the following post-secondary institutions:

  • BCIT – three additional $500 awards to continue through to 2022/23;
  • Camosun College – $4,300 towards the CPA Endowment Fund to support student future awards;
  • KPU – increasing award to $2,000 per year;
  • Langara College – $1,000 to continue the award through to 2019/2020 and $500 in 2020/21;
  • Okanagan College – two $950 scholarships in the 2017/18 academic year;
  • SFU – increasing the award to $2,000 per year;
  • Thompson Rivers University – $1,500 for a bursary and $1,500 for a scholarship in the 2017/18 academic year.
  • UBC|Okanagan – two $1,250 scholarships in the 2017/18 academic year;
  • CPAEF Bursary Fund – $4,425 towards bursaries for students taking preparatory courses or the professional education program.

Thank you to the members of the CPABC chapters for your generous and continuing support.

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