As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting community participation in economic development training, ICET offers bursaries to the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance State of the Island Economic Summit as well as for targeted economic development training opportunities.  
 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRAINING BURSARIES AND TRAVEL SUBSIDIES 

Training bursaries and travel subsidies are being offered to support attendance at targeted economic development training courses for participants who might not otherwise be able to attend.  Bursaries may be used to cover tuition and/or travel and accommodation to approved economic development training courses.

Application deadline:  Ongoing until bursaries have been allocated

Eligibility guidelines

Application form

 

VIEA STATE OF THE ISLAND ECONOMIC SUMMIT BURSARIES 

Bursaries are offered for the VIEA State of the Island Economic Summit.  In an effort to further encourage young economic developers, half of these bursaries are awarded to applicants under 40 years of age. 

Next application deadline: To be announced in 2018

2,580
person years employment created (construction phase)
50
locally elected officials and MLAs working together
$10.4
million annual provincial government revenue generated
2,615
post completion jobs created
$4.7
dollars leveraged for every ICET dollar invested
$278
million leveraged into the region
$47.9
million disbursed
$49.7
million committed
170
economic development projects
130
projects completed
38%
projects in small (less than 5,000) communities
50+
communities with ICET projects

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