The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has launched a bursary program to assist parks and recreation professionals financially in the pursuit of professional development in the sector.
This Bursary was established to honour the contributions of Harry Boothman to the parks and recreation sector. Harry was a Parks Supervisor for the City of Calgary, CPRA Board Member and long-time supporter of the organization. Harry believed in the need for actions that support the continued development of the field. Establishing this bursary, in support of Professional Development within the sector, is a tribute to Harry’s vision and dedication.
Applications will be accepted from Parks and Recreation practitioners with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience and currently working full-time in the sector.
Up to two (2) bursaries, in the amount of $2,500 each, can be awarded each year.
Professional development opportunities must begin within the timeframe of April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024. The professional development opportunity must be completed no later than March 31, 2025. Retroactive Professional Development opportunities will not be supported.
Deadline: March 31, 2023
All applications should be submitted by mail to:
CPRA Harry Boothman Bursary
1180 Walkley Road, Ottawa, ON, K1V 2M5
Or, electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org