Click here to submit an online application.

Business Bursary

In keeping with the Comox Valley Women’s Business Network motto – “In Pursuit of Excellence” – the WBN membership offers a bursary valued up to $500 (five hundred dollars) each year.

This bursary is offered to encourage and support any CVWBN member who wishes to enhance their current skills and assist in their professional development.

The course must be from an accredited institution, professionally recognized group or association. The member must not have been awarded the bursary in the past two years or at the Board’s discretion.

The deadline for applications is April 22 each year.

CRITERIA

A member of the CVWBN in good standing for a minimum of one (1) year who is willing to:

  • Complete the online bursary application.
  • Do a short presentation to the general membership about the knowledge gained as a result of the bursary.
  • Demonstrate in writing the benefit of receiving this bursary and the impact it has/will have on your work/business.
  • Volunteer to be on the selection committee for the Bursary committee the following year.

Questions? Please contact any member of the CVWBN board of Directors.

Click here to submit an online application.

2019 Bursary Recipient

Carol Elliot, Saying Goodbye, Funeral Celebrations … done right!

2018 Bursary Recipient

Terri Perrin, Fine Art of Intention Feng Shui

2017 Bursary Recipient

Deanna Papineau, Deanna’s Aroma Reiki Healing

Past CVWBN Business Bursary Recipients

2016 – No Bursary awarded

 

Contact the CVWBN

comoxvalleywbn@gmail.com
 PO Box 3414, Courtenay, BC V9N 5N5

Our Next Meeting

Monthly Dinner Meetings are held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month   (September through June) in the lower banquet room at the Blackfin Pub in Comox.

The CVWBN extends sincere thanks to the Blackfin Pub for their ongoing support of our organization.

Latest News

More Than a Red Door: Feng Shui for Outdoor Spaces

Join CVWBN member, Terri Perrin of Fine Art of Intention Feng Shi, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 at Lake Trail Community School for an informative and engaging 90-minute mini-workshop on how you can not only create beautiful gardens but ones that will nurture your spirit and could change your life!

October 2019 Meeting

October 2019 Meeting Human Nature Development is the brain-child of husband and wife team, Liz and Mark Wootton. It’s a unique combination of their experiences, training, skills, and outlook on life. There is one key ingredient, common to all businesses, regardless of...

September 2019 Meeting

September 2019 Meeting Our first meeting of the 2019/20 membership year is Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Blackfin Pub. We will welcome Certified Funeral Celebrant, Carol Elliot of SAYING GOODBYE End of Life Tributes of one of our Spotlight Speakers.   Here's some...

The Benefits of Belonging to the CVWBN

The Comox Valley Women’s Business Network is a locally-based non-profit organization focused on assisting businesswomen to: Meet new people, connect easily with one another, refer business to one another where appropriate, Develop and leverage strong business relationships, Increase profile and profitability, Educate and contribute to the success of other businesswomen, Advocate and volunteer to support local charities (B.O.O.S.T).

FAQ

Comox Valley Women’s Business NetworkFrequently Asked QuestionsWe meet the second Wednesday of each month between September and June at the renowned Black Fin Pub in Comox in their private, fully catered, ocean view room which is located on the lower level. (Please...

President’s Message

I am thrilled and honoured to be the President of The Comox Valley Women’s Business Network. We have a very enthusiastic board this year, and I am excited to be working alongside such an incredible group of women. We look forward to connecting and elevating all of our members!