Business Bursary

2022 Applications – Deadline April 30, 2o22

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 30 each year.


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.

2021 Bursary Recipient

Gaetane Palardy Island Gourmet Trails

Monica Parkin, Juggling Without Balls

2020 Bursary Recipient

Gaetane Palardy Island Gourmet Trails

Gaetane Palardy, Island Gourmet Trails

2019 Bursary Recipient

Carol Elliott, Saying Goodbye, Funeral Celebrations

2018 Bursary Recipient

Terri Perrin, Fine Art of Intentional Feng Shui

Past CVWBN Business Bursary Recipients

2017 – Deanna Papineau, Deanna’s Aroma Reiki Healing