PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding

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PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding

The PIBC Annual Student Conference Funding provides financial support or subsidies to support Student Members’ attendance at the PIBC Annual Conference each year. This year's funding will support attendance at the 2024 BC Land Summit - Collaborations & Connections in Nanaimo, BC from May 10-12, 2024. 

Applications closed on January 23, 2024.

2024 Student Conference Funding Timeline

Call for applications open: January 16, 2024
Application deadline: January 23, 2024, 4 pm PT
Results released: January 30, 2024
Extra-early registration deadline: January 31, 2024


This award shall be issued in an amount up to three hundred dollars ($300) per recipient, up to the budgeted amount.


This funding shall be available to any PIBC Student member in good standing who is currently enrolled in one of the accredited planning programs in British Columbia and Yukon. Any Student member who is already a recipient of another Student Award or other financial support outlined in Administrative Policy 5.1 shall not be eligible for this funding during the same fiscal (calendar) year. Recipients of this funding may only receive this funding once during their tenure as a Student member of PIBC.


In order to be considered for this funding, interested eligible Student members must apply in writing to the Institute in full accordance with the application process and deadlines prescribed by the Institute. The application process normally takes place every spring, in advance of the PIBC Annual Conference.


This award shall be applied towards reimbursement of recipients’ travel, accommodation and conference registration expenses incurred in attending, participating in the PIBC Annual Conference (up to the amount prescribed) and shall be disbursed by PIBC following appropriate documented claim by the recipient. Successful funding recipients should be sure to keep all receipts and documentation from their travel, registration and accommodation expenses when attending the conference to ensure the claim can be made upon their return.

More information about this year's conference can be found at the conference website.

Questions? Please e-mail Kelly Chan, Manager of Member Programs & Services

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