The late Barrie Hardcastle, a former director of the Nanaimo Centennial Museum, was an active supporter of the BC Museums Association and an energetic BCMA Councillor.

 

The BCMA is now accepting applications to the Barrie Hardcastle Bursary and the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary!

 

The Barrie Hardcastle Bursary

The Hardcastle Bursary is awarded annually to enable staff and volunteers of our member institutions, or individual members currently employed at a museum, gallery or historic site, to participate in financial administration and management training. Up to $1,000 is awarded annually. Applications for the 2018/2019 bursary are now open.

Bursary applications are invited from BC Museums Association Institutional Members on behalf of staff or volunteers, or from individual members. There is no restriction on the training provider, but the proposed training opportunity must have a financial administration or management focus.

 

The Joe Nagel Technology Bursary

Established by the BCMA in honour of Joe’s memory and to encourage the pursuit of excellence in technological advancement within the museum, gallery and heritage sector, the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary makes available up to $1,000 for staff or volunteers of the BC Museums Association’s institutional members, or individual members, to engage in an educational opportunity (course, seminar, workshop or conference) related to the innovative use of technology in the museum, gallery or heritage field.

Bursary applications are invited from current Individual Members or an Institutional Member of BCMA on behalf of one or more employees. There is no restriction on the training provider, but the proposed training opportunity must be focused on an educational opportunity related to the use of technology in the sector. Applications for the 2018/2019 bursary are now open.

 

More information about each opportunity is found on our Grants Page here.

 

Deadline for submissions is 4:30pm (PST) March 1, 2019. Winners will be announced on March 18, 2019.