The International Sailors Society (Canada) is now accepting applications for its Maritime Bursary created in honour of its long-serving director and corporate secretary, Sue Hanby. The bursary is open to students who are enrolling in marine-related studies with a recognized educational institution, however, please note that preference will be given to students who are preparing for a sea-going career.
The NPESC was pleased to present two awards to BCIT Marine Campus cadets on Friday April 28th.
Captains Joachim Ruether and Stan Bowles were on hand to present the 2022 BCIT First Year Achievement Award to Kara Perehudoff and the 2022 book award to Tyus Barfoot.
Captain Bowles took this opportunity to give a brief history of the NPESC to all students and Captain Ruether reminded students that NPESC is currently accepting applications for our 2023 spring bursary. Applications must be received by midnight on April to be eligible for consideration.
Full details regarding the 2023 spring bursary can be found byclicking here.
This year’s Captain Brian Silvester Bursary Award was made to Jaime Prussin, a student at WMI. Our congratulations to Jaime for achieving this award and thanks to Captain Rich Marriott for making the presentation.
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DAY SAIL ON A WARSHIP WITH THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
Hands-on experience of a day in the life of Navy personnel on board an active duty warship! See and experience the various ship duty stations, crew quarters & mess, operational equipment; RCAF joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation, and scenario demonstrations of the warship’s impressive manoeuvring capabilities. Lunch will be provided.
Captains Stan Bowles and Richard Smith were pleased to attend at the Marine Campus of BCIT to present Engineering Cadet Kaylee James with her certificate for an NPESC / BC Supercargoes bursary which was awarded to her earlier this year.