To support and assist Lifesaving Society trained lifeguards and instructors pursuing post secondary education in British Columbia or the Yukon.
Four Scholarships of $500.00 each will be awarded each year.
Nominees must be holders of current Lifesaving Society awards and be actively employed by a BC & Yukon Branch affiliate as a lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor, part-time or full time. Nominees must also be pursuing post-secondary education in the subsequent school term at a university, college or vocational school in BC or the Yukon.
The D.B. Perks Scholarship will be administered through the BC & Yukon Branch of the
Lifesaving Society. All applications will be reviewed for eligibility and six finalists will be
chosen. Finalist applications will then be rendered anonymous and sent for review to Doug Perks, owner of D.B. Perks and Associates, for determination of the four successful
Applicants must submit a resume outlining aquatic experience, both paid and volunteer,
accompanied by letters from one work reference and one personal reference. Volunteer
involvement in the aquatic community will be an asset.
Application and reference letters must be received in the Branch by 4:30 pm January 31.
Award recipients will be chosen by the end of February.
Scholarships will be awarded at the Branch Annual General Meeting.
Attached File: DB Perks Scholarship Application