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Glenn Spartz Scholarship | Boating BC Association


The Glenn Spartz Scholarship is offered by Boating BC Association to students enrolled in the Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship (MMT) program at BCIT or the Motorcycle + Marine Technician Foundation Program at BCIT and Vancouver Island University.

The scholarship supports the ongoing need for qualified mechanical technicians in the recreational marine industry in BC. 

Funds for the scholarship are generated by Boating BC and our contributing partners: Mercury Marine, Yamaha Canada and Suzuki Marine. The Glenn Spartz Scholarship is named in honour of a former Boating BC board member who was instrumental in establishing the MMT program.


Applications are now being accepted for qualifying programs commencing in October 2023 and January 2024. The application form can be downloaded here.

Applications are reviewed by Boating BC’s Marine Careers Committee; scholarships will be awarded based on each candidate’s individual need, at the sole discretion of the Committee; and, all decisions are final. The maximum value of any single scholarship is $2,000.

Successful applicants will be issued funds directly upon approval of their application and following Boating BC’s receipt of satisfactory proof of the successful applicant’s enrollment in the MMT program at BCIT or MMTF program at VIU. New for 2024 is the MMT Foundation Program which will commence in September 2024. The availability and monetary value of the scholarships are subject to change; and, Boating BC reserves the right to change the value and eligibility without notice.

All applications must be complete in order to be considered. Submissions in support of BCIT and VIU qualifying programs commencing October 2022 must be received at the Boating BC office by 3:00pm September 25, 2023 and November 30 for January 2024 enrolement. 

Final decisions will be made within two weeks following the application deadline. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Applications may be submitted by mail, courier or email at:

Boating BC Association

1280 – 21331 Gordon Way

Richmond, BC V6X 1J9


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