Bursaries

Anne Gibbon Memorial Bursary

(Hope Afloat Canada)

Hope Afloat Canada is a Comox Valley dragon boat team made up of people who have been diagnosed with all cancer. We believe that we can live full and active lives by participating in the sport of dragon boat racing. Anne Gibbon was a founding member of Hope Afloat Canada and a valued and energetic team-mate.

The Anne Gibbon Memorial Bursary (Hope Afloat Canada) in the amount of $750.00 is offered to a student graduating from a Comox Valley secondary school entering the field of Health Sciences at any accredited post-secondary Canadian institution in British Columbia.

Criteria include:

  • Financial need
  • Academic excellence
  • Involvement in extra curricular activities
  • Two reference letters

Please download and complete the Anne Gibbon Memorial Bursary (Hope Afloat Canada) student application form. Please return your application (with letter of introduction, two reference letters and school transcripts attached) to your school office by April 15th.

Past Bursary Recipients

Here are previous recipients of the Anne Gibbon Memorial Bursary:

Madison Monteiro

Madison Monteiro

Year: 2016
School: Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

 Genoa Horsthius

Genoa Horsthius

Year: 2016
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

 Cole Freeman

Cole Freeman

Year: 2015
School: Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

 Juliana Bartemucci

Juliana Bartemucci

Year: 2015
School: Highland Secondary School
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Lena Walther & Megan Ireland

Lena Walther & Megan Ireland

Year: 2014
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00 each

Eunbin Cho & Teara Armstrong

Eunbin Cho & Teara Armstrong

Year: 2013
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00 each

Katie Symonds

Katie Symonds

Year: 2012
School: Highland Secondary School
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Holly Needham

Holly Needham

Year: 2011
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Sylva Wiedeman

Sylva Wiedeman

Year: 2010
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Laramie Ferguson

Laramie Ferguson

Year: 2009
School: Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Britnie Potter

Britnie Potter

Year: 2008
School: Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Cody Ponting

Year: 2007
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $750.00

Kimberly Howell

Year: 2006
School: Highland Secondary
Amount Awarded: $500.00

Cheryl Wilson

Year: 2005
School: G. P. Vanier Secondary
Amount Awarded: $500.00

G. Thomas Walton

Year: 2004
School: Highland Secondary
Amount Awarded: $500.00