• The provincial board of examiners administers two scholarship programs:

    The Union of B.C. Municipalities Commemorative Scholarship Program

    This is a provincially funded scholarship program established to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UBCM. This program provides financial assistance to persons working in local government in the province who:

    1. Are taking courses leading to certification and/or
    2. Wish to upgrade their professional skills through enrollment in post-secondary courses of study and/or attendance at other courses related to local government administration. 


    The Jeff McKelvey Scholarship Program

    In 1986, the UBCM established this program upon the retirement of the late Jeff McKelvey, who served as Executive Director of the UBCM for 14 years. Any local government employee is eligible to receive an award from this fund to assist in improving job skills.

    To download application forms for these scholarships, go to the Provincial Board of Examiners web site or for more information, please contact: 

    Board of Examiners
    Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
    P.O. Box 9845
    Stn. Provincial Government
    Victoria, BC    V8W 9T2