CSIA Ontario continues to promote ongoing Ski Instructor education through its Scholarship and Bursaries Program. Financial assistance is made available to aspiring full-time and part-time Ski Instructors who have demonstrated their commitment to the sport of skiing. The Scholarship Program offers an incredible opportunity for you to support your growth.

The CSIA Ontario Scholarship and Bursaries Program is funded through an annual budget allocation approved by the CSIA Ontario Board. The 2023-2024 Scholarship and Bursaries Program application deadline date was April 30th, 2024.

The CSIA Ontario Scholarship and Bursaries Program provides selected applicants with up to $500 to be applied to the cost of a CSIA Certification Pathway Program completed between April 1, 2023 and March 31st, 2024.

The Candidate must:

  • Be a Member, in good standing with the CSIA, in at least their second season,
    and a resident of Ontario. Newly certified members in 2023-2024 season are not
  • Provide a summary (no more than 500 words) of their involvement within their
    Snow School, how the completed Certification Program will assist them in their Ski Instructor professional development and pursuing their career objectives within the Ski Industry;
  • Submit their Scholarship and Bursaries application using the online form by the deadline date;
  • Provide details on the Certification Program(s) name, location and date they successfully completed and the cost of the Program.

The Scholarships and Bursaries shall be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • All of the above-mentioned information has been submitted;
  • Only one Scholarship or Bursary, will be granted per Member in a three (3) year

Selection Process and communication:

  • The CSIA Ontario Scholarships and Bursary Selection Committee will be
    responsible for the selection of the Candidates.
  • All Candidates will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision within 2
    weeks of the deadline by email, by telephone or by other means deemed adequate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@csiaontario.com.