Every year SEG awards one or two $1000 bursaries to a graduate from School District 54 who has a strong interest in science, trades or technology. It's our way of encouraging young people to consider working with the industry. Click here for details on the 2015 bursaries.
Graduates in 2014 submitted an essay explaining why they were interested in an exploration or mining related employment, a Grade XII transcript and proof of acceptance at a post-secondary training institution. The successful applicants in 2014 were:
In 2013 Ian Douglas, pictured here with SEG's Judi L'Orsa, was one of the winners.
Elementary schools can apply for sponsorship of trips to historic mining sites, such as Barkerville or the Driftwood Fossil Beds. For example in the past SEG has donated to the following trips:
If your school is fund-raising for such a field trip, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be pleased to consider your request.