This bursary is in memory of Deputy Chief Rod Banks who dedicated 45 years to Parksville Fire Rescue. Rod was a respected and dedicated member of our community. He was a family man and a leader in all aspects of his life, never afraid to make changes to better the community.
Who can apply?
This bursary will be awarded to deserving students who have been accepted for post-secondary education. Selection preference will be given to those are entering the emergency services field. Preference will be given in the following order:
How can I apply?
Please complete the application form and return to the fire department:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject line: Rob Banks Bursary Application
Mail or in person to: PVFD Bursary Committee
160 Jensen Avenue West
PO Box 1390
Parksville, BC V9P 2H4
The bursary committee reserves the right to NOT award the bursary but may award more than one should funding permit. The bursary amount will be $500 per recipient.