Since 1998, Western Canada Marine Response (WCMRC) has offered scholarships to students of family members involved in spill response on the West Coast.

This year we will again provide three $1,500 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a post-secondary program for the 2024/2025 academic year.

The selection will be based on the applicant’s academic performance, education and career goals, as well as their community and extracurricular involvement.

To apply, students need to submit a scholarship package to WCMRC by August 16, 2024. The awards will be announced by September 06, 2024. Please note that previous winners will not be eligible and only those selected will be contacted.


Student must be enrolled in a post-secondary program for 2024/2025 and must be an employee, or family member, of one of the following organizations:

  • WCMRC Member or Subscriber
  • WCMRC Response Contractor
  • WCMRC Employee

The scholarship application package should include:

  • A completed application form
  • A recent transcript or academic report (a scan or photocopy is sufficient)
  • An essay (described in the application form)

Click here to download the application form.

Please submit your application by e-mail to info@wcmrc.com or by mail:

Attention: Scholarship Program
Western Canada Marine Response Corp.
206 – 3500 Gilmore Way
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 0B8

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