Travel Bursary Program

The Fraser Institute offers a limited number of travel bursaries to cover transportation and accommodation costs for BC students outside of the Lower Mainland wanting to attend an Explore Public Policy Issues post-secondary student seminar in downtown Vancouver. If you are interested in public policy, the economy, politics, business, and critical issues of the day, apply today to enjoy a challenging and inspiring day of discussion and inquiry while networking with like-minded students from across British Columbia.

Travel Bursary program

Travel Bursary:

November 3-5, 2023
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

March 1-3, 2024
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

Bursary Includes:

  • Airfare from the closest major BC airport to Vancouver
  • Stipend for return transportation from airport to conference hotel
  • Shared hotel accommodation on Friday and Saturday night
  • Attendance at the Explore Public Policy Issues seminar on Saturday
  • Saturday morning breakfast, breaks, and lunch, and post-seminar networking reception with speakers and Fraser Institute staff


  • You must be a student between the ages of 19 and 30 on the date of the seminar and currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution.
  • You must reside in British Columbia but outside of the Lower Mainland.

To Apply:

Thank you for your interest in the Travel Bursary program! The application period for the November 2023 cohort has now passed. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis for the March 2024 Travel Bursary program. Should a spot become available in November 2023, new applicants may be admitted.

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