CanSPEP Education Scholarship




Overview and Process

  • There will be two scholarships, each for one year of coaching.
  • Scholarships are open to all CanSPEP members with the exception of the scholarship review committee.
  • The review committee will choose the winner, their judgement will be final. That committee will be one Tourism Saskatoon rep, one CanSPEP rep and one member at large – chosen by the Tourism Saskatoon representative.
  • Scholarship application is open on July 26th and closes on August 8th, 2019.
  • Winners will be announced on August 12th, 2019 at the CanSPEP Business Blueprint.
  • Once the winners are announced, they will be presenting with their coach at the 2020 CanSPEP Conference on their results and learnings.

Application Process and Adjudication

  1. The applicants will be asked to write a short essay on why they feel they would benefit from the coaching scholarship, what they hope to achieve with it and how it will benefit the CanSPEP community. This section will be marked out of 10 points.
  2. Additional points, to a maximum of 10, will be awarded based on courses, certification, conferences and educational webinars or sessions attended by the applicant. They do not have to be CanSPEP education events.
  3. Applicants will choose their preferred coach at the time of application and every effort will be made to honour that choice.

Click on the  Application to download and complete.

Completed applications should be sent to by August 8th, 2019.

Responsibilities and Follow up

  1. The winner(s) agree to write 2 short columns for the bi-weekly newsletter on what they are learning or their experience during the year of coaching.
  2. The winner agrees to present a short workshop with their coach on the experience at the 2020 Conference to help members and the CanSPEP community learn from their experience.
  3. The winner agrees to allow CanSPEP/Tourism Saskatoon the use of their photo for promotional purposes.


Please review our coach biographies in order to choose your preferred coach should you win:

Karen Fiorini bio

Lisa Peters bio

Helen Van Dogen bio