Apply for the Pat Hibbitts Professional Development Bursary Today!


In honour of Pat Hibbitts, a long-standing CAUBO member, contributor, a supporter of continuing education, CAUBO has established a professional development bursary.

In 2019, the Annual CAUBO Conference heads to Halifax and is hosted by three institutions: Saint Mary’s UniversityMount Saint Vincent UniversityNSCAD University, and one organization Interuniversity Services (ISI)

Each year, the bursary provides a complimentary conference registration (including a pre-conference seminar) to one institutional member.

To be eligible for this bursary the member must:

  • Be currently employed at a CAUBO member university in one of the following functional areas: Academic Administration, Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Procurement, Risk Management, Taxes, Treasury & Investment
  • Have been working for three years or less in a university environment (at time of application)
  • Not have attended a CAUBO annual conference before

Applications for the bursary may be self-submitted or submitted by a supervisor; however, all applications must have supervisor sign-off to ensure that the recipient has the approval to attend the conference.

One recipient will be selected annually by lottery from the pool of all eligible submissions.The deadline to submit applications for the bursary is January 31, 2019.

Complete a Nomination Online!