Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Prince Rupert Port Authority accepting applications for Sail Training Bursary

Pacific Grace Tall Ship under sail
(Photo from SALTS website)
The deadline for young women on the North Coast to take advantage of a unique marine experience is about to arrive, with but one more day until applications close for the Sail Training Bursary through the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

The opportunity comes by way of the Sail and Life Training Society, which has made available to the Port one bursary opening for young women of ages 13-25, those who meet the eligibility requirements will take part  in a journey from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert from July 9-18.

The selected individual will participate in a range of marine related activities, involving all aspects of shipboard life. Working in areas such as helmsman to gallery work with instruction also to be provided in navigation, pilotage, seamanship and small boat handling.

The SALTS program is run out of Victoria and participants will sail aboard the historic tall ship Pacific Grace, through the course of a summer close to 250 young people participate in the program.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 15th. Applicants are required to submit a letter of 500 words or less, expressing how they would benefit from the opportunity and why they should be chosen for the bursary.

Applicants are also required to complete a SALTS registration form.

You can find out more about the program and access the list of requirements and forms to be submitted from the Prince Rupert Port Authority website here.

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