Funding Guidelines

For a program, project, or person to receive funding from the CSPG Foundation, it must advance petroleum geoscientific education.

The CSPG Foundation allocates funding through the following means:

  • providing bursaries, scholarships, field study grants
  • donations to Canadian universities
  • grants to organizations that meet the requirements as a “qualified donee” under the Income Tax Act (Canada) and undertake to fulfill the Foundation’s purpose through its programs and activities

The CSPG Foundation will not fund programs or activities that are outside of its purpose as defined by the Deed, or that are commercial in nature (i.e. income generating).

To apply for funding please download the Funding Request Form and email it to 

Applications for funding should be addressed to:

CSPG Foundation
150, 540, 5th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0M2


The CSPG Foundation’s Board of Trustees approves applications twice a year – generally in February/March and November.  Please submit applications by January 15th for consideration at the February/March meeting -or- by October 15th for consideration at the November meeting.