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CSPG Educational Trust Fund (ETF)

Funding Requests

Funding Guidelines

For a program, project, or person to receive funding from the CSPG Educational Trust Fund, it must meet the following criteria:
    • Advance petroleum geoscientific education.

The CSPG ETF 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 ETF’s purpose through its programs and activities

The CSPG ETF 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).

For detailed information about our Funding Proposal Guidelines and our Funding Application Form, please download the following pdf:

ETF Funding Application (PDF)


The CSPG ETF’s trustees meet monthly and  completed Applications will be considered on a quarterly basis following receipt of the application.  Applicants will be contacted within two weeks following that meeting.

Applying for Funding

Applications for funding should be addressed to:
110, 333 - 5th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 3B6

Applications may also be emailed to

For information on the programs that have previously been funded by the ETF, please  click here