The scheme is named after the CIH's former President and Chief Executive, David Butler, who retired in 2007. The scheme is supported financially each year by Ocean Media Group. In 2008 CIH improved its grant scheme to help more people and the improved scheme also offers the opportunity for higher levels of financial help. In addition the grant can be used to support a wider range of projects and is no longer limited to people pursuing CIH accredited training and qualifications.
Since its introduction in 2008 the Bursary scheme has supported over 50 people to complete CIH accredited qualifications, attend short CIH courses and conferences and carry out research projects. Applicants can apply under two categories.
Interested in applying for the scheme in 2017? – take a look at the Category A & Category B guidance and eligibility document>>