Lisa Korthals Memorial Bursary


Congratulations to Morgan Dinsdale !
The 2019-2020 LKMB recipient
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The Lisa Korthals bursary provides financial aid to those women who are pursuing a career in mechanized ski guiding through the CSGA. Eligible for any women applying to CSGI accredited courses such as CSGI Level 2, 3, SGSC or Touring Module. Preference will be given to someone that has already completed the Level 1 CSGI course and is looking to advance through the CSGA program.

The committee reserves the right to not award a bursary in any given year if a suitable candidate has not applied. At the discretion of the committee, there may also be multiple recipients in a given year.
The course must initially be paid in full by you. Funds will be awarded to the recipient chosen by the board. Applicants should fill an application online. The following is required in your application package:

  • An essay describing your development as a guide including:
    • how you feel you embody Lisa’s adventurous mountain spirit
    • your contribution to supporting others, female or otherwise, in the mountain environment
    • your future goals.
  • A reference letter from a mentor in the guiding industry
  • A resume of work experience and relevant personal adventures
  • A photo so that we may put a face to your story
To be considered for this seasons LKMB fill an application by clicking here.
Applications for the 2020-2021 season should be submitted no later than April 1st, 2021. If you have any questions contact

To make a donation please follow this link: LKMB

A Tribute to Lisa  – Click here

Past LKMB  awards – Click here to see details !