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Giovanni Castellarin Scholarship

The GCS was established in 2002, in memory of Giovanni Castellarin, long time champion of tourism for the Klondike and the Yukon.
The GCS is designed to assist Yukoners who are entering post-secondary education in the field of tourism or related studies. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants.

Application Criteria

  • Priority will be given to Yukon residents (youth or mature)
  • Should be Grade 12 graduate or equivalent completion
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must be entering or currently enrolled in a post-secondary tourism related program
  • Funds can be applied to course registration, books, costs of living, etc.

Documents Required

  • Completed GCS application form – blank forms available for download on left side of this page
  • Official transcript from grade 12 or equivalent education program
  • Proof of acceptance from post secondary institution in full-time tourism related studies
  • Short essay about your vision for Yukon tourism and your interest in a tourism career


  • Applications will be accepted between August – December, 2020
  • Decisions will be communicated to successful applicants by mid December
  • Scholarship cheques will be payable directly to successful applicants after submission and acceptance

GCS Application Form 2020

Apply by email from August 14 – December 9th, 2020:
TIA Yukon
3-1109 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4
Phone: (867) 668-3331
Fax: (867) 667-7379
Email: info@tiayukon.com