The bursary draw was held on April 7. Sign in to your profile now and verify your status.
If your status is “Bursary Recipient”, congratulations, you have received a bursary! Although this is very exciting news, please do not contact the educational institution you have been assigned to just yet. You will be hearing from them in the week to come. If your status is “Wait List”, do not despair, there is still hope! Starting in mid-April, draws will be taking place twice a week until all of the places have been filled. Should your status change, you will receive an e-mail notification; however, be sure to sign in to your profile often to verify any status changes.


Five-Week French-Language Bursary Program — Most expenses are covered!

Are you looking for a spring or summer program to learn French? Do you want to discover another region of Canada and meet new people? Go Explore!

Explore is a five-week intensive language-immersion course. You can take the course in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the courses, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities.

Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery!

The application period for the 2014 program is now closed.

Good luck to all applicants for the draw at the end of March. Please be sure that your contact information is up-to-date so that you receive all notifications.

For more information regarding the status of your application, sign in to your profile here.

Take a look at the educational institutions where you can Explore!


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I made tons of friends, clogged my Facebook account with gloriously stupid photos and did my darndest to communicate consistently in un francais terrible. Did I mention all this was free—not to mention academic?


Explore, encore by Rebecca Schneidereit, NS

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