Participants in Explore receive a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the course, instructional materials, meals, and accommodation. The educational institution you will be attending receives the bursary directly.

Bursaries are awarded by random selection, based on provincial and territorial allotments and institutional quotas. Every effort is made to accommodate first-time applicants. We will attempt to place you at one of the schools you have chosen, but you may be asked to go to a school that you did not indicate on your application form.

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I’m nervous, but acquiring French will be invaluable to my grad work, my experiences as a Canadian, and my personal education. Who knows? Post-Explore, maybe I can celebrate my next vacation in France through the ability to finally order a sandwich.


Rebecca Schneidereit is learning French through the Explore program., NS

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