English-speaking Canadians enrolled in the first year of a college or university program at Université Sainte-Anne now have the opportunity to receive a $3,000 bursary to perfect their bilingualism.
It's rewarding to be bilingual!
"I enjoyed discovering the Acadian culture, talking to people in the community and having new experiences, all in French."
- Kelsey Monsen, Integrated French Immersion Option student Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Scholarship for Study in a Second Language
To receive a bursary for postsecondary studies in French as a second language, one must:
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
Have English as the first official language spoken;
Study full time in a Canadian institution during the current year;
Have completed their secondary school studies in an English-language institution and graduated from this institution;
Have reached the postsecondary level of education;
Be enrolled in the first year of a postsecondary study program in French;
Be at least 17 years old on the first day of class;
Demonstrate that they have sufficient knowledge of French to be able to study in that language. A transcript, attesting to having taken courses in French at the secondary school or college or university level in Canada for a minimum of two years, will be required;
Intend to pursue full-time studies in a college or undergraduate university program in Canada, to take at least 50% of their courses and participate in related activities (placements and training activities in the community) in French.
Note: Special consideration will be given to students facing financial challenges and those who come from under-represented groups.