Sponsoring Institution: French for the Future
Type: Essay Contest
Eligibility: For Canadian High School students. Any Gr 10, 11, or 12 (or secondaire IV or V) registered in a Canadian French program and planning to enter a French post-secondary program in Canada.
Application Deadline: Applications open from early October to mid- December (Winners announced in March).
Highlight: Planning on continuing your post-secondary education in French? Then break out Bescherelle and your creative writing skills for the chance to earn a $1,000 to $12,000 scholarship! You’ll need a 750-word essay on the topic selected for that year. Example:
“For Canada 150, create an original written portrait of your city”.
Pretty cool, eh! Panel of French judges then reviews and marks your essay following specific guidelines (which they give you beforehand).
Total of 78 scholarships available !