If you plan to study in French during your post-secondary studies, you can apply for a bursary to help pay your school expenses.
You must be:
- a Yukon high school graduate;
- a Yukon resident:
- you must be legally entitled to remain in Canada; and
- a resident of Yukon (someone who makes their home and is ordinarily present in Yukon)
- accepted into a post-secondary institution located in Canada; and
- studying in French to get a better understanding of the French language:
- either one course or more; or
- a program.
$350 to $1,200 annually per applicant. This is dependent on the number of applications received.
September 30 for the following academic year.
How to apply
- Request or pick up the application form from the French Programs office.
- Complete the application form.
- Submit the completed form and all required documents listed on the form.
In person: Education Building (entrance to parking on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. We’re open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Government of Yukon
Student Financial Assistance (E-1)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
When will you find out about your application?
Applications are reviewed in November. Successful applicants will be notified by December. If you’re a successful applicant, we'll contact you by phone or email to let you know how much you will receive.
We’ll then mail a cheque to your mailing address.
Report your bursary on your tax return
You must report the Official Languages Fellowship program bursary you received on your tax return. We’ll send a T4A to the permanent address you provide in your application.
If you have not received a T4A for the previous year by February 28, phone 867-667-3555.
Wondering how your T4A income will affect your tax return?
Contact the Canada Revenue Agency.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-667-8237.