Apply for the Explore program travel bursary

If you take part in the French-language learning program Explore, you can apply for a bursary to help pay your travel expenses.

Eligibility

You must complete the:

Amount

$700 for transportation per student.

Deadline

February 15 of each year.

How to apply

  1. Provide a copy of your Explore certificate of completion.
  2. Provide your mailing address and contact information.
  3. Submit your application.
    In person: Education Building (entrance to parking on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: French.Programs@gov.yk.ca
    Mail: Yukon Education, French Programs, P.O. Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6.

When will you find out about your application?

We will review applications within 6 to 8 weeks. If you qualify, we'll contact you by phone or email. We’ll then mail a cheque in your name to your mailing address.

Report your bursary on your tax return

You must report the Explore transportation 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.

Contact: 

If you have questions, email French.Programs@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8237.