If you take part in the French-language learning program Explore, you can apply for a bursary to help pay your travel expenses.
You must complete the:
$700 for transportation per student.
February 15 of each year.
How to apply
- Provide a copy of your Explore certificate of completion.
- Provide your mailing address and contact information.
- 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.
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.
If you have questions, email French.Programs@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8237.