AFS is committed to helping young people go abroad, regardless of their financial situation. That’s why AFS works with companies, community sponsors and individual donors to help fund AFS programs through full and partial scholarships.

Please take note that scholarships aren’t offered for the short summer programs and Sentio adult volunteering prorams.

For more information or to apply, please contact Miriam Desbiens: [email protected]

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AFS Regular Sholarships

AFS Interculture Canada gives scholarships up to $5,000 for a year high school program, $4,000 for a semester high school program, $3,000 for a trimester high school program, $1,500 for a summer program and $4,000 for a community service program.

Who can obtain a scholarship? The scholarships are offered to participants registered in an AFS program. The candidates must meet the admission criteria of the host country and have been accepted by AFS Canada. The Participation Agreement must have been signed and returned to the AFS office in Montreal.

To be eligible for this bursary you must :

  • Aged between 15 to 18 years old on the day of departure according to the country chosen
  • Present  your  complete  application  file  before  the  scholarships  application  deadline, which is February 1st 2019
  • Enclose a letter explaining why you (the participant) should obtain a grant (max 1 page long)
  • Provide  any  other  documentation  or  information  that  may  influence  the  Selection Committee’s decision.
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"10 Lives to Change" Sholarships (full scholarships)

Complete bursaries for a year program in 2019

AFS Interculture Canada is very pleased to offer ten young Canadians the opportunity to participate in an international studies program at no cost. Indeed, ten students will have the chance to benefit from this scholarship, and will experience the local culture through their host family, school and new friends from all over the world!

To be eligible for this bursary you must :
• be between the age of 15 and 18 on the day of departure
• be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada
• be in good health
• currently be a full-time student and have good results
• demonstrate financial need
• be highly motivated to live an intercultural experience of a lifetime

Participants must submit their complete application no later than January 1st 2019
For more information or to apply, please contact Stéphanie Girouard: [email protected]

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Barrett Family Foundation Scholarship

 

The Barret Family Foundation Scholarship is opened to participants from all part of Canada. Preference will be given to students outside Quebec.

Partial scholarships for a year program during grade 9, 10 or 11.

To be eligible for this bursary you must:

  • Aged between 15 to 18 years old on the day of departure according to the country chosen
  • Present  your  complete  application  file  before  the  scholarships  application  deadline, which is March 1st 2019
  • Enclose a letter explaining why you (the participant) should obtain a grant (max 1 page long)
  • Provide  any  other  documentation  or  information  that  may  influence  the  Selection Committee’s decision.
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The Adventurer Bursary

Do your friends describe you as adventurous? Are you always eager to try something new? Are you ready to discover a new country and its culture? We have the program for you!

AFS Canada is offering the chance to one lucky participant to spend a school year in a mystery destination! Instead of choosing your host country, you will apply for the program without knowing where you will go. Participant will find out the destination only after the selection process is completed. The host country will be one of the 50+ AFS partner countries that we work with around the world.

Selection criteria:
• Be between the ages of 15-18 years old on the day of departure
• Be in good health
• Have a strong scholastic record
• Demonstrate your adventurous spirit in a letter of presentation
Details:
• Deadline for application: December 1st, 2018
• Participation fees of $3500 and $3500 in fundraising for the summer 2019 year program departure
• You cannot ask for a grant with this promotion

For more information, contact Stéphanie Girouard

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AFS Centennial Bursary

Do your friends describe you as adventurous? Are you always eager to try something new? Are you ready to discover a new country and its culture? We have the program for you!

AFS Canada is offering the chance to one lucky participant to spend a school year in a mystery destination! Instead of choosing your host country, you will apply for the program without knowing where you will go. Participant will find out the destination only after the selection process is completed. The host country will be one of the 50+ AFS partner countries that we work with around the world.

Selection criteria:
• Be between the ages of 15-18 years old on the day of departure
• Be in good health
• Have a strong scholastic record
• Demonstrate your adventurous spirit in a letter of presentation
Details:
• Deadline for application: December 1st, 2018
• Participation fees of $3500 and $3500 in fundraising for the summer 2019 year program departure
• You cannot ask for a grant with this promotion

For more information, contact Stéphanie Girouard

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