Frequently Asked Questions

When is the program?

July 15th – 26th, 2019

Who can apply?

Canadian girls who have completed Grade 10/11 by July 2019. Completion of English 10/11, Math 10/11, and at least one 10/11th level Science course are required by the start of the program. Students from rural or remote communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Is programming experience necessary?

No - all you need is a curiosity about AI and a desire to learn!

What is the cost?

Due to the generous support of our sponsors including AI4ALL, the tuition cost for each participant is $500(CAD). There is an additional charge of $1000(CAD) for the room/board option. Travel to Simon Fraser University's Burnaby campus is the responsibility of the participant and their family.

What does the tuition cost cover?

The tuition cost includes lunches, curriculum, field trips, project materials, and staff supervision from Monday to Friday over the 2-week program.

Is there financial aid?

Yes, bursaries are available on a competitive basis for those in financial need. There is a section in the application to indicate whether you would like to be considered for a full or partial bursary. Support for travel from remote communities is also available.

How do I apply?

Head to the Apply Now! page to download our application package and find the link to the online application. All applications are electronic. 

Is there an info night to learn more?

Yes! Stay tuned for details about the 2019 info night.