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Bursary for Pre-service French Teachers

Bursary of up to $1,600

Bursary offered by the B.C. Ministry of Education for students enrolled in a teacher education program to teach French or to teach in French. *

Bursary application 2021-2022:

Students must fill out an online bursary application form. Students admitted to the PDP French Module will receive an email in September 2021 with information about the first portion of the bursary ($1,000), the dates and the link to the online application form. Bursary recipients will receive the funds in their student account in December 2021.  Students will receive another email in January 2022 with information about the second portion ($600). Bursary recipients will receive the funds in their student account in March 2022.

Conditions:

  • Students must be admitted to the PDP French Module.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time.
  • Bursaries will be granted on a first come first serve basis until all funds are exhausted.
  • Students must complete the semester of studies in which each bursary is received. If for any reason a student is withdrawn or withdraws from the program during the semester, SFU will be entitled to demand reimbursement of the bursary.

How to apply for the bursary

  • Complete the online bursary application form (link communicated by email)
  • Complete an application for each term of studies 

Term

Application dates

Fall 2021

Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 8:00AM to Sunday, October 10, 2021, 11:59PM*

Spring 2022

Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 8:00AM to Sunday January 30, 2022, at 11:59PM*


* Attention: You will receive a different url link for each term. You have to apply for each term.

Payment:

    - Bursaries will be granted on a first come first serve basis until all funds are exhausted.

    - Bursary recipients will be notified by email.  Applicants who do not receive a bursary will also be notified by email (ineligible, funds exhausted).

    - Payments will be made according to the following schedule:

Term

Payment date

Fall 2021

December 2021*

Spring 2022

March 2022*

*ATTENTION: At the date of this communication, the renewal of the agreement with the BC Ministry of Education has not been signed yet. Payments may be postponed to a later date if the agreement has not signed at the proposed payment date.

Amount:

    -  The value of the bursary is up to $1,600 per student for the entire program.

    -  The first payment for Fall will be $1,000 and the second payment for Spring will be $600.

    -   Recipients who interrupt the program and re-enter at a later fiscal year will not receive any additional bursaries if they already received the maximum total amount.

Contact:

For additional information, please contact: Fara Razafinarivo offamgr@sfu.ca

This bursary is made possible with the participation of the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education of British Columbia.