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Apply for the $2,000 French Teacher Summer Bursary

Saskatchewan French language teachers may be awarded a bursary of up to $2,000 through the Summer Bursary for Teachers Teaching in French.

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1. Benefits

French language teachers interested in applying for a French Teacher Summer Bursary may be awarded a bursary of up to $2, 000.

This bursary gives you the opportunity to:

  • Improve your teaching methods;
  • Further your knowledge of the French language; and
  • Attend a recognized francophone or bilingual post-secondary educational institution during the months of July and August.
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2. Eligibility

Eligible individuals must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Be a resident of Saskatchewan;
  • Hold a valid teaching certificate;
  • Be a coordinator, counsellor, librarian, teacher or staff member responsible for the administration of an Immersion program, a Fransaskois school, or Core French or Intensive French course; and
  • Be enrolled full-time in one approved courses for a minimum of two weeks, between July 1 and August 31, in a francophone or bilingual post-secondary institution.  

Download the French Summer Courses for French Second Language Teachers to see the list of recommended courses.

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3. How to Apply

In order to apply you must:

1. Complete the application form.

2. Your application must be verified and signed by the principal, as well as the Director of Education or her/his representative.

3. Submit copies of the following documents:

  • Proof of Canadian citizenship (e.g. birth certificate) or of permanent resident status;
  • Social insurance card or other document showing that you have a social insurance number;
  • Teaching certificate; and
  • Course description (required only for courses not included in the list of recommended courses).

4. Submit your application with the required documents, no later than April 30, 2017 to:

Official Languages Coordinator
Programs Branch
Ministry of Education
7-2220 College Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 4V9
prog.fedprov@gov.sk.ca
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4. Apply

Apply for Bursary

The Bursary Application (FR) is also available in French.

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5. Further Information

Bursary applications must be submitted at the above address no later than April 30, 2017.  

School divisions will submit a prioritized list of candidates to Programs Branch. These applications will then be reviewed by the Programs Branch. 

If your application is approved, you will be advised in writing. 

All applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list, in the order in which they are received, and will be considered only if funds remain in the budget.

This program is funded by Canadian Heritage in collaboration with the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada.

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