French-Language Post-Secondary Studies Scholarship

If you are a graduate from Prince Edward Island who wishes to pursue their post-secondary education through a French-language program not currently offered in the province, you may be eligible to receive a French-language post-secondary studies scholarship. This scholarship has been made possible thanks to federal and provincial funding with the collaboration of the Société acadienne et francophone de l’Île (SAF’Île). 

Eligibility

 

  • Graduates from a French-language school or an immersion program in Prince Edward Island 
  • French-language post-secondary programs not currently offered in Prince Edward Island 
  • Post-secondary programs with a minimum of 80% French-language instruction
  • Recipients of an Official Language Study Fellowship Bursary from the province in 2020-2021 who wish to pursue their education in French 

Scholarship Amount

  • Collegiate studies – An annual bursary of $1500 awarded for two years, for a combined total not exceeding $3000 over the course of the collegiate studies.   
  • University studies – An annual bursary of $2000 awarded for a four-year bachelor’s degree, for a combined total not exceeding $8000 over the course of the university studies.    
  • Program combining collegiate and university studies – A bursary not exceeding the $8000 total amount awarded for university studies.  

Application Process

 

You must submit your application to the Société acadienne et francophone de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard (SAF'Île) with the following documentation: 

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Social Insurance Number (this is a taxable scholarship)
  • Proof of post-secondary enrollment (letter of acceptance)
  • French-language post-secondary studies scholarship – Application form 

Please note: Grade 12 students must return their completed application package to their school counsellor prior to May 31st, 2021. Recipients will be contacted in June.  

Payment

 

The funds will be released in two instalments (one each semester). Payments are issued directly to the student in the form of a cheque. Recipients will receive a letter of acceptance along with all necessary instructions.

   

Please note: Confirmation of Registration for each semester must be completed by the Registrar and returned to SAF’Île in September and January before each payment will be issued.

 

You can find the application form at : https://www.ssta.org/actualite

 

For further information, please communicate with Société acadienne et francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (SAF'Île) 902-888-1680

Education and Lifelong Learning

General Inquiries

Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062

DeptELL@gov.pe.ca