Prince Edward Island

French-Language Post-Secondary Studies Scholarship

Easy application

Tax filing not required

If you are a graduate from Prince Edward Island who wishes to do your post-secondary education through a French-language program that is not offered in the province, you may be able to get a French-language post-secondary studies scholarship.

Scholarship amounts are for:

  • Collegiate studies – An annual bursary of $1500 awarded for two years, for a combined total of at most $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 of at most $8000 over the course of the university studies.
  • Program combining collegiate and university studies – A total bursary of at most $8000.

You may be able to get a French-language post-secondary studies scholarship if:

  • You are a graduate from a French-language school or an immersion program in Prince Edward Island.
  • Your French-language post-secondary program is not currently offered in Prince Edward Island.
  • Your Post-secondary program has a minimum of 80% French-language instruction.
  • You are a Recipient of an Official Language Study Fellowship Bursary from the province in 2020-2021 who wish to pursue their education in French.

Proof of birth

A document with first name, last name, and date of birth.

  • Birth certificate or birth registration
  • Hospital record of birth or record of the physician/nurse/midwife who attended the birth
  • Passport
  • Record of landing or confirmation of permanent residence issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Citizenship certificate
  • Note of decision or temporary resident’s permit issued under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Certificate of Indian status card
  • Provincial identity card

Social Insurance Number

  • confirmation of SIN letter
  • plastic SIN card (non-expired)

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

Please note: the deadline was May 31st, 2021 for Grade 12 students to return their completed application package to their school counsellor.

Last updated: July 29, 2021