French Immersion

French Opportunities

My Explore - 5-week intensive French Immersion bursary program offered in Spring/Summer for people with ANY skill level in FRENCH.
Participants are awarded a $2200 bursary that covers tuition fees, instructional materials, meals and accommodations. You have the opportunity to discover another region of Canada while being enrolled in classes adapted to your language level. This allows for improvement of language skills, the discovery of new culture and regions of Canada. DUE MARCH

My Explore - Destination Clic
Summer bursary program for students in Grade 8 and 9. This program will allow you to improve your French-language skills by doing activities that are tailored to the things you love to do and by meeting others from across the country. Participants are awarded $2000 bursary that covers tuition fees, instructional materials, meals and accommodation. For 3 weeks you will dive deep into another part of la francophonie au Canada through classes, workshops, games, visits to fun local attractions, all while meeting new people and making new friends. DUE MARCH

Both 1 & 2 may offer CREDITS or LANGUAGES AT WORK. Check specific site during the application process.

  • Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)
    *  No previous work experience necessary
    *  There is eligibility criteria
    *  Jobs can be full OR part-time basis
  • DELF
    The exam portion of Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
    *  CEFR is organized into 6 reference levels. It encompasses what a learner can do in 1.Reading       2. Listening      3. Speaking      4. Writing
    *  A Level is Basic                 -    A1- Breakthrough      A2- Waystage
    *  B Level is Independent      -     B1- Threshold           B2- Vantage
    *  C Level is Proficient User  -     C1- Proficiency         C2- Mastery
    *  Self Assessment Grid
    *  Is becoming an INTERNATIONAL STANDARD
  • The University of Calgary Study Abroad -- Study and work abroad program.
  • My World Abroad -- A variety of choices and destinations. 
  • Go Abroad 
  • Interexchange AuPair in South France -- Nannying in Southern France
  • Allianz Global Assistance-- $2500 Scholarship to travel abroad
  • OSEF (Organisme de Sejours Educatifs Francophones) -- 
    Summer Exchange Programs 1 month in Europe and 1 month in Canada
    School Programs 9-11 week exchanges European students come to Canada August - November, Canadians go to Europe February - April
    Application process
  • Experiences Canada
    Grade 7 and 8 exchange with volunteer chaperone, CPF Olds, EDMS and community support.
    Growth for students outside the classroom.
    Commitment and Application process.