(Toronto – December 1, 2014) French for the Future’s National Essay Contest ends on December 19th, 2014. This year’s theme is:
Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada, has said
“Sports, culture and arts are necessities that bring together
communities and give youth a way to express themselves.”
DO YOU AGREE WITH THIS STATEMENT? WHY?
Until December 19th, 2014, students from grades 10 to 12 from across Canada (Secondary IV, V, and CEGEP 1, in Quebec) are invited to submit a 750-word essay in French for a chance to win their share of the $215,000 in scholarships offered by the following post-secondary institutions (in alphabetical order):
• Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta (Alberta)
• French Language Centre, University of Lethbridge (Alberta)
• Glendon College of York University (Ontario)
• Laurentian University (Ontario)
• Université de Moncton (New Brunswick)
• University of Ottawa (Ontario)
• Université de Saint-Boniface (Manitoba)
• Université Sainte-Anne (Nova Scotia)
Essays must be submitted through French for the Future’s web site, by 11:59:59 p.m.
Eastern Time on Friday, December 19th, 2014.
Participation prize: one iPad
Beyond the many scholarships to be won, participating students will be entered into a draw to win a 32GB iPad Mini; one more reason to take part in the 10th edition of the Contest!
For more information: www.french-future.org
French for the Future is a national not-for-profit organization that supports and motivates Canadian students on their path towards bilingualism. Founded in 1997 by John Ralston Saul and Lisa Balfour Bowen, French for the Future reaches thousands of Francophone and Francophile students through its many activities and programs, offered both on the local and national level.
Contact : Suzanne Aranda
French for the Future National Office
Tel.: 1 866 220-7216, ext. 224
In partnership with the following post-secondary institutions: