From kindergarten to postgraduate studies, CPF has tools and activities for youth and students in Canada currently studying French as a second language.
CPF Guide for Bilingual Youth 2017
Guide to opportunities in French for senior high school students or recent graduates.
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada has developed a variety of tools and resources for Canadian youth and students. These tools can be used in various subject areas, such as learning French or English as a first or second language, social studies and history.
Scholarships and Bursaries
Government of Nova Scotia
Scholarships, awards and grants available to students to continuing studying in French at the post-secondary level.
Association des collèges et université de la francophonie Canadienne (ACUFC)
The new Bursaries for Post-Secondary Studies in French as a Second Language Program encourages young, English-speaking Canadians to enhance their bilingualism while studying in a field of interest. A total of 850 non-renewable bursaries, each worth $3,000, will be awarded yearly from 2020 to 2023. Applications are to be submitted directly to one of the participating colleges and universities. To find out which ones are participating in the Program, as well as eligibility criteria, please visit the website https://acufc.ca/fslbursaries/.
The Bursaries for Postsecondary Studies in French as a Second Language Program has been made possible in party by the Government of Canada and is administered by the Association des collèges et université de la francophonie Canadienne (ACUFC).
le Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB)
le Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) has partnered with l’Association des collèges et université de la francophonie Canadienne (ACUFC) to offer 10 lucky students admitted at the CCNB in September 2020 a bursary worth $3,000!
Here are a few of the eligibility criteria:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
- Have English as the first official language spoken;
- Have completed their secondary school studies in an English-language institution and graduated from this institution;
- Demonstrate that they have sufficient knowledge of French to be able to study in that language. A transcript, attesting to having taken courses in French at the secondary school or college or university level in Canada for a minimum of two years, will be required;
The full list of eligibility criteria can be found at the following link: https://acufc.ca/fslbursaries/.
Students can apply for the bursary before August 6th 2020 by filling out the form at the following link
The Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is an excellent Francophone post-secondary learning institution. The CCNB brings together five campuses located in Bathurst, Campbellton, Dieppe, Edmundston and the Acadian Peninsula. Each campus provides high quality educational services and training, and values the importance of a skilled, well-trained workforce that responds to changing job demands. The CCNB offers programs in Business, Arts and Culture, Engineering, Industrial Technology, Justice, Mechanics, Metallurgy, Health Sciences, Community Services, Communications, Tourism, Transportation, Culinary Arts, Biotechnology, Mining, Administration and Maritime Technology.
French Studies Scholarships
Scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries available at Nova Scotian universities in the field of French Studies.
Concours d’art oratoire
French Public Speaking Competition organized by Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia. Scholarship prizes at Universite Sainte-Anne, Universite de Moncton, University of Ottawa and other institutions across Canada for students in grades 11 & 12.
CPF- Halifax Peninsula and Mainland South Chapter: $1,000 bursary for an African Canadian who is planning to attend Universite Ste-Anne in the B.Ed program become a French immersion or Core French teacher. For information, please contact the CPF Nova Scotia branch office.
Alloprof is a website from Quebec that provides useful homework tools, including a large French virtual library and online discussion forums.
The Altas of Canada is available online in both French and English.
Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec is Quebec’s provincial library website.
Canada Channel is the largest inventory of Canadian Social Studies resources on the Internet
Nova Scotia Homework Hub is a website with online resources in French and English to help with homework.
Historica has an online resources available in French and English for history students.
- ISEF allows you to search by keyword through a variety of francophone websites included in their online index.
- The LangCanada.ca portal offers an abundance of educational resources, educational materials, training organizations and information that enhances second official language teaching and learning in Canada.
- Library and Archives Canada provides links to many online resources for research.
- Mathforum has a section for students, where they can find help with math. There is a special link on this website for Non-English Math Resources.
- Formatic 2000 provides a list of links to French websites on various topics that could be useful for research projects.
- The University of Calgary Centre français has compiled a list of French links on a variety of topics that can be utilized for homework and research projects.
- About.com has tips and information about the French accents for those learning French.
- BonPatron is an online French grammar corrector. Students who need to verify the grammar of their homework can simply copy/paste typed French text at BonPatron for quick correction.
- Le dictionnaire multifunction is TV5 monde’s free online dictionary. It’s functions include a French-English dictionary, definitions, synonyms, usage, and verb conjugations.
- Le grand dictionnaire terminologique is an online dictionary produced by the government of Quebec. This webpage also includes other helpful French language links.
- Le Point du FLE is a web-based French language educational activities website. It includes a variety of online learning tools, as well as exercises to print and download.
- Verb2Verb is a helpful website that lists all the conjugation in the various tenses for known French and English verbs.
See also our Youth Activities section for camps, contests and more!
CPF’s partners, collaborators and sponsors have a variety of tools as well for students in Canada; check out the links below!
Le Myosotis – CPF members qualify for a 10% discount!
University of Ottawa’s Portail Francophile – French resources on campus
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