Scholarships offered to students to promote French-as-a-second-language learning at uOttawa.

French Immersion scholarships

Contests for high school students

Canadian Parents for French logo.

Canadian Parents for French - Concours d’art oratoire

Canadian Parents for French is a not-for-profit organization that promotes French-as-a-second-language learning opportunities in Canada. It holds a public speaking contest that offers up to 40 scholarships worth between $1,000 and $12,000. It's a great opportunity to demonstrate that you can be witty and persuasive in both official languages - and make some spare cash for your studies to boot! 

French for the Future logo.

French for the Future - National Essay Contest

French for the Future, a not-for-profit organization that encourages bilingualism among high-school students, runs an essay-writing contest every year. The winners can score one of 46 scholarships worth between $1,000 and $12,000.

ACPI logo.

Association canadienne des professionnels de l'immersion - Immersion Clip Contest

The Association canadienne des professionnels de l'immersion (Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals) holds a video contest for individual students. Record a video clip on a yearly theme for your shot at one of 18 scholarships worth between $1,000 and $12,000.

Prizes for current students