The Explore Program gives students the chance to study French in an immersion environment at different locations around the country. A government bursary means that almost all costs are covered (including tuition and living expenses). Selection is through a lottery system, and to be eligible, students must:
It is possible to get elective transfer credit for some but not all courses that are offered through the Explore program. If you wish to do this, you should apply for courses at centres that offer university credit.
You must also apply for a Letter of Permission before you apply for the program, to make sure that your particular course is appropriate for transfer credit. If awarded, transfer credit is usually given as 6 units of unspecified Level 1 or Level 2 French (FRENCH 1*6 or FRENCH 2*6). Some conditions apply:
Universities offering Explore courses which can be considered for transfer credit are:
Before applying to an Explore program, Commerce students must make an appointment to our Letter of Permission Coordinator to discuss their letter of permission. Details of the application process are available on the Explore website: myexplore.ca