All applicants are required to complete a brief questionnaire describing previous French language studies (if any), any accommodation requirements and anticipated travel arrangements. This will help place you in an appropriate level course as well as with a suitable local family.
Please have the following information on hand when applying:
If you are eligible for the Explore bursary, please apply (online, followed by a paper copy) before the deadline. Bursaries are awarded by random draw at the end of March and if you have been awarded the bursary you will be notified by both your provincial coordinator and by Western University.
Apply online for an Explore Bursary by February 15.
Send a paper copy of your application (signed and sealed by your institution) to your Provincial Coordinator, post-marked no later than February 15. The Coordinator's address will be listed on the cover page.
Western Students must bring their paper application to Student Central on Main Campus (WSS 1120) to obtain the necessary signature and seal of the University. This signed and sealed form, along with proof of citizenship (or permanent residency) may then be brought to the French Immersion School office for mailing.
The Prep Week is available to beginner and intermediate level participants attending the Explore session during the spring or summer.
Complete the placement test and keep a record of your score.
Complete the online registration for the Explore session if you are a bursary recipient. You will be asked to provide the following information: