Start your application today to receive up to $36,400 for tuition, expenses and mentorship to become a Language Immersion Teacher!
The Youth Empowered Speakers (YES) program is accepting applications from First Nations students ages 18-30 years old in B.C. who are interested in becoming Language Immersion Teachers! This program provides funding of up to $36,400 per year for post-secondary tuition, living expenses and mentor-apprentice language learning! It also includes paid work internships to support work experience.
The YES program is for B.C. First Nations youth ages 18-30 years old living on or off-reserve. Participants must provide proof of acceptance to a Bachelor of Education program at a post-secondary institution by March 31, 2021. Please review the guidelines on the YES program page for additional information.
The deadline to apply is February 8, 2021. The program runs from April 2021 until April 2022.
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Applicants are encouraged to contact us for assistance using the grant portal, understanding the guidelines and completing their application. Contact Aurora Skala, Language Programs Coordinator, via email at email@example.com.
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