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The Vimy Pilgrimage Award

For the next three weeks, students 14 through 17 years of age can apply for the 2021 Vimy Pilgrimage Award.

This award recognizes the actions of young people who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to volunteer work through positive contributions, notable deeds, or bravery that benefits their peers, school, community, province, or country.

More information on terms and conditions can be found on our website.

Deadline: February 15, 2021

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Study Abroad

The award consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s tremendous First World War effort. The program features daily visits to important First World War sites including museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields.

Learn more about the itinerary.

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Apply Online Now!

Applicants are required to submit an essay describing their volunteer work; an essay on the 1918-1919 Flu pandemic; a motivation letter; a resume and a reference letter. A total of 20 students will be selected for the 2021 program.

Access the online form here.

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