IN THE MEDIA: MP announces national scholarship opportunity
Published by E-Know, East Kootenay News
November 3rd, 2016 - 10:26am
Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski, as part of an all-party delegation comprised of almost 50 Senators and Members of Parliament, today joined EF Education First to announce the EF Canadian Youth Ambassador Program.
The five-year initiative will provide annual travel scholarships and training to 30 Canadian young people representing every province and territory, with several scholarships reserved for First Nations and at-risk youth.
With the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and Canada’s 150th Anniversary quickly approaching, the program will celebrate Canada’s history while seeking to impact its future path by recruiting future leaders to make positive change both locally and globally.
This program is designed to celebrate Canada’s history while seeking to impact its future path by recruiting future leaders to make positive change both locally and globally, says Stetski. “I encourage the youth of Kootenay-Columbia to apply to the program to bring their unique perspectives to the rest of the world and, in turn, discover what it means to be a true global citizen. Applications are due December 1...
Please visit eftours.ca/youthambassadors for more information about the EF Canadian Youth Ambassador Program including the scholarship prompt and important schedules and deadline.