Recognizing outstanding commitment to volunteering

Starting January 4th, students 14 through 17 years of age can apply for the 2021 Vimy Pilgrimage Award.

Posted January 13, 2021

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. Terms and Conditions

Study abroad

The Vimy Pilgrimage 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, scheduled for November 2021, features daily visits to important First World War sites including museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields. Learn more about the itinerary

Apply 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.

Deadline: February 15th, 2021

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