WELLINGTON, PEI, December 8, 2014 – Every year, Collège de l'Île offers its students entrance scholarships. This year for the first time, the Collège is offering a $1,000 entrance scholarship to one student from each high school on Prince Edward Island. Anyone who registers for and is accepted into a full-time program offered by Collège de l'Île is eligible.

Donald DesRoches, President of the Collège, said that, "We're making this change to encourage young people who speak French to consider continuing their postsecondary education in French. We want to ensure that these young people take full advantage of their investment in learning French over their many years in school."

Collège de l'Île is offering the following scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year:
  • One $1,000 entrance scholarship to a graduating student from each high school on PEI
  • One $1,000 entrance scholarship to an adult student returning to school after an absence of at least a year and having graduated from a high school on PEI
  • One $1,000 entrance scholarship to a student from outside PEI
  • One $500 scholarship to a student enrolled in a program recognized by the Consortium national de formation en santé (CNFS): Resident Care Worker, Human Services, Youth Worker or Practical Nursing.
Collège de l'Île is also currently running a contest in which potential students can win a $2,000 credit toward their tuition for full-time programs beginning during the 2015-2016 academic year. To participate in the contest, go to Collège de l'Île's Facebook page and click on the "Gagne 2 000 $" button to fill out an entry form.

In September 2015, Collège de l'Île will offer the following regular programs: Bilingual Administrative Assistant, Accounting Clerk, Early Childhood Educator, Early Childhood Assistant, Human Services, Youth Worker, Resident Care Worker and Welder. The Practical Nursing program will start in January 2016. The deadline to register for these programs is February 28, 2015.

Visit the Collège's website at www.collegedelile.ca for more information on all the scholarships offered. The deadline for submitting the application form, also available on the Collège's website, is May 15, 2015. Persons wishing to enrol in one of the Collège's programs for next September may do so directly HERE by February 28, 2015.

Collège de l'Île is the only postsecondary French-language institution in Prince Edward Island. With three learning centres in DeBlois, Wellington and Charlottetown, the College offers regular programs, customized training and training based on labour market needs. It offers a stimulating, student-focused learning environment that uses cutting-edge technology.

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For more information:
Donald DesRoches
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902.854.3010 ext 222