Adventures in Citizenship

A Special Fully Funded Opportunity for a Burnaby Youth to go to Ottawa

Apply now to be our Burnaby Youth Representative!

  • What does it mean to be Canadian?
  • How does our government work?
  • Gain an understanding of your country
  • Meet the leaders and the decision makers
  • Meet other young Canadians

 To qualify you must:

·     Be between 16 and 18

·     Have excellent academic standing

·     Be involved in Community Service with an emphasis on non-school related volunteering

·     have leadership abilities

·     Be a Canadian citizen or have Landed Immigrant Status

·     Be able to go to Ottawa from April 29 – May 2, 2o18

·     Attend an interview with a panel of Rotarians – to be scheduled at the end of January.

To apply, send us a 250-word essay to your school’s Scholarship Coordinator (Ms. McChesney in room 325) – TOPIC: “What does being Canadian mean to you? 

Deadline for applications – January 12, 2018


About Adrienne McChesney

Adrienne McChesney is a teacher and writer currently living Vancouver, BC, with her husband and two children.
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