Solo travel grant
Our Solo Travel grant is intented for young travellers who wish to volunteer, acquire new skills or develop their professional career in an environment outside of their country of residence. The project must constitute an opportunity to gain intercultural knowledge and learn about an environment different than our own.
Participants should seek to carry out a well-defined project, enabling them to acquire skills and experience within a framework of sustainable development or responsible travel.
Deadline to submit an application : to be determined
Grant amount : $1,000
The candidate must
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and reside in Canada
• Be between 18 and 35 years old on the departure date
• Pursue a travel-related project with personal and professional development goals, unrelated to a formal academic program or commercial activity
• Present a financial need
• Application must be submitted before deadline
2018 solo travel grant awardees
Several months after the completion of her theater project in Bosnia Herzegovina, we interviewed Clara to discuss her experience.
Myrika tells us about her cycling adventure solo crossing Canada this summer.