​The Société Nationale de l’Acadie and the Consulate General of France in the Atlantic Provinces are opening the 2019-2020 France-Acadie Scholarship Campaign.


The France-Acadie scholarships were created following the meeting of the 4 Acadians with President de Gaulle in Paris in January 1968. Today, they are one manifestation, among many others, of the close cultural relations and special ties between France and Acadia.

This year, two scholarships are offered to students who wish to pursue university studies in France in the first or second quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship is jointly managed by the French Government and the Société Nationale de l’Acadie.

Louise Imbeault, President of the Société Nationale de l’Acadie states: “As I myself received a France-Acadie scholarship, I can say beyond any doubt that this stay in France was a decisive factor in my choice to live in French and to contribute to the affirmation of contemporary Acadia. This scholarship program clearly demonstrates the links of excellence between l’Acadie and France. L’Acadie must be pleased with this example of international mobility that offers these students the opportunity to acquire new knowledge that will foster their development. »

“Thanks to the grant from the Consulate General of France in the Atlantic Provinces and the Société Nationale de l’Acadie, I was able to realize my dream and go study during a session in France. Affiliated with the University of Lyon, I had the opportunity to meet experts in my field of research, in addition to seeing and studying some ancient sites that are part of my corpus of studies.” Érick Doucet, France-Acadie scholarship holder in 2018.

This year’s scholarship includes international transportation from home to the place of study, as well as access to Campus-France services.

Are eligible for the France-Acadie Grant under all these conditions:

– Students of Canadian nationality, residing for at least 3 years or permanent residents in one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada (NB, PEI, NL, NS).

– Students enrolled in one of the universities in Atlantic Canada’s provinces.

– Students who have completed a minimum of 3 years of university studies at the time of departure.

– Students must be over 18 years of age at the time of departure in France.

Download the application file here : Dossier_de_candidature_BFA_2019-2020-1


Applications should be sent by post or email to the following addresses:

– Deadline for applications: May 10, 2019 –

Théo Barrère – [email protected]

Cultural Attaché

Consulate General of France in the Atlantic Provinces

777 Main St, Suite 800, Moncton, NB, E1C 1E9

Émilie Caissie – [email protected]

Responsible for youth files and events

Société Nationale de l’Acadie

224 St-George Street, Suite 103, Moncton, NB, E1C 0V1

The Cultural Service of the Consulate General of France in the Atlantic Provinces supports academic mobility and cultural and artistic cooperation between France and the four Atlantic provinces. Two funds are managed jointly with the SNA: the France-Acadie Scholarships (university mobility) and the France-Acadie Fund (cultural and artistic cooperation).

The Société Nationale de l’Acadie is a non-profit federation that brings together the four Francophone associations representing the Atlantic provinces as well as the four youth associations. The SNA also has affiliated members in Quebec, France and the United States. Its mandate is to represent the Acadian people on the Atlantic, national and international scenes.

Information :

Théo BARRÈRE – Attaché culturel – Consulat Général de France dans les Provinces atlantiques [email protected] (506) 862-3906

Émilie CAISSIE – Responsable des dossiers jeunesse – Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA) [email protected] (506) 853-0404 x 3