Scholarship Application

CHN Scholarship

Canada Homestay Network’s Scholarships are awarded to qualified students to give them the ability to stay with a host family, without the cost of room and board, for a designated period of time.


CHN will be awarding applications to deserving candidates on a rolling basis. Applications will be processed as they are received.

Please ensure you answer ALL questions before submitting your application.

High School Programs:

  • Applications for September 2021 will be processed up to August 13, 2021.
  • Applications for February 2022 will be processed up to December 31, 2021.

College and University Programs:

  • Applications for September 2021 will be processed up to August 13, 2021.
  • Applications for January 2022 will be processed up to November 30, 2021.
  • Applications for May 2022 will be processed up to March 30, 2022.

Independent Language School Programs:

  • Applications will be processed on a rolling basis throughout the year
  • Preference will be given to students who apply through a Languages Canada scholarship program.


Only on-line submissions will be accepted. CHN will not accept printed materials. There is not a set scholarship amount, and there is no set timeline. We appreciate your patience.

Applicants must:

  • Be already accepted to a school in Canada, and able to show proof of such acceptance
  • Have been granted a study visa prior to applying for scholarship to Canada Homestay Network

Applicants should:

  • Respond precisely to the application questions. Confine responses to the spaces provided.
  • Briefly explain any activities, courses, or honors that readers are not likely to understand.
  • Use Items 4-5 and 8-9 to reveal your values, interests, and motivation for studying in Canada and pursuing excellence in community leadership.
  • Note that preference will be given to students who demonstrate contributions and action related to (1) climate change and environmental stewardship, and/or (2) diversity, inclusion, and racial justice.
  • Alert CHN to any unusual circumstances that have limited your activities or affected your grades. Note such restrictions in Item 9 or ask your school to cover them in the Recommendation Letter.
  • CHN will protect sensitive information.

Students may be contacted for further information as part of the evaluation process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those students selected for questions or awards will be contacted.

Privacy Act Advisory Statement. Pursuant to the requirements of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSBC 1996, c. 165 and the Personal Information Protection Act, SBC 2003, c. 63, please be advised: by signing the application form, you authorize CHN to collect your personal information to be used to select CHN Scholars. The information may also be used to publicize your selection as a CHN Scholar. Furnishing the information is voluntary; failure to do so will prevent your consideration for a Truman Scholarship.

Debarment and Suspension Certification. As a condition of appointment, each CHN Scholar must certify that he or she is (a) Has not within a three-year period preceding this award been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against him or her for commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (Federal, State, or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; violation of antitrust statutes or commission of embezzlement, theft, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, or receiving stolen property; (b) Is not presently indicted for or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a governmental entity (Federal, State, or local) with commission of any of the offenses enumerated in the preceding paragraph; and, (c) Has not had one or more public transactions (Federal, State, or local) terminated for cause or default within three years preceding the date of the Award Letter.

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