School Health Grant for Youth

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is accepting applications for the School Health Grant for Youth, which provides Canadian youth, ages 13 to 19 and enrolled in grades 9 to 12 or Secondary 3 to 6 in Quebec, the opportunity to apply for up to $1500 of grant funding. The goal of the grant is to empower youth to develop their own initiatives that encourage and promote healthy living in their schools and communities.

Projects must match up with PHAC’s mandate and encourage healthy living by teaching participants about important topics, sharing resources and information, and helping participants develop healthy skills. Plus, they should focus on 1 of the following priorities:

  • Positive mental health and well-being
  • Healthy eating and nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Reducing substance-related harms

To apply you must:

  • be a youth between the ages of 13-19
  • be a student enrolled in grades 9-12 or in Secondary 3 to 6 in Quebec*
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident in Canada
  • not be a federal government employee at the time of applying

*Only some schools offer Secondary 6 in Quebec. Students enrolled in Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (Cégep) are not eligible.

Click (here) for more information and to apply before Monday, April 15, 2024 (5:00p.m. EDT)!

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