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Program Application

The Application Checklist

The application process is a multi-step process and not complete until all of the steps have been done. AFTER all documents and tuition is received, applicants are responsible to complete the necessary paperwork with the Government of Canada to receive a student visa.

Step 1

Step 2

Prepare the following documents:

  • School/academic records from the past two years translated into English (copies must have an official school stamp or seal)

  • Letter of recommendation from the current Teacher or Principal (translated into English)

  • Letter written by the student explaining his/her goals for duration of stay.
    This could include:

    • What made them decide to choose the International Education Program

    • What they hope to obtain from their time with the Grande Prairie School District

  • Copy of the student's passport picture page

  • Copy of student's immunization records. This is required and will be kept in the student's file.

  • Custodianship documents, if the student is under 18 years of age (if the parent is appointing custodianship in Canada)

Step 3

Include the following:

  • $250 CDN Non-refundable application fee which can be paid by: bank draft, money order (payable to Grande Prairie Public School District #2357) or Wire Transfer

Please email inted@gppsd.ab.ca for Wire Transfer information

Step 4

  • E-mail the application form(s) and all supporting documents to:  inted@gppsd.ab.ca
    Please submit the application form as a PDF document

Step 5

You will be notified within 24 hours of receipt of all required documents whether the application has been accepted.

Once accepted, you will required to pay full tuition and health insurance as outlined below:

  • $11,000 CAD Tuition for Full Year (10 months)

  • $500 Ingle International Student Medical Insurance (10 months)

An official Letter of Acceptance will be issued once the application fee, tuition, and medical insurance have been paid in full.

Both payments are to be completed following the same pattern as above in Step 3.

Step 6

Upon receipt of the Letter of Acceptance from the Grande Prairie Public School District, the student must apply for a study permit at the nearest Canadian Embassy/Consulate.

Step 7

With all paperwork completed, a study permit, and everything in order, the student is now ready to arrange transportation to Grande Prairie and begin the experience of a lifetime!