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VJKF 2024 Programs

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WELCOME to our 2024 VJKF PROGRAMS!

 We're thrilled to collaborate with five of our university partners to host Programs coast to coast! We will be updating each Program Week section as information becomes available.


2024 KIRKNESS SCHOLAR REMINDERS

Did you receive an offer of acceptance? 

Don't forget to confirm your acceptance no later than Friday, February 16, 2024You can email our Program Director at: morgan.laboucan@vjkf.org to confirm. 

Failure to respond by this date will result in the rejection of this offer, with the opportunity being extended to a student on our waitlist.


NEWS

VJKF 2024 Form Packets will be sent out between February 14–16, 2024! The Packets will need to be signed and returned by March 3, 2024.


2024 VJKF Form Package.pdf


WEEK 1:

MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY

HALIFAX, NS

May 12–17, 2024

NEWS

PROGRAM

Check back for Mentor Projects!

WEEK 2:

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

WINNIPEG, MB

May 26–31, 2024

NEWS

PROGRAM

Check back for Mentor Projects!

WEEK 3:

THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

VANCOUVER, BC

JULY 7–12, 2024

WEEK 4:

 UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

VICTORIA, BC

JULY 28–AUGUST 2, 2024

WEEK 5:

 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

CALGARY, AB

AUGUST 11–16, 2024

KEY SPONSORS

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To increase the number of Indigenous students graduating from pure and applied science, engineering, and mathematics programs in Canada. Charity Registration #822843629 RR 0001

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