A registered non-profit organization

This $1,000.00 scholarship can be used towards tuition or living expenses at any post-secondary institution.*

To be eligible for our scholarship, you must be:

  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident

  • Attending a Canadian high school or university

  • 14 years or older

  • A registered member of Canadians for Youth Leadership and Action

  • Demonstrating outstanding leadership within the community

  • Obtaining an academic average of at least 80% or 30 IB points​​

​Outstanding candidates that do not fulfill one or more of the above criterion will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*If you plan to attend or are attending any institution outside of Canada, please contact us for more details.​​


CYLA is proud to introduce a new scholarship program to help young canadians fund their post-secondary education.

Applications for 2017 scholarships will open on Feb. 1, 2017. Included below is a set of previous conditions for the scholarship.

Canadians for Youth Leadership and Action