Student Exchange Program (Québec)

The Nova Scotia-Québec Six-Month Student Exchange Program is a program that enables French second-language high school students from Nova Scotia to:

  • Host a French-speaking student from Québec in their home for three months (September, October, November);
  • Spend three months learning in a French secondary school in Québec (February, March, April); and
  • Live with the family of their French-speaking partner while studying in Québec.
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Program Videos

Nova Scotia promotional video

Québec promotional video (English)

Québec promotional video (French)


Application Process & Documents

The Nova Scotia-Québec Student Exchange Program involves a very detailed application and interview process.

Please take the time to carefully read the documents below.

Program Information
Six Month Exchange Student/Parent Program Guide
Six Month Exchange School/Liaison Teacher Guide

Students interested in the Nova Scotia-Québec Exchange Program are encouraged to contact their school guidance counsellor and complete Form A and Form B below.

Form A (Student Application)
Form B (Letter of Introduction)

The identified Liaison Teacher(s) and Selection Committee members can access the following documents pertaining to the interview process, student protection and consent.

Interview and Checklist
Student Protection and Consent
Form C (to be completed at the end of each interview)


EXC 12 French Credit

Students who participate in the Nova Scotia-Québec Student Exchange Program are eligible to apply for the Expérience culturelle 12 credit.

Click here for more information and/or to apply.


More information on the Student Exchange may be obtained by contacting: