The 2024 Vimy Pilgrimage Award

The Vimy Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2024 Vimy Pilgrimage Award, another exciting educational opportunity for students (aged 14-17) across Canada.


The award recognizes youth who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to their communities and consists of a fully funded, week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study the First World War. The deadline to apply is December 18, 2023.

The program also features Japanese Canadians’ contributions to the war effort. I have included a longer description of the program below and the program flier, full details are available on our website:
Please note that this program also features the No 2 Construction Battalion!


About the Vimy Pilgrimage Award

A program offered by The Vimy Foundation, it recognizes the actions of young people, aged 14-17, who are dedicated to the betterment of society.

The Vimy Pilgrimage Award (VPA) consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s First World War contributions.
Scheduled for April 2-10 2024, the VPA  features daily visits to important First World War sites. Participants gain transferable skills, unique perspectives about history, and connect with like-minded peers from across the country.

Applications for the Vimy Pilgrimage Award are open until December 18, 2023! To apply or learn more:


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