To qualify for PACE, an applicant must be actively involved in their Rotaract club and is expected to meet the following requirements:
Ability to enter Canada with your passport or obtain a Canadian visa (for more information, check out our FAQs page)
Possess a passport valid for 6 months following the last day of the trip (i.e. March 1, 2024).
Acquire international travel medical insurance. Prior to your arrival in Canada, you will be required to submit proof of valid international medical insurance
Ability to speak and understand conversational English
Be in good physical fitness: Parts of the trip will involve outdoor activities that may be physically demanding (e.g. hiking, city walking tours, cycling etc.)
Ability to pay the participation fee of $500 CAD and relevant flight costs to and from Vancouver upon program acceptance.
Be open-minded about cultures and have a big passion for Rotaract and its ideals.
April 1, 2023: Application released on our website!
April 30, 2023: Application period closes at 23:59 GMT.
Early May 2023: Official acceptance letters sent out to successful applicants.
Mid May 2023: Applicants must confirm attendance via email and pay the $500 CAD fee via PayPal within seven days of receiving the official acceptance letter. Shortly after we receive confirmation and payment, participants will be sent a Visa Support Letter (if necessary).
Note: Additional Program Invitation Letters will be sent out to waitlisted candidates if spots open up.
A 50% refund of the $500 participation fee (minus PayPal processing fee) will only be issued if attendance is canceled and received in writing within 30 days of receiving the Visa Support Letter.
The application for PACE 2023 will open April 1.
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