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Imagine NB is a bilingual program delivered over a 1-year term (following the school calendar). It brings youth from around the province for a series of weekend overnight retreats and virtual sessions where they discover the province and the places where they can envision their future, create change and impact the lives of others.

Applications for the 2022-2023 Imagine NB Youth Delegation are currently open!

Eligibility Requirements

At NBMC, we are all different. That is one of our biggest strengths; it enables us to continue #GrowingTogether. We are looking to create an inclusive cohort representing diverse walks of life in New Brunswick, including but not limited to: gender identity, immigration journeys, language, geography, and ethnicity. Below are the eligibility requirements:

Youth applying must:

  • Be in grades 10, 11, or 12 starting September 2022.
  • Have an upper-basic proficiency level in 1 of the official languages of Canada.
  • Be a newcomer, immigrant or refugee youth living in New Brunswick (i.e. permanent resident or recently became Canadian citizen).
  • Able to maintain committed for the full program term.

Application Process

  1. Complete and submit this Application Form
  2. Submit your Candidate Profile – see below (upload to the application form)

The Candidate Profile is the personalized component of the application process. Here you have the opportunity to show us your creativity, interests, passions, and skills!

Tell us about yourself (what makes you, YOU) and why you need a program like Imagine NB in your life. Why would being a part of Imagine NB make a difference to you? And what would you contribute to the program and to your peers?

You decide how you want to answer this question: an artwork, a portfolio, a poem, a cool video (3mins max) or an up-beat catchy song, get creative!

You will also be asked to:

  • Describe a significant life experience.
  • Tell us what challenges have you faced or witnessed in your community/school related to inclusion, equity and diversity and how would you like to see that challenge resolved?
  • Describe your leadership journey or personal development journey.

Nomination Process

Any person in New Brunswick may nominate an eligible youth for the Imagine NB Program. Youth will then have to complete their application to be considered for the program.

Please note that nominated youth still need to complete the application form and candidate profile.

  • Complete this Nomination Form
  • The Program Manager will then contact your Nominee and ask them to complete the application process

Examples of Qualities for an Ideal Imagine NB Delegate

You are creative!

You love to think outside the box and come up with innovative ideas. You want to expose yourself to new experiences, new cultures, new languages, and states of mind. You question the nature of things and engage in thinking how to improve them.

Relationship builder

You have a desire to get out there and make a difference to positively impact others around you. You are passionate about being involved around school and your broader community to form long lasting relationships and friendships.

Collaborative Spirit

You are a team player! You model and inspire team work, support and unity. You understand that everyone has their own opinion and encourage everyone to share their voice. You help to foster a space where other individuals feel respected, listened to, and included.

Change Maker

You have demonstrated initiative in driving change or responding to change either in your extracurricular club, classrooms, student council, community project. You recognize situations or needs in your community and have potential to respond to them and to think about how they can impact your career, family members, and others.

Global Citizen

You are aware of the world around you and the issues that face it. You take advantage of opportunities presented to you to grow and develop as a young global citizen with peers from different walks of life.

Critical Thinker

You think critically about topics by actively listening, participating, and communicating your ideas and opinions to others.