Page applications are accepted online during the recruitment periods: April 15th to June 15th and September 15th to November 15th. If you are a grade 7 or 8 Ontario student, below are the steps you will follow to start the application process:
Step 1: Register - go to the Page Portal page and click Register/Log in. Select Sign up now at the bottom of the page and enter your own individual email address (either a Microsoft or Google email; family or school emails are not accepted). Send a verification code and confirm your password. You will now be registered to apply to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Page Program, and you will be able to sign in at any time to modify your application and update your profile.
Step 2: Create Profile - Once you register, create your profile by entering your personal information (address, birth date, telephone number, email) and adding your parent/guardian information, and continue to step 3.
Step 3: Start Application - This is where you enter your school information (address, telephone number, school principal) and write your application essay (750 words max.). Answer the following questions (hint: use specific examples to support your application):
- What experiences, achievements (academic, athletic, volunteer) and activities have you been involved in at school, at home or in the community that demonstrate your leadership, responsibility and interpersonal skills?
- Why are you an ideal candidate and what unique characteristics would you bring to the program?
Note: Make sure to review your essay carefully before your click Final Submit. Once your essay is submitted you will no longer be able to make any more changes.
Final step: As soon as you final submit your essay, an email will be sent to your school principal and homeroom teacher with a link to an online form they must complete confirming your application. Once we receive their responses, your application to the Page Program will be complete.
You will now be able to sign in to the Page Portal to check the status of your application.