Prestige Scholarships

Our highest awards are our prestige scholarships – 10 Chancellor’s Scholarships, 7 Richard Lewar Entrance Scholarships, 3 Carleton University Scholarships of Excellence, 2 Carleton University Shad Valley Scholarships of Excellence, 1 Riordon Scholarship, 1 Collins Prestige Scholarship.  To be considered for a prestige scholarship, you are entering Carleton for the first time from high school or CEGEP and have no previous attendance at post secondary educational institutions (college or university). For all prestige scholarships, you’ll need an admission average of 90 percent or better – the selection committee will also assess the range of your community or secondary school activities. One application form is used for all the prestige scholarships.

The 2016-2017 application is now closed. 

Prestige Scholarships (2016/2017)
Number of Scholarships and Value Admission Average
Ten Chancellor’s Scholarships $30,000 ($7,500 x four years) Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
Seven Richard Lewar Entrance Scholarships $21,500 ($6,500 in the first year and $5,000 in second, third and fourth year) Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
Three Carleton University Scholarships of Excellence $20,000 ($5,000 x four years) Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
Two Carleton University Shad Valley Scholarships of Excellence $20,000 ($5,000 x four years) Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
One Riordon Scholarship Full tuition in first, second, third, and fourth year Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
One Collins Prestige Scholarship Full tuition in first, second, third, and fourth year Renewable* 90% and extracurricular activities throughout secondary school
* Scholarships are renewable with an annual GPA of 10.0