This bursary was established in memory of Geoffrey A.H. Pearson, O.C. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Geoffrey Pearson Bursary Committee to deserving students. The purpose of this bursary is to assist with the costs of student travel for research or other activities related to the United Nations its member organizations and/or agencies. Recipients must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person,) meet OSAP’s Ontario residency requirements, and demonstrate financial need. If the recipient is a graduate student, the bursary will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Endowed in 2011 by Landon Pearson, O.C., in memory of Geoffrey A.H. Pearson, O.C. Revised 2013.

For the 2020 academic year, the maximum funds available will be $2500.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2020
Successful candidate will be notified in writing by March 16, 2020

1. Please complete all sections of theĀ Pearson Travel Bursary 2020 Application.
2. Please submit a brief outline of your research.
3. Please include expected travel costs and financial requirements.

Submit applications to:

Geoffrey Pearson Travel Bursary Selection Committee
c/o Kroeger College, D199 Loeb Building
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa ON K1S 5B6

or by email to