We are now accepting applications for the Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship.

About this award

The Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship, valued at $5,000 for the 2017/2018 academic year, is awarded annually to an outstanding international student from an African country.

The award was endowed in 2005 by friends, family and colleagues in honour of Richard J. Van Loon, Carleton’s 10th President.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a citizen of an African country.
  • You must be an international student, who is required to have a valid Study Permit for Canada.
  • You must be registered as a full-time student at Carleton University and be successfully proceeding from one year to another in any program of study.
  • You must be in good academic standing.

Application form

Once complete, please deliver your application package to the Awards Office.

Applications for 2017-18 are now closed.

Deadline

The deadline to apply is November 15, 2017.

7 thoughts on “Now Accepting Applications for the Richard Van Loon Scholarship”

  1. Akram abdallah says:

    Hi,
    I am Egyptian undergraduate student want to apply for your scholarship so much.
    How or what should i do to apply for your scholarship ?
    Thank you for your time

    1. Shaun says:

      Hello Akram,

      There is a link to a PDF of the application form in this post. Follow the instructions to complete the application. Once complete, you can submit the application package to our office, located in 202 Robertson Hall.

      Thanks,

      Shaun

  2. Benjamin O.E Cooper says:

    Hello…
    I’m an African base in Africa, to be precise Liberia. Am i eligible to apply?

    1. Shaun says:

      Hello Benjamin,

      As long as you meet the eligibility requirements, you are more than welcome to submit an application. Are you currently studying at Carleton?

      Thanks,

      Shaun

  3. Shaun says:

    Hey everyone,

    We’re getting a lot of comments from prospective students about how to submit the application. Please be advised one of the eligibility requirements is that you are currently studying at Carleton university:

    “You must be registered as a full-time student at Carleton University and be successfully proceeding from one year to another in any program of study.”

    For information about awards for international students entering first year at Carleton, please visit https://carleton.ca/awards/scholarships/entrance-scholarships-for-new-students/scholarships/.

    Thanks,

    Shaun

  4. ALEX D. ROBERTS says:

    HELLO,
    AFTER FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM, WHAT LINK OR ADDRESS SHOULD I SUBMIT IT.

    1. Shaun says:

      On page four of the application, you are instructed to submit the package to:

      Richard J, Van Loon Scholarship Committee
      c/o Awards Office
      Carleton University
      202 Robertson Hall
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa ON K1S 5B6

Comments are closed.