About this award

Awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts in Greek and Roman Studies, or the Bachelor of Arts in Religion in the College of the Humanities (or any additional undergraduate degree program in the College of the Humanities) at Carleton University. Application is required. Eligible students must demonstrate a strong academic background and participation in extra-curricular activities. Recipients will have demonstrated financial need, must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person) and must meet OSAP’s Ontario residency requirements. Students who study abroad as part of any undergraduate degree program within the College of the Humanities are eligible to hold this bursary in their year abroad. This bursary is renewable for up to four years. Endowed in 2009 by Pamela and Richard Joho to honour their commitment to a classical education.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate participation in extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrate strong academic background (minimum admission average 85% required)
  • Student entering first year of an undergraduate degree program with the College of the Humanities (eligible programs include: Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts in Greek and Roman Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Religion or any additional undergraduate degree program in the College of the Humanities)
  • Pursuing post-secondary studies for the first time
  • The bursary award is renewable over the first four years of undergraduate study provided the recipient maintains full time enrolment in any undergraduate degree program within the College of the Humanities, remains in good academic standing and achieves a GPA of 7.0 or better.
  • If the bursary is lost in one year, it cannot be regained in a subsequent year

Application form

You can find the application on our entrance bursaries web page.

Once complete, please email your application package to awards@carleton.ca.

Deadline

The deadline to apply is September 15, 2022.