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About this award

Gordon Robertson, the former Chancellor and Chancellor Emeritus of Carleton University, established this scholarship to encourage and promote higher rates of post-secondary completion for Inuit students. This scholarship is awarded annually to one or two full-time Inuit students either entering or continuing a program of study at Carleton University.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.
  • Preference will be given to Inuit students undertaking scholarly or research work of benefit,
    either in the present or the future, to Inuit communities in the Canadian Arctic (Nunavut) and
    including Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories and Quebec.
  • You must be in good academic standing.
  • Application documentation is required

Application form

You can find the application on our website here.

Once complete, please email your application package to


The deadline to apply is February 1, 2023.