Indigenous Student Awards

In addition to the awards listed below, students who have self-identified as Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit or Mètis) remain eligible to be considered for Carleton University’s Undergraduate Bursaries, Scholarships and various federal and provincial student loan programs.

Please Note: Many of the scholarships and bursaries listed below require a separate application.

Awards: Application Required

Awards: No Application Required

External Indigenous Student Awards

Indigenous students may also be eligible for various awards from organizations and associations outside of Carleton University. There are a wide variety of external scholarships and bursaries available for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

The Centre for Indigenous Initiatives recommends the following:

  • Indspire – Building Brighter Futures Indspire Scholarship and Bursaries
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s  Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool
  • KPMG’s Indigenous Student Awards is available to Indigenous post-secondary students in the pursuit of post-secondary education across Canada.  Preference will be given to students studying in the following programs: Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Information Technology, Human Resources, Communications, and Marketing.

For more information or support in completing these award applications, please visit the Centre for Indigenous Initiatives.