A Carleton University Entrance Bursary will provide you with additional funds to help you meet the direct educational costs of your first-year studies.

Carleton Entrance Bursary Eligibility

  • You have applied and been offered admission to an undergraduate degree program at Carleton University for September.
  • You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have demonstrated financial need and will be applying for government student financial assistance.
  • You complete and submit the Entrance Bursary application, through the Undergraduate Application Forms system on Carleton Central, by June 30.
  • Students who have not applied by June 30 may still be considered for a bursary by completing the General Undergraduate Bursary application for Current Students.  The General Undergraduate Bursary application for Current Students is available as of September, through the Undergraduate Application Forms system on Carleton Central.
  • International students who demonstrate financial need in order to finance their studies, are eligible to apply for a General Undergraduate Bursary, after completing one year of undergraduate study at Carleton University.

Leadership Entrance Bursary Awards

High school students who have taken a leadership role in their school’s extracurricular activities and in community service may also be considered for a Leadership Entrance Bursary.

Application through Carleton Central

Separate Application Required