Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Jerry Tomberlin and Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) David Hornsby, along with the Faculty Deans, presented 10 undergraduate Carleton students with Provost Scholar Awards during a virtual event on Wednesday, May 4.

Funded by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) and administered by Teaching and Learning Services, the Provost Scholar Award is valued at $1,000 and is given to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in research, community engagement, immersive learning and/or international activities.

Najla Mohamed

Najla Mohamed is a global and international studies student with a specialization in global politics who is described as an exceptionally strong undergraduate student with a deep commitment to community engagement. Last year, under the supervision of Prof. Peter Andree, she participated in a CUROP-funded research project entitled “Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability in Canada: Discourses of Post-COVID 19 Recovery.” She produced an outstanding honours research essay on Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy with Prof. Fiona Robinson. In the last two years, she has worked as a research assistant at the Canadian Arab Institute and with Prof. Aaron Ettinger. She has volunteered with the BGInS student society and the Somali Education Fund, helping with community events and fundraising campaigns aimed at financially supporting the education of youth in Somalia.