Applicants to Humanities are eligible for a wide variety of Scholarships

Scholarships and Bursaries for the Bachelor of Humanities are coordinated through Carleton’s Awards Office.

Carleton Entrance Scholarships

Entrance Scholarships are worth up to $4000 per year. They are awarded automatically, based on your high-school grades.

Carleton Prestige Scholarships

Prestige Scholarships are worth up to $7500 per year. Prestige Scholarships are not awarded automatically. We strongly encourage students with over a 90% average to apply for a prestige scholarship.

Bachelor of Humanities Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries

Pamela and Richard Joho Scholarship

The Pamela and Richard Joho Scholarship is 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. Eligible students must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person) and must demonstrate a strong academic background and participation in extra-curricular activities.  Students who study abroad as part of any undergraduate degree program within the College of the Humanities are eligible to hold this scholarship in their year abroad. This scholarship is renewable up to four years.
Endowed in 2008 by Pamela and Richard Joho to honour their commitment to a classical education.

Application is required.

Pamela and Richard Joho Leadership Bursary

The Pamela and Richard Joho Leadership Bursary is 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.  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.

Application is required.

The Lee Valley Entrance Scholarship

Endowed in 2001 by Leonard and Lorraine Lee.

The Lee Valley Entrance Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the Bachelor of Humanities program in the College of the Humanities, and is administered by the Awards Office.

Maurice Price Foundation Scholarship

Endowed in 2015 by the Maurice Price Foundation.

Awarded annually to one outstanding student entering or proceeding from one year to another in a Bachelor degree program within the College of the Humanities at Carleton University. Preference will be for a student in financial need.

Maurice Price Foundation Award 

Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Director of the College of Humanities, to one outstanding student entering or proceeding from one year to another in a Bachelor degree program within the College of the Humanities at Carleton University.
Preference will be for a student in financial need. Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Bachelor of Humanities Scholarships for Continuing Students

Beverly Krugel Scholarship

Endowed in 2001 by Mrs. Beverly Krugel.

The Beverly Krugel Scholarship is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Director of the College of the Humanities, to an outstanding student enrolled in the College who is proceeding from one year to another.

Charles Douglas Ogilvie Scholarship

Endowed in 2016 by the estate of Charles Douglas Ogilvie.

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the College of Humanities to an outstanding student enrolled in the Bachelor of Humanities program at Carleton University.  Preference will be given to third-year students who will be earning credits toward their degree during an exchange to a foreign university.

Maurice Price Foundation Travel Bursary

Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the College of Humanities to students who are travelling abroad for study in fulfillment of their curricular requirements, or as part of organized travel through the College. Such initiatives may include attendance at archeological summer field schools, travel courses offered through the College, group trips associated with the College or other travel opportunities approved by the Director.

Maurice Price Foundation Summer Research Internships (*New Spring 2018)

Internships will be made available annually by the Director of the College of the Humanities, to promising, full-time students proceeding from one year to another in a program within the College of the Humanities. These internships are intended to assist full-time returning undergraduate students in gaining summer research experience. Application is required. Endowed in 2016 through the generosity of the Maurice Price Foundation.

Students are invited to submit a research project that they propose to work on during the summer of 2018 in collaboration with a College faculty member. This summer we have one internship worth $3000, for which the awardee is expected to conduct 120 hours of research.

Interested students should send an application by email with the following information to the College Director (shane.hawkins@carleton.ca):

  1. Resume
  2. Academic Audit
  3. Detailed description of proposed research project (no more than one single-spaced page), setting out the project you would like to research and what skills and experiences you hope to gain through this program

A statement of support from College faculty member who is willing to supervise the project is also required, and may be sent separately. At the end of the internship the awardee is expected to submit a brief summary of research that may be posted on the College website. The deadline for 2018 has passed.

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