Internal Grants and Awards

Travel Bursary

M.A. students who have been invited to present their research at a conference may apply, on a first come first served basis, for a travel bursary to offset their costs. Please contact Graduate Administrator Barb Shannon for more information.

Film Studies Graduate Scholarship

This award is given annually to the graduate student in Film Studies who has shown the greatest promise during her or his first year in the M.A. program. The recipient will be selected on the basis of the student’s overall academic profile by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs on the recommendation of the Graduate Supervisor of the Film Studies Program.  Endowed in 2001 by Professor Emeritus Zuzana Pick.

Film Studies Teaching Assistant Award

Given annually to recognize outstanding teaching assistance by a graduate student.

External Grants and Awards

Provincial and National Funding Agencies

The Gerald Pratley Award

Awarded annually by the Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC) to an M.A. or Ph.D. student “undertaking innovative research in cinema studies that will contribute to the understanding of Canadian/Québec cinema both within this country and elsewhere.”

L. Robert Morris Scholarship in Film Studies

Awarded annually to outstanding students entering or proceeding from one year to another in the Film Studies program at Carleton University. Endowed in 2019 by Dr. Lawrence Robert Morris.

For further information on Scholarships, Grants and Awards, you should consult the Awards Office.