1. 2021 Award Recipients
  2. Awards Application Process
  3. Awards Timeline
  4. Awards Descriptions
    1. Adrian D.C. Chan Award for Volunteer and Community Service
    2. Cristine Rotenberg Scholarship for Academic and Creative Pursuits
    3. Jay Nordenstrom Volunteer Award
    4. June Girvan Bursary for Student Leadership
    5. The Paul Bregman Family Student Experience Award

The Student Life Awards are awards that have been established by Carleton University Alumni and stakeholders, and serve the purpose of recognizing students for their significant and impactful contributions to the Carleton community.

2021 Award Recipients

Adrian D.C. Chan Award for Volunteer and Community Service – Cameron Davis

Cristine Rotenberg Scholarship for Academic and Creative Pursuits – Sarah Dolan & Julie Cho

Jay Nordenstrom Volunteer Award – Sarah Burpee

June Girvan Bursary for Student Leadership – Isabella Joao

The Paul Bregman Family Student Experience Award – Philippe Doucet & Megan Suchon

Awards Application Process

Students will submit their applications for each award they are wishing to be considered for, based on the criteria of each award. Please be sure to read each award thoroughly as they each have different criteria for consideration.

Award Selection Committees will meet in late November, with winners being announced in early December. All award recipients will receive free admission to the SOAR Student Leadership Conference, where you will officially receive your award in a virtual Awards Ceremony.

Awards Timeline

The awards selection process for 2021 has now completed.

For 2022, the awards will follow the below application timeline.

Applications Open October 15, 2022
Applications Close November 15, 2022 @ 9:00am
Selection Process November 15 to November 30, 2022
Candidates Receive Notice of Status of Award December 10, 2022
Presentation of Award SOAR Student Leadership Conference January 2023

Awards Descriptions

Each award has its own criteria and application form. Please review the awards below and visit the webpages to learn more and submit your application.

Adrian D.C. Chan Award for Volunteer and Community Service

This award is issued to a full–time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Design. The award recognizes voluntary involvement and community engagement at Carleton University, outside the classroom, and in the community at large.

Click here to learn more and apply. 

Cristine Rotenberg Scholarship for Academic and Creative Pursuits

This award is issued when merited to two full-time undergraduate students at Carleton University. This award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to their education while pursuing creative interests independent of their academic studies.

Click here to learn more and apply. 

Jay Nordenstrom Volunteer Award

This award is issued to a full-time undergraduate student who is wishing to volunteer their time towards a cause that is meaningful to them, by providing financial assistance.

Click here to learn more and apply. 

June Girvan Bursary for Student Leadership

This award is issues to a full-time undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need who are involved in student leadership, development, extracurricular activities, or community service opportunities.

Click here to learn more and apply. 

The Paul Bregman Family Student Experience Award

The purpose of this award is to support two full time undergraduate students at Carleton University to participate in experiential learning opportunities such as travel for study and research, competitions, and attending international conferences and workshops.

Click here to learn more and apply.