The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies offers competitive graduate funding packages for MA students. Please contact the Graduate Supervisor,
- Awards and Bursaries for Canadian Studies Graduate Students
Davidson Dunton Memorial Student Assistance Fund
The fund was established in 1987 by relatives, colleagues and friends of the late Davidson Dunton, Carleton’s fourth and longest serving president and a director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies. This fund is available on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies to graduate students within the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies who are experiencing financial difficulty relating to the reproduction of their thesis/research papers, conference attendance or with other approved special needs.
Lois Gonyer Bursary
The Bursary is awarded annually on application on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies to a Canadian Studies graduate student whose program is threatened because of financial need. It was established in 1988 by friends and colleagues of Lois Gonyer and funded by them and by the School graduates in recognition of her 27 years of service as an administrator in the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies.
William and Margaret Roxburgh Memorial Award
This award was established in 1981 by Gwenda and Ross Roxburgh, and is open to all graduate students in the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies. The amount of $150 is provided annually to assist students in carrying out research projects. Application is made to the director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies; recipients will be chosen from a list of candidates recommended by the director.
Walter Baker Fellowship
In honour of the distinguished contribution of the late Walter Baker to Canadian politics, parliamentary life, and public administration, and his long-standing dedication and service to the Ottawa community, Minto Construction Ltd. has established the Walter Baker Fellowship. It is awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies M.A. program. Application is not required; the recipient will be chosen by the graduate awards committee from a list of candidates recommended by the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies.
Colonel William B. Sutherland Bursary
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, to a Canadian Studies graduate student who demonstrates the need for financial assistance in order to excel in their studies. Preference is given to students enrolled in the Cultural Studies or Aboriginal Studies and the North program areas. Endowed in 2000 by the Sutherland family in tribute to the passion for the pursuit of knowledge that Colonel Sutherland has exemplified in all aspects of life. The award is intended to provide support for students who share this spirit.
Natalie Luckyj Prize in Canadian Studies
This award, valued at $100, is presented annually to a graduate student enrolled in the first year of the Master of Arts program in the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies. Application is not required. The recipient will be chosen by the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies.
Robert McDougall Scholarship
Established in 2001 by friends, colleagues and former students in honour of Dr.Robert McDougall, Founding Director of the Institute of Canadian Studies, whose willingness to take risks and look to the future made a significant contribution to the intellectual and cultural history of Canada. This scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student in the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies. The recipient will be selected each year by the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies.
- Graduate Studies Research Office Administered Funds
Carleton Scholarships (Open to Grad Students in general). Descriptions and criteria
1 Agnes M. Ireland Bursary 2 Arnold Smith Royal Commonwealth Society Scholarship 3 Baha’I Community of Canada Bursary for International Students 4 Beverlee Bell Scholarship in Human Rights and Democracy 5 Bill Hersh Memorial Graduate Scholarship 6 Board of Governors’ Graduate Student Bursaries 7 Canada-China Friendship Award 8 Canada-China Friendship Award for Ontario Students 9 Carl Amberg Fund for International Students 10 CUASA Scholarship 11 David & Rachel Epstein Foundation Scholarships 12 David & Rebecca Zelikotiz Scholarships 13 Dr. Thomas Betz Memorial Award 14 Fred Barkley Special Bursary 15 Gordon Robertson National Inuit Scholarship 16 Graduate Award for Ontario Students for Research in Dementia 17 Graduate Award for Research in Dementia 18 H. Edward English Memorial Scholarship 19 Hamlin Graduate Bursary 20 Hamlin Graduate Fellowship 21 Hendrika Alice Eisen Memorial Fund 22 Imam Tawfiq Shaeen Memorial Scholarship 23 International Bridge Builder Scholarship 24 Irene Ethel Cockburn Bursary 25 John Lyndhurst Kingston Memorial Scholarship 26 John Ruptash Memorial Fellowship 27 Kalmen Kaplansky Scholarship in Economics and Social Rights 28 Lambda Foundation for Excellence Award 29 Lorraine Cinkant Bursaries in Science 30 Margaret Wade Labarge Graduate Student Research Assistance Fund 31 Maureen Anne and Guljee Ismaily Scholarship 32 Maureen O’Neil Award in Women’s Studies 33 Michel Gaulin Travel Bursary in the Humanities 34 Natalie Luckyj Scholarship Fund to Support the Study of Women in Cdn Art and Culture 35 Normal Pollock Memorial Award for Latin American Studies 36 R.A. MacKay Memorial Fund 37 Rudelle Hall Memorial Scholarship 38 S.F. Wise Graduate Bursary 39 Vanbots Construction and Ferguson-Neudorf Glass Sholarship in Recycling 40 Word Warrior Society Bursary 41 Wylda Blanche McDermid Holbein Memorial Scholarship 42 Dean of Science Entrance Scholarship
Descriptions and criteria on the above awards
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program
The deadline for applications is December 1st. Students are to submit their applications to their current department or in the case of new students: to the department they are applying to.
The applicable forms are available in PDF format below: