“The success and well-being of all students hinges upon an understanding and anticipation of their needs. We focus on our community and support to leverage minority groups’ success. Carleton University has carved out countless paths for students to help them along their journey through post-secondary studies. At Carleton and SICS, our support services are a top priority. Learn about the university’s academic support services, supportive facilities, health and counseling services, traditional medicine, the Student Experience Office, the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, and more.”
For complete details regarding the procedures for use of traditional medicines on campus follow this link
DT 1212 is an Approved Space. If you plan to have an event in DT 1212 with traditional medicines that produce smoke, please complete the Use of Traditional Medicine – Request for Permit. You must submit the request at least five business days in advance of your event.
DT 1216 is NOT an Approved Space. To use DT 1216, you will need to submit a request at least10 business daysin advance of your event.
In order to reduce the number of inquiries regarding the smell of smoke in buildings, on the day of the event, you will need to post a notification sign indicating the location will be used for Indigenous ceremonial purposes.
MA Applicants are required to hold an Honours B.A. (or the equivalent), normally with an A- average, in a subject area related to Canadian Studies or Indigenous Studies. Possession of the minimum entrance standing is not in itself. However, assurance of admission into the program. In addition to transcripts and letters of reference, application packages will include a statement of interest and a representative academic writing sample.
The requirement for admission into the joint Ph.D. program is a master’s degree (or equivalent), with at least an A- average (10.0 G.P.A.) in Canadian Studies or one of the disciplines represented by the School. Applicants should note, however, that meeting the admission requirement does not guarantee admission to the program. In addition to transcripts and letters of reference, application packages will include a statement of interest outlining the applicant’s proposed area of doctoral research and a representative academic writing sample.
For both Ph.D. and MA programs, we recommend applicants explore the webpages of faculty members in advance of applying to discuss the program’s specifics, their application, and the potential for supervision. SICS faculty research areas, related courses, and publications are described on their individual SICS webpages. Applicants interested in the heritage conservation specialization, in particular, should contact appropriate faculty members to discuss this specialization.
You can find a list of our faculty members and their research under our People tab.
The process to apply is straightforward and done online. Our graduate admission office takes you step-by-step on how to apply.
Financial assistance is based on several features. It can be based on GPA, merit, and program enrolment. You can find a list of possible financial assistance on our Awards and Funding tab. Moreover, Carleton has a robust Awards and Financial aid office in which more information is provided on how to apply for financial assistance to fund your education.