Overview

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Carleton University is proud to have one of Canada’s best student aid programs, and alumni and friends of the university make this continued success possible. Donors may choose to establish a scholarship, which recognizes academic achievement, or may choose to establish a bursary, which supports those in financial need. Donors may also choose to designate their award toward a specific department or academic unit.

The Background

Scholarships and Bursaries reward exceptional academic achievement and make education possible for students with limited financial means. Your generosity helps ensure students receive the support they need to become leaders poised to use their education as a force for good in our local and global communities. This past year alone, donors helped establish 60 new bursaries and scholarships. 14,286 bursaries and scholarships were awarded to undergraduate students totaling $25 million in funding.

If you are interested in learning more about establishing a scholarship or bursary, including named awards, please visit: https://futurefunder.carleton.ca/bursary/

The Rollout

Student aid provides deserving students with transformative scholarships and bursaries, which supports equal accessibility to post-secondary education. Financial support means that every deserving student has an opportunity to learn and succeed. Thank you for making a world-class university education accessible to students from all walks of life.

The Impact

“The pandemic completely changed the student experience and presented a whole new set of challenges. With the absence of in class learning, athletics and the ability to have a social life, it was especially difficult to stay both engaged and motivated. Receiving a scholarship served as a great reminder that I was not alone. It is a special feeling to know that there are donors behind us who want to see us succeed in our studies.”

– Emma Huff, Carleton student

Recent Backers

  • Wendy Bryans

    Amount donated: $100

  • Mark Kaganovsky

    Amount donated: $10

  • Michael Van Belle

    Amount donated: $200

  • Tracey Frost

    Amount donated: $47.25

  • Helen McBain

    Amount donated: $100

  • Stefan Dickerson

    Amount donated: $150

  • John Chenier

    Amount donated: $200

  • Jean Rolando

    Amount donated: $25

  • Karla Thorpe

    Amount donated: $150

  • Gagandeep Singh

    Amount donated: $25

  • edgar simon

    Amount donated: $50

  • Pierre Lapointe

    Amount donated: $100

  • Steve Bickerton

    Amount donated: $250

  • Jeffrey Rose

    Amount donated: $250

  • Jacob Kovalio

    Amount donated: $50

  • Rocco Neglia

    Amount donated: $100

  • Alain Bellerive

    Amount donated: $50

  • Robert and Sharon Davis

    Amount donated: $1000

  • Joel Lucuik

    Amount donated: $20

  • Norma Meyer

    Amount donated: $50

  • Kevin Gunnell

    Amount donated: $25

  • Merrilee Hoffman Chase

    Amount donated: $100

  • Karen Wilson

    Amount donated: $250

  • Donald Farnsworth

    Amount donated: $100

  • Kathy Wang

    Amount donated: $6

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