Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, on the recommendation of the Graduate Supervisor, Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership to students entering the Master’s in Philanthropy and Non-profit Leadership program at Carleton University. Eligible recipients will be selected based on demonstrating academic promise, past academic achievement and/or professional experience. Preference for students in financial need. Established in 2022 by Alizeh Jaffrey in honour of Hasan ibn Ali, a 7th Century philanthropist and spiritual leader known for his grantmaking and his work towards food security. He also taught the tenets of philanthropy, including concepts such as effective societal resource allocation. Alizeh’s work in the philanthropic sector today is inspired by Hasan’s teachings and example.