Awarded annually to outstanding graduate students enrolled in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or the School of Journalism and Communications at Carleton University who demonstrate an interest in combining international development studies and journalism. Eligible recipients will be conducting a study-related project in a developing country or countries during his/her second year. Endowed in 2002 by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Bill McWhinney (1939-2001) in recognition of the generous contribution of Bill McWhinney in furthering the understanding and connections of Canadians to the developing world.