Value $1,000. Awarded annually to students at Carleton University continuing in undergraduate studies who have completed the equivalent of at least 5.0 credits beyond entrance requirements at the University and have demonstrated a high potential for university studies. Preference will be for female students. Recipients must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. To be eligible, the candidate must have maintained a high academic standing and be registered as a part-time student. Donor: Canadian Federation of University Women/Ottawa. First established in 1952 in honour of Dr. Alice E. Wilson. Renamed in honour of Carol Shields, a celebrated author and winner of the Governor General’s Award and the Pulitzer Prize and was a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women. Revised 1989, 1993, 1996, 2008, 2010, 2017.