Awarded annually to a deserving student entering Carleton University or proceeding from one year of program to another and requiring financial assistance to complete his or her studies. Donated by friends and colleagues of Jean Loates to mark her retirement in 1977. Mrs. Loates is a Carleton graduate and had a 26-year career at the University, first as Student Personnel Officer and from 1966 as Awards Officer. Endowed 1977.