To be awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Public Policy and Administration, to a student entering the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership program at Carleton University. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated interest in working with the cultural or performing arts community in Canada.

This award was established at the outset of the MPNL program to encourage applications from students in the arts and cultural sectors. Both Dorothy and Keith have been involved in the performing arts world in Canada as directors, volunteers and donors. Keith is a former President  of Sock ‘n’ Buskin, the resident theatre company at Carleton