The purpose of the Welcome to Canada Bursary is to provide financial support through bursaries for students who were former refugees and/or students who currently have refugee status who are attending Carleton University.  Both undergraduate and graduate students will be eligible.  Preference will be given to students coming from the Middle East, West Asia and North Africa. The intent of this bursary is to provide support for tuition, books, tutoring and other related academic costs for such students.

Formal calendar terms will be developed.

Administration and Selection:

The bursary will be administered by both the Undergraduate Awards and Financial Aid Office and the office of the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs.  The bursary will be listed in the University Calendar and on the Awards Office and Graduate websites.