Traveling and studying in Canada is one of the most ardent wishes students nurture thinking about the Canadian culture, academic environment, and career opportunities. Carleton University provides this triple experience to students ready to change their futures for good. The University is situated on Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was founded by the community in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans returning from the Second World War.
The university has an impressive past as well as an impressive present and future due to its innovations in research, teaching and learning. Placed in Ottawa, the university is connected to the world offering the same opportunity to students. Besides the obvious opportunities, the university is supporting its brilliant students awarding them a $2000 prize annually.
The University is awarding the Carleton Capital Scholarships to up to 13 students with one receipt for each province and territory, to receive a $2000 awards in their first year. To be considered, students must be protected persons entering the first year of any undergraduate degree program and pursuing post-secondary studies for the first time, Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Additionally, students must also demonstrate participation in extra-curricular activities and a strong academic background, with a minimum admission average of 90%.
The application form can be find here https://carleton.ca/awards/2017/prestige-2018/. In case students get confused while downloading the form, they need to know that Carleton Capital Scholarship and Prestige Scholarship share the same web based form. Prestige Scholarships are the highest awards offered by the university. The Prestige scholarships enclose:
- 10 Chancellor’s Scholarships
- 7 Richard Lewar Entrance Scholarships
- 3 Carleton University Scholarships of Excellence
- 2 Carleton University Shad Valley Scholarships of Excellence
- 1 Riordon Scholarship
- 1 Collins Prestige Scholarship.
In order to be considered for a Prestige Scholarship, students must be entering Carleton for the first time from high school or CEGEP and have no previous attendance at post-secondary educational institutions. In order to be considered eligible, students will need an admission average of 90%. The selection committee will assess also the range of the secondary and community school activities of the participants. Applying for the Prestige scholarships can be done here https://carleton.ca/awards/2017/prestige-2018/ as well.
The closing date for both the scholarships is March 1st 2018. We wish to everyone the best of luck! Making the most out of the admission process is equally satisfactory as winning the scholarship!