We are now accepting Winter 2024 applications for the Media Style – Work for Good Bursary and New Sun Graduate Bursaries. Students apply through Carleton Central under Awards and Financial Assistance, Graduate Online Application Forms. Please select Winter 2024 from the term drop down. Questions can be directed to Jenna McConnell jenna.mcconnell@carleton.ca.

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2024 at 12:00AM midnight (i.e., You must submit prior to February 29, 2024 at 11:59PM).

Media Style – Work for Good Bursary

Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs to an Indigenous graduate student in demonstrated (financial) need who is enrolled in any graduate degree program at Carleton University. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a degree in Communications or Political Management. Established by MediaStyle in 2021.

New Sun Graduate Bursaries

Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs to two Indigenous graduate students in demonstrated financial need who are entering or continuing in any graduate program and are studying in fields such as Indigenous governance, public administration, social work, architecture and environmental studies. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a willingness to use their knowledge and skills to benefit Indigenous communities. Eligible recipients must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada and must meet OSAP’s Ontario Residency requirements. Recipients will be chosen by the awards committee of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs from a list of candidates recommended by each department. Endowed in 2008 by Joy Harvie Maclaren (BSC/44, LLD McGill University), Joy was a passionate supporter and advocate of Indigenous peoples who continued the legacy of her father, who was given the honorary title of “Old Sun” in 1962 by the Blackfoot nation in Alberta, the Mohawk nation in Akwasasne, Quebec and the Ojibway in Ontario.  A special naming ceremony was held at Carleton University’s Alumni Park in 1993 to recognize Joy’s commitment to promoting Indigenous culture and education across Canada. A letter of support from your supervisor is required.

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