A Scholarship and Bursary Guide

Gordon Robertson National Inuit Scholarship

Gordon Robertson, former chancellor and chancellor emeritus of Carleton University, established this scholarship in the hope that it will encourage and promote higher rates of post-secondary completion for Inuit students.

Applications are invited for the Gordon Robertson National Inuit Scholarship, awarded annually to one or two full-time Inuit students attending Carleton University. This scholarship competition is open to Inuit students entering or continuing a program of study at Carleton.

Amount Varies

Deadline (may be subject to change) 
November 15


  • Complete the application form and describe your volunteer or work involvement in your Inuit community(ies)
  • Write an essay explaining how your studies and research will be of benefit to the Inuit of Inuit Nunangat
  • Provide two references supporting the application: one to attest to your academic and interests, and one to attest to your participation and involvement in your Inuit community(ies)