$5,000 Carleton University 2023 Richard Van Loon Scholarships for African Students in Canada for Bachelor

Written by David on October 21, 2022

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  • Area of study

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  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
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  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

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  • Expenses covered

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An exceptional international student from a country in Africa is selected each year to receive the Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship, which has a value of $5,000 for the academic year 2022-2023 and is presented to that student.

In 2005, friends, relatives, and coworkers of Richard J. Van Loon, who served as the 10th President of Carleton University, donated the prize with their generosity.


About the Scholarship Provider:

The 62-hectare Carleton University campus lies close to the heart of Ottawa on Algonquin territory, between the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River. The campus has more than 35 buildings, all of which are linked by more than 5 kilometers of tunnels. Each building provides the finest quality infrastructure and amenities available. The MacOdrum Library houses a collection of nearly two million objects, including books, tapes, magazines, microfilms, CDs, maps, government records, and archive materials.

The campus is home to a number of academic buildings that are dedicated to a wide range of academic disciplines and student activities, as well as four athletic and sports-oriented buildings. The university has a gymnasium, an ice arena, a physical activity facility, and a fieldhouse. In addition, the student body’s dietary needs are met by a selection of on-campus dining options.


Graduate and undergraduate programs are available in many fields of study at Carleton University, including as the arts, languages, history, psychology, philosophy, engineering, design, law, economics, journalism, the sciences, and business. Over 30,000 full- and part-time students and over 900 highly qualified and internationally renowned professors call this school home. More than 30 countries are represented in its international partnerships, which facilitate research and academic exchange. Moreover, it has established partnerships with numerous businesses to improve students’ access to internships and job opportunities. The university’s career services offer a wide range of events, such as career fairs, networking events, and workshops, to guide and help students on their chosen career paths.

Carleton University has produced over 125,000 alumni from all corners of the globe, including many notable persons. The current mayor of Ottawa is Jim Watson. Ryan North is a computer scientist, programmer, and writer. His work on “Dinosaur Comics” and “The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl” gained him widespread acclaim and made him a household name. Former TV news presenter turned author Robert MacNeil is best known for his works Wordstruck and Burden of Desire. Human and civil rights are causes for which Michelle Douglas is widely known to campaign. John Manley served as Canada’s deputy prime minister and was a former cabinet minister.


It is widely known that Rosemary Barton co-anchors the nightly CBC News program “The National.” Many more famous people have connections to Carleton University through their studies or work there. Modern undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered in a wide variety of disciplines, including engineering, business, high technology, mathematics and science, public affairs, architectural design, industrial design, journalism, the arts, and the social sciences. The opportunities available to students at Carleton for multidisciplinary study, international experience, and the pursuit of fresh perspectives are extensive. Each and every one of the courses provided by the schools of engineering, business, arts, and social sciences has the potential to lead to a co-op placement. Students with impairments are able to succeed in school because of the extensive procedures in place to help them.


Carleton University is home to many distinguished scholars and scientists, so naturally there is a strong emphasis on research there. As a result of new approaches to education that value experiential learning, students in the nation’s capital, across Canada, and around the world have more access to invaluable opportunities for hands-on research, travel, and other enriching experiences. Collaborations with major domestic and international institutions enhance campus-based research opportunities. A higher percentage increase (29%) in research funding was seen in 2019 than at any other comprehensive or medical university in the country.

Some of the university’s various research strengths include aerospace, autonomous vehicles, sustainability and the environment, big data science and policy, physics, health and health policy, cybersecurity, biomedical engineering, Indigenous studies, and global affairs.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Carleton University

Scholarship Country:  Canada

Scholarship Worth:  $5,000

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • Scholarship in the name of Richard J. Van Loon, with a value of $5,000


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • You are required to be a citizen of a country in Africa.
  • You must be a student from outside of Canada and in possession of a current Study Permit to be eligible for this opportunity.
  • You must be enrolled at Carleton University as a full-time student and be making satisfactory progress in any of the university’s academic programs in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • You are required to have a strong academic status.



The  Carleton University 2023 Richard Van Loon Scholarships for African Students in Canada for Bachelor  is open to all International Students


If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit your application to Carleton University, please visit carleton.ca.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for the Carleton University 2023 Richard Van Loon Scholarships for African Students in Canada for Bachelor   is  February 1, 2023.

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