$5,000 Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship for African Students at Carleton University 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on November 30, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    5224 Richcraft Hall Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON  K1S 5B6 [email protected]

Carleton University in Canada is proud to offer the Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship for eligible African Students who want to undertake their higher education in Canada in any field available at the university for the academic year of 2023-2024.

The scholarship is intended for undergraduate and graduate students who can demonstrate their academic excellence and leadership skills. The scholarship aims to help African Citizens who would like to advance their education and career to achieve an employability rate that can help them cope with their future finances and be one of the motivations and leaders who can contribute to their home country.

The University takes up on the international contribution to education that helps students who are struggling to pay for their education fees and break the barriers that challenge them to stop their education and fulfill their professions.

Scholarship Provider: Carleton University 

About the Provider

Carleton University located in Canada is one of the well-known universities that offer opportunities and financial awards to outstanding students who want to further their higher education in Canada. The university’s mission is to create international student communities that can contribute not only to the university communities but also to their home country’s development.

Located in unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carleton University was established by the community in 1942 to help the needs of veterans who will return from the Second World War.

What defines the university is its strive for innovations in teaching, research, and learning. Their location in Ottawa is the national capital that connects them to the World. They encourage students to have hands-on experience during their classes and offer exceptional students awards and support.

The graduates from the university have entrepreneurial spirits and their preparedness for their chosen careers in this new system of changing job markets. The graduates of Carleton University are driven by their desire to change the world and their leadership and motivations to achieve their future goals.

Carleton University is a local area of skilled, committed, and excited workforce and staff, devoted to greatness and to supporting the training and exploration that recognizes Carleton as Canada’s Capital College. They realize that their kin is critical to Carleton’s prosperity.

They invest wholeheartedly in their foundation and are focused on giving the projects and administrations that add to Carleton College being a business of decision.

About Richard Van Loon 

The scholarship is offered to honor Mr. Richard J Van Loon and is endowed by his friends and his family.

Richard Van Loon, Past Leader of Carleton University and Chair of the Chamber of Ontario Colleges. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Examinations from Sovereigns College. Dr. Van Looncase originally joined Carleton College in 1970 as a collaborator teacher of Political Theory. He has stood firm on staff footings in the School of Public Arrangement and Organization at Carleton University and the Personnel of Organization at the College of Ottawa. He was Partner Delegate Priest of Wellbeing Canada and of Indian Undertakings and Northern Turn of events and stood firm on a few Right hand Representative Pastor situations.

Ebb and flow research interests incorporate government common relations, especially connected with post-auxiliary training, quality confirmation, and informative strategy in post-optional schooling and the historical backdrop of the Ottawa Waterway.

Scholarship Summary

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: African Citizen
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Field: Any eligible field offered by the university
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Duration: NA
  • Scholarship Awards: $5,000
  • Scholarship Country: Canada
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Renewable: NA

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding with the application, the students must meet the eligibility criteria for the scholarship:

  • Must be a resident and citizen of the African Country
  • Must be an international student who is required to have a valid students permit to study in Canada.
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at Carleton University and must maintain a good academic grade from their first year of study in any program available at the university.
  • The applicants must demonstrate their academic excellence.

Keep in mind that all programs offered by Carleton University are thought in the English language and students are required to have good communication skills in oral and written English. The university admission required that the students must meet the minimum required English language proficiency score.

Application Process 

The application can be made in an online portal provided by the university. The application form must be completed in order to be considered for the scholarship.

Late and incomplete applications will not be evaluated and will be automatically rejected. The application requires added materials to support the candidates’ application.

All submitted application forms and materials will be evaluated by the scholarship committee and notification will be sent out after the evaluation of the scholarship application.

Required Materials 

As part of the application process, the students are required to submit the following:

  • Complete application form
  • Offer from the university admission
  • Proof of citizenships
  • Passport copy
  • Official transcript of records
  • English Language proficiency score
  • and other related documents

Scholarship Awards 

The Carleton University Richard Van Loon Scholarship will be providing ana award amounting to up to $5,000 to the successful students. The successful students are required to read and agreed to the terms and conditions applied to the scholarship.

To maintain the scholarship award, the students must be able to meet the required GPA for the scholarship. Keep in mind that the scholarship criteria will be based on the student’s academic merits and not on their financial needs.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until February 1, 2023.

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