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Students can review detailed steps on how to apply to Carleton University. These steps are tailored based on their applicant type.
The Enriched Support Program (ESP) offers an opportunity for students whose high school grades do not reflect their academic potential to prove their academic ability in a supported university environment.
The Indigenous Enriched Support Program (IESP) is an Indigenous stream of the ESP, designed for Indigenous students, First Nations, Status and Non-Status, Metis, Inuit, and Indigenous Descent in their first year of university studies.
View more dates and deadlines using our timeline for the next academic year.
Canadian high school students who cannot be accepted into their program of choice will be automatically considered for an alternate program, as long as they possess the required grades and prerequisite courses for the alternate program(s).
Carleton University has one of the most generous scholarship and bursary programs in Canada. In 2018-19, 12,000 scholarships and bursaries totaling over $23 million were awarded to undergraduate students.
Students who have been admitted to Carleton with an admissions average of 80 per cent or better will automatically be considered for a renewable Entrance Scholarship at the time of admission. Entrance Scholarships range from $1,000 over four years to $4,000 over four years, and are renewable with an annual GPA of 10.0 (A- standing). The admission average we use is calculated from the grades submitted from high school in support of the student’s application.
There are a number of scholarships and bursaries available to new Carleton students.
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