Walker Wood Award

The Walker Wood Award is available to students registered with the Paul Menton Centre at Carleton University.

Amount:  up to $4000, renewable at $4000 for 3 years

Number Available: varies

Applications Open: May 1st annually

Deadline: August 31st annually

This award was established in 2019 by the Walker Wood Foundation.

This award may be continued for 3 consecutive years of undergraduate study provided the recipient maintains full time enrolment in an undergraduate degree program (registers in and completes a minimum of 3.0 credits over the Fall/Winter session), remains in good academic standing and continues to demonstrate financial need. If the award is lost in one year, it cannot be regained in a subsequent year.


Applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or protected persons
  • have a permanent disability
  • be entering the first-year of any undergraduate program at Carleton University, and pursuing post-secondary studies for the first time
  • be registered with the Paul Menton Centre (PMC)
  • demonstrate academic promise and leadership, participation in extra-curricular secondary school activities or community service
  • demonstrate financial need

Preference may be given to:

  • students who are passionate about advocating for disabilities
  • students from the Atlantic provinces

Awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre.

How to Apply

  • Fill out the Walker Wood Award application form
  • Application includes:
    • a description of your academic and future goals and how attending Carleton University will assist you in achieving them (maximum 100 words)
    • a submission describing your academic and extracurricular activities or community service. You must explain how these activities make you a suitable candidate (maximum one page)
  • Submit the application directly to Carleton Awards and Financial Aid at awards@carleton.ca

Contact Information

For any questions, contact the PMC:

Phone: 613-520-6608

Fax: 613-520-3995

TTY and Video-Relay-Service: 613-520-3937

Email: pmc@carleton.ca

Website: https://carleton.ca/pmc

See Also


See more Ontario scholarships // See more scholarships open to all disabilities

Last Updated: 2023-08-24