Each academic year, CUSA gives out over 30 awards in seven categories: 

The C.V. Hotson Memorial Award, Eva Cray Scholarship, Henry Marshall Tory Award, Honours Award for Excellence, Open Education Excellence Award, Ravens Award for Commitment to the Carleton Community, and the Teaching Excellence Award. Awards open in March of each year and close in April.

Open Education Excellence Awards – New!

There shall be five (5) Open Education Excellence Awards presented annually to faculty members who have demonstrated support or advocacy for the use of Open Educational Resources on campus. This award is open to Professors who do not require a textbook purchase for a course or have shown a commitment to adopt open source textbooks. Any undergraduate student may submit nominations for these awards. Professors may also self-nominate.

2020/21 Award Recipients: Cynthia Cruickshank, Bernard Gauthier, Dr. Candace Sobers, Mira Sucharov, Stephan Waxman

Teaching Excellence Award

There shall be ten (10) Teaching Excellence Awards presented annually to faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding ability to impart knowledge, consult students and invoke enthusiasm and participation from their students. This award is open to all teaching staff, including Professors, Instructors and Teaching Assistants. Any undergraduate student may submit nominations for these awards.

2020/21 Award Recipients: Scott Bennett, Chris Brown, Frohan Foroutan, Dr. Aleisha Hosein, Dr. Achim Hurrelmann, Danika Littlechild, Dr. Chunyun Ma, Alex McDougall, Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba, Steven Orr

Honours Award for Excellence

Every year, the Carleton University Students’ Association has the pleasure of presenting a maximum of ten (10) Honours Awards for Excellence to deserving undergraduate students. To be eligible, students must demonstrate, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, a solid commitment to the University Students’ Association and Carleton Community through broad participation and leadership in constructive extra-curricular activities. The candidate shall be in good academic standing.

2020/21 Award Recipients: Alvin Akinmoladun, Gauri Bhardwaj, Linda Cho, Samantha Gec, Sami Islam, Emma Kazaam, Bethany Loshusan, Jonathan Moore, James Prowse, Keya Shirali, Qaila Walji, Hannah Whale

Ravens Award for Commitment to the Carleton Community

There shall be an award called The Ravens Award for Commitment to the Carleton Community’s presented annually to an outstanding student who will graduate within the calendar year. The candidates shall have demonstrated a strong commitment to extra-curricular activities of the Carleton University Students’ Association throughout their academic career. The candidates will have attended the University for at least two (2) fall/winter sessions. The candidate shall be in good academic standing.

2020/21 Award Recipient: Qaila Walji

Henry Marshall Tory Award

Every year, the Carleton University Students’ Association has the pleasure of presenting a maximum of one (1) Henry Marshall Tory Award to a deserving undergraduate student. To be eligible, students must demonstrate, in the opinion of the H.M. Tory Award Committee, a high degree of academic achievement and a solid commitment to the University Student’s Association and Carleton Community through broad participation and leadership in constructive extra-curricular activities.

2020/21 Award Recipient: Hannah Whale

C.V. Hotson Memorial Award

The C.V. Hotson Memorial Scholarship is presented annually to a Carleton undergraduate student who has maintained a high degree of academic achievement and has indicated an interest in the University by broad participation in extra-curricular affairs of a constructive nature pertaining to the University, the Students’ Association and the Carleton community.

2020/21 Award Recipient: Hannah Beltran

Eva Cray Scholarship

The Eva Cray Scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding undergraduate student proceeding from one year to another in any degree program at Carleton University. Eligible students must be a Canadian citizen or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person), must meet OSAP Ontario residency requirements and must demonstrate financial need. An email will be sent to the financial aid office confirming that each candidate is accessing OSAP.

2020/21 Award Recipient: Musab Chaudhry