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James H Carter Memorial Award

Jagg Carr-Locke and James H. Carter Memorial Scholarship recipient Ashley Fraser.

Jagg Carr-Locke and 2019 James H. Carter Memorial Scholarship recipient Ashley Fraser.

To support work on your major project in the final year of the MJ program.

Graduating from Ryerson Institute of Technology in 1954, James Carter commenced his professional life as a reporter with British United Press. After a bicycle tour of Europe, he returned to Toronto and joinedCanadian Press and Broadcast News on February 24, 1957. Carter spent most of his 26 years in journalism as a night editor, finally retiring in 1983. He was a great history buff and held an enduring affection for Ryerson. As he had no living family, he left the bulk of his estate to Ryerson to assist talented students with their journalism careers.

How to Apply

To be eligible for this award, students must:

  • Submit a major project proposal; 
  • Submit a detailed project budget.

Three scholarships available. Scholarships worth approximately $900. Subject to availability of funds. 


Macenzie Rebelo

Sheila Reid