James H Carter Memorial Award
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.