OPIRG-Carleton

Research, Education and Action Everyday!

OPIRG-Carleton is your democratic, student-run Ontario Public Interest Research Group. OPIRG supports student-led social and environmental justice initiatives. 

Over 33 years, OPIRG-Carleton has introduced recycling on campus, helped organize against South African apartheid, supported Indigenous rights, and much more! OPIRG provides student space for critical dialogue and engagement on campus. It regularly hosts events, workshops, and other programming. While the core of OPIRG is its many student-run working groups. Its library is full of great books, magazines, and resources. OPIRG lends equipment to students and supports their research through three different bursaries. 

OPIRG-CARLETON BURSARIES

*** BURSARY APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 9 @ 5PM ***

OPIRG-Carleton offers four bursaries every year for Carleton University undergraduate and graduate students (descriptions below), with a focus on social and environmental justice in their research or project. Bursary applications for 2016-17 are now available. This year we are splitting up the deadlines for each semester. The Undergraduate and Graduate (Terry Cottam Research) student bursaries will be offered in the Fall semester (due Dec 9), and the International and Indigenous student bursaries will be offered in the Winter semester. Drop by the office (326 Unicentre) to pick up your application form! 

Terry Cottam Research Bursary - for Graduate Students

OPIRG-Carleton provides a $500 bursary annually to a Carleton graduate student whose research project falls within our mandate of working on environmental, economic, or social justice issues. If you have any questions about the mandate or work of OPIRG-Carleton, please visit our website at opirgcarleton.org or contact our office: 326 UniCentre Bldg / 613-520-2757. Application Form.

Undergraduate Student Bursary

OPIRG-Carleton provides a $500 bursary annually to an undergraduate student studying at Carleton University whose academic research or campus/community research project falls within our mandate of working on environmental, economic, or social justice issues. If you have any questions about the mandate or work of OPIRG-Carleton, please visit our website at opirgcarleton.org or contact our office: 326 University Centre Building / 613-520-2757. Application Form.

International Student Bursary

OPIRG-Carleton provides a $500 bursary annually to an international student studying at Carleton University whose academic research or campus/community research project falls within our mandate of working on environmental, economic, or social justice issues. If you have any questions about the mandate or work of OPIRG-Carleton, please visit our website at opirgcarleton.org or contact our office: 326 University Centre Building / 613-520-2757.

Indigenous Student Bursary

OPIRG-Carleton provides a $500 bursary annually to an Indigenous student studying at Carleton University whose academic research or campus/community research project falls within the organization's mandate of working on environmental, economic, or social justice issues. If you have any questions about the mandate or work of OPIRG-Carleton, please browse the website or contact our office: 326 University Centre Building / 613-520-2757.

OPIRG-Carleton is your democratic, student-run Ontario Public Interest Research Group. OPIRG supports student-led social and environmental justice initiatives.

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