Russell Canada Prize

Student Category

Current student

Application Required

Yes. See the Russell Canada Prize application. This application is typically available by February with a due date of mid-April.

Number of Recipients

One or more

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the spring.

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($500 – $1,000)

Grades Considered No
Financial Need


Leadership No
OtherSubmitted academic work
Award Conditions

To be awarded annually to an Innis College student to reflect the work of Peter H. Russell and encourage students to seek out, as he does, the unique character of our country. The prize will be awarded to an  outstanding “production” on some aspect of Canada in the form of a substantial piece of coursework (e.g., essay) or a substantial creative work (e.g., poetry, prose, drama, film, painting, or photography). The same student(s) cannot receive the award in multiple years.