To be considered for any of the awards listed below students must be enrolled full-time in an Arts and Design Program and can apply by selecting In-Course Scholarships through STU-VIEW during the Winter application window.
                 
If you have any questions about individual awards or the application process, please contact us at awards@georgebrown.ca.

If you are interested in helping us expand our awards program please contact the George Brown College Foundation.
 

School of Design

Dean's Award of Excellence

  • Be enrolled in an Arts (Fashion, Jewellery) program
  • Be in their graduating year
  • Demonstrate superior academic performance
  • GPA 3.5 and above
  • Active involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership
  • Contribute to the learning environment

To apply:

Write a one page letter addressed to Dean Luigi Ferrara, detailing how you meet the award criteria listed above. Letters need to include your name, program, mailing address and student ID number at the top of the letter.

Submit your letter to the Fashion Studies, Administrative Office, Room C442, 160 Kendal Ave., Casa Loma campus, before Friday, April 8th, 12:00p.m. Attention: Awards Applications –Dean’s Award.

The winner will be invited to their program Awards ceremony at end of semester. It is expected that the award recipient will attend the ceremony to accept their award and provide a thank you card to the donor.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Value: $1,000


Albina Skibicka Bursary
  
Laurentian Technomedia Inc has donated funds for the establishment of the Albina Skibicka Bursary. The award is available to students in the G102 program in any year of study.

 

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must have demonstrated excellence in magazine page layout

CSL Silicones Inc. Label Design Bursary  
CSL Silicones Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the CSL Silicones Inc. Label Design Bursary. The award is available to students in all Design Programs in any year of study.
Student must design a CSL Label that generates relevant packaging solution, engages target audience with innovative design solution, and uses industrial bold tone.

Francis Mak Memorial Scholarship  
Jonathan Gould has donated funds for the establishment of the Francis Mak Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in any design program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be open to working with others
  • Student must demonstrate that they have have overcome obstacles in the ir pursuit of higher education


George and Dorothy Dilworth Graphic Arts Scholarship
  
Dennis Smith has donated funds for the establishment of the George and Dorothy Dilworth Graphic Arts Scholarship. The award is available to students in the Graphic Arts and Design programs in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate that they have high aptitude and scope for further development of technical aspects and conceptual skills needed to create high impact graphic arts and design.

School of Design Scholarship  
Jonathan Gould has donated funds for the establishment of the School of Design Scholarship. The award is available to students in the G102 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be open to working with others and have demonstrated that they have have overcome obstacles in the ir pursuit of higher education.
     

Shelley Warsh Memorial Scholarship
Gary Hanrahan has donated funds for the establishment of Shelley Warsh Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the G102 program, with the highest cumulative average in GRAF 1004, GRAF 1014, and GRAF 2026.
The Cundari Scholarship
The Cundari Group has donated funds for the establishment of The Cundari Scholarship. The award is available to students in any design program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Student should be self-motivated and passionate about learning.
     

Umbra Award for Design Excellence  
Umbra has donated funds for the establishment of the Umbra Award for Design Excellence. The award is available to students in the G102 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The award will be presented to the top graphic design student based on creativity and design excellence.


 

School of Fashion

Dean's Award of Excellence

  • Be enrolled in an Arts (Fashion, Jewellery) program
  • Be in their graduating year
  • Demonstrate superior academic performance
  • GPA 3.5 and above
  • Active involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership
  • Contribute to the learning environment

To apply:

Write a one page letter addressed to Dean Luigi Ferrara, detailing how you meet the award criteria listed above. Letters need to include your name, program, mailing address and student ID number at the top of the letter.

Submit your letter to the Fashion Studies, Administrative Office, Room C442, 160 Kendal Ave., Casa Loma campus, before Friday, April 8th, 12:00p.m. Attention: Awards Applications –Dean’s Award.

The winner will be invited to their program Awards ceremony at end of semester. It is expected that the award recipient will attend the ceremony to accept their award and provide a thank you card to the donor.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Value: $1,000

Dr. Constantine Campaniaris Award for Excellence in Fashion Marketing
Friends and Colleagues of Dr. Constantine Campaniaris has donated funds for the establishment of the Dr. Constantine Campaniaris Award for Excellence in Fashion Marketing. It is awarded to students with  the highest combined average in FASH2004 & FASH 2008 while maintaining a minimum GPA 3.0

Fashion Business Industry Award - 1st year  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Business Industry Award - 1st year. The award is available to students in the F112 program in their first year of study.

Fashion Business Industry Award - 2nd year  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Business Industry Award - 2nd year. The award is available to students in the F112 program in their second year of study.

Fashion Business Industry, First Year Student Achievement Award
  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Business Industry, First Year Student Achievement Award. The award is available to students in the F112 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate the highest GPA in the first year.

Fashion Management First Year Student Achievement Award  
 The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Management First Year Student Achievement Award. The award is available to students in the F102 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate the highest GPA in the first year.
     

Fashion Management Award - 2nd Year  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Management Award - 2nd Year. The award is available to students in the F102 program in their second year of study.

Fashion Techniques & Design Award - 1st year  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Techniques & Design Award - 1st year. The award is available to students in the F113 program in their first year of study.

Fashion Techniques & Design Award - 2nd year  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Fashion Techniques & Design Award - 2nd year. The award is available to students in the F113 program in their second year of study.

Frances Villano Fashion Award  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the Frances Villano Fashion Award. The award is available to students in the F102 program in their graduating year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate commitment to program, learning community, fellow stuents, and faculty endorsement.
     

International Fashion Management & Development Award  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the International Fashion Management & Development Award. The award is available to students in the F402 program in any year of study.

School of Fashion Scholarship  
The School of Fashion has donated funds for the establishment of the School of Fashion Scholarship. The award is available to students in all fashion programs in any year of study.

Sharon Snitman Scholarship   
Sharon Snitman has donated funds for the establishment of the Sharon Snitman Scholarship. The award is available to students in the F112 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate leadership qualitities through various means such as volunteer community service and commitment to working with others.

William Villano Fashion Award  
The Academic Department has donated funds for the establishment of the William Villano Fashion Award. The award is available to students in the F102 program in their graduating year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must be a graduating student in F102 Fashion management with high GPA, demonstrating commitment to program, learning community, fellow students, and faculty endorsement.

School of Fashion Studies: Jewellery Arts

Dean's Award of Excellence

  • Be enrolled in an Arts (Fashion, Jewellery) program
  • Be in their graduating year
  • Demonstrate superior academic performance
  • GPA 3.5 and above
  • Active involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership
  • Contribute to the learning environment

To apply:

Write a one page letter addressed to Dean Luigi Ferrara, detailing how you meet the award criteria listed above. Letters need to include your name, program, mailing address and student ID number at the top of the letter.

Submit your letter to the Fashion Studies, Administrative Office, Room C442, 160 Kendal Ave., Casa Loma campus, before Friday, April 8th, 12:00p.m. Attention: Awards Applications –Dean’s Award.

The winner will be invited to their program Awards ceremony at end of semester. It is expected that the award recipient will attend the ceremony to accept their award and provide a thank you card to the donor.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Value: $1,000


18 Karat Award
  
The 18 Karat Award is available to students in the diploma programs in their graduating year of study.  The award will be presented to a graduating Jewellery Arts student who demonstrates outstanding technical and design achievement.
ArtCam Award  
The ArtCam Award is available to students in the diploma programs in their graduating year of study. The award recognizes a graduating jewellery student whose work shows innovative and outstanding ArtCAM applications in jewellery design and manufacturing.
Birk's Award  
The Birk's Award is available to graduating students in the F110 program.
The award will be presented to a student whose work demonstrates a commitment to the pursuit of goldsmithing excellence.

Birk's Family Foundation Scholarship        
Birk's Family Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the The Birk's Family is available to graduating students in the F110 program.
The award will be presented to a student whose work demonstrates a commitment to the pursuit of goldsmithing excellence.

 

Bob Willlie Award  
The Bob Willlie Award is available to students in the F114, F110 programs in their fourth semester (if enrolled in F114 or F110) or sixth semester (F114).
The award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated excellence in stone setting combined with general academic performance.

Canadian Jewellers Association Award  
The Canadian Jewellers Association Award is available to students in the F114 program in their 4th semester of study.
The award recognizes 4th semester students in the Jewellery Arts program who have demonstrated a excellence in their commitment to the pursuit of goldsmithing.

Gambhir's Import Award for Excellence in Design  
Gambhir's Import has donated funds for the establishment of the Gambhir's Import Award for Excellence in Design. The award is available to students in the F114 program in their third year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate the best use of coloured stones or pearls.
     

Gambhir's Import Award for Academic Excellence  
Gambhir's Import has donated funds for the establishment of the Gambhir's Import Award for Academic Excellence. The award is available to students in the F114 program in their third year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate the highest CGPA through 5 semesters.
     

Gerber Technology Award
The Gesswein Award is available to students in the F113 programs in their second semester
The award recognizes a student that displays initiative in technical explorations in their work.

Gerstein & Bitters' Scholarship  
Marvin Gerstein has donated funds for the establishment of the Gerstein & Bitters' Scholarship. The award is available to students in all jewellery programs in their first year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:
The student must demonstrate effort and perceived potential.

Gesswein Award  
The Gesswein Award is available to students in the F114, F110 programs in their fourth semester (if enrolled in F114 or F110) or sixth semester (F114).
The award recognizes a student that displays initiative in technical explorations in their work.

H. & M. Perrin Award  
The H. & M. Perrin Award is available to students in Jewelry diploma programs in their graduating year of study.
The award recognizes a student whose work demonstrates excellence in academic performance, achievement in their practical work,and community involvement and professionalism.

Imperial Smelters Award
The Imperial Smelters Award is available to students in The F114 program in their fourth semester or f110 I their sixth semester. The award recognizes a student showing innovative and competent use of ideas and materials

Lacy &Company Award  
The Lacy &Company Award is available to students in all Jewellery Programs in their second semester year of study. The award recognizes students with a high GPA in their first semester.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Louis Frankian Diamond Jewellers Award  
The Louis Frankian Diamond Jewellers Award is available to students in the F114 program in their sixth semester of study.
The award will be presented to a student who has used diamonds creatively and appropriately in jewellery or designs.

Made You Look Entrepreneur Award  
The Made You Look Entrepreneur Award is available to students in the F114, F110 programs in their fourth semester (if enrolled in F114 or F110) or sixth semester (F114).
The award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated that their goal is to run a sustainable small business as a self employed jewellery designer post graduation. The application must include jewellery or photos of jewellery, a letter that explains why you believe you are the best recipient for the award, and an orientation with Sarah Hamsel at Made You Look.

Mika's Intention Scholarship  
Frederick Knittel has donated funds for the establishment of the Mika's Intention Scholarship. The award is available to students in any Jewelry program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Student whose circumstances necessitate a second career

Pat Cooney Award  
The Pat Cooney Award is available to students in the F114, F110 program in their second- graduating (F114 or F110) or third (F114) year of study.
The award will be presented to a student demonstrating design excellence for jewellery  production manufacture.

Platinum Unlimited Award
  
The Platinum Unlimited Award is available to students in a Jewelry diploma programs in their graduating year of study.
The award will be presented to a student whose work demonstrates technical excellence.

 

Sarah & Arthur Frankel Gemsetting Award  
Sarah & Arthur Frankel Gemsetting Award is available to students in the F114, F110 programs in their fourth semester (if enrolled in F114 or F110) or sixth semester (F114).
The award will be presented to a graduating jewellery student whose work demonstrates excellence in gem setting.


 

 

School Of  Performing Arts

Dean's Award of Excellence

  • Be enrolled in an Arts (Fashion, Jewellery) program
  • Be in their graduating year
  • Demonstrate superior academic performance
  • GPA 3.5 and above
  • Active involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership
  • Contribute to the learning environment

To apply:

Write a one page letter addressed to Dean Luigi Ferrara, detailing how you meet the award criteria listed above. Letters need to include your name, program, mailing address and student ID number at the top of the letter.

Submit your letter to the Fashion Studies, Administrative Office, Room C442, 160 Kendal Ave., Casa Loma campus, before Friday, April 8th, 12:00p.m. Attention: Awards Applications –Dean’s Award.

The winner will be invited to their program Awards ceremony at end of semester. It is expected that the award recipient will attend the ceremony to accept their award and provide a thank you card to the donor.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Value: $1,000


A.C. McDonell Memorial Scholarship
  
The estate of A.C. McDonnell has donated funds for the establishment of the A.C. McDonell Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • The student must display financial need

Corus Theatre, Television & Film Scholarship
Corus Entertainment has donated funds for the establishment of the Theatre, Television & Film Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need

David Walden Memorial Scholarship  
Various donors have donated funds for the establishment of the David Walden Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in their second or third year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate that they have exceptional musical talent,
  • The student must demonstrate that they are self-motivated
  •  The student must demonstrate that they are passionate about learning, have an openness to learning from and working with others.

Deloitte & Touche Scholarship  
Deloitte & Touche has donated funds for the establishment of the Deloitte & Touche Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need 

Esther Farlinger Theatre Scholarship 
Esther Farlinger has donated funds for the establishment of the Esther Farlinger Theatre Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA Requirement of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate a commitment and spirit of dedication to their area of study.

George Brown Seniors' Association Fellowship Bursary  
The George Brown Seniors' Association Fellowship Bursary is available to students in any program in the School of Media and Performing Arts in their second or third year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate generosity toward their fellow actors,  and exemplify what it means to be a member of an ensemble.

HSBC Scholarship  
HSBC Bank Canada has donated funds for the establishment of the HSBC Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need

John Bannerman Memorial Bursary  
The John Bannerman Memorial Bursary is available to students in the School of Media and Performing Arts-Theatre Performance in their third year of study, who perform a vocal masque.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate determination and a genuine commitment to their training
  • Student must be ready to embrace all oppertunites

MDC Partners Scholarship  
MDC Partners Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the MDC Partners Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need

Scotiabank Scholarship in the Faculty of Business and Creative Arts  
Scotiabank has donated funds for the establishment of the Scotiabank Scholarship in the Faculty of Business and Creative Arts. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need

Theatre Arts Fellowship Award
George Brown Seniors Association has donated funds for the establishment of the Theatre Arts Fellowship Award. The award is available to students in any program in the School of Media and Performing Arts in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must show high standard of performance within the academic year
  • Student must be a supportive presence to others in the program

Theatre School Scholarship  
Theatre School have donated funds for the establishment of the Theatre School Scholarship. The award is available to students in the P100 program in all years of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Student must demonstrate excellance

Thomas White Memorial Bursary  
Ray Wares has donated funds for the establishment of the Thomas White Memorial Bursary. The award is available to students in the School of Media and Performing Arts-Theatre Performance in their third year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonst
  • rate great promise to establish themselves as a professional actor based on their talent and work ethic.

Timshel Challenge
An anonymous donor has donated funds for the establishment of the Timshel Challenge student to acknowledge a student who has embraced the training offered here at the school, through hard work. The award is available to students in any program in the School of Media and Performing Arts-Theatre Performance in their second year of study.

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries listed are subject to change without prior notice, and are subject to conditions as may be set down by the college and/or the donor of the award.

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