Centre for Business Awards and Scholarships

To be considered for any of the awards listed below students must be enrolled full-time in a program within the Centre for Business.  Students can apply by selecting In-Course Scholarships through STU-VIEW during the winter awards portal 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.

5 to Watch Award

GBC School of Marketing has donated funds for the establishment of the 5 to Watch Award. Awarded to a student in any year of the B400, who shows excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

Al Roissl Leadership in Financial Planning Award

Investview financial Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the Al Roissl Leadership in Financial Planning Award. The award is available to any full time student in B407.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must display leadership qualities

Anne Sado Award for Women in Business Scholarship

Donna Harris has donated funds for the establishment of Anne Sado Award for Women in Business Scholarship. The award is available to all female student, in any business program in any year.

*Preference will be given to first generation women

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Apex Public Relations Scholarship

Apex Public Relations has donated funds for the establishment of the Apex Public Relations Scholarship. The award is available to students in all business programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

BMO Sports Marketing Award

Bank of Montreal has donated funds for the establishment of the BMO Sports Marketing Award. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study, who shows excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5            
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external) 

Centre for Business 2015-2016 Awards

Centre for Business has donated funds for the establishment of the Centre for Business 2015-2016 Expendable Awards.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must display leadership skills

Centre for Business Scholarship

Faculty of Business, Arts and Design has donated funds for the establishment of the Centre for Business Scholarship

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external) 

CFL Achievement Award

Canadian Football League has donated funds for the establishment of the CFL Achievement Award. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study, who shows excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external) 

CIBC Financial Services Scholarships

CIBC has donated funds for the establishment of the CIBC Financial Services Scholarships. The award is available to students in the B301, B407 or B150 program in any year of study. The award is awarded to the student with the highest GPA at the end of their 4th semester.

CoreNet Canada Award

CoreNet Canada has donated funds for the establishment of the CoreNet Canada Award. The award is available to students in the BB4102 course in their 4th year.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must display potential for leadership through the building of excellent team spirit and by setting an example for others

Dean's Award of Excellence

Faculty has donated funds for the establishment of the Dean’s Award. The award is available to graduating students in any Business and Financial services programs.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

Debbie Simon Award for Excellence in Human Resources

Home Trust Company/Home Capitol Group Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the Debbie Simon Award for Excellence in Human Resources.
The award is available to students in the B144, B154 or B408 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

Dr. Robin Yap Student Bursary

Dr. Robin Yap had donated funds for the establishment of Dr. Robin Yap Student Bursary. The bursary is available to students enrolled in Centre for Business programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Self identifies as any of these LGBTTQQIAP (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Assexual and Pansexual)
  • Has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through LGBT-related community involvement in or out of school

Elio Pacheco Passion to Succeed Award

Elio Pacheco has donated funds for the establishment of the Elio Pacheco Passion to Succeed Award. The award is available to students in the B145 and B155 programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)
  • The student  demonstrates leadership and an entrepreneurial approach to his/her course work and extracurricular activities

George Brown College Alumni Award for Business

GBC Alumni has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Alumni Award for Business. The award is available to students in all BFS programs in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

George Brown College Human Resources Department Award

Nancy Hood, GBC Human Resources, has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Human Resources Department Award. The award is available to students in the B144 and B154 programs in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must display leadership skills

George Brown College Human Resources Department Recruitment & Selection Award

Nancy Hood, GBC Human Resources, has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Human Resources Department Recruitment & Selection Award. The award is available to students in the B144 and B154 programs in their second year of study.

George Brown College Human Resources Department Workplace Health & Safety Award

Nancy Hood, GBC Human Resources, has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Human Resources Department Workplace Health & Safety Award. The award is available to students in the B144 and B154 programs in their third year of study.

George Brown College Human Resources Department Workplace Ready Award

Nancy Hood, GBC Human Resources, has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Human Resources Department Workplace Ready Award. The award is available to students in the B408 program in any year of study.

HR Graduate Certificate Scholarship

Nancy Hood, GBC Human Resources has donated funds for the establishment of the HR Graduate Certificate Scholarship. The award is available to students in the B408 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need

Hubert and Eulalee King Scholarship

Kevin King has donated funds for the establishment of the Hubert and Eulalee King Scholarship. The award is available to students in the B108 and B158 programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must display Leadership and Organizational Skills

Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation - Sport and Event Marketing Award

Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation - Sport and Event Marketing Award. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need

MLSE Award of Excellence

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd has donated funds for the establishment of the MLSE Award of Excellence. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must show aptitude for the sport, entertainment and event marketing industries and exhibit excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
                     

Peter Marlatt Scholarship

Manulife Financial on Behalf of Peter Marlatt has donated funds for the establishment of the Peter Marlatt Scholarship. The award is available to students in all Financial Services programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need

Scotiabank Endowment for the School of Business

Scotiabank has donated funds for the establishment of the Scotiabank Endowment for the School of Business. The award is available to students in all BFS programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

SDI Sport & Event Marketing

SDI Marketing has donated funds for the establishment of the SDI Sport & Event Marketing. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              

The Scott Hulbert Leadership Award

Scott Hulbert has donated funds for the establishment of the Scott Hulbert Leadership Award. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study, who shows excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

Toron Scholarship

Toron Investment Management has donated funds for the establishment of the Toron Scholarship. The award is available to students in the B301 and B321 programs in their fourth year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.3                              
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

TSN Award of Excellence

TSN has donated funds for the establishment of the TSN Award of Excellence. The award is available to students in the B400 program in any year of study, who shows excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0                              

15-16 Centre for Business Annual Expendable Fund

Bachelor of Applied Business Statistics Award
Bulmash Accounting Professional Services Award
Business Administration Marketing Program Advisory Committees Award
Business Diploma Statistics Award
Captus Press Financial Planning Achievement Award
Ceridian Canada Recruitment and Selection Award
Cervini Human Resources Award
Chartwells a division of Compass Group Canada Co-op Award
Chubb Insurance Employment Law Award
Chubb Insurance Graduate Certificate Training and Development Award
Chubb Insurance Training and Development Award
CIFFA Award of Excellence
Compass Group Canada Human Resources Award
Customs Compliance Awareness Award
David H. McCracken Financial Planning Award
Excel Funds Graduate Certificate Marketing Award
Financial Planning Standards Council Award of Excellence
Financial Services Customer Service Achievement Award
George Brown  College Human Resources Business Partnership Award
George Brown College Bookstores Management Award
George Brown College Human Resources Leadership Award
George Brown College Instructional Design Award
George Brown College Performance Management and Coaching Award
Head2Head Graduate Certificate Human Resources Award
Head2Head Human Resources Management I Award
Kale Garner Award For Excellence In Financial Planning
Laurel Walzak Woman in Sport Award
Marc Dufour Memorial Award
Marketing Management Program Advisory Committees Award
NAV CANADA Labour Relations Award
Nelson Education Award for Excellence in Commercial Law
Nelson Education Business Communication Award
Nelson Education Business Communication Degree Award
Nelson Education Business Media in Canada Award
Nelson Education Business Research & Report Writing Award
Nelson Education Canadian Business Law Award
Nelson Education Computer Applications for Marketing Online Award
Pearson Canada College English Award
Pearson Canada Co-op Award
Pearson Canada English Skills Award
Pearson Canada Managerial Accounting Award
Pearson Canada Marketing Management Award
Pearson Canada Mathematics Award
Powerwave Energy Graduate Certificate Human Resources Award
Sharma-Lamba Memorial Award for International Business Management
Sherbo and Associates Award
Stefan Daniel International Marketing Corporation Award
Wiley Canada Business Concepts Award
Wiley Canada Top Accounting Student Award
Wiley Canada Top Accounting Student Award (Degree)

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.

Financial Assistance Office:

Email: FinAid@georgebrown.ca (We recommend that you use your GBC email so that we can verify your identity)

In person:

St. James Campus:
Location:
 200 King St. E., Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Casa Loma Campus: 
Location: 160 Kendal Ave., in the Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Waterfront Campus: 
Location: Daphne Centre for Health Sciences, 51 Dockside Dr., Student Service Centre 
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Ryerson Campus:
Location:
 99 Gerard St. E., Room 597 - The Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre 
The Financial Assistance Office at Ryerson Campus is currently closed until further notice (please contact the FAO at other campuses above by email or in person)