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Awards and Scholarships Application Information

The deadline to apply for Winter 2016 Student Awards on STU-VIEW has been extended to February 7th, 2016!! Don’t miss out on your chances to apply, you never know what you could be eligible for!

George Brown College’s Awards program recognizes students who demonstrate financial need along with academic excellence.

Assistance in the form of scholarships, awards and bursaries is provided to eligible students to assist them with the costs of their education.

We are now accepting online applications for the winter 2016 departmental and college-wide awards and scholarships. To apply, log in to your STU-VIEW account and click on the Student Awards tab.

The deadline to apply for student awards for the winter 2016 semester is February 7th , 2016.

You must be enrolled in full-time classes for the winter 2016 semester in order to view and submit the available bursary, scholarship and awards applications.

For step-by-step instructions visit the Student Awards Information Page or access the PDF version in the top right hand corner of this page.

If you would like in-person assistance with completing your application, please visit the PeerConnect office at your campus where coaches will be available to assist students with navigating the student awards portal.

Please note: GBC Awards is no longer in use, but students can still access their profiles.  If you already have a GBC Awards profile, we suggest that you copy and paste your essay responses into the new application in STU-VIEW in order to be considered for scholarships and awards in the future.  

Other news:

The Michael Cooke Student Leadership Award nomination form is now available ! Nominations are open until February 29, 2016. George Brown College faculty, staff, alumni and students may nominate any current student!!  Click here for an overview of the eligibility guidelines and to access the nomination form!


If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us.  


Award: A generic term that describes an item of monetary or other value that may be presented to a person or persons based upon specific criteria and administered by the Awards Office.

Bursaries: Are a monetary award allocated to a student on the basis of proven financial need. Recipients must be in good academic standing.

Scholarships: Are awards which recognizes exceptional talent/promise of academic excellence in a course or program which is sometimes combined with non-academic criteria (ex: community service, leadership in the field etc.), as well as financial need.

Departmental Awards: Available to George Brown College students based on their program.

College-Wide Awards: Are not program specific, although they may differentiate eligibility based on other factors (i.e. demographics). College-wide awards are available only to George Brown College students.

External Awards: Are available to students beyond George Brown College (i.e. provincially or nationally), and are provided and administered through external government, corporate, or community organizations.

Entrance Awards: Recognizes prospective students who are not yet attending George Brown College. Adjudicated in the spring of each year prior to the academic year the student would be attending GBC.

In-Course Awards: Recognizes students who are already attending GBC including 1st year students.


Important Information!

Awards, scholarships and bursaries are considered part of a student’s taxable income for the year. The college will issue T4A forms to all recipients in the spring of the year following the year in which the funding was paid.

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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Financial Assistance Office:

St. James Campus:
Location: 200 King St. E., Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476

Casa Loma Campus:
Location: 160 Kendal Ave., in the Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476

Ryerson Campus:
Location: 99 Gerard St. E., Room 591 - The Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre
Hours: Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
416- 415-5000 Ext. 2476

Waterfront Campus:
Location: 51 Dockside Drive, Concourse Level
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476