Awards and Scholarships, General Information
George Brown College’s Awards program recognizes excellence and assists students with the costs of their education through non-repayable scholarships, awards, and bursaries.
Stay tuned for updates on how to apply for College-Wide & Departmental Specific Awards & Scholarships! Check back on Friday December 11, 2016 for updates.
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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-CourseAwards: Recognizes students who are already attending GBC including 1st year students.
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.