FAQs About Awards and Scholarships

What scholarships, awards, and bursaries available at George Brown College?
There are many awards available, most awards are for registered full-time students.  To view a detailed list of awards by division please visit the Types of Awards section.

Where can I apply for awards/scholarships and bursaries?  
Students can apply by clicking the Student Awards tab on STUVIEW completing the student profile.  Additional awards applications may be available for those who meet minimum eligibility criteria.

How will my award be distributed to me?
Any funds awarded are applied to any outstanding tuition on your student account. The balance (if any) will be provided in the form of a cheque.  An email will be sent with directions pertaining to cheque distribution.

When are the awards disbursed?
Majority of awards are disbursed in the winter semester.  However some awards are disbursed in the fall, and very few awards in the spring.  Awards adjudication time for each award varies, you will receive an email to your GBC email when/if you are awarded.

Do I have to reapply for financial aid every year?
Yes. You should complete an awards application each academic year to be considered for the awards and scholarships available for that year.

Why am I required to provide my SIN number?
George Brown Colleges requires award recipients to provide their SIN or ITN for T4A reporting purposes as mandated by the Ontario government.

As an international student am I eligible to apply for an award?
Yes, we do have awards for international students, view available awards here.

How do I know if I am receiving a T4A?
If you received an award, scholarship or bursary that exceeding $500 combined in the previous calendar you will have a T4A issued to you. 

How do I access my T4A?
Click on the following link to view instructions on accessing your T4A online through Stu-View

Who do I contact if I was issued a T4A in error or the amount is incorrect?
Please contact the Financial Aid office directly at awards@georgebrown.ca

When will I receive my T4A?
T4A’s are released and mailed by the end of February for the previous calendar year.