Centre for Health Sciences Awards & Scholarships

 

Centre for Health Sciences

To be considered for any of the awards listed below students must apply by selecting In-Course Scholarships through STU-VIEW and be enrolled full-time in a Health Science Program.

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 Dental Health

Brasseler USA Scholarship  

Brasseler USA has donated funds for the establishment of the Brasseler USA Scholarship. The award is available to students in all Dental Programs 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 demonstrate openness to learning from others and commitment to working with others and show interest in the area of study.
     

The Dentsply Award

Dentsply has donated funds for the establishment of the Dentsply Canada. The award is available to students in the S100, S101, S124 program in any year of study. The students must demonstrate interpersonal and leadership skills and excellent clinical skills.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
     

Donna Fulton Memorial Scholarship  
Dr. Richmond & Dr. Hershenfield has donated funds for the establishment of the Donna Fulton Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S124 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)

 

Dorothea Lorenz Award

Elisabeth Carlson has donated funds for the establishment of the Dorothea Lorenz Award. The Award is available to students in S113 program in first 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 show commitment and dedication to their chosen area of professional study

 

Drs. Tomkins & Kmiecik Award 

The Drs. Tomkins & Kmiecik Award is available to students in the S100 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • The student must be top student over three years in all Crown and Bridge related courses

OR

  • Top student in removable prosthetics (full dentures and cast partials) in their final year of study

OR

  • Top student in both their year 2 and year 3 ceramics courses.
     

 

Henry Schein Canada Inc. Award  

Henry Schein Ash Arcona has donated funds for the establishment of the Henry Schein Canada Inc. Award. The award is available to students in the S124, S113, S101 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 students must demonstrate obstacles they have overcome.

 

Johnson and Johnson Scholarship  

Lisa Mapplebeck, Pfizer Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the Johnson and Johnson Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S124 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate academic excellence in Preventative Dentistry.


 M. McLellan Dental Hygiene Award  

The M. McLellan Dental Hygiene Award is available to students in the S124 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate outstanding professionalism in all aspects of dental hygiene.

 

Susan Rudin Scholarship  

The Susan Rudin Scholarship is available to students in the S124 program in their 3 semester (completed a year) 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 demonstrate self-motivation, and above average academic success in all aspects of the program.
  • The student must must exhibit a commitment and dedication to the profession of dental hygiene.

 

Theresa V. Brissett Scholarship  

Lorna Brissett has donated funds for the establishment of the Theresa V. Brissett Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S113 program in their first 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 demonstrate all-around excellence. 

School of Health Services Management/ Health and Wellness 

 

Dr. James Crozier Award  

The Dr. James Crozier Award is available to students in the S114 program in their first year of study.
The students must have completed their first year

 

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must display commitment of caring and working with others
  • Student must be a positive role model while exuding positive attitude, enthusiasm and respect

George Brown College Seniors' Association Gerontology Scholarship  

GBC Seniors' Association has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Seniors' Association Gerontology Scholarship. The award is available to graduating students in the C102 program.

 

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Write an essay - Positive attitude and commitment to working with the "older adult"; caring/creativity in programming in placement; positive role model as peer mentor.

 

Health Sciences Dean's Medal Award  

The Health Sciences Dean's Medal Award is available to students in all Health Sciences program in their graduating year of study.
The student must demonstrate the highest GPA, including fieldwork, work placement, and clinical. This award is determined by the academic division and the information is submitted to the Office of the Dean.

 

 

Jamee Chatten Memorial Scholarship  

Rob Chatten has donated funds for the establishment of the Jamee Chatten Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S117 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • The student must display financial need

 

Karl Ruder Scholarship  

Daniel Blocka has donated funds for the establishment of the Karl Ruder Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S102 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The students must demonstrate that they have overcome obstacles
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Students must show commitment to working with others as well their commitment to their field of study.

 

Mr. Albert Worden Scholarship  

Albert Worden has donated funds for the establishment of the Mr. Albert Worden Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S117 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate leadership, peer support and communication skills
     

 Northbridge Financial Corporation – Brokerlink Scholarship  

Canada Brokerlink has donated funds for the establishment of the Northbridge Financial Corporation – Brokerlink Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S102 program in their second year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Students must show commitment to working with others as well their commitment to their field of study.

 
Ontario Association of Prosthetists & Orthotists Scholarship  

Ontario Association of Prosthetics & Orthotists has donated funds for the establishment of the Ontario Association of Prosthetists & Orthotists Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S102, S407 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

 

  • The student must display financial need
  • The students must demonstrate they have overcome obstacles.
     

Otto Bock HealthCare Canada Award  

Mark Agro has donated funds for the establishment of the Otto Bock HealthCare Canada Award. The award is available to students in the S102, S407 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 contribute to the overall learning environment, build team spirit and enhance the overall educational experience and demonstrate self-motivation and passion about learning.


The Mabel and Arnet Pentland Fund Bursary

Mabel and Arnet Pentland Fund has donated funds for the establishment of the The Mabel and Arnet Pentland Fund Bursary. The award is for Students in the programs S102 or S407, in any year.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • The student must display financial need

Toby Isaacs Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honour and recognize the work of Toby Isaacs in ensuring student success at GBC. It is available to students in the C102 program.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and commitment to working with the "Older Adult";
  • Commitment to caring/creativity in programming in placement; or
  • Exemplifies a positive role model as peer mentor.


Unitron Hearing Canada Scholarship
  

Unitron Hearing Canada has donated funds for the establishment of the Unitron Hearing Canada Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S117 program in their third 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 demonstrate openness to learning from and working with others, show interest in field of study, having clinical excellence.

 

School of Nursing

3M Leadership in Nursing Award

GBC Bookstore has donated funds for the establishment of the 3M Leadership in Nursing Award. The award is available to full time student in the Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate self-motivation, passion about learning and higher-than-average abilities within their program.

BScN Academic Awards

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the BScN Academic Awards. The award is available to students in the S118 program in any year of study.

The student will have the highest academic average in the S118 program.

BScN Clincial Awards

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the BScN Clincial Awards. The award is available to students in the S118 program in any year of study.

The student must demonstrate excellance by meeting professional standards.

BScN Leadership Award

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the BScN Leadership Award. The award is available to students in the S118 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

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

Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Award

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Award. The award is available to students in the S118, S121 program in any year of study.

The student must demonstrate strong and effective communication skills; link between faculty and students and advocates on behalf of peers.

Dan and Alice Heap Bursary

Nadrira Fraser has donated funds for the establishment of the Dan and Alice Heap Bursary. The award is available to students in the S121, S122 program in their second, third, fourth year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must single parent

Doreen Preston Scholarship

Christopher Johnston has donated funds for the establishment of the Doreen Preston Scholarship. The award is available to students in all nursing 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)
  • The student must demonstrate the desire to help others and have interest in the area of their study.

Dean's Medal Award

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the Dean's Medal Award. The award is available to students in all nursing programs in their graduating year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate qualities for success and passion in the field and excellence in patient care and advocacy, organizational skills, leadership and role model.

Dr. Deborah Dudgeon Scholarship

Deborah Dudgeon has donated funds for the establishment of the Dr. Deborah Dudgeon Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S118 program in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate a commitment and spirit of dedication to their chosen area of professional study.

Elizabeth Godin Scholarship

Elizabeth Godin has donated funds for the establishment of the Elizabeth Godin Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C112 program in their graduating year of study.

Elm Grove Living Centre Award of Excellence

The Elm Grove Living Centre has donated funds for the establishment of the Elm Grove Living Centre Award of Excellence. The award is available to students in the S121 program in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate a consistent academic effort, optimize their client well-being and quality of life, and respects the diverse values of clients and families.

Elsevier - Art of Nursing Award

Elsevier Publishers has donated funds for the establishment of the Elsevier - Art of Nursing Award. The award is available to students in the S118 program in their first year of study.

The student must demonstrate incorporation of artistic / expressive component into clinical practice.

Extendicare Nursing Award

Extendicare has donated funds for the establishment of the Extendicare Nursing Award. The award is available to students in the C112 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Long-term care specialization for Extendicare
  • Student must demonstrate commitment to their field of study

Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ont.) Education Foundation Award

The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals Award has donated funds for the establishment of the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ont.) Education Foundation Award. This award is available to students in the S118 program in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate good leadership skills.

Fred Day Scholarship

GBC Seniors' Association has donated funds for the establishment of the Fred Day Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S118, S121 program in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must show financial need
  • The student must demonstrate excellence in their Evaluation of Clinical Placement.

GBC Bookstore Award for Communication, Collaboration and Motivation

GBC Bookstore has donated funds for the establishment of the GBC Bookstore Award for Communication, Collaboration and Motivation. The award is available to students in the S118, S121 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate exceptional skills related to communication, collaboration and motivation, with enthusiasm for field of study.

Jerry Laughlin Memorial Award

Dianne Diniz has donated funds for the establishment of the Jerry Laughlin Memorial Award. The award is available to students in B.Sc.N. in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The student must demonstrate consistent academic effort and high standards, thoughtful interactions with peers, faculty, and clients.

Kathy Parker Scholarship

Friends and Colleagues of Kathy Parker have donated funds for the establishment of the Kathy Parker Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S118 program in their second 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 demonstrate clinical excellence; warmth, dignity and promise and commitment to professional development

Life Span Development Award

Anne Mackenzie-Rivers has donated funds for the establishment of the Life Span Development Award. The award is available to second year student in the S121 program

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must display financial need
  • Outstanding work in Life Span Development; Thoughtful interaction with peers, faculties, and clients; values diversity

Lorna D'Souza Scholarship

Noella M. Milne has donated funds for the establishment of the Lorna D'Souza Scholarship. The award is available to students in the S118, S121 programs in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

National Bank Nursing Leadership Award

The National Bank has donated funds for the establishment of the National Bank Nursing Leadership Award. The award is available to students in the S118, S415, S416, S119, C112, S121, A102, S122, S422, S402, S424, S414, S404 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be a full time student, that demonstrates self-motivation, passion about learning and higher-than-average abilities within their program

Practical Nursing Awards of Excellence

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the Practical Nursing Awards of Excellence. The award is available to students in the S121 program in their any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must demonstrate attendance in classroom & clinical setting; leadership and character

PSW Award of Excellence

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the PSW Award of Excellence. The award is available to students in the C112, S119 program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must demonstrate excellence in classroom and clinical attendance, and strong leadership skills.

PSW Care Award

 PSW Care has donated funds for the establishment of the PSW Care Award. The award is available to students in the C112, S119 program in any year of study.

Sally Quan Memorial Bursary

Ron Quan has donated funds for the establishment of the Sally Quan Memorial Bursary. The award is available to students in the S118 program 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)
  • The student must demonstate the passion for learning, excellence in patient care, good orgaizational skills and leadership skills.

Scholarship for RPN Students

Anne MacKenzie Rivers has donated funds for the establishment of the Scholarship for RPN Students. The award is available to students in the S122 program 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)

School of Nursing's Friends, Faculty & Student Partnership Endowment

The School of Nursing has donated funds for the establishment of the School of Nursing's Friends, Faculty & Student Partnership Endowment. The award is available to students in the S118/S121 alternating program in their first year/second semester 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)
  • The student must demonstrate leadership qualities through various activities
  • Student must show commitment and spirit of dedication to their chosen area of professional study.

Sue and James McPhedran Award

James McPhedran has donated funds for the establishment of the Sue and James McPhedran Award. The award is available to students in the C112 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

The Daphne Cockwell Memorial Award

Jack Cockwell has donated fund for the establishment of the Daphne Cockwell Memorial Award.

The award is available to students in the S118 program in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must exhibit interest in the area of study and strive to do his or her best

Theresa V. Brissett Scholarship Award

Lorna Brissett has donated funds for the establishment of the Theresa V. Brissett Scholarship Award. The award is available to students in the S118 program in their second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate improvement from first to second year, with regards to attendance and participation in class and labs, taking initiative in seeking help, and making extra efforts for improvement.

Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Class of ’61 Award

Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Class of ’61 has donated funds for the establishment of the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Class of ’61 Award. The award is available to students in the S119 and S122 program.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must demonstrate outstanding performance in their respective programs; must show exemplary caring towards their patients and a willingness to "go beyond the call of duty"

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