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 Achievement Award

GBC School of Marketing has donated funds for the establishment of the 5 to Watch Award. The award is available to students in the B120, B108 or B158, B400, B406, B409, B413 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.

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 full time domestic students in the B301 and B302 programs.

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 students in any Business program in any year of study.

*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 domestic students in any Business program in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need;
  • The student must be involved in the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Community Innovation Program;
  • 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 show excellent understanding of the sports marketing industry.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • The student must exhibit strong interpersonal and job related skills with enthusiasm, a positive attitude and respect;
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external).

Centre for Business 2017-2018 Expendable Awards

Centre for Business has donated funds for the establishment of the Centre for Business 2017-2018 Expendable Awards. The award is available to students in any Business program in any year of study

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must demonstrate strong academic performance;
  • The student must display excellent 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 award is available to domestic students in any Business 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 student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external) and display commitment to working with others.

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 show 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;
  • Student must demonstrate leadership qualities through volunteerism and participation in sports-related activities; exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in teams;
  • 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 following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Highest GPA in the 4th semester;
  • The student must receive an excellent feedback from the students’ co-op work term employer;
  • The student must be actively involved in in GBC activities related to the area.

CoreNet Canada Award

CoreNet Canada has donated funds for the establishment of the CoreNet Canada Award. The award is available to domestic 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

Financial Planning Standards Council Award of Excellent

Financial Planning Standards Council has donated funds for the establishment of the Financial Planning Standards Council Award of Excellent. The award is available to student in the B407 program.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Has strong leadership qualities
  • Exhibits passion for the industry and contributes to the classroom learning environment
  • Student must display financial need  

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

Laurel Walzak Woman in Sport Award

Laurel Walzak has donated funds for the establishment of the Laurel Walzak Woman in Sport Award. The award is available to female student in the Sports and Event Marketing Program B400 final semester.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Recipient will have the potential to distinguish herself in a career related to sport, sports entertainment or event, or sports’ media
  • Preference is given to a female student as a way of giving female student equal opportunity to pursue a career the in sports, sports’ entrainment or sports’ media industry

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

Mike Fenton Leadership in Supply Chain Award

Mike J. Fenton has donated funds for the establishment of the Mike Fenton Leadership in Supply Chain Award. The award is available for the students in the B122, B162, B121, and B151 programs.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be in their second or third year
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through various means such as volunteer community service
  • Exhibits a strong interest in Supply Chain and Operation Marketing

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 Anu and Seay Harder “Glass Ceiling” Award

The Anu and Seay Harder has donated for the establishment of The Anu and Seay Harder “Glass Ceiling” Award. This Award is available for full-time students in the Center for Business.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Enrolled in any program in the School of Management at Center for Business
  • First Generation Student

The Joe Freedman Award for Excellent in Project Management Studies

Joe Freedman has donated for the establishment of The Joe Freedman Award for Excellent in Project Management Studies. The award is available to students in the B415 program.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and teamwork spirit through various means such as taking on a leadership role in group project and actively supporting other group members

The Love & Whalen Leadership Award

The Love & Whalen Leadership Award has donated for the establishment of The Love & Whalen Leadership Award. This award is available for students full-time in the Center for Business.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student has achieved academic excellence, and GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrated involvement in entrepreneurial activities including, but not limited to the George Brown College Enactus team, with preference given to those in a leadership capacity (i.e. Project Manager)
  • Student must display financial need

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 (Cidel Asset Management 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                              

17-18 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 g 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.

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