College Wide Awards

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 George Brown College

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.

51 Division CPLC Scholarship

The 51 Division Community Police Liaison Committee has donated funds for the establishment of the 51 Division CPLC Scholarship. The award is available to all full-time students who have demonstrated a commitment to working with others.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must reside in one of the following postal codes M4Y, M4X, M5B, M5A, or M5E
     

Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Bursary

Ontario Government has donated funds for the establishment of the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Bursary. The award is available to aboriginal students in all programs in any year of study.

Aditya Jha awards - Awards
  
Aditya Jha / POA Educational Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Aditya Jha Awards.
The award is available to available to all full-time students.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must demonstrate professional attitude and interest in culinary arts

Aditya Jha Entrepreneurship Scholarship  

Aditya Jha / POA Educational Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Aditya Jha Entrepreneurship Scholarship. The award is available to students in all programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must display passion for field of study and entrepreneurship


Aditya Jha Scholarship  
Aditya Jha / POA Educational Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Aditya Jha Scholarship. The award is available to all full-time students who demonstrate their passion for their field of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Alfred Eli Memorial Bursary

President's Office has donated funds for the establishment of the Alfred Eli Memorial Bursary. The award is available to students in all programs 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 Native Community (college and/or external)

Alumni Endowment

Various donors donated funds for the establishment of the Awards for Community Service. The award is awarded to a student who demonstrated commitment to providing a service to the community; has overcome obstacles

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)
  • Student must overcome obstacle and display commitment to field of study.

Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs has donated funds for the establishment of the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs Scholarship. The award is available to students in any program in first or second year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0   
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)
  • Student must be member of Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
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Awards for Community Service

Various donors donated funds for the establishment of the Awards for Community Service. The award is awarded to a student who demonstrated commitment to providing a service to the community; has overcome obstacles

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)

Children's Aid Foundation Scholarship

The Catholic Children's Aid Foundation (CCAS) has donated funds for the establishment of the Catholic Children's Aid Scholarship.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • A current Crown Ward who is eligible to receive or is currently receiving Continued Care and Support for Youth from CCAS
      OR
  • Were a Crown Wards who received funding from the CCAS and returned to their birth family or were adopted.

Clifford Lloyd 40th Anniversary Scholarship

Joan Lloyd has donated funds for the establishment of the Clifford Lloyd 40th Anniversary Scholarship. The award is available to students in all programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college)
  • Student must display financial need

Context and Toronto Community Housing Entrance Scholarship

Context Development Inc. has donated funds for the establishment of the Context and Toronto Community Housing Entrance Scholarship. The award is available to students in their First year of study. Preference will be given to applicants entering the trades program or a bridging program.

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)

Dana and Doug Turnbull Scholarship

Dana and Doug Turnbull have donated funds for the establishment of the Dana and Doug Turnbull Scholarship. The award is available to all full-time students who were either temporary or permanent wards under the custody and protection of a Canadian Child Welfare Agency or Children's Aid Society.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

De La Salle Bursary

Vince Thompson has donated funds for the establishment of the De La Salle Bursary. The Award is available to students in the Centre for Community Services, Health Sciences and School of Work and College Preparation (in augmented education program)

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)
  • Write an essay on: Describing your community activities, as well as the obstacles you have overcome in their pursuit of post-secondary education

Donald Willard Moore Scholarship

Donald Willard Moore Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Donald Willard Moore Scholarship. The award is available to students in the Nursing and Business programs.
The purpose of the Donald Willard Moore Scholarship is to address the significant barriers that the Afro-Canadian and or Afro-Caribbean community faces in accessing post-secondary education.

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)

Dual Credit Scholarship

The Dual Credit Scholarship is available to students in all programs in their first year of study who completed a Dual Credit course with a GPA of 3.5 and are continuing their full-time studies at George Brown College the following year.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0   
  • Student must display financial need

Eider Scholarship

Redpoll Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Eider Scholarship. The award is available to students in the All Hospitality Sevices and Community Services 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

Multiple donors have donated funds for the establishment of the Elma McColm Scholarship. The award is available to students in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • To any qualified students with a learning disability
     

Frist Generation Bursary

The Ontario Goverment has donated funds for the establishment of the First Generation Bursary. The award is available to all students in any year of study who are first generation students.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Frank Sorochinsky Scholarship

Frank Sorochinsky has donated funds for the establishment of the Frank Sorochinsky Scholarship. The award is available to all students in any year of study who have demonstrated volunteerism within the wider Toronto community.

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)

GBC Downtown East Scholarship

President's Office has donated funds for the establishment of the Downtown East Scholarship. The award is available to students in all 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 Alumni Award

GBC Alumni has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Alumni Award. The award is available to full-time students in their graduating year of study who have demonstrated that they are devoted to leadership and peer success.

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)

George Brown College Entrance Bursary

Various donors donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Entrance Bursary. The award is available to students in all programs in their first year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

George Brown College Foundation Scholarship

Various donors have donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Foundation Scholarship. The award is available to students in all 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

George Brown College Opportunity Award

The George Brown College Opportunity Award is available to all first-year who have faced obstacles.

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 Seniors' Association Scholarship

GBC Seniors' Association has donated funds for the establishment of the George Brown College Seniors' Association Scholarship. The award is available to all full-time students. Applicants must submit a 1-2 page essay demonstrating their interest in their chosen field of study, and how that interest will contribute to future employability.

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)

Hope for Children Foundation Scholarship

Maurice Conway has donated funds for the establishment of the Hope for Children Foundation Scholarship. The award is available to all full-time students who can demonstrate that they are either:

  • A current Crown Ward who is eligible to receive or is currently receiving Continued Care and Support for Youth from the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto or
  • Students who were Crown Wards who received funding from the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto and returned to their birth family or were adopted.

James Foss Ricci Endowment Award of Excellence

James Foss Ricci has donated funds for the establishment of the Jean Augustine Scholarship. The award is available to students in all programs in any year of study. To be eligible for the award students must demonstrate that they are sole support parents who have overcome obstacles in achieving their educational goals.

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)

Jean Augustine Scholarship

Jean Augustine has donated funds for the establishment of the Jean Augustine Scholarship. The award is available to students in all programs who are graduating .To be eligible for the award students must demonstrate that they are sole support parents who have overcome obstacles in achieving their educational goals.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Jim Turner Scholarship 

James Turner has donated funds for the establishment of the Jim Turner Scholarship. To be eligible for the award students must demonstrate that they have overcome obstacles in achieving their educational goals.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)

Koehler Family Scholarship

Hope for Children has donated funds for the establishment of the Koehler Family Scholarship. The award is available to full-time students in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Former ward of Catholic Children's Aid Society

Maurice Conway Scholarship

Hope for Children has donated funds for the establishment of the Maurice Conway Scholarship. The award is available to students who have demonstrated that they have overcome obstacles while seeking success in their program.

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)

Metis Nation of Ontario Student Awards program

Metis Nation of Ontario has donated funds for the establishment of the Metis Nation of Ontario Student Awards program. The award is available to students in all programs in any year of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need
  • Student must be Aboriginal.

 Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation Expendable Award  
Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation Award. The award is available to all full-time students in two years or programs, who have demonstrated that they have overcome obstacles.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0   
  • Student must display financial need

Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation  Endowment Award 

Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Michael "Pinball" Clemons Foundation Award. The award is available to all full-time students in second year or higher who have demonstrated that they have overcome obstacles.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0   
  • Student must display financial need

Pepsi Bottling Group Scholarship

Pepsi Bottling Company has donated funds for the establishment of the Pepsi Bottling Group Scholarship. The award is available to students who have demonstrated that they have overcome obstacles while seeking success in their program and who are judged to demonstrate a dedication to area of study.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0   
  • Student must display financial need

Positive Space Scholarship

Various donors have donated funds for the establishment of the Positive Space Scholarship. To be eligible for the award students must demonstrate that they have promoted the recognition & celebration of sexual and gender diversity. Student must show commitment to creating a college community that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender and sexual identity.

Project Hero Scholarship

Project Hero is a scholarship initiative to support the dependent children of fallen soldiers of the Canadian Armed Forces.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Registered as a full time student
  • A dependent of a Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission or suicide attributable to military service
  • Under the age of twenty six
  • Maintain satisfactory academic standing, as per program requirements

For eligible applicants, please email the Awards Office for application.

Rudy and Rita Koehler Award

Rudy & Rita Koehler has donated funds for the establishment of the Rudy and Rita Koehler Award. The award is available to students in 75% HS and 25% college-wide program in any year of study.
Student must overcome obstacles; demonstrated academic improvement and/or educational achievements.

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Scholarship for Aboriginal Students

Funds have been donated for the establishment of the Scholarship for Aboriginal Students. The award is available to all full-time students who self-identify as First Nations, Métis, Inuit, or otherwise part of the indigenous peoples of Canada or as having Aboriginal ancestry or heritage. Student demonstrates willingness to help others and openness to learn, has overcome obstacles to undertake their studies.

Scholarship for New Canadians

Funds have been donated for the establishment of the Scholarship for New Canadians. The award is available to students (PR, PP or refugee claimants) in all programs in any year of study. Student demonstrates willingness to help others and openness to learn, has overcome obstacles to undertake their studies.

Scholarship for Sole-Support Parents

Funds have been donated for the establishment of the Scholarship for Sole-Support Parents is available to students in all programs in any year of study. Student demonstrates willingness to help others and openness to learn, as overcome obstacles to undertake their studies. The student must be a single parent.

Simon Fiandaca Memorial Scholarship

Hope for Children has donated funds for the establishment of the Simon Fiandaca Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to current or former ward of Catholic Children's Aid Society; demonstrates revolve to overcome obstacles and strives to do his or her best; demonstrates community involvement and the desire to help others. The award is available to students in all 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)

Support Staff Supporting Student Scholarship

OPSEU Local 557 has donated funds for the establishment of the Support Staff Supporting Student Scholarship. The award is available to students in any program in any year of study.
Student must write a 1000 word essay on the subject of "What can Unions do to involve and engage young workers?"

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Alumni Award

Alumni Association has donated funds for the establishment of the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Alumni Award. The award is available to students in all programs in any year of study, who have overcome obstacles.

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)
  • Student must show commitment to field of study

The Coca-Cola Nicola Kettlitz Memorial Award

The Coca-Cola company has donated funds for the establishment of The Coca-Cola Nicola Kettlitz Memorial Award. The award is available to students in the school of Hospitality and Culinary Arts and Centre for construction technology.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the Community (college and/or external)
  • Student must demonstrated leadership.

Xerox Scholarship

Xerox Canada Ltd. has donated funds for the establishment of the Xerox Scholarship. The award is available to students in all programs enrolled through SAVTI program or if ceases to operate, another program with similar objectives. Preferance maybe given student from program/services for Aboriginal students or students transitioning from College's

The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Student must display financial need

Yonge Street Mission Education Endowment Award

Yonge Street Mission has donated funds for the establishment of the Yonge Street Mission Education Endowment Award. The recipient will be an active participant in a Yonge Street Mission program or branch and be a full-time student.

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)

 

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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