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Scholarships and Bursaries

A100: Aboriginal Student Bursary

Awards are available for aboriginal students (non-Status, Status, Metis or Inuit) who have completed two terms of study.

A102: ACL & Associates Ltd. Bursary

Award to assist a student in any diploma/certificate program.

A103: Alumni Student Government Leadership Award

The Seneca College Alumni Association has established an annual award for Student Government leaders. Applicants must have:

  • Served two (2) or more semesters on any one of the Student Government councils;
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership in enhancing the quality of student life at Seneca;
  • Represented the College and/or Student Government through a relationship or activity with an external organization or group (including volunteerism);
  • Maintained a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0; and
  • Demonstrated financial need.

The award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony. For deadlines, more information, application and reference forms, visit the Student Services website.

A104: APC/ACC Leadership Awards

The Seneca Student Federation Incorporated (SSF Inc.) representing all Seneca student governments will annually present awards to students who have demonstrated a unique or outstanding contribution towards improving the quality of student life at the college. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

A105: Atkinson Charitable Foundation Bursary

Award to assist a student in any diploma/certificate program.

A107: The Bruce Berman Alumni Bursary

Awards to students of Native ancestry enrolled in full-time programs at Seneca College. In order to be eligible for this award, the students must have successfully completed their first year of studies with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and have demonstrated financial need.

A108: Campus Living Centres Inc. Academic Award

Campus Living Centres Inc. annually presents an award to two registered full-time students; one living in the Newnham campus residence and one living in the King campus residence. The recipients must maintain a C+ (65%) or better average and be able to demonstrate his or her contribution to student life at the college through direct involvement in at least two of the following areas:

  1. Social activities organized through recognized student bodies such as student governments, clubs and formalized residence groups;
  2. Sporting activities, such as intramurals, varsity athletics, and residence organized events;
  3. Academic and educational activities such as tutoring, organized study groups, educational campaigns, and fundraising initiatives.

Students employed by Campus Living Centres are not eligible for this award. Students can obtain applications for this award from the front desk of either residence. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony.

A109: Chawkers Foundation Bursary

Awards to assist financially needy students registered in any diploma or certificate program.

A111: Friends of Seneca Association Bursaries

Awarded to students enrolled in any full-time program of study. Candidates may be nominated by Seneca staff or faculty or apply independently through the Financial Aid Office. Selection will be made by the College Awards Committee based on a combination of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and dedication to academic endeavours.

A112: General Bursary Fund

Awards to assist students registered in any diploma or certificate program, who have successfully completed at least one semester of study.

A113: Governor General's Academic Medal

Awarded to a student who achieves the highest academic standing in the final year of a fulltime post-secondary diploma program.

A114: Annie Wong Leung Kit Wah International Student Award

Bursaries to assist international students who have completed at least one semester of a post-secondary diploma or certificate program.

A117: The W. Roy McCutcheon Alumni Award

Bursary to assist a student in any fulltime program.

A118: Michael McKenzie Scholarship

To encourage and assist those students with Sickle Cell Anemia in their decision to undertake full time post-secondary study at Seneca College. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents, have demonstrated financial need.

A119: W. T. Newnham Leadership Award

This trophy and award is presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the enhancement of the quality of student life at Seneca College. A minimum G.P.A. of 2.5, plus outstanding leadership related to a short term project or a yearlong activity will be the major criterion. Students are nominated by Seneca staff and must have demonstrated their ability to function as a leader of student leaders. The recipient is selected by a selection committee chaired by the Director, Student Services. The award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony. For deadlines, more information, application and reference forms, visit the Student Services website.

A120: Olympia and York Achievement Bursary

Awarded to assist a student registered in any diploma/certificate program.

A121: Stephen E. Quinlan Award

The Seneca Student Federation Inc. will annually present a trophy and award created to recognize and honour retired President, Stephen E. Quinlan. A large trophy with the name of each year's winner will be displayed at the college and the winner will receive a replica trophy as a keepsake.

Any Seneca employee may nominate a student for the award by submitting a letter of nomination to Student Services. The major criteria for the award include:

  • Academic achievement (minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0);
  • Significant contribution to assisting other students in a voluntary capacity;
  • Contribution to assisting others in the community beyond Seneca College;
  • Demonstration of strong personal integrity, sound character and tenacity.

The award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony. For deadlines, more information, and nomination forms, visit the Student Services website.

A122: Sandy Sandomierski Bursary

Award is open to any Seneca College day student enrolled in a fulltime post-secondary or tuition short program. Selection is based on academic performance with a strong emphasis on excellence and on financial need.

A123: SABE Scholarship

Awarded to students who are members of the Seneca West Indian African Association (SWIAA) and/or enrolled in the College Opportunities program and have demonstrated financial need. Selection is based on academic achievement (G.P.A. of 3.0 or above), leadership skills and community involvement.

A126: Peter N. Ross Scholarship

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing, financial need and their contribution to Seneca College student life. Applicants should attach a summary of their achievements to their application form.

A127: Isabel Jones Bursary

An award to assist a student registered in any diploma or certificate program.

A129: Seneca College Alumni Association Bursaries

Awarded to assist students enrolled full-time in any program, who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and have demonstrated financial need. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A130: Stephen E. Quinlan Next Generation Bursary

Awarded to the child of a Seneca College Alumni Association member who is pursuing a fulltime diploma or post-diploma program, who has a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0; and has demonstrated financial need.

A131: Seneca Cup

The most prestigious College award is the Seneca Cup. This award acknowledges academic proficiency and contributions made toward improving the quality of student life at the College. Any graduating student enrolled in a certificate, diploma or degree program demonstrating the following characteristics is eligible for nomination:

  • Ability and scholastic achievement
  • Personal integrity/sound and good character
  • Contribution to others and to the community
  • Involvement in student life (e.g. sports, recreation, student government, peer tutoring, etc.)
  • Proven ability to balance personal responsibilities and school involvement
  • Will graduate from the program in the semester that they have been nominated.

A132: Seneca College Teaching Masters Association Bursary

Awarded to assist financially needy sole support parents registered in any fulltime post-secondary program.

A133: Sheppard Campus SFC Academics Award

This award is open to any student enrolled in the second or third year of a fulltime program based on academic achievement - minimum G.P.A. of 3.5. Applicants must demonstrate leadership (supported by a letter of recommendation from a Seneca staff member), initiative and dedication to academics. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found at: http://senecacollege.ca/student/student-life/leadership-awards.html.

A134: Donald Sim Scholarship

Past member of the Seneca College Board of Governors, this award will be presented to a student for his/her academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular college activities and personal qualities.

A136: Snap Studios Inc. Award

Award is given to an international student in any fulltime program who has displayed financial need.

A137: Student Life Achievement Scholarships Leadership

Financial awards will be presented to students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in student government, campus clubs, the College newspaper, radio station, or special events of a cultural or artistic nature. Students with outstanding contributions to their community are also eligible. The applicants must have achieved high academic standing throughout the semester. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

A138: Student Life Bursary

Award to assist a student enrolled in any diploma or certificate program.

A139: The University Women's Club of North York Bursary

Award to assist female students who have completed their first year of study at Seneca College.

A140: Maia Von Nuk Bursary

Award to assist a student registered in any diploma program.

A143: Max Silver & Milton Brody Memorial Award

Award is offered to mature students returning to school to upgrade education with demonstrated academic achievement.

A145: ACL and Associates Ltd. Leadership Award

ACL Student Benefits, the Student Health, Dental and Extended Health Plan insurance broker, will annually present two awards to students who have shown outstanding leadership. to the recipients of this award must have maintained a G.P.A. of 2.5 while making significant contributions to the Seneca community or their community. This award recognizes a student who is the "unsung hero", someone who quietly works behind the scenes to make Seneca a better place while still maintaining their academics and juggling other responsibilities. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

A147: RBC Bursary Foundation Fund

Bursary fund open to all Ontario students across the College awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

A148: Wayne Norrison Student Government Award

The Seneca Student Federation Incorporated will annually present an award to a student who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the enhancement of student life at Seneca College. This award was created to recognize and honour retired Seneca Vice-President, International and Business Development, Wayne Norrison , for his many years of outstanding leadership and support for the SSF Inc. Any Seneca student (excluding SSF Inc. council members) may apply for this award to recognize leadership related to student life at Seneca. Applicants must have achieved high academic standing throughout the semester. A letter of recommendation from a Seneca staff member who has observed the leadership activity is required. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

A149: Seneca Student Federation Inc. Annual Bursary Award

"The SSF Inc. has established a number of bursary awards to assist students in financial need. The Financial Aid office will work in conjunction with the SSF Inc. annually to distribute these awards. Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • 3D Animation Graduate Certificate
  • 3D Gaming Graduate Certificate
  • Accounting & Information Technology Graduate Certificate
  • Animation
  • Applied Electronics Design Graduate Certificate [Optional Co-op]
  • Bachelor of Applied Business - Financial Services Management (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business - Human Resources Strategy and Technology
  • Bachelor of Applied Business - International Accounting & Finance (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Flight (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Informatics and Security (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Integrated Environmental Site Remediation (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Software Development (Co-op)
  • Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate
  • Brand Management Graduate Certificate
  • Broadcasting - Radio
  • Broadcasting - Radio (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Broadcasting - Television
  • Broadcasting - Television (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Business Intelligence Graduate Certificate
  • Computer Networking & Technical Support
  • Computer Systems Technology [Optional Co-op]
  • Corporate Communications Graduate Certificate
  • Corporate Communications Graduate Certificate (Co-op)
  • Corporate Media Production
  • Costume Studies - Film & Television Production Graduate Certificate
  • Court & Tribunal Agent (Accelerated)
  • Creative Advertising
  • Creative Advertising (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Customer Contact Centre Management Graduate Certificate (Co-op)
  • Database Application Developer Graduate Certificate [Optional Co-op]
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Electro Magnetic Design Graduate Certificate [Optional Co-op]
  • Financial Services Compliance Administration Graduate Certificate
  • Financial Services Underwriting Graduate Certificate
  • Forensic Accounting Graduate Certificate
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate
  • Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate (Co-op)
  • Independent Music Production
  • Interactive Marketing Graduate Certificate
  • International Business Management Graduate Certificate
  • Internet Systems Administration Graduate Certificate [Optional Co-op]
  • Journalism - Broadcast
  • Journalism - Broadcast (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Law Clerk (Accelerated)
  • Legal & Corporate Administration Graduate Certificate
  • Marketing Management Graduate Certificate
  • Nursing (Collaborative BScN Degree program with York University/Seneca College)
  • Office Administration - Executive (Accelerated)
  • Office Administration - Legal (Accelerated)
  • Office Administration - Medical (Accelerated)
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs & Quality Operations Graduate Certificate (Co-op)
  • Pre-Service Fire Fighter Education and Training
  • Real Property Administration (Accelerated)
  • Spa Management Graduate Certificate
  • Technical Communications Graduate Certificate
  • Visual Effects for Film and Television Graduate Certificate

A150: Vicki Milligan Carter Award

The Vicki Milligan Carter Leadership Award was created by the SSF Inc. to honour a long time employee of Seneca College on the date of her retirement. A former faculty member, Departmental Chair, Director of Student Services and voting member on the SSF Inc. Board of Directors, Vicki's zest to improve student life, assist anyone in need and to make Seneca a better place spoke volumes of her commitment to everything Seneca.

This award is open to any Seneca student with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 who has shown academic achievement, leadership, commitment to people and a zest for all things Seneca. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

A151: SMILE Mentoring Program Leadership Award

One award to be presented annually to a SMILE mentor. Applicants must have:

  • Served as a SMILE mentor for two or more semesters (including the current semester)
  • Demonstrated leadership and contribution toward the enhancement of student life at Seneca College
  • A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0

Candidates must apply for this award and provide a letter of reference from a full time faculty or staff member of Seneca College. Your letter of reference cannot be a SMILE staff member. SMILE Mentors may submit applications directly to one of the SMILE office locations by February 1 of each year. A selection committee will review the candidates’ applications and candidates may be interviewed by the committee. The award will be presented at the Annual Student Leadership Ceremony, coordinated by the Student Services Department. For more information and applications, please contact SMILE directly. Contact information is available here.

A153: King Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the King Campus.

A154: Markham Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma/certificate program at the Markham Campus.

A155: Newnham Student Levy Bursary

Bursaries to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Newnham Campus.

A156: Seneca@York Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Seneca@York Campus.

A157: International Student Levy

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Seneca.

A159: BMO Financial Group Bursary

Bursaries to assist students in any full-time program who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A160: TD Financial Group Bursary

A bursary to assist a student in any full-time program based on demonstrated financial need and academic achievement.

A162: Seneca College Board of Governors' Entrance Scholarships

Awarded to students entering Seneca College directly from high school based on high academic standing in their final year. Emphasis is placed on the academic courses English, Mathematics and Sciences at the Grade 12 level.

A169: George Terry Endowed Bursary

One award will be given to a second, third or fourth year full-time student. Preference will be given to a student athlete who has volunteered or worked with inner city communities/priority neighbourhoods, members of at risk communities or new immigrants. Selection will be made by the Faculty members based on the stated criteria. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A170: Newcomer Award in Honour of Jack & Ann Talesnick

Awarded to any full-time or part-time student who is designated as a permanent resident (verifiable) with honour-list standing in at least one semester. May be awarded as an in-course or graduating award. Eligible students must be Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A171: Campus Living Centres Bursary

Awarded to full-time students who are in their second year of the program. Recipients will have good academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA). Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A172: Seneca College Alumni Association Entrance Awards

Awarded to first year full-time students enrolled in any program. Selection is based on high academic achievement. Additional consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated commitment to volunteerism and community service. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

A173: Xerox Canada Endowed Bursary

Awarded to a first or second year student enrolled in any program with high academic standing (cumulative min G.P.A. 3.0) and demonstrated financial need.

A174: Susie Vallance Award for First Generation Students in Post-Secondary Studies

Awarded to one first year student who is the first in their family to attend post-secondary studies. Eligible applicants will have a minimum 2.0 G.P.A, demonstrate financial need, have a commitment to community or college leadership initiatives.

A176: Seneca Retirees Association Endowed Bursary

Awarded to a mature student over the age of 24 years, who is enrolled in the second year of any program and has a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by the College Award Committee based on the stated criteria.

A177: Student Ambassador Award

An award for students who meet the following criteria:

  • Has worked two or more semesters (including the current semester) as a Student Ambassador.
  • Has fulfilled all the requirements of their position description consistently and effectively.
  • Is an outstanding team player.
  • Has contributed, supported and promoted the Student Services Department and its objectives.
  • Has represented the Student Services department with honour, integrity and professionalism to the Seneca community.
  • Has demonstrated initiative and leadership above and beyond their regular duties that has enhanced the value of the Student Ambassador Program.

A178: Ermine Drummond Second Chance Endowed Bursary

Awarded to a student enrolled in the College Opportunities Program. Preference is given to a student who has good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to working to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, good work ethic and attitude. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents, have demonstrated financial need and completed at least one semester of study. Selection will be made on faculty members’ recommendation. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who volunteer in the college or in the community, verified by a letter of reference.

A179: Bill Hogarth Award for Student Success

Awarded to a full-time student in any program who demonstrates high academic achievement (minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 based on first semester results) and leadership in the classroom, as recommended by the College faculty. Preference will be given to Seneca students who attended a public secondary school in York Region District School Board (see Appendix A). The final selection will be made by the Awards Committee of Seneca College.

A180: Passion 4 Dreams College Opportunities Award

One award is given to a student enrolled in the College Opportunities Program. Preference is given to a student who has good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to working to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, good work ethic and attitude. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need and completed at least one semester of study. Selection is made by faculty members.

A181: Patricia Kemp Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student enrolled in the College Opportunities Program. Preference is given to a student who has good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to working to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, good work ethic and attitude. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents, have demonstrated financial need and completed at least one semester of study. Selection will be made on faculty members' recommendation. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who volunteer in the college or in the community, verified by a letter of reference.

A183: Seneca Renewable Entrance Scholarship of Merit

Renewable Entrance Scholarships available to International Students. Multiple awards of $1000 are given to Full-Time students who are entering into a diploma or graduate certificate programs. Selections are made by the Seneca Awards Committee based on previous academic record (i.e. high school grades or post-secondary grades) with an average of 80%+. The renewable scholarship is based on grades in continuing years of the student's program of study and the student maintaining full-time status. Renewable scholarship amounts are:

  • 80%+ or G.P.A. of 4.0 = $1,000
  • 75%+ or G.P.A. of 3.5 = $750
  • 70%+ or G.P.A. of 3.0 = $500

A189: Cindy Hazell Award for Non-Direct Full-Time Students

Awarded to a non-direct full-time student in any post-secondary credential program. Non-direct is defined as students who have been out of high school for at least one year prior to enrolling at Seneca. Students who have taken one or more high school courses in the past year, including night school or correspondence courses, are not eligible. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.

A190: Building Your Future Bursary

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in last year of his/her program. Selection is based on demonstrated financial need.

A192: Winston Stewart College Opportunities Bursary

Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate a strong academic standing, and a commitment to overcoming various obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, while exhibiting a strong work ethic and positive attitude. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need and completed at least one semester of study. Recommendations will be made by faculty members.

A194: SSF Endowed Bursaries

Bursaries available to students who enrolled full-time in any program and have demonstrated financial need. Eligible students must Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents. The selection of recipients is made by the Awards Committee based on financial need.

A195: SSF International Student Bursaries

Awards are given to international students who have successfully completed at least one semester of full-time studies and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of recipients is made by the Awards Committee.

A196: Metis Nation of Ontario Awards

External Award, paper applications are available in the fall term. Métis students can apply for the Métis Student Bursary Program (MSBP) at the Financial Aid Office, Aboriginal Student Liaison Centre or through Student Support Services at the participating college or university. Bursary applications are available to students following registration in the fall. Deadlines are school specific and bursary recipients are announced at the beginning of each school year. Students may reapply for bursaries and/or scholarships each year when they register for school. The amount of bursaries will vary depending on the accumulation of interest each year.

A197: Hyatt Family Foundation Bursary

This in-course bursary is open to all full-time students in any program, who demonstrate financial need.

A198: Campaign for Students Bursary for International Students

Awarded to international students in any faculty who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

A200: Henry Zhang Scholarship for International Students

Awarded to an international student in a full-time program with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 or above. The recipient will be selected by the Awards Committee.

A201: TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Scholarship

Awarded to a student in their final year of any full-time program at Seneca. The recipient must demonstrate high academic standing. Recommendation is made by the Awards Committee.

A202: SSF International Student Award

Awarded to a non-graduating international student who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. This student must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to a student who has not received an award or scholarship in the same cycle. The recipient will be selected by the Seneca College Awards Committee.

A203: SSF Domestic Student Award

Awarded to a non-graduating domestic student who is returning in the fall semester who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and has demonstrated high financial need. OSAP, Second Career, or students on government funded programs are not eligible for this award. Preference is given to a student who has not received an award or scholarship in the same cycle. The recipient will be selected by the Seneca College Awards Committee.

B101: The Andrew Lindup Award of Excellence

Awards to be given to the best all-round students graduating from the Underwater Skills program at King Campus.

B112: The John D. Laing Bursary

Awarded to a second year students enrolled in Seneca's Veterinary Technician program (King Campus). The recipient will be selected by the Faculty based upon the following criteria:

  • Second year student enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program
  • Sound academic standing and completion of the program's first year
  • Above average dedication, compassion and caring
  • Demonstrated leadership and volunteer involvement in the community
  • Demonstrated financial need

B114: Iris the Visual Group - Experience Better Vision Award

This award recognizes students in the Opticianry Diploma Program that exemplify IRIS values of Passion, Honesty and Respect and will be awarded to one student from the full-time program and another from the part-time, continuing education program. Recipients shall demonstrate good team spirit, class participation and overall enthusiasm for the program/industry. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

B115: Campaign for Students Bursary for the Faculty of Applied Arts and Health Sciences

Awarded to students in the faculty of applied arts and health sciences who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

B200: C UW-ACFDU/Aurora-Newmarket (Chapter) Bursary

Awarded to assist a financially needy, mature, female student enrolled in any diploma program offered at the King Campus. Applicants must be in the second year of their program, involved in the school environment, a Canadian citizen and a resident of York Region.

B204: David Somerville Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in any program at King Campus. Candidate must be recommended by a Seneca staff or faculty member and attain a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 and demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude toward the enhancement of King Campus life.

B206: King SAC Award

Prior to the incorporation of the Seneca Student Federation in 1999, the King Student Administrative Council established an award to assist students in second, third or fourth year of their program, and to assist graduating students. Students must demonstrate leadership qualities through active contributions to the development of the King Campus community, as well as maintain a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0. This award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

B207: McLean Foundation Award

Students enrolled in any full-time program within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology or the Faculty of Applied Arts and Health Sciences. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0, exhibit a passion for learning, be a creative thinker and a team player. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

B300: School of Public Safety and Police Studies Bursary

Awarded to assist a student registered full-time in any program within the School fo Public Safety. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need.

B400: The Tim Gill Memorial Award

This award, based on academic merit and financial need, will assist deserving students registered fulltime in the Recreation and Leisure Services program. Recipient will be selected by the Faculty.

B404: Follett Award for Fitness and Health Promotion

Awarded to a full-time student in first year of the Fitness and Health Promotion program. The recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. The recipient shows community involvement through volunteerism. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

B500: The American Express Corporate Services Award

Award will be given annually to a second year Tourism and Travel student who has maintained a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, has demonstrated financial need and has the ability to meet the eligibility requirements of the Amex/Seneca corporate co-op program.

B501: Carlson Wagonlit Travel Award

Award will be given on an annual basis to a Travel and Tourism student who has demonstrated positive academic achievement by maintaining a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in their first or second year, demonstrated financial need and has shown an understanding of the importance of building client relationships as part of the sales process (i.e. Does the student have the capabilities to be a sales person?).

B502: The Contiki Holidays Award

Award will be given annually to a Travel and Tourism student enrolled in their second year who has displayed financial need and maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. This student will possess (as judged by the professors) the "go-getter", outgoing/charismatic qualities that are valuable assets in the Travel and Tourism industries.

B504: The Yorkdale Scholarship - Tourism & Travel Studies

Scholarship will be given to the student showing the most improvement from the first semester to the final semester of the Tourism & Travel program. The recipient will be selected by the Faculty.

B506: Greater Toronto Hotel Association Award

Awarded to a student in the School of Tourism based on academic achievement and the recommendation of faculty in the Hospitality stream of the program.

B507: School of Tourism - Professionalism Award

Awarded to a first or second year student enrolled in the Travel & Tourism program with high academic standing (cumulative G.P.A. 3.) and demonstrated financial need.

B510: School of Tourism Awards for International Students

Awarded to international students enrolled in any full time program within the School of Tourism. Recipients will have high academic standing, with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5, congenial, all-round and participate in community activities. Recipients will be recommended by faculty members.

B511: School of Tourism Awards for Domestic Students

Awarded to domestic students enrolled in any full time program within the School of Tourism. Recipients will have high academic standing, with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5, congenial, all-round and participate in community activities. Recipients will be recommended by faculty members.

B512: InSchoolwear Flight Services Bursary

The InSchoolwear Flight Services Bursary to be awarded to a student enrolled in Flight Services (FLS) or Tourism and Travel – Flight Services Options (TFS) with demonstrated financial need and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5.

B513: InSchoolwear Hospitality Bursary

The InSchoolwear Hospitality Bursary to be awarded to a student enrolled in Hospitality Management (HTM) or Hospitality Foundations (HFC) with demonstrated financial need and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5.

B514: InSchoolwear Tourism Bursary

The InSchoolwear Tourism Bursary to be awarded to a student enrolled in Tourism and Travel (TIS) or Tourism – Travel Operations (TTO) with demonstrated financial need and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5.

B600: School of Community Services Scholarship

Awarded to a final year student enrolled in the Social Service Worker program. This award is based on academic achievement, leadership qualities and participation in extra curricular activities and college life.

B601: Ejaz Meghji Memorial Bursary

Established by the family and friends of a former Seneca student, this fund is to assist deserving students in the Social Service Worker program. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min GPA of 2.5), leadership skills and involvement in student life.

B602: North American Taiwanese Women's Association - Toronto Chapter Award

Awards are given to two second year full-time students enrolled in any Social Service Worker program. Selections are made by the chair and program co-ordinator of the School of Community Services based on high academic standing (min G.P.A. of 3.3 in first year) and demonstrated financial need.

B603: Walker Wood Foundation Social Work (Gerontology) Award

Two awards of $1,000 each are given to second year students enrolled in the full-time Social Service Worker-Gerontology program. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. Selections are made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 4.0) and involvement in community or extra-curricular activities.

B604: Leonard and Gabryela Osin Foundation Social Service Worker (Gerontology) Award

One award of $1,000 is given to second year student enrolled in the full-time Social Service Worker-Gerontology program at the King Campus. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5), leadership skills and involvement in student life.

B605: Leonard and Gabryela Osin Foundation Community Services Award

One award of $1,000 is given to second year student enrolled in any full-time program within the School of Community Services at the King Campus. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5), leadership skills and involvement in student life.

B606: Richmond Hill & Canterbury Place Retirement Residences Award

Awarded to a second year student enrolled full-time in the Social Service Worker-Gerontology program. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need. The selection will be made by faculty members, based on academic achievement (a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0) and involvement in community or extra-curricular activities.

B607: Jordan and Lynne Elliotte Family Foundation Award

Awarded to students enrolled full-time in the Social Service Worker or Child and Youth Worker program. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. The selection will be made by faculty members, based on academic achievement (a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0) and involvement in community or extra-curricular activities.

B608: Jo Gomes Community Service Award

Awarded to assist a deserving student who is enrolled full-time in any Social Service Worker program. Selection will be made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.0), leadership skills and involvement in student life. Eligible student must have demonstrated financial need.

B609: School of Community Services General Education Award

Awarded to a second year student in the School of Community Services (SSW, SSWG, SSWI, CYW, BHS). The recipient is enrolled in a General Education course in the fall semester with a minimum average of B in the course. English writing courses are excluded. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Awards Committee.

B610: University Women's Club of North York - Betsy Carr Award

To be awarded to a female student in her final year of studies enrolled full-time in any program within the School of Community Services. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need. The selection will be made by faculty members, based on academic achievement (a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0) and involvement in community or extra-curricular activities.

B611: Social Service Worker IR Award

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in first or second year of the Social Service Worker-Immigrants and Refugees program. The recipient will demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference is given to a student with extreme need. The recipient will be recommended by Faculty.

B701: North York Inter-Agency and Community Council Award

Awarded to a student in the second year of the Early Childhood Education program to recognize excellence in practice teaching.

B702: Patricia M. Hughes Bursary

Bursary to sponsor Early Childhood Education students' participation in course related conferences and meetings.

B703: The Carol L. Paasche ECE Bursary

Award will assist students who are registered in a fulltime ECE program. Eligible persons should have successfully completed the first year of Early Childhood Education, have demonstrated commitment to their studies and fellow students, as well as skill in their practice teaching.

B705: Walker Wood Foundation Early Childhood Education Award

Two awards of $2,000 each are given to students enrolled in the full-time Bachelor of Child Development program. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. Selections are made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5) and involvement in community or extra-curricular activities. Preference will be given to previous award recipient(s) provided he or she continues to meet the award criteria.

B706: Leonard and Gabryela Osin Foundation Early Childhood Education Award

Two awards are given to second year students enrolled in any full-time programs within the School of Early Childhood Education at the King Campus. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selections are made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5), leadership skills and involvement in student life.

B707: Passion 4 Dreams Early Childhood Education Award

One award is given to a student who is a single parent and enrolled in any full-time program within the School of Early Childhood Education. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selections are made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.0), outstanding leadership skills, strong work or volunteer ethic.

B708: Follett Award for Bachelor of Child Development

Awarded to a full-time student in the Bachelor of Child Development program. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the Seneca College awards committee.

B800: The Helen Best Bursary

Awarded to assist deserving students enrolled in the Nursing program, based on academic merit and financial need.

B801: The Helen Best Scholarship

Awarded for students in the Nursing program, to recognize academic excellence.

B802: OPSEU Local 560 Health Sciences Bursaries

Awards for students registered in a Seneca College Health Sciences program who demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by a joint committee of Union Local and College representatives in accordance with stipulated guidelines. Preference will be given to those students who: have dependent family members, are members of a target group as identified in Employment and Equity guidelines: Women , Aboriginal peoples, Visible minorities, Francophones, Persons with disabilities, and have a personal or family background in the labour movement.

B803: Lori-Anne Pennells-Barre Award

Awarded to assist a student in the Nursing diploma program. Eligible student must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and Ontario resident, and have demonstrated financial need.

B804: York Regional School of Nursing Scholarship

Awarded to students graduating from the Nursing program, based on an outstanding level of proficiency.

B805: York Regional School of Nursing Bursary

Awarded to assist students in the Nursing program, based on academic merit and financial need.

B806: Pat Hall Nursing Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in a Nursing program. Eligible student must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and Ontario resident and show demonstrated financial need.

B809: Lasik MD Opticianry Scholarship

To be awarded to the top graduating student in the full-time Opticianry program based upon cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to a student who engages in extra-curricular activities.

B811: Leonard and Gabryela Osin Foundation Practical Nursing Award

One award of $1000 is given to second year student enrolled in the full-time Pratical Nursing program at the King Campus. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by faculty members based on academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5), leadership skills and involvement in student life.

B812: Lynda Parker Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Nursing (BScN) or Practical Nursing (PND) program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. The recipient shows empathy for others and a passion for nursing and for learning. Preference is given to a student who demonstrates exemplary leadership and is a team player. The recipient will be recommended by faculty. Lynda Parker taught nursing at Seneca for over 8 years.

C100: John Small Memorial Award

"Award to assist students registered in any of the following programs:

  • Animation
  • Animation (Digital Animation Stream)
  • Animation (Gaming Stream)
  • Art Fundamentals
  • Broadcasting - Radio
  • Broadcasting - Television
  • Broadcasting - Radio (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Broadcasting - Television (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Corporate Media Production
  • Creative Advertising
  • Creative Advertising (Business)
  • Creative Advertising (Creative)
  • Creative Advertising (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Creative Advertising - York (Business)
  • Creative Advertising - York (Creative)
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Digital Media Technical Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Independent Music Production
  • Journalism Broadcast
  • Journalism Broadcast (Joint Seneca/York Program)
  • Pre-Media (Media and Communications Fundamentals)
  • 3D Animation Graduate Certificate
  • 3D Gaming Graduate Certificate
  • Visual Effects for Film and Television Graduate Certificate

C101: The Bruce Cane Bursary

Award to assist a deserving student in the Broadcasting - Radio/Television/Journalism programs. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to their studies and be in good academic standing.

C102: Susan Anton Clark Award

This award is for the graduating student in the Broadcasting - Radio/Television/Journalism programs who excels in writing and who brings great energy and empathy to issues of importance and relevance to women.

C103: CHUM-FM Scholarship

Awarded to the most outstanding male and female radio students in the second year of the Broadcasting - Radio program within the School of Media and Marketing.

C104: The FAN 590 Award

Awarded to a student in the Broadcasting-Radio program. Selection is made by faculty. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C105: The Norn Garriock Award

Awarded to a student completing the second semester of the Broadcasting - Radio and Television program. Selection of the candidate will be done by the Faculty based on academic standing and personal qualities.

C106: The Bob Hesketh Memorial Award

The Bob Hesketh Memorial Award is a tuition scholarship offered to students registered in the Journalism program within the School of Media. The successful candidate will be a student in good academic standing who is also:

  • Hard working and fair-minded in pursuit of his/her journalistic work
  • Able to write clearly, succinctly and with a sense of humour and

Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need. Recommendation is made by faculty.

The recipient will receive half of the scholarship in May and the other half in September.

C107: The Ross McCreath Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the second year of Broadcasting - Radio and Television program. The recipient will be recommended by the Faculty. Selection will be based on academic standing, proficiency in radio and television studies with emphasis on marketing and sales in their work experience. As well, the recipient should exhibit a philanthropic spirit that characterized Ross McCreath's career.

C109: The Chuck "Spider" Jones Award

Awarded to assist a student in the Radio & Television program.

C111: Peter Weis Bursary Fund

A bursary in support of Seneca's Creative Advertising program. The recipient will be selected by the College Awards Committee based upon the following criteria:

  • Student enrolled in the Creative Advertising program
  • Academic achievement and completion of the program's first year
  • A commitment and desire in pursuit of their education and career goals
  • Demonstrated leadership and involvement
  • Demonstrated financial need

C110: Azeem Kayum Special Needs Scholarship

Awarded to a special needs' student graduating from any full time programs within Seneca, with preference given to students within the School of Media. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated strong academic abilities along with a persevering and winning disposition.

C112: Michael Monty Memorial Bursary Fund

Bursary open to students in their first year of the Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Journalism or Corporate Media Production programs. Sponsored in part by Panasonic Canada and Applied Electronics Ltd., the recipient will be selected by Faculty and exemplify the philanthropic spirit characterized by Michael Monty's distinguished career based upon the following criteria:

  • Ontario student enrolled in their first year of the Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Journalism or Corporate Media Production programs
  • Sound academic standing with proficiency in one of the above programs
  • Emphasis on the ability to tell a story both orally, written and visually
  • Demonstrated financial need

C113: Synergy Media Studios Scholarship

Awarded to students registered fulltime in Seneca College's Pre-Media (Media & Communications Fundamentals) program. Selection will be based on successful academic achievement, a commitment and desire to continue their education in Communication Arts and career in the Communications/Media industry, demonstrated leadership and involvement.

C116: Drew Hayden Taylor Premier's Awards Bursary

An award to a first year Aboriginal student in the Radio or TV broadcasting program who has achieved high academic standing and who has demonstrated financial need.

C117: TSN Radio/Seneca Student Federation Endowed Award

Awarded to a full-time student who is enrolled in the Broadcasting-Radio program within the School of Media & Marketing. The recipient will demonstrate excellence in on-air radio broadcasting and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members. Preferences will be given to minority or student with disability.

C118: Campaign for Students Bursary for the Faculty of Communication, Art and Design

Awarded to students in the faculty of communication, art and design who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

C119: Independent Illustration Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the Independent Illustration program. The recipient will have a minimum sessional GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. The recipient should be hardworking and demonstrate leadership in the classroom. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C120: Andora Award for Graphic Design

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Graphic Design program in the fourth or fifth semester during the fall. This student must demonstrate financial need and have strong academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. This award is open to international students. Recipient will be selected by the Seneca College Awards Committee.

C121: Cathy Hrischenko Memorial Award

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Journalism program (JRN). This student must demonstrate financial need and have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 or above. The recipient demonstrates persistence and strong commitment to their studies. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons. The recipient will be recommended by faculty. George Hrischenko established this award in honour of his late wife, Cathy Hrischenko, who wrote a monthly column for Canada's leading amateur radio magazine. George was a professor of technology at Seneca for 24 years.

C122: FORREC Design Award of Excellence

Awarded to a full-time Graphic Design student in their third or fourth semester. This student must demonstrate excellence in their work with a focus on creativity, detail, and innovative design. The recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above, exhibit a strong work ethic, with good communication and problem-solving skills. Preference is given to a student who demonstrates leadership, mentors their peers, and actively participates in class. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

C123: Follett Award -School of Creative Arts & Animation

Awarded to a full-time student in the second year of a School of Creative Arts & Animation diploma or advanced diploma program. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the Seneca College awards committee

C200: School of Information and Communications Technology Scholarship

Awarded to a final year student in any program within the School of Information and Communications Technology.

C202: The Candy Man-Yi Memorial Award

Awarded to assist a student registered in Computer Studies. First consideration will be given to a student whose parent(s) is an employee of the Ministry of Government Services.

C204: Laura Flanagan Memorial Award, (CNS, CTY, CTYC programs)

Established by the Computer Studies Student Council as a tribute to Laura Flanagan, Chair, School of Computer Studies, dedicated teacher and friend to all that knew her at Seneca,this award is open to any student currently enrolled in a full time, daytime program in the CNS, CTY or CTYC programs with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5. Applicants must demonstrate a unique or outstanding contribution towards college life/student life or community work in a volunteer capacity. Candidates must apply for this award and provide a letter of reference from a Staff or Faculty member who is related to the CNS, CTY or CTYC programs of Seneca College to the Student Services office. The award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony. For deadlines, more information, application and reference forms, visit the Student Services website.

C205: Laura Flanagan Memorial Award, (CPA, CPD, CPAC Programs)

Established by the Computer Studies Student Council as a tribute to Laura Flanagan, Chair, School of Computer Studies, dedicated teacher and friend to all that knew her at Seneca, this award is open to any student currently enrolled in a fulltime, daytime program in the CPA, CPD or CPAC programs with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 cumulative. Applicants must demonstrate a unique or outstanding contribution towards college life/student life or community work in a volunteer capacity. Candidates must apply for this award and provide a letter of reference from a Staff or Faculty member who is related to the CPA, CPD, or CPAC programs of Seneca College to the Student Services office. The award is presented at the annual Student Leadership Award Ceremony. For deadlines, more information, application and reference forms, visit the Student Services website.

C207: James Kinsey Smith Memorial Award

An award to assist a first year student who has a severe hearing loss of higher than 90 decibel loss and is enrolled in any full-time program. Recipient will demonstrate excellent academic standing like James, who was an outstanding student in the Computer Programming and Analysis Program. Preference will be given to a student who is in the School of Information and Communications Technology. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C208: Karen and Ross Mason Computer Studies Award

Awarded to students in Computer Studies programs who demonstrate academic achievement, are returning to Seneca College the following semester. Students will be judged upon their participation as student mentors, industry event volunteers, active class participants, etc. Students must have a positive effect on the program. At least one award will be given to a female student, and one to a male student. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C209: Amsdell Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled in the School of Information & Communications Technology. Selection is made by faculty members based on academic achievement. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C210: Cogeco Data Services/Seneca Student Federation Endowed Award

This award will be given to a full-time student enrolled in any academic program within the School of Information and Communications Technology. Selection will be based on high academic standing based on G.P.A. and demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

C211: Mario Benjamin Memorial Bursary

This bursary is set up in memory of Mario Benjamin who worked at Scotiabank's IT department. It is given to a deserving student who is enrolled full-time in the School of Information & Communication Technology with demonstrated financial need. Recommendation is made by Seneca's Awards Committee.

C213: Hyatt Family Foundation Women's Award - IFS

This award is given to a female student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Technology (Informatics and Security) program, who is returning to Seneca in the fall semester. Selection will be based on high academic standing (min GPA of 3) and demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be recommended by faculty. The award will be credited to the student’s account in the following fall semester.

C214: Hyatt Family Foundation Women's Award - BSD

This award is given to a female student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Technology (Software Development) program, who is returning to Seneca in the fall semester. Selection will be based on high academic standing (min GPA of 3) and demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be recommended by faculty. The award will be credited to the student’s account in the following fall semester.

C215: Hyatt Family Foundation Women in Technology Award

This award is given to a female student enrolled full time to the Computer Programming & Analysis, Computer Networking & Technical Support or Computer Programmer program, who is returning to Seneca in the fall semester. Selection will be based on high academic standing (min GPA of 3) and demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be recommended by faculty. The award will be credited to the student’s account in the following fall semester.

C304: The University Women's Club of North York Bursary - Technology

Awarded to assist a female student who has completed her first year of study in any Applied Science & Engineering Technology program at Seneca College.

C305: Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) Award

An endowed bursary open to first or second year Seneca students enrolled in Seneca's Centre for the Built Environment, Building Systems Engineering Technology program. One or two bursaries will be granted each year. The recipient will be recommended by the Faculty based upon the following criteria: A first or second year student enrolled in the Centre for the Built Environment's Building Systems Engineering Technology program, and demonstrated academic achievement. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C306: Greater Toronto Sewer and Watermain Contractors Association Bursary

An endowed bursary open to third year students in the Centre for the Built Environment's Civil Engineering Technology program. The recipient will be recommended by the Faculty based on the following criteria: A third year student in the Civil Engineering Technology program with focus on environmental technologies or sewer/watermain reflected studies demonstrated academic achievement as the highest standing of the class. Recipients will be invited to attend the GTSWCA annual general meeting and dinner. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C308: Seneca Alumni Association/OACETT Engineering Technology Endowed Bursary

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in year one, two or three of an OACETT recognized engineering or applied science technology program (see attached list) who best exemplifies the following key precepts related to integrity and professionalism in the practice of engineering technology: a desire, willingness and passion to learn; outstanding "team player" qualities; contributions to the program’s success by assuming a leadership role and helping others; exudes a positive attitude and commitment; seeks innovative ideas and solutions. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by faculty members based on criteria.

C309: Mary James Dawson Memorial Bursary

This award is given to a graduating student of one of the Building Environment Systems Class I & II certificate or Building Environment Systems Facility Manager certificate programs. The recipient will have a commitment to volunteer services with disadvantaged groups in the community. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

C310: HCAT/ Seneca Student Federation Endowed Scholarship

Awarded is given to a full-time student, who is enrolled in any three year Civil Engineering Technology program within the Centre for the Built Environment. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5, have completed two HCAT work terms and demonstrate strong foundation in Engineering knowledge, excellent technical and communication skills, and professional attitudes geared towards success in the industry. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members and a representative of HCAT.

C311: Quest Leadership Award

Awarded to a student in the second year of the Mechanical Engineering Technology – Building Sciences program. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 and be an active participant in the classroom. This student helps, supports, or inspires their peers through mentoring and leadership on projects and classroom work. Preference will be given to a student who also demonstrates leadership on associations or volunteer activities beyond the classroom. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C312: Campaign for Students' Bursary for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology

Awarded to students in the faculty of applied science and engineering technology who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

C313: HATCH Engineering Technologist Scholarship

This award is open to students enrolled full time in the first and second year of Seneca’s Civil Engineering Technology program. Students will apply during their first or second year of the program. Up to two recipients will be selected upon completion of their first year and up to four recipients will be selected upon completion of their second year. The latter may include two renewal scholarships from successful recipients from the prior year, should the candidates secure a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in their second year of study. Disbursement of the award will be applied to students’ account in September following their application.
This award will also include a paid work placement at HATCH. First year recipients will be placed with HATCH for the summer semester between year one and two of their studies. Second year recipients will be placed for the summer between year two and three of their studies. The length and terms of this placement shall be negotiated between HATCH and the candidate.

C314: GWL Realty Advisors Building Operator Award

Awarded to a full time student enrolled in the second year of the Building Systems Engineering Technician program. The recipient will achieve high academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and exhibit leadership and an interest in sustainability. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need and be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C401: The Air Flight Technology Award

This award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated the greatest academic improvement through semesters 1 and 2 of the FPR program. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be chosen by the professors of the School.

C402: The Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers (Canada) Ltd. Award

This award will be given to one FPR student in second, third or fourth year as recommended by the safety officer and agreed on by the flight line staff and Faculty. The recipient will have displayed initiative in promoting safety for pilots and aircraft at Seneca. They may have displayed this creativity by coordinating efforts of others to achieve their safety goals, publishing articles for Flight Safety Review and/or encouraging others’ involvement. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C405: Brian Craven Memorial Award

This award recognizes overall achievement by a student in the Flight Instructor Program or, if the F.I.T. course is not offered, to a graduating student in the FPR program. It is to be voted on by the entire Faculty of the School of Aviation. It is suggested that the award be presented to a student who has not won another award.

C407: The Frasca International Award

One or more awards are presented to students who have achieved among the highest overall marks in the Commercial Pilot Written and Flight Test, Instrument Rating Written and Flight Test and the Multi Engine Flight test. He or she will have also demonstrated the effective use of resources available such as computer assisted training and flight simulators. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C408: The William Kent Davidge Memorial Award

One or more awards each given to a student graduating from the FPR program. Selection will be based on good all round performance in the program with emphasis on the student's enthusiasm and dedication to a career in aviation.

C409: Nicola Guarino Memorial Scholarship

One award to be made to a student graduating from the FPR program. Selection to be made by the Faculty and will be based on high academic achievement and good all round performance in the program. The award will consist of a plaque or trophy as well as a cheque of up to $300.

C410: The Sheryl Lee Memorial Award

One or more awards will be given to one or more deserving students in the FPR program on completion, who has clearly demonstrated continuous best effort in mastering the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful professional pilot. The recipient must, as Sheryl did on so many occasions, also have displayed the willingness to motivate and help others achieve their highest potential in the Aviation program. Students are encouraged to provide input into the choosing of the recipient with Faculty making the final decision.

C411: The W.J. Lewis Memorial Scholarship

An award will be given to that student who is entering the fifth semester of the FPR program and who has achieved the highest overall grade point average in the first four academic semesters of the FPR program, unless that student was awarded the Greg Szabo Memorial Award. In that case, it will be awarded to the student with the second highest grade point average.

C412: The Gerry Pinder Award

This award will be given to a graduate who shows the greatest overall improvement in their flying, academics and personal development during their academic career in the FPR program. This award recognizes the importance that Gerry placed in the aiming for and attaining of excellence in every aspect of one's life.

C413: The Frank Rock Award

One or more awards to students who are judged by the Faculty and the Chair of the School of Aviation to have the greatest competence and commanded the most respect for his/her contribution to the FPR program. The award includes the inscription of the recipient's name on the Frank Rock plaque displayed at Seneca College, as well as a personal plaque commemorating the event.

C415: The J.E. Waters Award

Awards distributed based on the following criteria:

  1. To assist a student registered in the FPR program who excelled in the academics of semesters 1 and 2;
  2. To be awarded to a deserving semester student who consistently maintains a high standard in flying and academics;
  3. To be awarded to a deserving graduate who was able to achieve a high standard in flying through pure hard work and has demonstrated this on completion of his/her commercial pilot's license.

C416: The Ted Brown Memorial Bursary

The award is given to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation Technology program. The recipient will be recommended by faculty based on above average dedication, compassion and caring; demonstrated leadership and involvement in Seneca's student life. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C417: Russ Bannock Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in School of Aviation & Flight Technology program. Eligible student must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, involvement in student life and participate in varsity athletics. Selection is based on faculty recommendation.

C418: Gordon T. Aust Memorial Scholarship

One award to a graduate of the Bachelor of Aviation Technology program, recommended by faculty based on the following: willingness to help others achieve in the program, high level of skill, flying and academics, participation in school activities. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C419: Cynthia Hoi-Mei Tsang Memorial Award

One award will be given to a current, third or fourth year Flight Degree Program student who demonstrates overall academic excellence with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher. The student will also demonstrate an active involvement in the aviation community. Preference will be given to a previous member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C420: Aramark Memorial Flight Program Award

The student must demonstrate overall academic excellence with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher. The student will also demonstrate an active involvement in the aviation community and financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid Office.

C421: Andrew Archer Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to a graduating student enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Technology-Flight Program, with demonstrated mission completion attributes, excellence in practical flying skills, a willingness to motivate his or her peers and act as a mentor, a love of flying. Selection made by the chair, faculty & staff.

C422: Azizullah Yoosufani Memorial Award

One award will be given to a graduating student in the Flight Degree Program. The candidate is working towards or has achieved his/her instructor rating. Eligible student must demonstrate high academic standing, flight line achievement and standards, strong work ethic and values. Recommendation is made by faculty members based on stated criteria.

C423: Lloyd Cripps Memorial Awards

One award will be given to a graduating student in the Flight Degree Program. Eligible student must demonstrate strong academic standing, flight line standards, leadership skills and active involvement in community services. Recommendation is made by faculty members based on stated criteria.

C424: Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Pinnacle Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating female student in the Bachelor of Aviation Degree Program. The recipient must demonstrate high academic standing, flight line achievement and standards, participate in extra curricular activities and be an exemplary role model within her program. The recipient actively supports and promotes the success of her colleagues. Recommendation is made by faculty members.

C500: Chemical Laboratory Technician Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year Chemical Laboratory Technician student.

C501: Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry student in any of the following programs:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology Technologist - Research
  • Chemical Laboratory Technician
  • Chemical Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Technology - Pharmaceutical
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs & Quality Operations Graduate Certificate

C502: Apotex Inc. Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs & Quality Operations program based on high academic standing, demonstrated interest in the pharmaceutical industry and participation in community volunteerism. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. Selection is made by faculty members.

C503: The BIO-Sanofi Biotechnology Scholarship

A scholarship for a final year student enrolled in a three year Biotechnology diploma program. The funds for this award were donated by the U.S. Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Aventis Pasteur Limited.

C506: The Glaxo Smith Kline Award

Award will be given on an annual basis to a student enrolled in their final year of the Biotechnologist Technology - Research program who has demonstrated financial need and achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

C507: The Margaret Prunty Award

Awarded to a student in a Biological Sciences program, who has shown the most improvement in his/her course of study.

C509: Arthur Merifield Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a second year student enrolled in the School of Biological Sciences & Applied Chemistry who has shown sound academic standing with demonstrated passion and achievement in the area of mathematics, above average dedication, compassion and caring, and demonstrated financial need. Selection is made by faculty members.

C510: Andrew R. Crow Achievement Award

Awarded to students who are enrolled in the School of Biological Sciences & Applied Chemistry. Recipients will have above average dedication to their education and demonstrated financial need. Selection is made by faculty members.

C511: Bertie Friedlander Memorial Award

Awarded to a full-time student who is enrolled in the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs & Quality Operations program who is in semester one in September or May. The recipient will achieve academic excellence and demonstrate financial need. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C600: Civil Engineering Technician Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year Civil Engineering Technician student.

C601: Civil Engineering Techonology Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year Civil Engineering Technology student.

C602: Glenn Bird Award

Awarded to graduating students in Civil Engineering programs, based on high academic achievement combined with demonstrated commitment to their chosen field of study. Recommendation is made by faculty members.

C603: Stantec Bursary

Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Civil Engineering Technology Program. Recipients will be recommended by Faculty based upon demonstrated leadership and involvement in Seneca's student life. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C605: Brookfield Building Systems Engineering Technology Award

Awarded to a Building Systems Engineering Technician Co-op Program (2 year) or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Building Sciences Program (3 year) student with high academic standing, demonstrated leadership, teamwork capabilities, program ambassadors, participation in industry events. The winning student will be hired for the summer term to fulfill their co-op requirement.

C606: Stantech Scholarship

Awarded to a second year full-time student enrolled in the Civil Engineering Technology program. Selection is based on high academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.3) and demonstrated leadership and involvement in student life.

C607: North American Telecommunications Damage Prevention Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the Civil Engineering Technician or Civil Engineering Technology program who has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3, has a passion for learning, is a creative thinker, a team player and demonstrates financial need. Applicants must be Canadian citizen, permanent residents or protected persons, and they will be requested to write 500 words about safe excavation practices, focusing on damage prevention methods to protect the national communications network. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C700: Electronics Engineering Technician Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year Electronics Engineering Technician student.

C701: Electronics Engineering Technology Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year Electronics Engineering Technology student.

C702: Computer Engineering Technology Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year Computer Engineering Technology student.

C705: I. E. E. E. Canada (Toronto Section) Award

Awarded to students in the Electronics Technician/Technology programs and are based on academic achievement and in-class performance.

C800: Fire Protection Engineering Technician Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year Fire Protection Engineering Technician student.

C801: Fire Protection Engineering Technology Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year Fire Protection Engineering Technology student.

C802A: Fire Protection Programs Bursaries - Thomas Chiang SFPE Memorial Bursary

Bursaries to assist students in the Fire Protection Technician and Technology programs. Selection is made by faculty members. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C802B: Fire Protection Programs Bursaries - SimplexGrinnell

Bursaries to assist students in the Fire Protection Technician and Technology programs. Selection is made by faculty members. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C802C: Fire Protection Programs Bursaries - Canadian Fire Alarm Association

Bursaries to assist students in the Fire Protection Technician and Technology programs. Selection is made by faculty members. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C802D: Fire Protection Programs Bursaries - Siemens Building Technologies

Bursaries to assist students in the Fire Protection Technician and Technology programs. Selection is made by faculty members. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C803: S.I. Allen Scholarship

Award to recognize excellent academic performance by a student in the final year of the Fire Protection Engineering Technician or Technology programs.

C804: Viking Fire Protection Inc. Award

One award at $500 for a first year student, one for $1,000 for a second or third year student. Eligible students must be enrolled in either the fire protection engineering technician or fire protection engineering (co-op) programs, demonstrated academic excellence and community involvement.

C805: Derek Gruchy Fire Protectoin Excellence Scholarship

One award will be given to a graduating student in the Fire Protection Engineering Technology program who is enrolled in the “Human Behaviour in Fire” course. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5 or above, exhibit a strong work ethic, good written communications, problem-solving skills and an overall commitment to excellence. The recommendation is made by Faculty members.

C807: Adrian Van Odyk Memorial

Award for Fire Protection Engineering Technician Awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the Fire Protection Engineering Technician program. The recipient will have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or above and have demonstrated financial need. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C808: Adrian Van Odyk Memorial

Award for Fire Protection Engineering Technology Awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the Fire Protection Engineering Technology program. The recipient will have demonstrated excellence (a minimum GPA of 2.5 or above) in Fire Alarm related courses, be a member of Seneca varsity team, and have demonstrated financial need. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

C900: Wiretron Technology Inc. Bursary

Bursaries to assist students enrolled in programs offered through the Centre for Precision Skills. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C901: Mechanical Techniques Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a student or students enrolled in one of the Mechanical Engineering Technician- Tool Design, Mechanical Engineering Technology – Industrial Design, Mechanical Techniques (Tool & Die/Mould Making), Mechanical Techniques – CNC Programming, at Seneca College. Faculty will select from applicants who have demonstrated their commitment to their program, to campus life, and who have an excellent attendance record. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

C902: John Armstrong Award

Awarded to a student or students enrolled in one of the Industrial Manufacturing or Design Technology diploma or advanced diploma programs at Seneca College. Faculty will select from applicants who have demonstrated their commitment to their program, to campus life, and who have an excellent attendance record. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need.

D100: Faculty of Business Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any program in the Faculty of Business.

D107: BMO Financial Group Bursary

Bursaries to assist students registered in the faculty of business who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents.

D108: Frank Ridley Memorial Award

Involvement and leadership in extra-curricular activities or clubs at Seneca. Leadership in the classroom and support for his/her fellow classmates learning, interest in Business as demonstrated through participation in industry events and Initiatives, demonstrated financial need as reflected in Seneca's online application process. Must be a second or third year student. Recommended by faculty.

D109: Victoria George Memorial Award

Awarded to a student in the second or third year of Business-Marketing or Business Administration – Marketing . The recipient must have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and support for his/her fellow classmates' learning, involvement in extra-curricular activities/clubs at Seneca, good academic performance with a min GPA of 3.0, interest in the marketing industry through participation in marketing events and initiatives. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. Selection will be made by the faculty based on the stated criteria.

D110: Adam Bhagiratti Memorial Award

To be awarded to a graduating student enrolled in any program within the Centre for Human Resources. The recipient must have good academic performance (min G.P.A. of 3.0), demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities, classroom and support for his/her fellow classmates' learning, and demonstrated financial need. Eligible student must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and Ontario resident.

D112: York Technology Alliance Endowed Bursary

This award is open to a second year student enrolled in any full-time program within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology or the Faculty of Business. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5, exhibit a passion to learn, be a creative thinker and a team player. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

D113: DIALOG Environmental Sustainability Award

Awarded to three full-time students enrolled in environmentally-oriented academic programs: one student in the Environmental Landscape Management program, one student in the Green Business Management program, one student in any program within the Centre for Built Environment. The recipients will have completed at least one semester, good academic standing (minimum 3.0 G.P.A.) and demonstrate a commitment to sustainability or environmental issues through their course work and/or extra-curricular activities. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of recipients are recommended by faculty members.

D114: Campaign For Students' Bursary for the Faculty of Business

Awarded students in the faculty of business who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

D115: POi Business Interiors Scholarship

Student enrolled in the Faculty of Business with a GPA of 3.0, a passion for learning, a critical thinker and leadership skills. Faculty recommended.

D200: Business Administration - Human Resources Administration or Human Resources Management Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year student in Business Administration - Human Resources Administration or Human Resources Management.

D203: Seneca College Human Resources Endowed Bursary

One Entrance award for a student in the business administration - Human Resources program who demonstrates financial need.

D300: School of Accounting & Finance Scholarship

A scholarship to a final year student in Accounting or Accounting and Finance.

D303: Scott R. Gerricks Bursary

An endowed bursary established by McKenzie Financial in honour and in memory of Scott R. Gerricks. The criteria is:

  • A fulltime student enrolled in the School of Accounting, Accounting and Finance program or the International Accounting and Finance program
  • A student who has overcome personal challenges to attain academic success/achievement, above average dedication, compassion, caring, and demonstrated financial need

D307: Co-Operators Group Limited Award

Awarded equally to a first and second year student enrolled in Business Insurance program with High Academic standing (cumulative min G.P.A. 3.0), demonstrated volunteer in industry night, mentor program or in-class participation.

D309: Economical Insurance Scholarship

Awarded to second year students in the Business Insurance program. The recipients will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5 or above, exhibit a strong work ethic, an overall commitment to excellence and a strong desire to pursue a career in insurance. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

D310: Sri Sivakumaran Memorial Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the second year of the Accounting and Finance program. The recipient will have a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. The recipient will exhibit dedication, organization, and a high standard for their work. The recommendation is to be made by faculty members.

D400: School of Business Management Scholarship

Scholarship to a final year student registered in the General Business or Business Administration program.

D402: Val Azzoli Bursary

Awarded to a student enrolled in any program within the the School of Business Management. The recipient will have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and has demonstrated financial need. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents.

D403: The Alex Miklos Award

Award will be given annually to a student enrolled any Business Administration program within the School of Business Management. The recipient will have successfully completed the first semester with a cumulative grade point average of a minimum of 3.0 and has demonstrated financial need. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents.

D404: CIBC Bursary Fund

Bursary fund open to Ontario students in the Faculty of Business and Bachelor of Financial Services Management program. Bursaries will be awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

D405: Scotiabank Bursary for Business and Financial Management

Bursary fund open to Ontario students in the Faculty of Business and Bachelor of Financial Services Management program. Bursaries will be awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

D406: RBC Foundation Bursary for Business and Financial Management

Bursary fund open to Ontario students in the Faculty of Business and Bachelor of Financial Services Management program. Bursaries will be awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

D407: HSBC Bank Canada Business Studies Scholarships

Scholarships open to Ontario students enrolled fulltime in the Centre for Financial Services programs who have demonstrated high academic standing and financial need.

D408: HSBC Bank Canada Business Studies for International Students

Scholarships open to international students enrolled fulltime in the Centre for Financial Services programs who have demonstrated high academic standing and financial need.

D412: Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network-Don Valley Centre Scholarship

Awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the Financial Services Practitioner program within the School of Accounting and Financial Services. The recipient will display high academic achievement and most importantly, a strong dedication to the financial services industry and in particular the Life Insurance industry. Recommendation is made by faculty member.

D413: Dean S. Ramdath Core Sales Inc./Seneca Student Federation Award

This award is given to a full-time student, who is enrolled in the Green Business Management graduate certificate program within the School of Business Management. The recipient will have good academic standing (min G.P.A. of 2.0), demonstrate involvement in environmental sustainability projects in the community and have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to an international student. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

D414: Joe Dickstein Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is interested in pursuing a career in life and /or accident and sickness insurance. The award is available to third year students in the Business Administration-Financial Planning program, third or fourth year students in the Bachelor of Commerce-Financial Services Management program and students in the Financial Services Practitioner program. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0, exhibit a strong work ethic, an overall commitment to excellence and participate in extracurricular activities at Seneca and/or in the community. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

D415: Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to a third or fourth year student in the Bachelor of Commerce-Financial Services Management program. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 or above, exhibit a strong work ethic, an overall commitment to excellence and an interest in obtaining insurance or mutual fund licenses. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

D416: Association of Canadian Compliance Professionals Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Financial Services Compliance Administration program. The recipient will have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 or above, exhibit a strong work ethic, and an overall commitment to excellence. The recommendation is to be made by faculty members.

D417: NLI Solutions Award for Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Awarded to a full-time student in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Small Business who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must also have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 or above. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons.

D500: School of Fashion & Merchandising Scholarship

"Award to a final year student enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Cosmetic Techniques & Management
  • Esthetician
  • Esthetics and Spa
  • Event Management - Event and Exhibit Design Graduate Certificate
  • Fashion Arts
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Business Management
  • Floral Design
  • Fashion Studies
  • Spa Management Graduate Certificate
  • Visual Merchandising Arts

This award is based on academic achievement, leadership qualities, and participation in extra curricular activities and college life.

D501: School of Fashion & Merchandising Alumni Bursary

Awarded to a second or final year student based on academic standing and financial need. Applicants must have attained a G.P.A. of 3.0 in each completed semester. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

D502: Aramark Food Services Award

Awarded to a student in the final year of the Visual Merchandising Arts program. The selection is based on academic achievement, strong graphic skills, and a creative design. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D503: Canadian Cosmetics Careers Association Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Cosmetic Techniques and Management program. Recipient shall have high academic achievements as well as demonstrated aptitude for the cosmetics industry. The recipient will receive a certificate of achievement in addition to the award amount. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D504: Boutique@Seneca Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in the second year of the Fashion Business or Fashion Business Management program who has achieved good academic standing, proven performance in RSO354 and an aptitude for the industry. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D505: Lesa Edmonds Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Fashion Arts program. The recipient will be recommended by faculty members.

D506: Esthetician Award

Awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, leadership qualities and good all round performance in the Esthetician program. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D508: Fashion Arts Award

Award for students in the Fashion Arts program for outstanding achievement.

D509: Perry Dellio - Perry's Yorkville Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in semester three of the Fashion Business or Fashion Business Management program. The selection of a recipient is based on academic standing, financial need and an aptitude for the industry. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members and the donor.

D510: The Tommy Hilfiger (Canada) Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in their second year of studies in either the Fashion Business or Fashion Business Management program. The successful candidate will show a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

D511: Visual Merchandising Arts Scholarship

Awarded to students in the second year of the Visual Merchandising Arts program. The recipients will have exceeded expectations and/or achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

D512: Vivienne Poy Creative Knitwear Award

Awarded to a student in their final year of the Fashion Arts program. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D513: The Liz Stark Memorial Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in the second year of the Fashion Business or Fashion Business Management program. The recipient shall show a high academic standing and an aptitude for the industry. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D514: The Toni Stoneham Fashion Merchandising Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in the final year of the Fashion Business Management program. The recipient will be selected by faculty members based on academic standing and aptitude for the industry.

D517: The Morris Watkin Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student graduating from the Fashion Arts program, who demonstrates excellence in fashion design.

D520: Larry Thomas Saifd Trillium Award

Awarded to a student in the Floral Design program in recognition of outstanding achievement, commitment and dedication to the creative art of floral design. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D521: The Albert & Claire Haddad Bursary

Awarded to a second year student in the Fashion Arts or Fashion Business Management program. The recipient shall have sound academic standing, above average dedication, passion and commitment in pursuit of their education and career in the fashion industry, and demonstrated leadership and volunteer involvement. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D522: The Sheila Spears Memorial Bursary

Awarded to students enrolled in the Esthetician or the Esthetics and Spa programs. The recipients shall have sound academic standing, above average dedication, compassion and caring, demonstrated leadership and involvement in community or Seneca's student life. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of recipients are made by faculty members.

D523: Aramark Food Services Excellence Award

Two awards to students in the first year of the Visual Merchandising Arts program who are returning in the second term. The recipients will have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate excellence in their work. Three awards will be given to students in the second year of the Visual Merchandising Arts program. The recipients will have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and have achieved the highest level of academic excellence. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of recipients are made by faculty members.

D600: School of International Business Scholarship

Scholarship to recognize academic excellence to a student graduating from: International Business/Management/Administration, International Transportation & Customs or Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

D601: The Leo Couprie Awards

Awards will be given to students enrolled fulltime in the International Business program. One award to a student enrolled in the first year of the program who has successfully completed the first semester with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and has demonstrated financial need. One award to a student enrolled in the second year of the program who has successfully completed the third semester with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and has demonstrated financial need. One award to a student enrolled in the third year of the program who has successfully completed the fifth semester with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and who has demonstrated financial need.

D603: TST Overland Express International Transportation and Customs Scholarship

Two awards provided to the top students entering their second year of Seneca's International Transportation and Customs program. Students will be selected by faculty in April, based upon academic performance and participation during their fist year in the program: they must achieve a minimum 3.5 G.P.A. and they must have contributed to the program and the success of their peers.

D604: Triumph Express International Transportation and Customs Award

Two awards will be given to first year students enrolled full time in the International Transportation and Customs program within the School of International Business. One award will be given to a student who has the passion to pursue a career in the Customs field and the other award for a student who is interested in the Freight Forwarding industry. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Both recipients will demonstrate a passion for the industry, exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit and will be highly motivated. The selection of recipients will be made by faculty members based on the stated criteria.

D605: NLI Solutions Award for Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The recipient demonstrates financial need and has a G.P.A. of 2.5 or above. Preference is given to a student who shows a strong desire to learn and is trying to better their station in life by working towards a promotion or changing careers. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

D606: Follett Award -International Business Mgmt, BComm

Awarded to a full-time student in third year of the Bachelor of Commerce - International Business Management Degree (BMI). The recipient will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the Seneca College awards committee.

D700: School of Legal & Public Administration Scholarship

Award to a final year student enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal (articulated with York)
  • Court and Tribunal Agent
  • Law Clerk
  • Legal & Corporate Administration
  • Library and Information Technician
  • This award is based on academic achievement, leadership qualities, and participation in extra-curricular activities and college life.

D701: Office Admin, Legal and Public Admin Award

Award to assist students enrolled in any program within the School of Office Administration or the School of Legal and Public Administration. Selection is based on a student’s academic achievement, and preference will be given to students who have also demonstrated leadership qualities and participation in extra-curricular activities and college life. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

D702: The Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Legal Assistant Program Scholarships

Awards to second year students in the Law Clerk program who achieve the highest academic standing at the completion of the first year of study, and are registered for the second year.

D703: Criminal Lawyers' Association Award

Awards to students in the School of Legal & Public Administration. Candidates must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need as well as participation in student associations and extracurricular activities.

D707: Altus Group Scholarships

Awarded to a graduating student in each of the Real Property Administration and Real Property Administration Accelerated programs for high academic standing. Candidate must have successfully completed the U.B.C. courses offered in their first and second semester.

D709: RPA Szeto Award

One award will be given to an international student with the best academic achievement in the Real Property Administration program. Preference will be given to a student from China.

D710A: IMA Achievement Award

Awarded to a graduating student in the Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration Accelerated program with the highest cumulative G.P.A.

D710D: Christian G. Schulze Award for Excellence

Awarded to a graduating student in either Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration Accelerated. High academic standing in RPA 413 (Law and the Assessor - Part 1). Students must demonstrate good attendance and class participation. Selection is made by faculty members.

D713: Michael Ward Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student in Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration Accelerated program who has demonstrated continuous improvement in the professional RPA courses. Student is an active participant in day to day classroom activities and demonstrates an appreciation for the theory and practice of valuation and assessment.

D716: The Association of Ontario Land Economists Project Award

Awarded to students in RPA303 who received the top grade in a class project as determined and adjudicated by RPA faculty.

D719: Lucia Rossi Memorial Bursary

An endowed bursary open to Seneca students enrolled in the legal programs of Seneca's School of Legal and Public Administration as well as the Office Administration - Legal Program in honour and in memory of Lucia Rossi. The recipient will be recommended by Faculty based on the following criteria:

  • A student enrolled in the School of Legal & Public Administration's Legal Program or the Office Administration - Legal Program
  • A student who has overcome personal challenges to attain academic success/achievement
  • Above average dedication, compassion and caring
  • Demonstrated financial need

Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

D720E: Appraisal Institute of Canada Schaolarship

Award is given to a graduating student in either Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration (Accelerated), who is eligible to become an AIC member. The recipient will have a high academic standing RPA112 and one or more of the additional AIC curriculum courses, has made valuable contributions in the classroom and has active interest in the field of real property as a career. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

D720G: DuCharme McMillan & Associates Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration (Accelerated) program who has above average academic standing in all RPA courses and who is most helpful to their peers. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

D720I: Thompson Municipal Tax Consultants Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration Accelerated program with high academic grades in RPA415. High quality of work and interactive participation in the RPA415 classroom.

D720J: Association Of Municipal Tax Collectors Scholarships

Awarded to 2 graduating students in Real Property Administration with above average grades in RPA210 (Municipal Tax Administration).

D720M: Henry Brendel Scholarship

Graduating student in either RPA or RPAA with high academic grades in RPA115. Student also demonstrates good attendance and participation in the classroom.

D721: Stikeman Elliott Bursary

A bursary open to enrolled in Seneca's School of Legal & Public Administration, Law Clerk or Office Administration (Legal) Program. The recipient will be selected based upon the following criteria:

  • A full-time student enrolled in the School of Legal & Public Administration, Law Clerk or Office Administration (Legal) Program
  • A student who has attained academic achievement
  • Above average dedication to their education
  • Demonstrated financial need.

Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

D725: Allan Pierson Memorial Scholarship for Public Administration - Municipal Program

An award to a graduating student in the Public Administration, Municipal or Public Administration - Municipal Accelerated program. High standing in the four AMCTO accreditation courses; demonstrated interest in the field of Municipal government along with making valuable contributions to the classroom environment.

D726: Solidifi next Generation Scholarship

Award to an active student in good standing with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Selection based on the highest grade in RPA306.

D727: CYNell Award of Excellence

Awarded to a graduating student in the Public Administration - Municipal Program (MAP) with high academic standing in MAP 311 (Municipal Financial Management). The recipient will exhibit a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence. The recipient will also maintain an exemplary class attendance record and be an active participant in day to day classroom activities. Additionally, the recipient will demonstrate an appreciation and aptitude for the theory and practice of municipal financial management.

D728: Paul Sloggett Real Property Administration Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the real property administration or the real property administration (accelerated) program. The recipient will have demonstrated a caring attitude towards others, volunteered at Seneca and/or in the community, demonstrated high attendance, good participation in the classroom and a high grade point average. Selections will be made by the faculty members.

D729: Cartel Inc. Summit Award

Awarded to two full-time students in the Law Clerk, Office Admin-Legal, or Paralegal program. The recipient will have a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3 and demonstrate financial need. The recipient will show improvement in the classroom and/or a commitment to learning. Preference will be given to a student who also demonstrates community involvement. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

D730: Judge John Kerr Award

Awarded to a second year student enrolled full time in the Paralegal program or a full time student in the Paralegal (Accerated) program. Recipient shall have good aptitude, high academic standing (minimum G.P.A. of 3.5) and participation in extra curricular activities. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents, have demonstrated financial need. Recommendation of a recipient is made by faculty members.

D731: RPA Impact Award

Awarded to a graduating student in the RPA or RPAA program. The recipient has earned the recognition of their peers for being the most helpful, and in the process has made a positive impact in the success of their journey. The selection of the recipient will be made by faculty members based on voting by fellow students in the program.

D732: Municipal Finance Officers’ Association Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the Public Administration Graduate Certificate (PAD) Program with above average grades in all PAD courses.

Preference will be given to students demonstrating a strong work ethic, meaningful contribution to the camaraderie and collegial nature of the class and a demonstrated appreciation and aptitude for the theory and practice of municipal finance administration.

The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

D733: REALTAX ORIGINALITY SCHOLARSHIP - PAD

Awarded to a graduating student in the Public Administration program who has demonstrated innovative, outside-the-box thinking and has shown creative solutions in their approach to the program curriculum.

The recipient has earned the recognition of their faculty and peers and has made a positive impact on the classroom environment.

The recipient’s positive attitude and passion for the subject matter, along with their adherence to the highest standards of ethics and integrity, have added value to the classroom dynamic and atmosphere for all.

D735: REALTAX ORIGINALITY SCHOLARSHIP - PAD

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Real Property Administration (RPA and RPAA). The recipient demonstrates a strong interest in commercial real estate as well as active participation and high performance in RPA 212, “Real Estate Investment Analysis and Advanced Income Appraisal” and RPA 426, “Income Properties.” The recommendation will be made by faculty.

D800: Office Administration Programs Scholarship

Award to a student graduating from any Office Administration program.

D801: The A & L Computer Award

Awarded to a student in the Office Administration - Medical program. The candidate will be recommended by the Faculty and selection will be based on academic achievement, most improvement demonstrated and financial need.

D804: The Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Award

Awarded to a student graduating from the Office Administration - Legal program, who has demonstrated strong English skills specifically with regard to spelling and grammar.

D805: Captus Press Award

Award offered to a student in one of the legal programs who has demonstrated excellent academic achievement. Recipient to be selected by the Faculty.

D806: The Sandra Jorstad Memorial Award

Scholarship will be given to a mature/single parent student who will be selected by the Faculty. The student must be registered in his/her second semester and have a history of high academic standing.

D900: School of Marketing & Scholarship

Scholarship for a final year student in the School of Marketing. Recipient to be selected by the Faculty.

D901: Adworks Mailing Awards

This fund was created to support students in the Marketing and Marketing Administration programs. Annually, two awards of $175 will be issued as follows:

  • One award will go to a student in the second year of the Marketing program who has successfully completed the first year with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and who has demonstrated financial need.
  • The second award will go to a student in the third year of the Marketing Administration program who has successfully completed the second year with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and who has demonstrated financial need.

D902: Parmalat Canada Bursary

Awards to students in the Faculty of Marketing & e-Business at the Markham Campus. Bursaries will be awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

D904: Victoria George Memorial Scholarship

Available to students in the second or third year of Business Marketing or Business Administration – Marketing. Criteria includes:

  • leadership in the classroom and support for his/her fellow classmates' learning
  • involvement and leadership in extra-curricular activities/clubs at Seneca
  • good academic performance, with a G.P.A. of at least 3.0
  • a demonstrated interest in the marketing industry through participation in marketing events and initiatives

D905: Newad Scholarship

Awarded to two second year full-time students enrolled in the Creative Advertising program within the School of Media & Marketing. One award for creative stream and the other for business stream. Selection is based on highest academic achievement (min G.P.A. of 3.5).

D906: Advertising Club of Toronto “Connector of the Class” Award

Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first year of the Creative Advertising Program within the School of Media & Marketing. The recipient will exhibit strong networking and relationship building skills (the Connector of the Class). The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members. The recipient will also receive one ticket to each Advertising Club of Toronto educational event during his/her final year in the program.

E100: English and Communications Scholarship

Scholarship for scholastic excellence in any English and Communications course over the period of one semester.

E101: Canadian Studies Scholarship

Scholarship to a student for academic excellence in Canadian Studies courses.

E105: Gordon Parker Award

Award to a student excelling in English subjects.

E107: The Geoffrey Spurll Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the School of Media & Marketing or the School of Creative Arts & Animation who demonstrates excellence in English courses.

E108: The Kay Staib Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Corporate Communications Graduate Certificate program who exhibits professionalism and excellence in communications.

E109: The Teresa Mak Liberal Arts Memorial Award

Award is given to a second year Liberal Arts student who demonstrates commitment and selfless assistance to fellow students.

E110: Liberal Arts Scholarship

Scholarship to a student for academic excellence in the Liberal Arts program.

E111: Malca Litovitz Prize for Creative Writing (Bursary)

Award for creative writing to be given to a Seneca student who most demonstrates Malca's qualities of creativity and commitment to writing. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need.

E112: Ann Rostrup English Bursary

Awarded to mature students who are enrolled full-time in any program and have successfully completed a first semester English course. The recipient will be recommended by Faculty based upon above-average dedication, compassion and caring. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

E113: Cathy James Memorial Award

This award was established in honour and memory of former faculty member Cathy James. The recipient will be a graduating Liberal Arts diploma student pursuing undergraduate studies with the College's university partners and demonstrate financial need. In addition, the recipient will have outstanding academic performance, demonstrated compassion, and integrity, proven collegiality and sincerity and academic curiosity and intellectual passion.

E114: Cathy James Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student from the Liberal Arts Diploma program who is student pursuing undergraduate studies with the College's university partners. In addition, the recipient will have outstanding academic performance, demonstrated compassion and integrity, proven collegiality and sincerity, and academic curiosity and intellectual passion.

E115: Campaign for Students Bursary for the School of Liberal Arts and Academic Partnership

Awarded to students in the school of liberal arts and academic partnership who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee

F101: Learning Disabilities Association of North York Bursary

Awarded to assist a learning disabled student. Selection of the recipient will be made in consultation with the Counselling, Disability and Health Services Department and will be based on academic merit and financial need.

F104: Jennifer MacKenzie Bursary

A bursary to provide financial support to a Seneca student who is legally blind, enrolled in any full-time or part-time certificate, diploma or degree program and has a demonstrated financial need.

G100: Anne Elkin Memorial Award

Award to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in the Early Childhood Education program.

G101: Betty Hunter Memorial Scholarship

Award offered to a student registered in the Computer Studies program. Selection will be made by the co-ordinator of the program based on academic merit and demonstrated excellence in attitude and effort.

G105: Primus Long Distance Affinity Bursary

Awards to assist students registered in any Faculty of Continuing Education and Training (FCET) courses.

G106: The Proctor & Gamble Award

Award to a student enrolled in a Business or Marketing program.

G109: Yorkgate Campus Bursary

Awarded to a student in fulltime postsecondary studies at Yorkgate Campus who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to a student who has good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to working to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, and good work ethic and attitude. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

G111: Captus Press Part-time Paralegal Scholarship

Awarded to a student enrolled part-time in the Paralegal Certificate program who is in module 5, 6, or 7 with a GPA of 4.0.

G113: FCE Student Levy Bursary

Bursaries to assist students registered in any diploma/certificate program with the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training.

G117: Iris The Visual Group - Experience Better Vision Award

This award recognizes students in the Opticianry Diploma Program that exemplify IRIS values of Passion, Honesty and Respect and will be awarded to one student from the full-time program and another from the part-time, continuing education program. Recipients shall demonstrate good team spirit, class participation and overall enthusiasm for the program/industry. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

G119: Paul Steca Award

Awarded to a student in the Building Environmental Systems program within the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. The recipient will have good academic performance (min G.P.A. of 3.0), dedication to the program and a focus on becoming a professional in building environmental systems and building management, demonstrated interest in the industry through participation in professional organizations and industry events, leadership in the classroom and support for his/her fellow classmates' learning. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need. The selection of a recipient is made by faculty members.

G120: Cindy Hazell Award for Non-Direct Part-Time Students

Awarded to a non-direct part-time student in any post-secondary credential program. Non-direct is defined as students who have been out of high school for at least one year prior to enrolling at Seneca. Students who have taken one or more high school courses in the past year, including night school or correspondence courses, are not eligible. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.

G121: Paul Henry Shaprio Memorial Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in PLE427 – Ethics and Professional Responsibility during the fall semester. This student must demonstrate keen interest in ethics and deep engagement with the course material, particularly elements dealing with ethics and the law. The student must also have already completed LGL111 "Introduction to the Legal System" with a minimum of a B average in that class. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

G122: Campaign for Students Bursary for the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training

Awarded to students in the faculty of continuing education and training who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario. Recipients will be selected by the Seneca college awards committee.

H103: Heather Sako Memorial Bursary

Awarded to one full-time student enrolled in the English Language Institute. Eligible applicants must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

I154: Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Award

  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident of Canada (landed immigrant), or a Protected Person
  • Good academic standing, as defined by Seneca College (80% average or equivalent)
  • Enrolled full-time for current academic year of study at Seneca College
  • Have a financial need of at least $3,500

200002: Koehler Award for Academic Upgrading Graduates

The recipients will have completed Seneca’s Academic Upgrading program, and enroll in a full-time certificate, diploma, advanced diploma or degree program, and will demonstrate financial need.

200003: Koehler Family Student Success Scholarship

Recipients will be in their second, third or fourth year of study, and have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5, exhibited strong work ethic and demonstrated exceptional commitment to volunteerism. Students in graduate certificate programs are also eligible to apply. The recommendation for this award is to be made by college faculty members.

200004: Daniel Atlin Leadership Award

Awarded to a full-time final semester student in each of BAF, FSA and FSM. Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate strong interest in financial planning and leadership through involvement in extracurricular activities.

200006: Yorkgate Award

Awarded to students in any fulltime postsecondary studies at Yorkgate Campus or students in full or part-time Academic Upgrading at the Yorkgate Campus. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students who have good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to working to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, and good work ethic and attitude. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

200009: MFOA Real Property Administration Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time final semester student in each of BAF, FSA and FSM. Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate strong interest in financial planning and leadership through involvement in extracurricular activities.

200010: OMTRA Public Administration Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the Public Administration Graduate Certificate Program (PAD) with high academic standing in the Municipal Revenues course. The recipient will exhibit a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence. The recipient will also maintain an exemplary class attendance record and be an active participant in day to day classroom activities. Additionally, the recipient will demonstrate an appreciation and aptitude for the theory and practice of the real property tax system in Ontario. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

200013: CSAE Trillium Chapter Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. The recipient will demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of 4.0 in the NPL program and show outstanding leadership. Preference will be given to a student with strong interest in the association sector. The recommendation will be made by faculty. Upon receiving the award, the award recipient will be asked to write a short article outlining their interest in the association sector for publication in CSAE Trillium Chapter's Forum E-Magazine.

200014: Lucy Zaiontz Memorial Award

Awarded to a full-time non-direct student in the Practical Nursing Diploma program (PND) or the Collaborative Nursing Degree program (BSCN/BSCY) who has a strong work ethic and above average academic performance. Preference is given to a student who demonstrates financial need. Non-direct is defined as a student who has been out of high school for at least one year prior to enrolling at Seneca. Students who have taken one or more high school courses in the past year, including night school or correspondence courses, are not eligible. The recommendation will be made by faculty. Lucy Zaiontz's family established this award in honour of their mother and wife who graduated from Seneca as a mature student and was a dedicated and empathetic nurse.

200015: Daniel Atlin Leadership Award

Awarded to a full-time international student who demonstrates integrity and civic engagement inside or outside of the College. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

200016: John Kinrade Memorial/SSF Scholarship

In recognition of Dr. Kinrade's commitment to lifelong learning, this award is given to a full time student entering the final year of the Chemical Engineering Technology program who has shown outstanding aptitude for course content and a passion for learning, as demonstrated with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and involvement in the program. The recommendation is made by faculty members.

200017: Forest City Fire Protection Scholarship

Awarded to a third year student in the Fire Protection Engineering Technology program who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0. The recipient demonstrates an interest and affinity for sprinkler and fire alarm content in their coursework. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

200018: Hal Jackman Arts & Sciences Award

The Hal Jackman Arts & Science Award will be given to second year students in the Liberal Arts program within the School of Arts & Science that have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0, exhibited integrity, collegiality and determination, and demonstrated financial need. The recommendation for this award is to be made by faculty members.

200020: Sid Leon/Brand Heroes Career Creator Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student in the third year of the Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Small Business program who has plans to start their own business in the near future. The recipient has demonstrated an ability to identify a need in the market as well as a way to solve that need. The recipient is deeply passionate about finding a career they love and is not afraid to create their own dream job. Through their achievements in the program they recognize that finding a good idea is only one part of entrepreneurship and is only one step towards becoming an entrepreneur. The really important part is having the strength of conviction, along with the focus and planning necessary to build and grow a business. The recipient will be recommended by faculty. This award is named in part after Sidney Leon, a Hamilton entrepreneur who created his own career by successfully reinventing and growing his family business; Irving's Famous Clothes. Sid also played a pivotal role in the transformation of downtown Hamilton through his work as a lobbyist and founding member of the Jamesville BIA and was awarded posthumously the Governor General's Diamond Jubilee Medal. His work and life's legacy is what inspired his son Mike to want to create his own dream job through his marketing agency Brand Heroes.

200021: Seneca International Student Award: Degree Program

Awarded to an International student in a full-time Degree Program with a minimum Cummulative GPA of 2.7, student must demonstrate financial need.

200022: Seneca-International Student Award: Non-Degree Program

Awarded to an International student in a full-time Non-degree Program with a minimum Cummulative GPA of 2.7, student must demonstrate financial need.

200024: AdClub of Toronto Mentorship Award

Awarded to a full-time second year student in the Interactive Media Design program who has a GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrates financial need. The recipient is active with mentoring and helping peers in and out of the classroom. Preference is given to a student with demonstrated leadership in the field of Interactive Media through personal projects that go beyond curriculum requirements. The recommendation will be made by faculty.

200025: Fire Protection Engineering Technology Award

Awarded to one full-time Fire Protection Engineering Technician (FPN) student and one full-time Fire Protection Engineering Technology (FPT) student. The recipients have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have been involved with community service or college activities, such as tutoring, sports, or campus clubs. In addition, financial need will be considered. The recommendation will be made by faculty.

200026: TD Bank Financial Services Award

Awarded to the top financial services students, who are excelling academically, exhibiting leadership and demonstrating financial need. Eligible students are in one of the following programs:  Business Administration - Financial Planning, BAF(C) Financial Planning, FIP Financial Service - Client Services, FSA Financial Services Management, FSM. Selection is made by the Seneca Award Committee.

200034: Grace Cuff Memorial Award

Criteria/Eligibility: Awarded to a King Campus student who has gone above and beyond for the Seneca community and/or outside of Seneca. The recipient has devoted their time to helping others. Grace Cuff worked in Recruitment and Students Services at Seneca for over 30 years, inspiring and empowering students to go beyond what they thought was possible and achieve more than they ever thought they could. Throughout the years, Grace affected the Seneca community with her kindness, warmth, positive attitude and unwavering support for students. Information about leadership awards can be found here.

200051: MBNA-Seneca Alumni International Business Award

Awarded to a full-time student in a School of International Business diploma, advanced diploma or degree program. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the Seneca College awards committee.

200052: MBNA-Seneca Alumni Creative Arts Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the second year of a School of Creative Arts & Animation diploma or advanced diploma program. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the Seneca College awards committee.

200053: Larry DeFlorio Leadership Award

This award has been established in honour and memory of Larry DeFlorio, Seneca's Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Ontario Premier's Award nominee, former faculty and Coordinator of the Animation Arts Center (AAC), as a tribute to his vision, leadership, and contribution to Seneca life, students and alumni. Criteria for the award are detailed below:

  • Student enrolled in their final year (or semester) of studies, in any diploma or certificate programs of the Animation Arts Centre (School of Creative Arts and Animation) – ANI, DAN, GAA and VFT
  • Outstanding academic performance (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0)
  • Demonstrated leadership, compassion, personal integrity and generosity
  • Academic curiosity and intellectual passion
  • Contribution to others and to the community
  • Involvement in student life (e.g. peer tutoring, organized study groups, educational and fundraising initiatives, sports, student government, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance personal responsibilities and school involvement, and overcoming adversity

200054: Alice Costantino Memorial Award

Awarded to one full-time student or multiple part-time students in the faculty of Business based on a combination of financial need and academic standing. The recipient will be selected by the awards committee. Alice Costantino was the owner and Broker of Record of A. Costantino Real Estate Ltd. Widowed at an early age, she was a devoted single parent while working hard to forge a name for herself in the competitive real estate industry.

200055: John Cresswell Memorial Award

Awarded to a graduating student in the Real Property Administration or Real Property Administration (Accelerated) program with above average grades in all RPA courses. Preference given to students demonstrating strong work ethic, meaningful contribution to the camaraderie and collegial nature of the class and involvement in extra-curricular activities. The selection of a recipient will be made by faculty members.

200057: Marc Caira Business Marketing Award

Awarded to a full-time student in Business Administration – Marketing. The recipient will have a GPA of 3.0 or above, demonstrate financial need, and show leadership in and/or out of the classroom. The recipient will be selected by the Seneca College awards committee.

200058: Realtax Originality Scholarship - RPA

Awarded to a graduating student in the Real Property Administration program who has demonstrated innovative, outside-the-box thinking and has shown creative solutions in their approach to the program curriculum. The recipient has earned the recognition of their faculty and peers and has made a positive impact on the classroom environment. The recipient’s positive attitude and passion for the subject matter, along with their adherence to the highest standards of ethics and integrity, have added value to the classroom dynamic and atmosphere for all. The recipient will be recommended by faculty.

200061: TARBA Civil Engineering Technology Award

Awarded to a full-time student who is enrolled in his/her second year of a Civil Engineering Technology program (CVM, CVT(C), CVTM or CVTX only) within the School of Environmental and Civil Engineering Technology. The recipient will have demonstrated financial need, good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0), a professional attitude and a commitment towards a career in the industry. Recommendation is made by faculty.

200062: Scotiabank Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled full-time in the 5th or 6th semester of the Business Administration-Entrepreneurship and Small Business program. Recipients would have good leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recommendation is made by faculty.

200063: Scotiabank Financial Services Mgmt Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled full-time in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce-Financial Services Management program. Recipients would have good leadership skills and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Recommendation is made by Awards Committee.

200064: Scotiabank Non-profit Leadership Mgmt Scholarship

Awarded to top performing students enrolled full-time in the Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. Recipients would have good leadership skills, and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Recommendation is made by faculty.

200065: Markham Region Investors Group Scholarship

Awarded to full-time final semester students in Business Administration - Financial Planning or Financial Services Management. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate strong interest in financial planning and leadership through involvement in extracurricular activities. The recommendation will be made by faculty.

200066: Manulife and Seneca Alumni IMP/IPS Award

Awarded to a full-time student in the Independent Music Production or Independent Songwriting and Performance who has a minimum GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrates financial need. Selection will be made by the awards committee.

200067: Manulife and Seneca Alumni Award

Awarded to a student in any full-time program who has a minimum GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrates financial need. Selection will be made by the awards committee.

200068: Manulife and Seneca Alumni BAB Award

Awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the Business Administration-International Business program who has a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrates financial need. Selection will be made by the awards committee.

200069: May-Sang Soong Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Fashion Arts program. The recipient is dedicated, a keen learner, and very hard-working in the program. The recipient shows the most improvement by trying to do a little bit better in class and on related fashion projects throughout the program. The recommendation will be made by faculty. This award is established in honour of May-Sang Soong who was a committed haute couture clothing designer in Hong Kong and who inspired all his children and grandchildren to pursue higher education, hard work and dedication to their chosen profession. Mr. Soong believed that education, determination and hard work could overcome any barrier.

200070: Gene Haas Foundation Award

Awarded to full-time students in MATT, MATD, MATP, MIT (see listing below). The recipient will demonstrate one or more of the following qualities: strong academics, a commitment to their studies, or financial need.

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Industrial Design
  • Mechanical Techniques (Tool and Die/Mould Making)
  • Mechanical Techniques - CNC Programming

The recommendation will be made by faculty.

200071: Toolia George Memorial Award

Awarded to a full-time student at the Yorkgate Campus in Academic Upgrading, Practical Nursing, or Social Service Worker. The recipient shows community spirit through extracurricular activities such as tutoring, volunteering or taking on a leadership role in or out of Seneca. The recipient will demonstrate financial need and be recommended by faculty.

200072: Olga Decock and Laurie Landy Award

Awarded to a full-time student in Early Childhood Education who is a first generation student to attend post-secondary education. In the course of their studies, the recipient has demonstrated interest and enthusiasm in supporting their peers and has also shown consistent improvement in their course work. The recommendation will be made by faculty. This award was established to celebrate two committed professors who retired in 2015 after over forty years of combined service in the School of ECE.

200073: Alumni Pay-It-Forward Bursary

Awarded to students in any full-time program who demonstrate financial need.

200074: SWITCH Scholarship

Awarded to a third year student in the 2D Animation stream or the Digital Animation stream of the Animation program. The recipient is a team player who is hard working and shows initiative. The recipient performs well in animation-specific courses or projects. Financial need can be considered but is not a requirement. The recommendation will be made by faculty.

200075: Yu Ling Award

Awarded to a full-time student in one of the following graduate certificate programs who demonstrates a passion for learning. The recipient must attain a GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrate financial need. The recommendation will be made by faculty.

Programs include:

  • Sales Force Automation and CRM Analytics (SAA)
  • Social Media Analytics (SMA)
  • Strategic Marketing and Marketing Analytics (SMM)
  • Brand Management (BMK)
  • Marketing Management (MKM)

200076: The Lady Eaton Endowed Scholarship for Nurses

Awarded to second-year students in the Nursing program (BSCN, BSCY) who have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and made significant contributions to the Seneca community through extracurricular activities, volunteerism or mentorship. The recommendation for this award is to be made by faculty members.

200078: Society of Cosmetic Chemists Award

Awarded to tow full-time students in the Cosmetic Science Program. The recipients must demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in the lab, financial need and have a high GPA (with priority in that order). The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will offer the award recipients additional engagement opportunities, such as writing an article for their newsletter, making a presentation at a chapter meeting and complimentary attendance to chapter events.

200079: Iaboni Family Human Resources Scholarship

Awarded to a student who excels academically (GPA of 3.5 or higher) and who exhibits perseverance, kindness and collaboration in their dealings with classmates and professors. The recommendation will be made by faculty. This award is established in honour of Vittorio and Nella Iaboni, who came to Canada as immigrants in the 1940’s. They worked hard to build a great life in Canada and raised their family to value education, perseverance, kindness and friendships. Students in the following programs may apply:

  • Business Administration – Human Resources (BHR/BHRC)
  • Human Resources Management (HRM/HRMC)
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Human Resources (HST/HSTB)

200080: Iaboni Family Marketing Scholarship

Criteria/Eligibility: Awarded to a student who excels academically (GPA of 3.5 or higher) and who exhibits perseverance, kindness and collaboration in their dealings with classmates and professors. The recommendation will be made by faculty. This award is established in honour of Vittorio and Nella Iaboni, who came to Canada as immigrants in the 1940’s. They worked hard to build a great life in Canada and raised their family to value education, perseverance, kindness and friendships. Students in the following programs may apply:

  • Brand Management (BMK(C))
  • Business Administration – Marketing (BAM(C))
  • Business – Marketing (BMT)
  • Marketing Management (MKM(C))
  • Sales Force Automation and CRM Analytics (SAA(C))
  • Social Media (SMD)
  • Social Media Analytics (SMA(C))
  • Strategic Marketing and Marketing Analytics (SMM(C))

200081: Vanguard Law Group – Law Clerk Academic Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student in the Law Clerk program who has among the highest GPA’s, demonstrated strong classroom participation, and takes part in extra-curricular activities. Recipient will be recommended by faculty.

200082: Yorkgate Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Yorkgate Campus.

200083: Peterborough Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Peterborough Campus.

200084: Jane Student Levy Bursary

Awarded to assist students registered in any diploma, certificate or degree program at the Jane Campus.


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