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Awards

All awards are listed in this Award Quick Reference Chart, which can be filtered, sorted, and searched for awards currently open for application.

Further details of each award can be found in Awards – Detailed Descriptions.

Definitions

Although all of the Rotman School’s programs are considered to be full-time studies, for the purpose of these awards, the following terms are used to indicate specific programs:

  • Full-Time (FT MBA)
  • Morning & Evening (ME MBA)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • Master of Financial Risk Management (MFRM)
  • Master of Management Analytics (MMA)
  • Executive MBA (EMBA)

Academic Merit

Academic merit is considered for all awards. There is no minimum GPA required, unless otherwise stated in an award’s description. Students with FZ in any course are ineligible.

Legal Status

  • Domestic: Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • International: Studying on a study permit

Financial Need

Some awards require applicants to also demonstrate financial need in addition to academic merit and other criteria. According to approved award guidelines, financial need can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • Use of Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or other Canadian/US government student financial assistance during the current academic year. In addition, an OSAP assessment greater than $0 for the current academic year must be in place in order to accept an award.
  • Use of a Professional Student Loan Program (PSLP) loan during the current academic year. In addition, a Declaration of Need form for the current academic year must be submitted in order to accept an award.
  • Use of a Prodigy Finance or MPower Finance loan during the current academic year.
  • A student’s net expenses are greater than their resources, as detailed in the Financial Needs Assessment Form (part of the online application).

Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF II) and Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) Awards

Some awards have been established as part of the Government of Ontario’s Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF II) and Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) programs and must be awarded in compliance with those conditions. Under OSOTF II and OTSS, financial need and Ontario residency are the primary award conditions, and are defined as:

Financial Need: assessed via any of the methods described above

Ontario Residency: must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Student has always/only lived in Ontario;
  • Ontario is the last province lived in for 12 months in a row without being a full-time post-secondary student; or
  • Student lives in Ontario now and has lived in Canada for less than 12 months in a row.

Married/common-law students may be able to meet Ontario residency if they satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Spouse is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and has always lived in Ontario;
  • Spouse is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and has lived in Ontario for the last 12 months in a row without being a full-time post-secondary student; or
  • All of these statements are true:
    • Student now resides in Ontario;
    • Student has lived in Canada for less than 12 months in a row; and
    • Spouse is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and has lived in Canada for less than 12 months in a row.

Entrance Awards

Students who have been admitted to Rotman programs are automatically considered for entrance awards by Recruitment and Admissions. Students chosen for these awards will be notified by Recruitment and Admissions along with their offer of admissions. Separate applications are not required for these awards. However, it is important to note that we accept a number of high caliber students into our programs which make the competition for the scholarships particularly fierce.

First-Year and Upper-Year Awards

Recipients will be selected by the Selection Committee according to approved award guidelines. Some interviews may be required. Applicants will be notified of award decisions as they are made throughout the fall. The complete list of award winners will be published once all winners have been notified and confirmed.

All awards will be formally recognized and announced at the annual student awards reception in the Fall. Recipients will also receive a certificate acknowledging their award(s).

First-Year Award Information

There are a select number of first-year application-based awards established by donations to the Rotman School of Management to students who are beginning their program. These awards are managed and administered through the Office of the Registrar. Applications for these awards open in late August/early September and are only available to those already accepted into Rotman.

Fall Upper-Year Award Information

For students continuing to their second or third year of studies, Rotman offers a number of upper-year awards, most of which are application-based. These awards are managed and administered through the Office of the Registrar. These applications open in two periods: Summer and Fall of each year. For Summer term, see Summer Upper-Year Awards.

Summer Upper-Year Awards

For students continuing to their second or third year of studies, Rotman offers a number of upper-year awards, most of which are application-based. These applications open in two periods: Summer and Fall of each year. For Fall term, see Fall First-Year and Upper-Year Awards

Recipients will be selected by the Selection Committee according to approved award guidelines. Applicants will be notified of award decisions in mid-August and award funding will be made available to recipients in the Fall or Winter terms. The complete list of award winners will be published once all winners have been notified and confirmed.

All awards will be formally recognized and announced at the annual student awards reception. Recipients will also receive a certificate acknowledging their award(s).

Application Instructions

  1. Review the award information, noting requirements for all awards.
  2. Prepare both of the following and save in a single PDF document, in the following order:
    • A cover letter (maximum two pages, addressed to the Awards Committee, and tailored to the details of qualification(s) for each of the different awards for which student is applying; and
    • A résumé in standard Rotman format (template available from the Rotman Career Centre)
      • For First-Year and Fall Upper year awards: separate pdf document for each award student is applying (tailored to the details of qualifications).
      • For Summer Fall Upper year awards: one uploaded document for all awards student is applying. This single document will be used to assess for all awards selected by the student.
  3. Access the online application form.
  4. Choose the award(s) for application
    • Upload cover letter and résumé as a single pdf document; for First-Year and Fall Upper year awards for each separate award; for Summer Fall Upper year awards only one pdf will be uploaded.
  5. Complete the Financial Needs Assessment Form (second page of the online application).
    • This form must be completed if students have chosen awards that require financial need.
    • If students choose not to complete this form, they will not be considered for any award(s) that have a financial need requirement, even if they have chosen them on the application.
    • If students have to explain entries made in the budget section of the online Financial Needs Assessment Form, please include this information in the cover letter.
  6. Students will receive a confirmation email once the application is submitted.
    • A copy of the submission will be attached to the confirmation email. Students should review it to ensure accuracy.
    • If students do not receive the confirmation email, the application was not successfully completed. Students should return to the site to resubmit.
  7. Until the application deadline, students can login at any time to review or edit their application.
    • Only the most recent submission is saved and presented for review with each login; new submissions or document uploads will replace previous.
    • Students will receive a confirmation email with each submission.
Tips
  • Include your student number and name on each page of your cover letter and resume.
  • Transcripts are not required. The Office of the Registrar will confirm academic standing on courses completed and course enrolment.
  • Do not include additional pages/documents not listed in the award criteria (such as covering sheet, reference letters, or transcripts)
  • If the award(s) that the studying is applying for does not require financial need, do not include mention of it in the cover letter.
  • For First-Year and Fall Upper-Year awards it is important to tailor each cover letter to the awards.
  • Note: Traffic on the online application peaks near the deadline time/date, and may result in browser or application software issues. Students are advised to submit your application ahead of the application deadline time/date to minimize these issues.
  • Note: The online application session may end if students are on it for an extended period. An error message if the session is timed out. Students should close all windows of the browser they are currently using then open a new browser window and log into the application again.

Rotman Scholar Awards and Tutor Program

Deadline for Term 3, Term 4, and Spring Courses: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 1 pm EDT

The Rotman School offers an academic peer support program for students in the first-year core courses. Upper-year MBA students with an excellent academic record in a particular course, and demonstrated communication skills, are selected to provide academic guidance and support to first-year students. Applicants must possess a strong desire to assist students and an ability to commit (approximately) 10 hours per week for the duration of the course to which they are applying.

Awards range in value from $1,000–$3,000, depending on the duration of the course and number of contact hours. Applications for Rotman Scholar Awards are available in two periods: March for Summer Term Courses, July for Fall, and November for Winter Term courses.

Note: Students may not hold both a Rotman Scholar Award and Teaching Assistantship for the same course.

Students may apply for a Rotman Scholar Award or Tutor role 3 times annually:

Application PeriodTermProgram
MarchSummer termAM/PM MBA
JulyFall termAM/PM MBA
 Terms 1 & 2Full-Time MBA
NovemberSpring termAM/PM MBA
 Terms 3 & 4Full-Time MBA

Tutors are assigned on an ad hoc basis by the program Associate/Assistant Director for one-one-one or small group sessions. Tutor hours are not guaranteed as they are based on demand and availability. 

The purposes of the Rotman Scholar Awards are:

  1. To recognize upper-year students for their academic excellence in a given subject matter, and demonstrated communication skills.  Scholars have the opportunity to lead their peers in attaining similar success.
  2. To provide guidance to Full-Time and Morning and Evening MBA students enrolled in core courses.

Scholars will be selected with guidance from the appropriate faculty member for each course. Applicants will be notified of program decisions prior to the respective term, and award funding will be made available to recipients following the completion of each course.

Expectations of Rotman Scholars

  • Attend mandatory Rotman Scholar information/training sessions.
    • September for Fall courses
    • December/January for Spring courses
  • Meet with instructors prior to each term to identify the dates/times for all sessions.
  • Meet with instructors and other course scholars on a regular basis (i.e. weekly) to ensure course and scholar goals are being met.
  • Review course material and prepare for scholar and/or tutoring sessions. Class attendance may be necessary.
  • Prepare and communicate agenda / lesson plans to both instructors and students.
  • Meet with registered students (from all sections in the case of multi-section courses) on a regular basis to discuss assignments/projects/lectures. Note that the needs and requirements of instructors and students may vary across courses, particularly in quantitative versus qualitative subject areas. Meetings can take on a variety of different formats including, but not limited to: in-person scholar sessions, office hours, one-on-one or small group tutoring, online discussions/forums, and/or email correspondence.
  • Provide regular feedback to course instructors to include: details of scholar session (including attendance) and content that remains challenging.
  • Keep track of hours and tasks performed (including both prep and student-facing time), to be reviewed weekly by the course instructor; the final report will be submitted to the course instructor for sign-off and authorization of award payment.
  • Complete an evaluation of the program.
  • Be available for one-on-one or small group sessions.

Rotman Scholar Schedule

Term NameProgramDates of Availability
Summer TermAM/PM MBAEarly May – Late August (dates vary by course)
Fall TermAM/PM MBASeptember 14 – December 16 (dates vary by course)
Term 1Full-Time MBAAugust 31 – October 15
Term 2Full-Time MBAOctober 25 – December 10
Spring TermAM/PM MBAJanuary 21 – April 22
Term 3Full-Time MBAJanuary 11 – February 26
Term 4Full-Time MBAMarch 8 – April 28

The schedule above is for information purposes only and is subject to change.

Applicants are advised to consider the dates above when determining their availability. Note that Rotman Scholar tutorial sessions may be scheduled during early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends.

Courses With Scholars

CourseInstructorTermAward Value
RSM1210 – Managerial EconomicsWill Strange, Byung Soo LeeTerm 1$1,600
RSM1215 – Decision Making w. Models & DataBernardo Blum, Matthew MitchellTerm 1$1,300
RSM1220 – Financial AccountingFranco Wong, Nayana ReiterTerm 1$1,100
RSM1260 – Leading People in OrganizationsHugh Arnold, Jia Lin XieTerm 1$1,500
RSM1201 – StrategyBrian SilvermanTerm 2$1,300
RSM1231 – Finance 1: Global Markets and ValuationMike SimutinTerm 2$1,100
RSM1250 – Managing Customer ValueSpike LeeTerm 2$1,100
RSM1282 – StatisticsPhilipp Afeche, Sridhar MoorthyTerm 2$1,200
RSM1222 – Managerial AccountingElisa ZulianiFall$1,000
RSM1240 – Operations ManagementGonzalo RomeroFall$1,000
RSM1210 – Managerial EconomicsHeski Bar-IsaacFall$1,700
RSM1220 – Financial AccountingScott LiaoFall$2,600
RSM1211 – Economic Environment of BusinessWalid Hejazi, Julieta CaunedoTerm 3$1,000
RSM 1232 – Finance II: Corporate FinanceJan Mahrt-Smith, Redouane ElkamhiTerm 3$1,000
RSM1240 – Operations ManagementVahid RoshanaeiTerm 3$1,000
RSM1222 – Managerial AccountingCatherine BarretteTerm 4$1,000
RSM1231 – Finance 1: Capital Markets and ValuationIng-Haw ChengSpring$1,800
RSM1282 – StatisticsAzarakhsh MalekainSpring$1,500
RSM1211 – Economic Environment of BusinessJulieta CaunedoSummer$1,000
RSM1250 – Managing Customer ValueDilip SomanSummer$1,500
RSM 1232 – Finance II: Corporate FinanceLaurence BoothSummer$1,500

How to Apply

Students will be invited to apply for Rotman Scholar Awards and Tutor roles based upon academic performance.

Criteria for Selection

  • Rotman Scholar Awards are open to students in the Full-Time and Morning and Evening MBA students. Scholar applicants must have successfully completed the core course(s) for which they are applying.
  • Demonstrated communication and leadership skills.
  • High academic standing in the course.
  • Strong desire to assist and mentor students.
  • Willing and able to commit to 5–10 hours per week for the duration of the course (including preparation time and tutorial support).
  • Students cannot hold both a scholar award and Teaching Assistantship for the same course at the same time.

Qualifications are judged by means of:

  • information supplied on the application;
  • feedback from instructor(s); and
  • academic standing in the course.

Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)

Deadline: Saturday, 1 May 2021 – 11:59 p.m. E.S.T.

The Ontario Graduate Scholarships program is intended to encourage and support academic excellence at the master’s and doctoral levels. This initiative is supported jointly by the province of Ontario, the University of Toronto and the Rotman School of Management. An Ontario Graduate Scholarship at the Rotman School is held for one year (two or three academic terms) and valued at $10,000–$15,000 per year, thanks to the generous support of donors.

These awards are available to domestic students (Canadian citizens or permanent residents) entering a full-time graduate program who have attained at least A- (or equivalent) in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); or if the student has completed two years of graduate studies at the time of application, the student must demonstrate an overall average of at least A- (or equivalent) on all graduate courses completed.

Information on this site pertains to Rotman’s master’s level OGS competition only. PhD candidates should contact the PhD program office for their specific details.

Purpose and Value of the Award

  • Recognize academic excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels.
  • Jointly supported by the Rotman School, Ministry of Ontario, and the University of Toronto.
  • Held for and paid over two (2) or three (3) consecutive terms:
    • May–August
    • September–December
    • January–April
  • Value: $5,000 per term
  • Below are the estimated number of awards per program:
    • Five to seven awards to students in the Full-Time and joint MBA programs (JD/MBA, Skoll, MGA/MBA, and PharmD/MBA)
    • Three to five awards to students in the Morning and Evening MBA
    • One award to each MFRM, MMA, and MFin programs

Application Eligibility

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) lists minimum criteria. Graduate units may impose additional criteria to apply, receive, or hold an OGS. Rotman uses the following eligibility criteria:

Legal Status

Rotman’s master’s level OGS are open only to domestic students (status at the time of application):

  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Protected Person

International competition is for PhD candidates only.

Program Enrollment

  • Enrolled full-time for the academic year the award is held in an eligible program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree at an eligible Ontario institution.
  • Executive MBA (EMBA), Global Executive MBA (GEMBA), Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences (GEMBA-HLS), and Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (GDipPA) are ineligible programs
  • Prospective students: Students must submit an OGS application to each institution and department for which they are seeking admission. OGS awards are not transferable from one university to another. If applying to multiple departments within the University of Toronto, a separate OGS application must be submitted to each department.
Eligible programs and cohorts for the 2021-22 competition
ProgramGraduating Year
Master of Finance (MFin)2022, 2023
Master of Financial Risk Management (MFRM)2022
Master of Management Analytics (MMA)2022
Full-Time MBA (including BASc/MBA, MGA/MBA, and PharmD/MBA)2022, 2023
JD/MBA2022, 2023, 2024
Morning and Evening MBA2022, 2023, 2024

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Standing

  • Be in good standing with the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and Canada Student Loans (CSL).
  • Applicants who have defaulted on a Canada or Ontario Student Loan, or have failed to make satisfactory repayment on a loan overpayment, are ineligible. Students who have never applied for OSAP are in good standing.
  • Students who have never received OSAP are considered in good standing.

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • All grades available at the time of the deadline will be used.
  • Candidates are welcome to check their grade eligibility with Rotman before beginning their application process.
Applicants with Two Years or Fewer of Graduate-Level Studies

Minimum A- (80% or 3.70 GPA or equivalent on UofT scale) average in each year completed of the last two years of study (10 credit-equivalent)

Applicants with More than Two Years of Graduate-Level Studies

Minimum A- (80% or 3.70 GPA or equivalent on UofT scale) average from all graduate courses completed will be used. Undergraduate marks are not considered, unless there are no marks available at the graduate level.

Lifetime Maximums

Conditions to Hold an OGS

  • Must register and remain enrolled as a full-time student in an eligible program for the duration the OGS is held.
  • Withdrawal, leave of absence, early completion, or failure to complete the term, will result in repayment of funds received for the incomplete term.
  • For the purpose of OGS, Full-Time MBA; Morning andvEvening MBA; MFin; MFRM; MMA; BASc/MBA; JD/MBA; MGA/MBA; and PharmD/MBA programs are all considered full-time studies with 100% course-load.
  • EMBA, GEMBA, GEMBA-HLS, and GDipPA programs are ineligible.
  • Cannot hold OGS and other government award (see list above) concurrently.
  • Should students be successful at more than one governmental award, they may be required to decline others. Students cannot defer/delay Rotman OGS.
  • Must be in good standing with the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Applicants who have defaulted on a Canada or Ontario Student Loan, or have failed to make satisfactory repayment on a loan overpayment, are ineligible to receive the award. Those with an OSAP restriction may still apply for the OGS. However, if awarded, they must have the restriction cleared within 30 days of notification in order to accept and hold the award.
  • May accept research assistantships, part-time teaching positions, or other paid employment that does not affect their status as a full-time graduate student and is commensurate with the graduate unit policies.

Indigenous Scholar Award

The Ministry of Colleges and Universities has permitted universities to allocate up to two (2) OGS awards exclusively to Indigenous graduate students with the aim to recognize excellence and promote equitable access and participation in the Ontario Graduate Scholarship program by Indigenous applicants.

Graduate students who are Indigenous to Canada (recognized in the Constitution Act, 1982 as a person who identifies with First nations (Status/Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit) and have indicated this status on their OGS application will be eligible to be considered for one of two (2) Ontario Graduate Scholarship Indigenous Scholar Awards and potentially other Indigenous awards offered by the School of Graduate Studies.

Review Process

Rotman Specific Application Information

  • Students submitting non-UofT transcripts must also include the grade scale.
  • Research Discipline should be “Management and Administrative Studies – 2G”.
  • Year of Study pertains only to your Rotman program (i.e. students entering their Rotman studies in the Fall of 2021 would select “1”).
  • Award Start Session for continuing students is May 2021 and September 2022 for entering students.
  • Be sure to add any Scholarships and Awards received.
  • If students do not have any Research Contributions, Relevant Experience and Activities, please upload a PDF with only the word “None” written.
  • Students’ Plan of Study should detail why they are enrolling in their program at Rotman; feature any specific courses they aim to take and why; and what they hope to achieve by completing their degree.
  • As OGS is an academic based award, students’ Referees should be able to speak to their academic and/or research abilities. It is recommended that continuing students use Rotman instructors as their referees. If students do not have an academic referee, work-related referees will be accepted, but should be limited to supervisors.

University-Wide Awards

The Rotman School of Management is able to submit nominations for the awards below administered by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS).

Over the years, a number of endowments have been established at the School of Graduate Studies through the generous support of various donors.

The awards listed below are open to Rotman students in the following cohorts:

  • Class of 2022 and 2023 (Full-time MBA; Morning and Evening MBA; Master of Finance)
  • Class of 2022, 2023, and 2024 (Morning and Evening MBA; JD/MBA)
AwardCriteriaAppx. ValueAppx. Number Available
SGS Fellowships and Bursaries for Black and/or Indigenous StudentsBlack and/or Indigenous studentsUp to $5,00010
The Joseph Bazylewicz FellowshipDomestic or international student with Polish citizenship; financial needUp to $5,0005
The Kwok Sau Po ScholarshipInternational student with citizenship from Hong Kong or China; academic meritUp to $2,0002
The Scace Graduate FellowshipDomestic or international student with citizenship from South Africa or the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales); financial need; academic meritUp to $4,0004
The Vivekananda Graduate Prize (OSOTF)Domestic student and Ontario resident; financial need; academic merit; best exemplifies Vivekananda’s ideal of educationUp to $1,0001
Agnes M. Ireland Award (OSOTF)Domestic student and Ontario resident; female financial need; within one year of completing undergrad honours degree in Arts & Science or MedicineUp to $3,0005

How to Apply

  • Read the instructions on the SGS University-Wide Awards page carefully.
  • Submit a complete application package (minus the reference letter) as a single PDF file to the email address below by the listed deadline. The application form can be found under Application Process on the SGS website
    • If applying for more than one award, include all required information/documentation in one application package.
  • Have referees send reference letters to the email address below by the listed deadline.
  • Applications are reviewed by a Rotman selection committee, after which the top three applications for each award are forwarded to SGS for the university-wide competition. Award recipients will be notified by SGS in July.

Email all applications to Patrick McEnroe.

Inquiries regarding these awards or the application process may be directed to:

Tara Lock
Graduate Awards Officer (Internal)
School of Graduate Studies
tara.lock@utoronto.ca
(416) 978-2386

Executive MBA (EMBA)-, Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)-, and Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences (GEMBA-HLS)-specific Awards

Jane Tyerman Award

The Jane Tyerman Award is presented each year to a member of the EMBA graduating class who “through leadership and a commitment to excellence has contributed the most to the learning experience of their classmates.” The recipient is nominated by their classmates at the end of the program. The award was established and endowed by the class of 1994 (EMBA 10) in memory of their classmate Jane Tyerman, who passed away due to cancer before she was able to complete the program.

You Speak, We Listen Award – Louis Dionne Award

The You Speak, We Listen Award is conferred to a student in the graduating class of the Executive MBA Program who best embodies the ideal that students learn as much from each other as they do from the professors. This student is a role model in providing intellectual challenge to the professor and motivates/inspires classmates to stretch their ideas and opinions. The recipient is nominated by their peers at the end of the program.

Social Impact Award

This award would be conferred on a student who challenges the cohort in the areas of equality, diversity, and raising awareness around social issues that impact us all. This student embodies a social justice ideal, expands the class thinking, and helps facilitate a deeper understanding around equity and diversity in the workplace.

Valedictorian Awards

This award is presented to a member of the graduating class who could best represent the EMBA, GEMBA, and GEMBA-HLS classes at the Rotman event on Convocation day. The recipient would address the guests and speak briefly about his/her experiences while in the program. The valedictory candidate is nominated by their classmates at the end of the program. The announcement will be made on the final day of the program.

The Award for Teaching Excellence

The Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes a professor teaching in the MBA for Executives program who has inspired and influenced students to maximize the opportunities of learning by further pursuing subject matters and by applying program concepts. The Award, initiated by EMBA 20, the first one-year class, honours a member of the faculty who has a sincere dedication to teaching, who makes themself available outside of the classroom, dedicating personal time and connecting theory to real-world cases to make the program meaningful and successful within the one year format.

Award Quick Reference Chart

To view further details about each award, click on the award name to be directed to the appropriate section of the Awards – Detailed Descriptions page.

Table Legend

Program:

  • EMBA = Executive MBA
  • FT MBA = Full-Time MBA
  • GEMBA = Global Executive MBA
  • GEMBA-HLS = Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences
  • ME MBA = Morning and Evening MBA
  • MFin = Master of Finance
  • MFRM = Master of Financial Risk Management
  • MMA = Master of Management Analytics
  • JD/MBA = Joint JD/MBA program

Use the search field to search and filter this table (i.e. filter by program, legal status, financial need, Ontario residency, etc.).

Award Quick Reference Chart
Award Name# avail.ProgramLevelLegal StatusSelected CriteriaApprox Value ($)Application Period
Leacross2FT MBA
ME MBA
MFin
MFRM
MMA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic
International
• Financial Need
• Female
• Experience, interest, or leadership in sectors in which women are under-represented
$16,450 eachFALL
Martin Ossipup to 3FT MBA
ME MBA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Contributions to the Jewish community and/or exemplifies ethics and values consistent with traditional Jewish faith
• Financial Need may be considered
$47,000 totalFALL
Class of 2002up to 2FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Financial Need
• Contributions to the Rotman community
• Contributions to their overall community
$1,500 totalSUMMER
Graywood Developments1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• Financial Need
• Academic merit
• Major/specialization in Real Estate
$10,000 FALL
Oded Raor1FT MBA
ME MBA
EMBA
GEMBA
GEMBA-HLS
First-YearDomestic
International
• Financial Need
• Academic merit
• Demonstrated leadership or community involvement to the Jewish community and/or exemplifies ethics and values consistent with traditional Jewish faith
• Preference to students with less than $20,000/year in other awards
$2,500 FALL
The International Student Fellowshipup to 4FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearInternational• Financial Need
• Contributions to Rotman community
• Academic merit
Up to $8,500
each
SUMMER
Landrich1FT MBA
ME MBA
MFin
MFRM
MMA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Preference to a student with a mobility impairment; secondly to a student with another type of disability
$10,000 FALL
Bradley David Griffithsup to 3FT MBA
ME MBA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Demonstrated leadership.
• Background or interest in Finance career, Investment Banking or Energy
$50,000 totalFALL
Chung Canadian Indigenous1FT MBA
ME MBA
Bcom
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Financial Need
• Canadian Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Status, Non-Status M√©tis, Inuit)
• preference given to students with demonstrated leadership or community involvement
• Academic excellence
$5,000 FALL
Peter Godsoe / Scotiabank: Financial Engineering2FT MBA
ME MBA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Background and interest in Financial Engineering
$21,350 eachFALL
Peter Godsoe / Scotiabank: International Finance2FT MBA
ME MBA
First-Year
Upper-Year
Domestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Background and interest in International Finance
$21,350 eachFALL
Class of 1997up to 2FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Demonstrated Leadership
• Contributions to the Rotman Community
$1,900 totalSUMMER
Kathy Duffy1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Demonstrated leadership
• Academic merit
• Interest in a career in the consulting industry
$7,600 FALL
Lucio Cappola1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Demonstrated leadership
• Academic merit
$4,400 SUMMER
Class of 2003 Trayten Jensen Award1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Contributions to the Rotman Community
• Contributions to their overall Community
$2,500 SUMMER
Joseph Kerzner1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Academic performance in RSM 1320 Financial Accounting and RSM 1222 Managerial Accounting
$3,400 FALL
Rip Gauthier1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Demonstrated leadership in Marketing
• Academic excellence
• Extracurricular from first year
• Planned specialization in Marketing
$4,700 FALL
Rotman 2004 Non-Profit1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Summer internship in the non-profit sector
$2,500 SUMMER
The Birch Hill Equity Partners1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Academic merit
• Have excelled in the areas of finance and investment management
$6,000 SUMMER
SAPNA1FT MBA
ME MBA
First-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Born in South/Southeast Asia; preferably India
• Newer Canadian
• Paying domestic fees
• Academic standing
$8,300 FALL
Kami/Martz1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Financial Need
• Ontario Residency
• Enrollment in RSM 2913 Getting It Done
• Major/specialization in one of the following areas: Strategy, Consulting, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, or Global Management
• Academic merit
$4,900 Application Not Required
Kevin Glass1EMBA
GEMBA
GEMBA-HLS
Upper-Year
First-Year
Domestic
International
• Financial Need$5,000 FALL
EMBA 251FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Financial Need
• Demonstrated commitment to the not-for-profit sector
• Academic Merit and Financial Need may also be considered
$10,000 SUMMER
TorQuest Scholars2FT MBA
JD/MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• One Full-Time MBA, and one JD/MBA entering year 2
• Min. 3.3GPA from first year
• Volunteer within community
• Intent to pursue career in private equity
$12,500 eachFALL
Cheesbrough MBA Fellowship1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Concentration in ethics and/or interest in corporate social responsibility or secondly, finance
• Academic merit
$3,000 FALL
Institute for Gender and the Economy Fellowships (PDF)5FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Demonstrated interest and commitment to issues relating to Gender and The Economy$10,000
each
SUMMER
John H. Watson Scholarship in Value Investingup to 2FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Demonstrated commitment to and interest in value investing
• Academic standing or enrolment in RSM 2312 Value Investing
• Academic standing from the first year(s) Finance courses.
• Preference given to candidates who have completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or CFA
$12,900 eachFALL
Lisa Hamann1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Demonstrated leadership
• Commitment to a holistic, healthy lifestyle; involvement in extracurricular activities
• Academic merit
• Interest in international studies
• Legally eligible to work in Canada
$1,500 SUMMER
Mary Verna Simmonds1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Commitment to and understanding of one or more of the following areas: corporate social responsibility; corporate and global citizenship; non-profit and social enterprise; social justice
• Academic standing or enrolment in RSM 2081 Entrepreneurship for Social Ventures, 2615 Leading Social Innovation, or 2618 Socially Intelligent Manager
$1,000 FALL
Mary Jane Felker1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• Has made significant contributions to the Rotman community$1,500 SUMMER
Wellington Financial1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• Passion for technology
• Demonstrated leadership
$3,100SUMMER
MBA Social Entrepreneurs1FT MBA
ME MBA
EMBA
GEMBA
GEMBA-HLS
First-YearDomestic
International
• Commitment to and respect for Social Entrepreneurship
• Volunteer/work experience in the public/voluntary (non-profit) sector
Up to $10,000/year for 2 yearsFALL
John A. Rogersup to 2FT MBA
ME MBA
First-YearDomestic
International
• Demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership
• Minimum GPA of 3.3 and GMAT score of 680 used for admissions into the MBA program
Up to $6,000/year for 2 years
each
FALL
CIBC Women in Financial Services3FT MBAFirst-YearDomestic
International
• Academic merit
• Expressed interest in the financial services sector
• Demonstrated leadership potential
• Legal eligibility to work in Canada after completing their first year of study
$25,000 eachFALL
Heather L. Mainup to 3FT MBAFirst-YearDomestic
International
• Female students who is pursuing a career in capital markets.
• Must be legally able to complete a 10-week summer internship
$25,000 eachFALL
Risa Goldberg1FT MBAFirst-YearDomestic
International
• Female student
• Demonstrated academic excellence
• Community volunteer activity
• Mentorship experience
• Intent to pursue a career in capital markets
• Must be legally able to complete a 10-week summer internship
$10,000 FALL
Carol Perry1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic• Female student who has interest in management of healthcare systems
• Major/specialization in Health Sector Management
• Academic merit
$3,900 FALL
Dean's ListmultipleFT MBA
ME MBA
MFin
MMA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
•top 11-20% of their class after completing the first yearof programno valueApplication Not Required
Master of Finance Director's Continuing Scholarship1MFinUpper-YearDomestic
International
•highest GPA in their class after the completion of the core courses of the MFIN program$3,000 Application Not Required
Duncan Taylor1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Highest standing in RSM 2129 Forecasting Models and Econometric Methods$500Application Not Required
George C. Vilim1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Enrollment or standing in RSM 2913 Getting It Done
• Academic standing from the first year(s) of the MBA program
$5,800 Application Not Required
Heather M. Reisman1FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Highest standing in Leading People in Organizations and highest overall academic performance in the first year of the MBA program$500Application Not Required
Dean's List-First ClassmultipleME MBA
MFIN
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• top 10% in their class after the completion of the core courses of the Morning and Evening MBA programs$500
each
Application Not Required
Dean's List-With Distinction2ME MBA
MFIN
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• highest GPA in their class after the completion of the core courses of the Morning and Evening MBA programs$2,000 Application Not Required
Andrew Alexander Kinghorn Award1FT MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• Student with the best academic performance in the first year of the Full-Time MBA program$2,000 Application Not Required
Andrew Alexander Kinghorn FellowshipmultipleFT MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• top 10% in their class after the completion of the first year of the Full-Time MBA program$500
each
Application Not Required
John Dawson1JD/MBAUpper-YearDomestic
International
• Highest grade in the Business Ethics course and highest overall academic performance in the first year of the MBA program$500Application Not Required
Alvaro Mallarino1FT MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• From Latin America
• Demonstrated extraordinary involvement in the Rotman community
• Academic merit
$2,500 eachSUMMER
Leelah Dawson Scholarship1MFIN
FT MBA
ME MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Female student selection
• Demonstrated leadership in the Rotman community
• Academic merit: minimum 3.7 GPA
$1,900SUMMER
The Dori Segal/First Capital2FT MBA
Upper-YearDomestic
International
• Academic merit
• Major in Real Estate
$25,000 eachFALL

Additional Awards

The University of Toronto also maintains the Award Explorer website in order to help students discover additional award opportunities.

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