The Faculty of Business offers four special awards in addition to the Humber awards and scholarships. Each award requires the applicant to submit an essay. Criteria for the essay is contained within the description of the awards below. Applications for awards open in October of each year and will close in December of the same year. Only full-time students enrolled in a program within the Faculty of Business are eligible for these awards. Students must meet the minimum criteria of a GPA above 80% cumulative or have demonstrated a significant improvement in their academic studies to be considered for the award.
This award goes to a full-time Faculty of Business Student who is returning to complete their program of study and who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to their academic studies, the Faculty of Business and the community. Students interested in this award apply in writing by describing their academic achievements to date, their involvement in the Faculty of Business and college activities, and their commitment to community service.
Frank Franklin Achievement Award
Awarded annually to a full-time International Student from the Faculty of Business for outstanding commitment to their academic studies, extracurricular activities and who has shown perseverance in overcoming a barrier or challenge. Frank Franklin, former Director of International Programs who retired in 2005, has supported the achievements of many international Business students. To be eligible for this award students must be carrying a full-time course load and apply in writing describing their commitment to their academic achievements, extracurricular activities and a challenge or barrier that he or she has surpassed.
International Student Excellence Award
This award is presented to a full-time International Student from the Faculty of Business who has achieved exceptionally high grades, who has demonstrated a strong commitment to his/her studies, has demonstrated his/her commitment to Humber’s campus life through active participation in activities such as athletics, resident, peer mentoring, cultural activities, cultural activities, event planning etc… Students interested in this award apply in writing describing their achievements, commitments and participation. Students should provide at least one reference and a copy of their CCR.
Maggie Trott Business Research Award
This award goes to a full-time Faculty of Business Student who has demonstrated an exceptional aptitude for research, including mastery of research design, qualitative and quantitative data acquisition and analysis, and use of electronic sources. Maggie Trott was an invaluable resource to many business students as a long-time librarian at the Lakeshore Campus. Students interested in this award apply in writing by describing their aptitude and mastery of research design, data acquisition and analysis and their use of electronic sources.
There are a wide range of scholarships and awards available to the Faculty of Business students who have demonstrated academic excellence and/or student leadership in their academic programs and in the community. For those who qualify, Humber also offers a one-time scholarship of $2,500 ($1,250 each semester) - the only one of its kind in Canada. Please visit Humber Student Awards & Scholarships to find out more about the awards and award process. Find out the difference between application- and faculty-based awards, the criteria for how award-winners are selected, how to know if you are eligible, and how to claim an award.
Awards and scholarships are donated by many of our individual and corporate supporters along with faculty, staff and administration. Scholarships and Awards range from monetary to program related gifts. Gifts to student awards and scholarships will help reduce a student’s financial burden, allowing them to work less, directly increasing their chances of success. Your gift will help more students achieve excellence.