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Awards for School of Business Students

The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.    

Students who are currently registered at Queen's University can apply for the following awards. Students will be notified by either the Student Awards Office or their Faculty if they have been selected for an award. 

Please pay close attention to the application instructions and deadlines.

Accenture Scholarship in the School of Business

Established in May 2002 and revised in March 2014 by Accenture Inc. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to students entering fourth year in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.  Preference will be given in the following order of priority:  i) to students enrolled in at least one optional course in Management Information Systems in the Queen's School of Business; ii) to students who have had exposure to a consulting-type business or initiative.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the School of Business.  Application is by letter, with attached resume, to the School of Business by 31 March.

Arts Management Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with Arts and Science awards requiring an application.

Christopher R. Bennett Memorial Award

Established in May 2007 by the Commerce Society and re-named in 2011 in memory of Christopher Bennett, a KPMG recruiter, who was a tireless supporter of student initiatives, and had a positive impact on countless lives within the Bachelor of Commerce program.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, involvement in school or community activities, and demonstrated leadership qualities, to students entering the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business. Application is by letter, with attached resume, to the Undergraduate Office of the School of Business by 30 September.

Dave Black Scholarship in Science and Technology Management

Established by friends and colleagues in memory of Dave Black, member of the Queen's School of Business MBA for Science & Technology Advisory Board. The scholarship is aimed at those who have shown entrepreneurial initiatives and who may be future drivers in the area of technology industries. Awarded annually to a student entering second, third or fourth year of the undergraduate Commerce program on the basis of academic performance, entrepreneurial experience in the area of technology, and leadership within the Queen's community. Application is by letter and attached resume and should be made to the Commerce Program Awards Committee by 30 September.

Kenneth Carr Accounting Scholarship

Established by Dr. Nancy Carr, Arts '72, Meds '75 in honour of her father, G. Kenneth Carr, F.C.A., Arts '37, Comm '39 (a retired partner of Ernst & Young). Awarded annually to a student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program who is majoring in the accounting area and has as a long-term goal a career in chartered accountancy. Final selection will be made in the fall of each year by the Awards Committee of the School of Business on the basis of academic excellence. Among other things, the student should be grammatically proficient with an above average ability in clear and logical expression in any written report or other assignment required under the programs. Applications should be submitted by 15 September to the School of Business.

Dr. Robert Crandall Prize

Established by Jeffrey Mitz, Commerce '74, in honour of Dr. Robert Crandall, Emeritus Professor of Accounting. This Prize is awarded annually to a student entering 3rd year who has improved the life experience of those in the university and/or the greater Kingston community through committed leadership, and who has supported others through teamwork, motivation and example. A student may be nominated by his or her classmates (five signatures by 3rd year Commerce students are required) or by application to the Director of the Commerce Program. Nominations/applications are due by September 30 of each year. Selection will be made by the Commerce Program Awards Committee and will include members of the third year Commerce Society Executive.

Elizabeth A. MacMaster Award

Established in May 2001 in honour of Mrs. Elizabeth A. MacMaster by her daughter, Lee Ann MacMaster Boyd, B.Com '84, and awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Business on the basis of financial need and academic excellence in order for them to fully participate in the program of the School, which may include a period of study abroad. Preference will be given to a student from the Kingston region. Applications are to be made to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards by 15 January .

Novelis Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with Arts and Science awards requiring an application.

Thomas Nugent Memorial Award

Established in March 2003 by family and friends in memory of Thomas Nugent, B.Com. 2000, and awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Business on the basis of demonstrated entrepreneurial endeavours or student volunteer activities on campus or in the community. Academic achievement will also be considered. Application by letter, with attached resume, should be submitted to the School of Business by 30 September.

PwC/Christine Sinclair Scholarship

Established in November 2006 by PwC in honour of Christine Sinclair and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated leadership experience to a female student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program with a concentration in accounting and is taking Audit (COMM317) and Accounting Theory (COMM318). Students should apply by letter to the Undergraduate Office, School of Business by 30 September. Selection will be made by Awards Committee of the School of Business.

School of Business Bursaries

Established by alumni and friends of the School of Business and awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Business on the basis of financial need and academic excellence in order for them to fully participate in the program of the School which may include a period of study abroad. Applications should be made to the Student Awards Office by 15 January.

Scotiabank/Queen's University Leadership Awards

Established by Scotiabank and Queen's University in recognition of the Bank's commitment to providing students with the tools necessary to make the school to work transition a natural one. Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the School of Business on the basis of financial need, good academic standing, and demonstrated leadership abilities. Preference will be given to students going on an official international exchange program. Applications should be made to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards by 15 January.

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