Student Awards

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Student Awards

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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 Smith School of Business

Established in May 2002 and last revised in March 2018 by Accenture Inc. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to students in second year in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Preference will be given to students who have had exposure to a consulting-type business or initiative, or who demonstrates strong interest in consulting. A letter of application, with attached resume is to be submitted by 1 February for selection by the Commerce Awards Committee. Recipients will also be invited to apply for a paid summer internship experience, between their third and fourth year of study, for a period of 10-12 weeks at Accenture, and guaranteed an interview. Acceptance of employment is not a condition of this award

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. Mr. Bennett, a KPMG recruiter, 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 in the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Smith School of Business. Application is by letter, with attached resume, to the Undergraduate Office of the Smith School of Business by 30 September.

Dave Black Scholarship in Science and Technology Management

Established in February 2002 by friends and colleagues in memory of Dave Black, member of the 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.

G. 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 Smith 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 Smith School of Business.

Commerce 1986 Award in Memory of Jeffrey Brock

Established in May 2016 by the Class of Commerce 1986 leading up to their 30th reunion and in memory of their classmate, Jeffrey Brock, B.Com. 1986, who was President of ComSoc in his graduating year. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities or community service, to students in third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Applicants are to submit a letter of application, with attached resume to the Smith School of Business by 30 September. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Smith School of Business.

Dr. Robert Crandall Prize

Established by Jeffrey Mitz, Commerce '74, in honour of Dr. Robert Crandall, Emeritus Professor of Accounting. The 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.

M. & R. Montgomery Scholarship in Commerce

Established in March 2015 by The Honourable Robert A. F. Montgomery, Arts'50, Com'51, and his wife Margaret Montgomery and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, and demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities or community service, to students entering fourth year in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Applicants are to submit a letter of application, with attached resume to the Smith School of Business by 30 September. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Smith School of Business.

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 Smith 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 Smith School of Business by 30 September.

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