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Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

Students in the School of Administrative Studies are eligible for a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships both within the school and with the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. From supporting those with financial need, to celebrating academic achievement and community engagement, we are committed to recognizing the unique ways in which you contribute to university life.

There are many awards in the school that are based on academic standing, financial need, or in recognition of your hard work. For financial awards, you must fill out your Student Financial Profile, follow the three easy steps below.

3 Easy Steps

  1. Fill out your Student Financial Profile (SFP) in the first week of EVERY term. It is a mandatory step in being considered for the majority of awards.
  2. Determine what awards you’re eligible for.
  3. Apply for awards that require it.

Awards can help strengthen your resume, provide you with additional financial support, and widen your network.

Don't be shy, apply today!

School Awards & Bursaries


DEM Academic Achievement Award

Two annual awards granted to the undergraduate and graduate student with the highest overall GPA in the graduating class.


DEM Ambassador Award

Two annual awards granted to one undergraduate and one graduate student who have demonstrated outstanding contribution and student leadership in the area.


DEM Research Award

Awarded on a case-by-case basis to graduate students who produced a Major Research Paper demonstrating advanced analytical thinking and research skills.


Nivedita & Nandita Bursary

Awarded to an eligible undergraduate student majoring in Disaster & Emergency Management based on financial need.


BCom Gold Prize in Finance

The Gold Prize in Finance will be awarded to the graduating student with the highest Major GPA in the undergraduate BCom Honours program. The prize will be awarded at the June convocation and will consider all undergraduate BCom graduates from the October, February and June convocation cycles.


BCom Silver Prize in Finance

The Silver Prize in Finance will be awarded to the graduating student with the second highest Major GPA in the undergraduate BCom Honours program. The prize will be awarded at the June convocation and will consider all undergraduate BCom graduates from the October, February and June convocation cycles.


Chris Robinson Prize in Personal Finance

The Chris Robinson Prize in Personal Finance will be awarded to the graduating BCom Finance student with the highest GPA in the courses which make up the required core curriculum in personal finance as certified by FP Canada: AP/ADMS3520,AP/ADMS3531, AP/ADMS3541, AP/ADMS4505,AP/ADMS 4506, AP/ADMS4507 and AP/ADMS 4508.

Looking for more?

The Faculty of LA&PS also provides a number of scholarships, awards and bursaries. Use the award search and fill our your student financial profile today.