In-Course Bursaries

New for January 2017:

The Zoltan D. Simo Academic Grant

Established in 2014 by Zoltan Simo, MBA (Class of ’71).  To be awarded by the School of Graduate Studies to a domestic student enrolled in the MBA program who has a high sessional average and demonstrates financial need.  (Value: 1 @ $2,000)  No application required.

The Purchasing Management Association of Canada – Hamilton District Bursary

Established in 2007 by The Purchasing Management Association of Canada-Hamilton District. To be granted to a student enrolled in the Supply Chain Management specialization of the MBA program who demonstrates financial need. (Value: 1 @ $1,000)

The MBA Games Board of Directors Bursary

Established in 2004 by the Board of Directors of the 2003 MBA Games. To be awarded annually to a student in the second year of the MBA program who demonstrates financial need and who in addition, demonstrates a high degree of scholarship and leadership in extracurricular activities within the DeGroote School of Business. Selection will be made by the Graduate Awards Committee of the DeGroote School of Business. Applicants must include a statement outlining their leadership and extracurricular activities within the DeGroote School of Business MBA cohort. (Value: 1 @ $1,000)

The Harish Jain Human Rights in Employment Academic Grant

Established in 1996 by Professor Harish C. Jain. To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program on the basis of scholastic achievement and financial need. The application must be accompanied by a one page submission outlining the applicant’s knowledge of and experience relating to Human Rights in employment. The submission will be used in the adjudication process. (Value: 1 @ $900)

The Peirce Family Academic Grant

Established in 2006 by Marian Peirce to honour her father Ray Peirce, and his career as a business entrepreneur and mentor. To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program who has achieved notable academic standing and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students who focus on entrepreneurial studies. Selection will be made by the MBA Awards Committee. Included with the application must be a statement by the student concerning his/her interest in entrepreneurship. (Value: 2 @ $1,000)

The Farzin Yousefpour Academic Grant

Established in 2012 by Haniyeh Yousofpour, PhD (Class of ‘10) in honour of her father Farzin Yousofpour. To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program that has achieved notable academic standing and demonstrates financial need. Selection will be made by the MBA Awards Committee. Included with the application must be a one-page submission by the student outlining the applicant’s experience relating to their involvement in promoting diversity at McMaster University or within their Community. (Value: 1 @ $1,500)

The Labatt Academic Grant

Established in 2008 by Labatt Breweries of Canada. To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program with a high sessional average and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship. Selection will be made by the MBA Awards Committee. Included with the application must be a statement by the student concerning his/her interest in entrepreneurship. (Value: 1 @ $2,000)

The John Zeller MBA Academic Grant

Established in 2014 by John Zeller, MBA (Class of ’84) and Karen Zeller in memory of her mother, Nonno Hjelmer. To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program who has achieved notable academic standing and demonstrated financial need. (Value: 1 @ $1,000)  No application required.

The Zeller Family MBA Academic Grant

Established in 2015 by John Zeller, MBA (Class of ’84) and Karen Zeller in memory of his mother, Maria Horvath Zeller.  To be awarded to a student enrolled in the MBA program who has achieved notable academic standing and demonstrated financial need.   (Value: 1 @ $1,000)  No application required.

The Zonta Club of Hamilton Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the members of the Zonta Club of Hamilton in honour of Zontian Muriel Stewart’s life and career in business and accounting. To be granted to a female student in the MBA program who demonstrates financial need. (Value: 1 @ $750)  No application required.

The Kathryn Ann Williamson Bursary

Established in 1985 to honour the memory of the late Kathryn Ann Williamson, MBA ’83, who was a student in the Accounting specialization of the MBA co-op program. A bursary of $2000 is to be awarded annually to a female student in the MBA co-op program entering an accounting placement. Preference given to a student with a rural background. (Value: 1 @ $2,000) No application required.

 

 

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