Entrance Scholarships

The Canada Life Assurance Company – McMaster University Scholarship

Created in 2012 in honour of the MBA Program’s 50th Anniversary. To be awarded to an incoming full-time or co-op MBA student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement.  Not available for 2017/2018

Hamilton Economic Development Scholarship

The Hamilton Economic Development Commission has made a grant to the School of Business, the income from which is to be used for a scholarship award. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong association with the Hamilton region; normally, the successful candidate, in addition to showing ability, will have been a resident of the Hamilton region for at least five years. (Value: 1 @ $2,000)

2016 Recipients:

Dania Aslam
Adrian Denomy
Ross Genovese
Chinomnso Nwamadi

The DeGroote School of Business Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the Faculty of Business.  Income from this endowed fund will be used to provide a number of scholarships for students who have completed Business I or students entering the first year of the MBA program who demonstrate a high degree of scholarship and extracurricular involvement. (Value: 1 @ $1,000)

2016 Recipients:

Megan Lee
Elizabeth Van Dyck

The DeGroote School of Business Management Information Systems Scholarships

Established in 1999 by the Faculty of Business. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the first year of the MBA Program, with a demonstrated interest in Management Information Systems and who demonstrates a high degree of scholarship.   (Value: 1 @ $1,500)

2016 Recipients:

Nathan Rinzler
Xiaolin Xie

The Adam Felesky MBA Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Adam Felesky, B.A. ’99, B.Eng. ’99. This invitation-only competition awards a full-tuition scholarship to an incoming full-time or co-op MBA student.  Qualified candidates invited to participate are determined at the sole discretion of the MBA Admissions Committee and must demonstrate both outstanding academic achievement and a 640+ GMAT score.  Participants must submit a video outlining their response to a pre-determined topic or question.  The winner is selected at a special event held during the MBA Transition Program.  Value: 1 @ $30,000 ($15,000 annually for two years provided the recipient achieves a minimum B+ average at the conclusion of the first year of their studies.)  By invitation only.

2016 Recipient:

Michelle Zhu

The Richard Nino MBA Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Richard Nino, MBA (Class of’79). To be awarded to a full time student entering an MBA program in the DeGroote School of Business who has demonstrated high degree of scholarship and volunteerism through community service.  (Value: 1 @ $1,000)

2016 Recipient:

Jennifer Siam

The John and Doris Puddington MBA Scholarship

Established in 2009 by John Puddington, MBA (Class of ’71) and Doris Puddington, MBA. To be awarded to a student entering the MBA co-op program in the DeGroote School of Business. (Value: 1 @ $1,000). Not available for 2017/2018

2016 Recipient:

Elizabeth Van Dyck

The Schwenger Family MBA Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Michael and Jane Schwenger in memory of Michael’s parents, William and Lois Schwenger. To be awarded to a full-time or co-op student entering the MBA program at the DeGroote School of Business who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. (Value: 1 @ $5,000)

2016 Recipient:

Megan Lee

The Alumni MBA Scholarships

Entrance scholarships to be awarded to those demonstrating a high degree of scholarship and academic achievement.  Preference given to entering co-op students.  (Value: 1 @ $750)  No application required.

2016 Recipient:

Justin Brow

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