Steps for completing the Scholarship process for currently registered MBA students

  1. Log into your LORIS account (as soon as an application/profile is open, an email communication
    will be sent)
  2. Access the Student Awards & Financial Aid tab at the top of the web page
  3. Refer to the “Apply for Student Aid” line that will take you to the student profile(s)
  4. Complete the “All Student – General Student Profile”
  5. Remember: Students looking to apply for Awards or Scholarships need to create their General Student profile between the deadline dates specified here.

Search for Scholarships and Awards

To access the Laurier scholarship and awards search engine click here.

For more information on graduate funding and scholarships click here.

Scholarships available to part-time and full-time MBA students

Award Program Format Approx. Amount Award Requirements
Robert Breadner Entrepreneurial Fund All $2,000 Entering MBA student, 9.0 GPA, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, proven financial need
Canadian Hardware & Home Improvement Show MBA Scholarship All $950 Current MBA students who demonstrate skills and aptitude in marketing, merchandising or retailing & talent for innovation
Lazaridis MBA Scholarships for candidates working in technology firms. All $2,000 – $5,000 Must be working in a technology-based organization, with a high GPA from previous degree(s)

Scholarships available to part-time MBA students

Award Program Format Approx. Amount Award Requirements
Ross V. Dixon MBA Scholarship* Part-time $2,000 Part-time student with completion of 6 or more courses, high GPA, tuition not subsidized by employer
The Roger Larsen Memorial Award Part-time $1,000 Part-time student with completion of 6 or more courses, consistently high GPA
Linda & KC Mack Part-time SBE Award* Part-time $400 10 or more years of work experience, high academic standing, tuition not subsidized by employer

Scholarships available to full-time MBA students

Award Program Format Approx. Amount Award Requirements
Entrance Scholarships Full-time $500-$3,000 Entering full-time student, minimum admission GPA of 10.0, amount given is determined by GMAT and/or experience, no application necessary
Student Access Guarantee Bursary Full-time Up to $7,000/term Must apply to OSAP to be eligible, must apply to Laurier tuition bursary, based on financial need
Walter & Jean Hachborn Award of Distinction Full-time $5,000 Entering full-time student, proven interest in retail/marketing, must submit 2 letters of reference & 1000 word essay on importance of community to an entrepreneur
Hamlin Family Women in Business MBA Award Full-time $5,000 Full-time female student, based on proven financial need & volunteering in communities or extra-curricular activities, Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Cawsey Leadership Award Full-time $1,100 Full-time MBA student, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, proven financial need, must demonstrate they initiated change in workplace setting that improved function of organization
Conoco Phillips Canada – J.C. Phillips Award* Full-time $2,700 Entering full-time student
Ross & Doris Dixon MBA Scholarship* Full-time $3,500 Entering full-time student, high undergraduate admission GPA, high GMAT, excellent evaluations on work term reports (Co-op undergrad), practical work experience
Gerdau Ameristeel Technology Award Full-time $1,900 Entering full-time student, high academic achievement, aptitude for high technology engineering, proven financial need, Canadian citizen & long-term resident of Ontario
McNeil Consumer Products Scholarship* Full-time $1,500 Entering full-time student
Nissan Canada Award Full-time $3,000 Entering full-time student, minimum cumulative admission average of B+ (9.0), demonstrate leadership qualities & involvement in extra-curricular activities, Canadian citizen & long-term resident of Ontario, proven financial need
Pfizer MBA Award Full-time $1,000 Entering full-time student, intend to specialize in marketing, high academic achievement, demonstrated extra-curricular activity and leadership
Shell Canada Award* Full-time $1,400 Full-time MBA student, high academic achievement in first term
Howard Teall Award for Student Excellence Full-time $3,000 Entering full-time student, minimum admission GPA of 10.0, interest in management accounting through previous work experience, academic courses or career goals, Canadian citizen or permanent resident & long term resident of Ontario, proven financial need
CIBC Leaders in Entrepreneurship Award Full-time $5,300 Full-time MBA student, enrolled in Innovation & Entrepreneur Option, active involvement in entrepreneurial activity through one of Laurier’s available programs
Supply Chain Management Association Ontario (SCMAO) Graduate Academic Award Full-time Approximately $2000 Eligible applicants will be full-time students in the Supply Chain Management Field of the MSc in Management program or in the MBA program. Additional details available here.

*Awarded internally by the MBA office

Note: to be eligible for any student award, MBA candidates must first complete in LORIS the General Student Profile which will determine award eligibility