Donor Awards Program

Donor awards (bursaries and merit based scholarships) provide a valuable resource for Durham College students. Current students can visit the Scholarship, Bursaries & Awards Information to learn more about what is available.

We are incredibly grateful for our committed award donors, as together we truly are leading the way. The following awards are generously donated by individuals, community groups and organizations.

The Alam Transformation Award is granted to students who are studying to advance their career in data analytics and artificial intelligence. Preference given to a first generation student. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, being in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need.

The Allan MacNeil Award is an in-course award that is presented annually to a student in their second year of Digital Photography. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Alpha Delta Kappa Award in Memory of Alice Michaud is granted annually to a student who in a program related to education and/or services for children, with a preference to a female student. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, be in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Andrew Foundation is presented to a student in their first or second year in the School of Business, IT and Management. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Aramark Award is an in-course award that will be presented annually to a student in any program or year of studies. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Award for Excellence in the Automotive Technician program is granted to the student who has graduated first in their class, based upon final grade point average in the Automotive Power Technician program. This award is donated by Robert La Croix.

The Bill and Barbara Howe Bursary is awarded annually to a second year student in the Journalism program and student in the Personal Support Work program. The recipient is in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and has a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Black & McDonald Indigenous Award is granted annually to a full-time student currently enrolled in any skilled trades program at Durham College. Preference will be given to an Aboriginal student. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

Awarded to a student entering the School of Science, Engineering and Technology with a preference given to a female. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Canadian Federation of University Women Award is an in-course award that will be presented annually to a woman in her second year. Preference will be given to students residing in the Durham region. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The CCIL Scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in the Civil Engineering program. The student has successfully completed his/her first year of study and achieved academic excellence. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Canadian Healthcare Engineers Society, Ontario Chapter Award is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering Technology program. The student will have completed one year of study and have achieved academic excellence. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Carpenters Union Local 397 Award is available to a full-time Durham College student.  The award recipient has met the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Charity Sutton Memorial Award is awarded annually to a Canadian student in the Personal Support Worker program who is an Ontario resident, meets the academic admission requirements and is in financial need.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Christopher Kresimir Maly Award is an in-course award that is presented annually to a student in the Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology program.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The CIBC Bursary Award is available to a student in Environmental Studies. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The CLC Residence Life Award is presented to a student who resides in a residence managed by CLC, registered full-time, of good academic standing and contribute to student life through sports, social or academic activities . The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The D.M. Wills Associates Limited Award is presented to a student in their final year of the Civil Engineering program. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Durham College Alumni Association Award is available to a full-time Durham College student. Preference is given to Durham College Alumni children. The award recipient has met the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham College Alumni Scholarship is a general in-course award. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Durham College Alumni Association and OACETT Award is an in-course award that is presented annually to a student in their second or third year of any Engineering program.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham College Retirees Award is an in-course award that is presented annually to a student in any program or year of studies. The award recipient has met the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham Filipino-Canadian Society and Dr. Gregorio Bayang Award are awarded annually with preference to a student in any year of the Dental Assisting or the Dental Hygiene program in the School of Health and Community Services. The recipient demonstrates financial need and be in good academic standing. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards office of the college.

The Durham Police Appreciation Committee Award is available to a full-time, second-year student in his or her final semester of the Police Foundations program. The recipient has to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and preference will be given to a Durham Region resident. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham Region Concert Association Award is granted annually to a student enrolled in the Music Business Administration program who is in their second or higher semester.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham Region Heavy Contractors Association Award is available to full-time students entering or currently enrolled at Durham College who are residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must be enrolled in programs directly related to the construction industry. Preference will be given to residents of Durham region. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents; be in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham Region Home Builders’ Association Award is available to students enrolled in skilled trades programs at Durham College. The award shall be provided on preference to a female and male student on a rotating basis, with female students receiving the award in even numbered years and male students receiving the award in odd numbered years. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Durham Regional Police Services Board – Roger Anderson Memorial Award is available to full-time students who have graduated from a secondary school in the Durham Region or resided there while attending secondary school elsewhere. Applicants must be full-time students in the School of Justice & Emergency Services and demonstrate community service above and beyond the mandatory volunteer involvement. This award is available in even numbered years.

The Dwayne Moses Memorial Award is provided to a Durham College student who is an Ontario resident, Canadian citizen or landed immigrant in full-time studies with demonstrated financial need. The award is open to second year students in the Human Services Worker program. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards office of the college. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Estate of Ralph Jennings is available to students in nursing or mechanical engineering. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Estate of Robert P. Hann Bursary is awarded to a student in financial need. The recipient must be in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Estates of Kathleen Nawrot and Jean Kroll Award is an in-course award that is presented annually to a student in any program or year of studies. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Eva Loraine Cornish Memorial Award is available to a second year full-time student with demonstrated financial need and is not receiving OSAP. Preference is given to a student who has a permanent home address in the region of Durham. The recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

The General Motors of Canada Company Award is available to full-time students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and registered in the Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechtronics, Electronics Engineering or Operations Management. Preference is given to candidates who meet the employment equity target group: women, aboriginal, disabled or visible minority.

The Greater Oshawa Area Chamber of Commerce Award is available to full-time second or third year students in the School of Business, IT & Management who demonstrate financial need. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Greenbriar Foundation Award is available to full-time Durham College students. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Harold ‘Pat’ Dooley Bursary is available to full-time students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 who have demonstrated financial need. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents; be in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Jack V. Cunningham Award is an in-course award that will be presented annually to a student in the second year of Electrical Technician Instrumentation and Control Program. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Jamie Striemer Memorial Award is available to a mature student enrolled in a program at the Skilled Trades Centre. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Jeffrey and Julia Boyce Business Award is available to full-time students enrolled at Durham College entering their second or third year, who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who are residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Joseph Button Achievement Scholarship is granted annually to a student who has successfully completed the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Techniques (HVAC) certificate. This award is presented to the candidate who possesses the sound technical knowledge and hands on experience to be top of his/her class, with the highest GPA achieved in the program.

The Kent and Douglas Farndale Culinary Award is granted annually to a student enrolled in the culinary family of programs. The recipient will meet the OTSS residency requirements which include being an Ontario resident and a Canadian citizen, being in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Lauren Nolan Memorial Award is granted annually to a student who is a member of an underserved or marginalized group and has been identified as either being disabled, Indigenous or in a single parent household. Consideration will also be given to a person of colour or a member of the LGBTQ community. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, in full-time studies, of good academic standing and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Lenovo (Canada) Inc. Access Awards are available to full-time students in any Durham College program. Preference is given to visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities and aboriginal peoples. Special consideration is given to students who are the first generation of their family to attend post-secondary education and/or sole support parents.

The Bowmanville Lions Club- Russell Oke Award is granted annually to a student in School of Business, IT & Management/Sports Management. The recipient will meet the OTSS residency requirements which include being an Ontario resident and a Canadian citizen, being in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Lois and Gary Polonsky Bursary Award is available to full-time Durham College students who has demonstrated financial need, and have a minimum average of 75 per cent, or equivalent GPA. Recipients will be selected by the Student Awards office of the college. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Lois Sleightholm Award is available to full-time Durham College students. Preference is given to applicants who attended a Whitby high school and are Whitby residents. Recipients will meet the OSAP residency requirements which include being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and have demonstrated financial need.

The Lois Sleightholm 21st Century Fund is available to students enrolled full-time in the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship and Renewable Technology with a preference towards renewable energy programs. Recipients will meet the OSAP residency requirements which include being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and have demonstrated financial need.

The Lyn Parker Indigenous Award is granted to an Indigenous student. Preference is given to a student studying in skilled trades. The recipient must be in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

Lyn Parker (May 3, 1948 - June 22, 2021), was a proud member of the Saugeen band and a gifted skilled trades person. His quiet strength, love of the outdoors and music, and knowledge of carpentry and building are what embodied Lyn's essence. His Indigenous roots were very evident in all of these areas. Lyn's talents were shown in the care and pride he took in all his work, from building to plumbing, to electrical and in the details of his carpentry. His generosity with his skills was unwavering and he loved to help any one; he was there with his tools, his stories and his love for life.

The Marguerite Thomas Parent Culinary Award is granted annually to a student who is studying in the hospitality and food services industry. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, being in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Marjorie Elizabeth Willoughby Awards are available to full-time students at Durham College with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to Durham Region residents who are sole-support parents. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents; be in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Masonic Foundation of Ontario Award is granted annually to any student in any program who has demonstrated financial need. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents; be in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The McErlean Family Award is available to a single parent undertaking studies in any faculty and year at the college.  The award is intended to cover all institutional costs including, but not limited to tuition, mobile computing fee, ancillary fees, and the cost of books. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

Students must demonstrate financial need; for more details log in to MyCampus and download the application form.

The Michael Starr Anniversary Award is granted to a student in the Business Admin – Human Resources program. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Mike Kavanaugh Award is available to an entrance or existing student in the Mechanical Technician Program-Tool and Die/CNC. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Mike Shulga Memorial Award is granted annually to a student in the third year (semester five) Music Business Management diploma program. The recipient is selected by faculty members from the Music Business Management Program of the College.  Applicants must submit proof of relevant work promoting independent live music. Ideas include performance and venue contracts, artists’ affidavits, evidence of promotion (e.g. social media, posters, ads) venue and promoter contact info, etc.

The Northumberland/Durham Society of Architects Award is presented to the first and second place winners of the final semester design and building project and scholarship provided to the top student upon convocation. The recipient are selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Ontario Food Protection Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking student in the Pharmaceutical & Food Science Technician program. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Ontario Power Generation Award is available to an entrance or existing student in School of Science & Engineering Technology. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Ontario Water Works Association Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking student in the Water Quality Technician program. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The OPG Employee and Pensioners’ Award is available to full-time Durham College students.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries Award is granted annually to a student who is studying in any program related to the nuclear sector. Preference given to women, Indigenous peoples and veterans. The recipient must be a Canadian resident, in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

Recipients who consent to sharing their contact information will be invited to events and participate in networking opportunities within the nuclear sector.

The Oshawa Community Credit Union Award is available to a full-time Durham College student in the School of Business, IT & Management or to a nursing student in the School of Health & Community Services. Full-time students in years 1, 2 or 3 who complete a Student Financial Profile will be given consideration for this award.

The Oshawa Double B Sports Club Bursary is available to full-time, second-year students who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. The recipient will preferably be a member of a college varsity sport team with a demonstrated record of community service.

The Oshawa Garden Club Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking student in the Horticultural Technician program. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Paul Vessey Award is granted annually to a student enrolled in the School of Business, IT Management. The recipient will meet the OTSS residency requirements which include being an Ontario resident and a Canadian citizen, being in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Pine Ridge Corvette Club Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking student in the Automotive Technician program. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Plant A Seed & See What Grows Foundation Award is granted annually to a student who is studying in the Horticulture – Food and Farming program. The applicant must submit a 500-word essay on their involvement with the community as it relates to farming. The recipient must be in full-time studies and of good academic standing, and having a demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Princess Auto Foundation Award is granted annually to a students in the Skilled Trades or Technology programs. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Purdue Pharma Award is available to a full-time Durham College student. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Ralph Sagar Award is available to a full-time student, with preference given to students enrolled in the Animation-Computer Arts program. This award was established by the estate of Linda Darlene Sagar in honour of her brother, Ralph. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Randy and Margaret Chew Family Fund at Durham Community Foundation Award will be granted annually to a student in the culinary program. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and have demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of Durham College.

The Retired Teachers Association District 28 Award is an entrance award available to students who have graduated from a high school within District 28.The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Regional Chair’s Classic In Memory of Roger Anderson Award is available to full-time Durham College students in good standing with demonstrated financial need. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Roger Pardy Memorial Award is available to full-time second-year students enrolled in the Police Foundations program who have demonstrated strong leadership and participation in community activities. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Ronald H. Ball Family Scholarship is granted annually to the highest ranking student in any Durham College program, based on academic performance, with preference given to students in the School of Business, IT and Management. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Ross Mackie Award is available to a full-time student in financial need, with an average of 75 per cent, or equivalent GPA. The recipient is a single parent undertaking studies in any field. Preference is given to a resident of Durham Region. The award is intended to cover all institutional costs, including, but not limited to, tuition, mobile computing fee, ancillary fees, and the cost of books. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Rotary Club of Port Perry Award is granted annually to a student who has made a significant contribution towards community service. Preference will be given to those who currently live or have lived in Scugog during their high school years. The recipient selected is an Ontario resident and a Canadian citizen, being in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and has demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Sabat Family Award is granted annually to students across various programs. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and have demonstrated financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of Durham College.

To be awarded to a student going into their first year and will be returning for their second year of studies in the Hospitality and Tourism area (Tourism Management, Culinary Management, Hotel & Resort Operation, Hotel & Resort Administration) who has shown great effort to succeed in their field of study, has completed one co-op placement or work term, has demonstrated academic merit and has a clear financial need.  They will also have successfully completed their Smart Serve certification.

The Smart Serve Scholarship is granted to a student who is has completed an application form and meets the criteria below:

(a) Is enrolled as a full-time student in one of the programs listed below:

  • Culinary Management (CMGT)
  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (HROM)
  • Events Planning (EVPN)

(b) Was a full-time resident in Ontario for 365 days prior to either the start of this academic year or the date of his or her enrollment at the College;

(c) Has demonstrated financial need as determined by the College’s policies;

(d) Has successfully completed Smart Serve certification;

(e) Has demonstrated a sense of leadership and passion for his or her field of study;

(f) Has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater

 

The Special Olympics 2008 Spring Games Award is available to a student enrolled in the College Community Integration through Cooperative Education” (CICE) program or a student enrolled in a program that has been designed for persons with intellectual disabilities. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Stanley Lovell Memorial Award is available to one student enrolled in the Developmental Service Worker program and one student enrolled in a business program at the college.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents; be in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need.  The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Carson Family CICE Award is awarded annually to a second year student who has benefitted and demonstrated growth in the Community Integration Through Co-Operative Education (CICE) program. The successful candidate will be selected based on most improved marks from Year One semester one and Year Two, final. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

This award will be given to two students enrolled in the Personal Support Worker program and two students enrolled in the 2nd year of the Practical Nursing program. Preference will be given to a student who; is a permanent resident within the boundaries of the Central East Community Care Access Centre as of October 31, 2016 - Former city of Scarborough; Durham Region; City of Kawartha Lakes (formerly Victoria County); Northumberland Country; and Haliburton County, a 3.0 GPA average in Practical Nursing, has demonstrated a commitment to volunteer or work experience in a variety of community based settings and has a demonstrated financial need which complies with the Ontario Student Assistance program. The recipient will be selected by the Student Awards Office of the College.

The Indigenous Student Business Award is available to an Aboriginal student enrolled in a program in the School of Business, IT & Management. Preference will be given to a mature student enrolled in the Accounting program. The recipient is selected by Student Financial Aid and Awards.

The Northumberland/Durham Society of Architects Award is comprised of two types of awards eligible for third year Architectural Technology students. The recipient are selected by the Student Awards Office of the College. The first award is presented to the first and second place winners of the final semester design and building project. Funds will be split equally if winners are in teams. Faculty will adjudicate the selection and provide the Student Awards with the names and rank. The second award is a scholarship provided to the top student upon convocation.

The Toronto Dominion Green Environment Award is available to a second or third year student studying in one of the colleges Green Environment Programs. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards office of the college.

The Trailblazing the Trades Award will be granted annually to a female student in the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeships and Renewable Technology. The recipient must be an Ontario resident, in full-time studies, of good academic standing, and have demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of Durham College.

The Travis Pepper Award is an in-course award that will be presented annually to a student in any program or year of studies. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Tyncel Hasan Award is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Graphic Design program. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards office of the college.

The UA Local 463 Award (plumbers, steam fitters, welders and apprentices) is available for a full-time, first-year student who completed his or her final year of high school with a minimum average of 75 per cent. Preference is given to students registered in a skilled trades program and to relatives of UA Local 463 members.

The Wordham Family Award is available to a full-time Durham College student who is the first of his/her immediate family to attend a post-secondary institution and who has an incoming average between 75 per cent – 90 per cent.  The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Xerox Canada Award is available to a full-time, second-year student in the School of Business, IT and Management or School of Applied Sciences, Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades & Technology. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate leadership in student life on campus. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.

The Your Student Association Award is available to an entrance or existing full-time Durham College student. The award recipient will meet the OSAP residency requirements such as being an Ontario resident and Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and is enrolled in full-time studies and have a demonstrated financial need. The recipient is selected by the Student Awards Office of the college.