About the award

The Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship will recognize the outstanding business writing accomplishment of a student in a magazine of newspaper course in the Bachelor of Journalism program. Students should submit their best example of a business news or business feature article. Estimated at $5,000.

Howard Intrator grew up in Kingston, Ont., and attended journalism school at Ryerson before becoming a reporter at the London Free Press and Canadian Press.  He also served as a copy editor for the Financial Post, to which he returned after it was incorporated into the National Post. Following his sudden death in 2000, his friends and colleagues established this award in his memory.

Criteria

To be eligible for this award, a student must:

  • be enrolled in the second or third year of the four-year program at the time of application;
  • have a minimum CGPA of 2.5;
  • submit a letter indicating their eligibility for this award;
  • submit their best example of a business news or business feature article.

Your application must include:

  • A cover sheet stating only: the award you are applying for, your name, your student number, your year of study and your CGPA (in that order). This cover sheet is for administrative purposes only. Please do not include any additional information on the cover sheet;
  • a letter indicating their eligibility for this award;
  • submit their best example of a business news or business feature article.
2017 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship
2017 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship

Winner Ben Waldman with presenter Helen McLean.

Winner Ben Waldman with presenter Helen McLean.

2016 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship
2016 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship

Helen McLean, Executive Director, Donor Foundation Canada, with 2016 winner Karen McCall.

Helen McLean, Executive Director, Donor Foundation Canada, with 2016 winner Karen McCall.

2015 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship
2015 Donner Canadian Foundation Howard Intrator Memorial Scholarship

2015 winners Vjosa Isai and Nikolas Tehodorakidis with donor Helen McLean.

2015 winners Vjosa Isai and Nikolas Tehodorakidis with donor Helen McLean.

Past Winners

2017    Ben Waldman

2016    Karen McCall

2015    Nikolas Theodorakidis

2015    Vjosa Isai

2014    Erica Lenti

2013    Eric Mark Do

2012    Tasha Zanin

2011    Tracy Chen

2011    Katherine Engqvist

2010    Jenna Wootton

2009     Laura Blenkinsop