About the award

Inspired by his own experience as the student recipient of a generous scholarship, financier Seymour Schulich established this award in 2009. It is intended to allow a deserving final-year BJ student the time to study and explore and enrich his or her sense of the world. Estimated at $20,000.

Criteria

To be eligible for this award, a student must:

  • be a full-time student enrolled in the third year of the BJ program;
  • have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 and clear academic standing;
  • demonstrate eligibility through submission of the application package.

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;
  • application letter outlining interest and experience in financial journalism;
  • two or three samples of work completed in the area of financial journalism.
2017 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism
2017 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism

Winners Violet Rusu and Noella Ovid.

Winners Violet Rusu and Noella Ovid.

2016 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism
2016 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism

2016 winners Luke Galati and Sarah Cunningham-Scharf with Awards committee member Anne McNeilly.

2016 winners Luke Galati and Sarah Cunningham-Scharf with Awards committee member Anne McNeilly.

2015 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism
2015 Seymour Schulich Undergraduate Awards in Financial Journalism

2015 winner Kathryn-Lynn Raskina with Awards committee member Adrian Ma.

2015 winner Kathryn-Lynn Raskina with Awards committee member Adrian Ma.

Past Winners

2017    Violet Rusu

2017    Noella Ovid

2016    Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

2016    Luke Galati

2015    Kathryn-Lynn Raskina

2015    Cole Deakin

2014    Angela Hennessy

2014    Samuel Greenfield

2014    Eric Mark Do

2013    Arman Aghbali

2013    Stephanie Chan

2012    Cassandra Juradhinho

2012    Touria Izri

2011    Tracey Chen

2011    Katherine Engqvist

2010    Avary Lovell

2009     Denise Law