Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships, prizes and awards are given in recognition of academic excellence, and can include money, plaques, books, medals, etc, or any combination thereof.  They are given in recognition of achievement at a variety of levels (program, department, school), for various areas (subject, program, activity, student government, etc.) and often reflect the interest and commitment of donors from the community.

Students can nominate themselves for the following awards by completing an application:

  • The Robert C. Gillett Leadership Award
  • President Rosser Prize
  • Steve Stafford Memorial Continuing Education Award
  • International House Prize

Browse our available awards/scholarships:


By area of study (schools):

Awards are presented at Award Ceremonies at Convocation each Spring.  Award winners are selected within Departments and Schools. Information is available from your Program Coordinator, Chair or School Dean.

FOR SCHOLARSHIPS and AWARDS related to your Algonquin College program contact the person designated for your School. Contact person information is included with the listings for each School.

Greater Ottawa Chamber of Commerce (GOCC)

The GOCC Scholarship will be given to a high school student pursuing a post-secondary education in one of the following business disciplines/programs:

  • Accounting
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing and Sales

The application and guidelines may be downloaded at:  www.greaterottawachamber.com


Bursaries, Scholarships and Award Programs Administered by External Organizations

Algonquin College receives support from numerous external organizations that manage their own bursary, scholarship and award programs.  Students would research their prospective external organizations and see if they meet the organizations criteria and deadlines.

It is the responsibility of the students to apply on their own to these organizations.  Below is a list of websites that students may wish to search for various external funding opportunities:

We wish to express our sincere thanks to all organizations who consider supporting our students at Algonquin College.
Please note: Information on this site is subject to revision.