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Funding

We recognize that pursuing an MBA is a significant financial investment and want to help ensure you are able to focus on your studies and research while pursuing your Ted Rogers MBA.

There are a number of funding packages – internal and external – available to Ted Rogers MBA students.

Ted Rogers MBA Entrance Scholarship & Awards

Thanks to a $15 million donation from Ted and Loretta Rogers, each year the Ted Rogers School of Management issues a total of 24 Graduate Entrance Scholarships and Awards worth up to $20,000 each.

Ted Rogers MBA Graduate Entrance Scholarship

The criteria for a Ted Rogers Graduate Entrance Scholarship is based solely on academic excellence.

PDF fileDownload the application form for full details and to apply.

Ted Rogers MBA Graduate Entrance Award

The criteria for a Ted Rogers Graduate Entrance Award include academic excellence, extracurricular/community involvement, and financial need.

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Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program (OGS)

OGS awards are merit-based scholarships available to students in all disciplines of academic study.  OGS has a value of $15,000 per year and each is tenable for a maximum of one year (three terms) and a minimum of two consecutive terms.

To learn more, visit the Yeates School of Graduate Studies website.

Purpose:

This award was established by the 2013/2014 WiLA Executive in hopes of perpetuating the inroads of opportunities for women in the MBA program at Ryerson. This scholarship promotes the fundamental belief that gender equality is essential for sustainable corporate success.

Description:

The WiLA award aims to recognize an incoming full or part-time female student of the Ted Rogers MBA program who demonstrates a dedication to leadership in her community/workplace.

Number and Amount of Awards:

The expendable funds will provide one (and possibly up to two) annual award(s) of $2,500 in the 2017-18 academic year.  

Award Schedule: To be presented in the 2017-18 academic year

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

Eligibility and Application Information:

To be eligible for this award, students must:

  • Be female or transgender

  • Be an incoming full-time or part-time graduate student in the Master of Business Administration program

  • Demonstrate leadership in her community/workplace, represented by leadership initiatives and accomplishments

A completed application must include:

  • Application letter/written statement (500 words) describing how the applicant has previously shown leadership in the community/workplace and how she plans to continue this trend during her MBA studies.

  • Professional resume.

Submission:  

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include WiLA Award Application in the subject line.

Purpose:

To recognize the academic achievement of a graduate student enrolled in the MBA program in the Ted Rogers School of Management who has achieved the highest grade in the Real Estate Finance course.

Number and Amount of Awards:

The expendable funds will provide one annual award of $5,000 commencing in the 2013-14 academic year. The award will be made available to eligible students for a minimum of five years.

Award Schedule:  To be presented in the 2017-18 academic year

Eligibility Information:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time graduate student in the MBA program and have clear academic standing;

  • Achieve the highest grade in the graduate Real Estate Finance course (MB8506).

Submission:

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include Paul Grewal/CAAMP Foundation Award Application in the subject line.

Application Deadline:  September 29, 2017

Selection and Administration:

The selection committee will be composed of at least three representatives from the graduate program in the Ted Rogers School of Management. The selection committee will review and affirm the qualifying recipient meets all the eligibility requirements. If, in the opinion of the selection committee, the candidate with the highest grade does not meet the other outlined criteria, the award shall be given to the student with the next highest grade in the course.

Purpose:

To recognize academic excellence in Real Estate Finance and demonstrated interest in the real estate sector for an MBA student. The CoreNet Canada Award will be presented during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Application Criteria:

  1. Be enrolled as a graduate student at the Ted Rogers School of Management and have clear academic standing;

  2. Received a minimum GPA of 3.67 (A-) in Real Estate Finance (MB8506) and Retail & Commercial Real Estate Development (MB8502);

  3. Demonstrate interest in the real estate sector through Major Research Paper topic in Real Estate, and/or through employment within the real estate sector.

Award Amount: $1,000

Application:

Please submit an application letter/written statement (250 – 500 words) describing your interest and involvement in the real estate sector, as well as how you meet the criteria listed above. Applications are strictly confidential.

Application submission:

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include CoreNet Award Application in the subject line.

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Thanks to a $60,000 donation from the Supply Chain Management Association Ontario (SCMAO), each year the Ted Rogers School of Management issues one (1) Graduate Award with an intended value of $5,000.

Purpose:

To recognize the academic achievement of, and to provide financial assistance for, one (1) student enrolled in the MBA in the Management of Technology and Innovation program, Supply Chain Management Specialization at Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

Eligibility and Criteria:

  • Be registered as a full-time or part-time Graduate student, with clear academic standing, in the Ted Rogers School of Management, in one of the following: MBA Global or MBA in the Management of Technology and Innovation program, Supply Chain Management Specialization
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident or a Protected Person
  • Be an Ontario resident
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by Ryerson University through the completion of a detailed PDF filebudget submission in accordance with OTSS guidelines
  • Provide a copy of the Major Research Paper (MRP) required as part of the Supply Chain Management Specialization or Thesis with Supply Chain as research topic
  • Demonstrate overall excellence in their studies with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the courses required for Supply Chain Management Specialization

Weighted Criteria and Weighting:

 

  • Major Research Paper (MRP) - 70%, GPA - 30%

 

Application Information:

  • Submission of a detailed budget to demonstrate financial need as determined by Ryerson University in accordance with OTSS guidelines
  • Provide a copy of the Major Research Paper (MRP) required as part of the Supply Chain Management Specialization or Thesis with Supply Chain as research topic

Submission:

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include SCMAO Award Application in the subject line.

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

Selection and Administration:

The award will be administered by Ted Rogers MBA, at Ryerson University. The selection committee will be composed of at least three representatives from Ted Rogers MBA, Ted Rogers School of Management. They will review the application information and prepare a ranked list of qualified Award recipients. They will make the final selection of the recipient based on the weighted criteria.

If in the opinion of the selection committee that no candidates meet the outlined criteria, the award shall not be given to any applicant that year.

Purpose:

Established by the John and Kim Morrison Family Foundation, this award is to be awarded to a Graduate student in the Ted Rogers MBA or the Master of Science in Management specializing in Real Estate Management.

Description:

John Morrison is a member of the Real Estate Management Advisory Council and is a committed volunteer for the Ted Rogers School of Management.  This donation honours Ken Jones, former Dean of the Ted Rogers School of Management.

Number and Amount of Awards:

One annual award of $5,000 commencing in the 2017-18 academic year for five years.   

Award Schedule: To be presented in the Fall of the 2017-18 academic year.

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

Eligibility and Application Information:

To be eligible for this award, students must:

 

  • Be registered as a Graduate, Full Time student at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing;
  • Be registered in the Ted Rogers MBA or Master of Science in Management specializing in Real Estate Management;
  • Demonstrate academic  excellence with the highest GPA over two real estate courses;
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by Ryerson University by completion of a Student Budget Form.

 

A completed application must include:

 

  • A completed Student Budget Form

 

Submission:   

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include Ken Jones Graduate Award in Real Estate Application in the subject line.

Background & Purpose:

Thanks to a gift from the Estate of Beverley A. Dales, we have been fortunate to establish the Beverley A. Dales Award for Women in Leadership dedicated to fostering connections among the female members of our Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Management (MScM) cohorts and who demonstrate a dedication to leadership in her community/workplace.  Bev graduated from Ryerson in 1960 with a diploma in Merchandising Administration and always considered her Ryerson education as a springboard to an interesting and engaging career. 

In 1997, Bev was honoured to accept a position on Ryerson University’s Board of Governors and proudly served two terms as an active and vocal member. She also served as a Board member of YWCA of Toronto where she helped to launch the Women of Distinction Awards.  During her life she was also a volunteer, donor and proud supporter of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Interval House and the Stephen Lewis Foundation and its Grandmothers’ Gathering.  Bev passed away in 2016.

The Ted Rogers School of Management is honoured to connect the name of one of its most distinguished alumni with the Women in Leadership Awards. Beginning in 2018 and in each subsequent year, the Beverley A. Dales Award will be one of the awards presented at the WiLA Award Reception.

Number and Amount of Awards:

One annual award of $2,500 commencing in the 2017/2018 academic year in perpetuity.

Award Schedule: 

The first award will be presented in the Spring of 2017/2018 academic year and each year in perpetuity.

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

Eligibility and Application Information:

  • To be eligible for this award, students must:
  • Be registered as a Graduate, Full-time or Part-time student at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing;
  • Be an incoming graduate student (i.e. first year of their graduate program);
  • Be a women or anyone who identifies as a women;
  • Be enrolled in the MBA or MScM program.

Criteria and Weighting:

  • Written Statement 70% weighting:  Approximately 500 words demonstrating their dedication to leadership and detailing any past experience in entrepreneurship and/or communications.
  • Resume 30% weighting

A completed application must include:

  • Written statement
  • Resume

Submission:   

Please email your application to mba@ryerson.ca.  Include Beverley A. Dales Award for Women in Leadership Application in the subject line.

 

 

Assistantships

Research Assistants

As a Research Assistant (RA), students assist principal investigators in conducting research activities not related to the students' studies.

Graduate (Teaching) Assistants

Full-time Ted Rogers MBA students are eligible to be Graduate (Teaching) Assistants (GAs). GAs are graduate students who are employed to assist with teaching or related duties. Full-time graduate students can be employed for a maximum of 10 hours per week as GAs.

Visit the external,Careers and Opportunities website for postings.

External Sources of Financial Aid

There are many scholarships and bursaries available to graduate students via external organizations.

For further information on financial aid here at Ryerson University, please visit Ryerson Financial Aid and Graduate Funding.

Ontario Student Assistance Program Grants and Loans (OSAP)

All Graduate Programs at the Ted Rogers School of Management are eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Upon acceptance to one of these programs, eligible students may apply for a combination or government grants and/or loans.

For more information on how to apply, please visit the external,OSAP Application Website.

Financial Institutions

The following Canadian financial institutions offer Line of Credit programs designed for MBA students.

TD, BMO, CIBC, Scotiabank, RBC