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Scholarships & Awards

Each year, TRSM presents awards and scholarships to students who excel in academics, leadership, volunteer and community engagement. These awards are presented at the annual Awards Ceremony which takes place on November 5th, 2018.  Award applications are due each year in mid-September.  Recipients will receive details through their Ryerson email account if chosen. Students from the School of Retail Management are eligible to apply for these program specific awards below as well as faculty-wide, and university-wide awards.

2018 Retail Award Recipients 

Award Name Recipient
H&M Leadership in Retail Award Alice Tran
Petro-Canada Scholarship in Retail Management Stefania Di Bratto
  Adriana Martinez
  Zoe Giontsis
  Ruqayya Mohamed
STAPLES Business Depot Scholarship in Retail Management Nikki Brianne Samonte
  Selena Le
  Martha Karabit
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. Renewable Entrance Award Athena Mok
  Mohammad Sethi
  David Bui
Hudson's Bay Company Entrance Award in Retail Management Juliana Loncar
  Dung Tran (Nina)
Hudson's Bay Company Award in Retail Management Emily Richard
  Mai-An Hoang
  Jenna Mazza-Anthony
  Amanda Ribeiro
  Henry (Wei) Yeh
  Jacqueline Hogue
Loblaw Companies Limited Entrance Award in Retail Management Neil Pinault-Southam
  Briana Martelli
Loblaw Companies Limited Award in Retail Management Paige Ventrici
  Wilson Li
  Niroja Thamakulasingham
  Rachelle Tardif
  Jenny Nguyen
  Hien Huynh
Sears Canada Entrance Award in Retail Management Sebrian Bender
  David Bui
Sears Canada Award in Retail Management Bhavsi Katari
  Veronica Tam
  Madeline Rogers
  Alice Tran
  Mary Hasting
  Dana Marlatt
Sears Canada Award (In Honour of William R. Turner) Martha Karabit
Walmart Canada Inc. Entrance Award in Retail Management Aaron Oswald Heard
  Aaiza Khan
Walmart Canada Inc. Award in Retail Management Jessa Legaspi
  Cassandra Morton
  Emily Field
  Hartley McCallum
  Sebastien Skupek-Martin
  Stephanie Bahman
TJX Canada Award in Memory of David Margolis Jessica Singh
TJX Canada Award in Memory of Michael Barrison Bilal Muhammad
TJX Canada Awards in Memory of Willy Holtzman Erica Vezina
TJX Canada Awards in Memory of Selma Rotman Bryanna Edwards
  Cathryn McEachern
Nancy Mac Donald Cineplex Entertainment Scholarship Faaiza Sindha
Perennial Inc. Award in Creative Solutions Stefanie Renda
Michael Belcourt Award Laura Gowling
SAAN Stores Ltd. Award in Retail Management Cassandra Morton
Gerald and Brian Smith Award Scenthuran Sivakumaran
W. C. Kitchen Award in Retail Management Henry (Wei) Yeh
Lenscrafter Award in Retail Management Emily Richard
Donna Smith Award in Retail Management Emily Gampel
George Wong Scholarship in Retail Management Christy Tien
Edith Marshall Award (Sponsored by Dom Sports) Jenna Mazza Anthony
Mark's Work Wearhouse Ltd. Award in Retail Management Xue Chen

Mark's Work Wearhouse Award - in honour of Garth Mitchell

 

Paige Ventrici
Seymore Obront Award Madeline Schwartz
Sport Chek Excellence Award in Retail Management Kiana Jamal
Ted Rogers School of Retail Management Alumni Award Hugo Fok
Anne Tait Memorial Award Safiyyah Idroos

H & M believes that success is built on creativity, innovation and excitement of making immediate impact. Every team member, whatever their role, is encouraged to look for opportunity and take initiative that sets the business in motion. To be eligible for this award students must submit a short (250-500 words) written statement about your leadership and initiative in retail through work experience or extra-curricular involvement, be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management with clear academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

For a student entering first year with the highest average in 6 best grade 12 U/M courses; renewable for 3 years upon maintaining a 3.00 GPA.

For students entering first year with the second highest average in 6 best grade 12 U/M courses & demonstrate the potential to succeed in retail; renewable for 3 years upon maintaining a 3.00 GPA.

To be eligible for this award students must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, must be an Ontario resident, must demonstrate financial need, demonstrate a minimum high school average of 75% or more in their final year of high school. Must submit an application letter of 500 words outlining their commitment to the field of Retail Management and budget form. The award will be renewed through the four years of study if the student continues to achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.00 with no failing grades as a Retail Management major with clear academic standing.

Based on a combination of average of 6 best Grade 12 U/M courses or Ryerson CGPA, outstanding potential to succeed in the retail industry and clear academic standing in 1st semester.

Based on a combination of average of 6 best Grade 12 U/M courses, or Ryerson CGPA outstanding potential to succeed in the retail industry and clear academic standing.

Based on a combination of average of 6 best Grade 12 U/M courses, or Ryerson CGPA outstanding potential to succeed in the retail industry and clear academic standing.

Based on a combination of average of 6 best Grade 12 U/M courses, or Ryerson CGPA outstanding potential to succeed in the retail industry and clear academic standing.

For excellence in volunteerism and high academic standing.

For academic excellence and demonstrated potential to succeed in the Retail Industry.

To a student who demonstrates strong innovative and entrepreneurial initiative in the Issues and Innovations course; Canadian citizen/permanent resident; Ontario resident; demonstrated financial need.

Awarded to two students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents; protected persons; Ontario residents; demonstrate financial need; enrolled full-time in the Retail Management program; have completed second year (1 award) or third year (1 award); have clear academic standing; minimum CGPA of 3.00 after their last completed year; know and have exposure to the shopping centre industry; demonstrate a strong commitment to the field of retail management and the shopping centre sector through internships and/or work experience.

For excellence in sports and high academic standing, 3.0 or higher.

For obtaining a GPA of 3.00 or higher and demonstrated ability, interest and/or motivation to succeed in the Retail Industry.

Fourth-year students only; GPA of 3.50 or greater; demonstrated financial need; letter outlining passion for the retail industry, relevant work experience & academic/career aspirations; Canadian citizen/permanent resident; Ontario resident.

To a student with a minimum GPA of 3.00 or final high school grades with a minimum average of 75% who have demonstrated ability, interest and/or motivation to succeed in the Retail Industry.

To a student of the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management program with a minimum GPA of 3.00 or final high school grades with a minimum average of 75% who demonstrate the ability, interest and/or motivation to succeed in the retail industry. The award is intended to recognize & reward one student each year. However if the selection committee deems two students to be equally deserving, then the award may be split and awarded to two recipients.

To be eligible for this award, a student must be registered as a full-time undergraduate student in the Ted Rogers School of Management, have a clear academic standing and achieve the highest grade in Service Quality Management (RMG303).

For students demonstrating excellence in creative solutions for retail business challenges as exemplified in the Retail Strategy course case studies.  The award is intended to recognize & reward one student each year.  However if the selection panel deems two students to be equally deserving, then the award may be split equally and awarded to two recipients.

For outstanding potential to succeed in the Retail Industry with a minimum GPA of 3.00 or final high school grades with a minimum average of 75%.  The award is intended to recognize & reward one student each year.  However, if the selection committee deems two students to be equally deserving, then the award may be split and awarded to two recipients

To one third-year undergraduate student in good academic standing who is enrolled in GEO419 Geodemographics; Canadian citizen/permanent resident; Ontario resident; demonstrated financial need.

For academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and a 250 word essay required on what their career goals will be upon graduating.

To be eligible for this award, students must be enrolled as a full or part-time undergraduate student in the Retail Management  program and have clear academic standing; have a minimum CGPA of 2.67; be employed within the retail industry; demonstrate leadership in the workplace and/or Ryerson community and have a desire to pursue a career in this field after graduation.

For highest grades in Retail Buying courses with a minimum GPA of 3.00.

Student must have completed at least 20 credits in the Retail Management program; currently enrolled as a full-time student in the program, have a clear academic standing; achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.50; demonstrates a commitment to the School via student group(s) or volunteering for events hosted by the School.

First or second year student demonstrating excellence in leadership and contribution to quality of student life.

When you submit your awards application, you will automatically be considered for all applicable awards.  

However, in order to be considered for those with additional /special requirements please be sure to address the specified criteria in your application and highlight key accomplishments from your retail experience(s) and/or your academic career. These might include:

  • Volunteering Experience, 
  • Ryerson Community Engagement, 
  • Achievements in Sports, 
  • Interest in specific fields like Shopping Centre management,
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, 
  • Potential to Succeed in the Retail Industry, 
  • Any Other Experience Relevant to your Field of Study.


If you are on OSAP for the 2018/2019 year, please complete the Budget Form in addition to your application.

All applications this year must be printed and signed.  Please download and complete all of the following forms:

  1. word fileFirst Year Students (including Direct Entry) Form 
    or
    word fileReturning Students (2nd/3rd/4th year) Form

  2. PDF fileStudent Privacy Form

  3. PDF fileBudget Form (required if you wish to be considered for awards that specify a demonstrated financial need)

  4. Remember to attach your Resume to your application.

*Applications must be submitted in hard copy to the 
School of Retail Management Office in TRS-3-172 
before 12-noon on Monday Sept 24, 2018*

Award recipients will be notified by e-mail after the Fall Study Break.

If you have any questions, please contact
Celeste Saddler at csaddler@ryerson.ca

PDF fileThe TRSM Business Leadership Award

It recognizes the academic achievement and exceptional leadership of a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce degree. The award is available to students entering their second, third or fourth year of the full-time undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree.

PDF fileThe Dr. Carole Chauncey Award

It is available to undergraduate students in the Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Technology Management, Accounting and Finance or Retail Management program. To be eligible for the award, students must identify as a Black woman, demonstrate financial need and submit a letter (750 words or less) that outlines community involvement, academic and career aspirations and how the award might assist in achieving those goals. There is one award, with a value of $1,000.

Scholarships and awards - professor and students at a desk

Dean's List

To be eligible for consideration for the Dean’s List, students must:

  • Have an minimum GPA average of 3.50 or higher for the academic year (for both the Fall and Winter terms. Spring and Summer terms are never included).
  • Be carrying an average unit load of 4.0 courses for both the Fall and Winter terms.
  • Have a clear academic standing.
  • They cannot have any final F grades or have received any Disciplinary Notices (DN) while at Ryerson.

Congratulations to the current Dean's List Recipients