Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes




Awards & Prizes

The following awards and prizes are available to students in CPCF.  For awards that require an application, please refer to Brock University's Awards page.

Entrance Scholarships

E.S. Rogers Communications Inc. Entrance Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
No Application Required
Number Awarded: 1

Awarded to a student entering first year studies with outstanding academic performance and a declared major in Communications Studies where no other scholarship is available to the student.

David R. Wills Bursary in Communications Studies

Amount: $900
Application Required
Number Awarded: 1

Awarded to a student who is a resident of Ontario in good academic standing (minimum B average) entering into a degree in Communications Studies. Preference will be given to qualifying students from Centennial High School, Welland, Ontario. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet Ontario residency requirements. The award is resricted to non-smokers.
 

Awards and prizes for current students

Ken Boyle Cobra Radio Memorial Book Prize
No Application Required
Value: $100. Awarded to a graduating student with an outstanding record in Communications, Popular Culture and Film.

Lou Cahill Scholarship in Communications
Application Required

Value: $1,250. Awarded annually to a student completing third year from Brock University's Communications program. The successful recipient will have demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, community involvement and participation in charitable activities. Successful recipients will be offered an opportunity to participate in a mentorship program with a member of the Dr. Lou J. Cahill Society.

Submissions will be collected by the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film. The scholarship applications will open January 1st and close March 31st of each year. Each candidate will prepare a submission that includes a resume and a two-page letter documenting how they meet the scholarship criteria including their understanding of the role of communications, ethics, corporate social responsibility and importance of commitment to community. Candidates should also confirm their career intent. In addition, each candidate will submit three letters of reference from individuals who can speak to their community or charitable organization involvement. This is a juried process.

Donor: The Communications and Public Relations Foundation

Established: 2007, revised 2013

Chimpanzee Award
Application Required
Donated by Chimpanzee Communications, St Catharines, Ontario
Awarded annually to a graduating student in Business Communication or Business Administration.

All applications must include the following:
* A short biography that may appear on the Chimpanzee website (maximum 150 words).
* A one-page statement that explains why you would be a good fit at Chimpanzee. Be creative! Your statement should include a description of your career goals and aspirations (maximum 250 words).
* A current resumé outlining your educational and work experiences.

Prize: $1,000.00
Plus, the successful applicant will be offered a four-month work experience placement at Chimpanzee Communications, St Catharines, Ontario. The starting date is flexible. To learn more about Chimpanzee, visit their website at http://www.chimpanzee.ca/

Deadline:
26 April 2013, 4:00 pm. No late applications will be accepted.
Applications may be submitted to the university's Student Awards Office, or to the Department of Communication, Popular Culture & Film (Scotiabank Hall 344), or to the Department drop box (outside Scotiabank Hall 309).

Sumner and Helen Grant Award in Popular Culture
No Application Required
Awarded annually to a Popular Culture major or combined in third or fourth year for outstanding academic achievement.

Warren Hartman Bursary
Application Required
Value: $200*. Awarded annually, by application. Divided equally between each of three outstanding students majoring in Dramatic Arts, and in Film Studies and in Visual Arts, who have completed their first year and are entering their second year. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet Ontario residency requirements.

L. Amy Kerr Book Prize
No Application Required
Awarded to a student in any year in Film Studies, Dramatic Arts or Visual Arts who has displayed strength in academics and participation in the University community.

Jim Leach Book Prize
No Application Required
Awarded to a fourth-year student graduating from the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film based on an essay written in a fourth-year class on Film or Popular Culture.

Anne Perozuk Book Prize in Critical Writing
No Application Required
Awarded to a second-year or third-year student for excellence in an essay on a Canadian or gender-related topic in FILM or POPULAR CULTURE. Consult the department for details.

Nicholas Ring Memorial Scholarship for Film Studies
Application Required
Value: $500*. Awarded to a student entering fourth year of Film Studies in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The recipient of the scholarship must demonstrate exceptional academic merit, as well as financial need and meet Ontario residency requirements.

E. S. Rogers Communications In-Course Scholarships
No Application Required
Value: $500*. Three scholarships awarded to students with outstanding academic performance in the first-year of Communication Studies with a declared major in the program.

Anita Skinner Bursary in Communications Studies
Application Required
Value: $800*. Awarded annually, granted on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, to a student entering third year of the Communications Studies program at Brock University. Preference is to be given to a student from the Niagara Region.

Bohdan Szuchewycz Prize in Communication Studies
No Application Required
Value: $100*. Awarded to a full-time student entering their Honours year, in Communication Studies, with the highest major average upon completing third year, with the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film.

Schaus-award winner
Congratulations!

Outstanding contribution to business communication Savanna Schaus