Awards and prizes

The following awards and prizes are available to students in Communication, Popular Culture and Film.

To determine the current value of the award, and for information on awards that require an application, please refer to Brock University’s Awards page.

Entrance scholarships

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.

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 restricted to non-smokers.

Awards and prizes for current students

No Application Required
Value: $100. Awarded to a graduating student with an outstanding record in Communications, Popular Culture and Film.

Description
Awarded annually to an upper-year major in Business Communication or Media & Communication. The successful recipient will have demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, community involvement, and participation in charitable activities. The award is $1,250. The successful recipient may also have an opportunity to receive mentorship from Public Relations and Communications professionals in Niagara.

Application Process
Applicants must submit a resumé and a letter describing how they meet the scholarship criteria. The letter should address the applicant’s understanding of the role of communication, ethics, and corporate social responsibility, and the importance of commitment to community. Applicants should also outline their career intent.

Submission Information
Applications will be accepted between October 1st and February 28th each academic year. To be considered for this award, applicants are required to submit their resumé and letter here by 11:59 p.m. on February 28th. The successful recipient of the award will be notified during the Spring/Summer term.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.