Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year™ established the Futures Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership to honour and mentor ten young Canadian university business students each year who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their academic and extra-curricular initiatives.

This year, we are delighted that the Telfer School of Management has been chosen to select a student to receive a scholarship grant of 5,000 dollars. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen and must be registered on a full-time basis as an undergraduate or graduate student in a business degree program who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in both academic pursuits and extracurricular initiatives.

Interested students should apply directly to the Student Services Center by sending by email their résumé and a letter explaining why they feel they deserve this grant and what their leadership qualities and initiatives are to Mrs. Sylvie Séguin-Jak, Associate Director, Student Services Centre (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before 4:00 PM on Monday, September 28, 2009.

The recipient will receive:

  • $5,000 in scholarship funds;
  • An invitation to Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year Award Gala Dinner in November –Location to be confirmed (out of town students will have transportation provided). Last year, the Gala was held in Calgary.
  • Recognition in the National Post and on their website.

Only students who are interested in attending the Gala in November should apply.