This scholarship, the full tuition value for an MBA, is the largest and most prestigious entrance scholarship available, and is awarded annually to two truly exceptional students. The scholarship is named in honour of the Rotman School of Management’s lead benefactor, Joseph L. Rotman.
Due to generous support from the Rotman Family, we are pleased to offer The Rotman Family Healthcare Scholarship, available to incoming Full-Time and Morning and Evening MBA students on the basis of academic merit.
Each year, the Rotman School grants entrance scholarships, fellowships and awards to approximately one third of our students. These are offered on the basis of exceptional merit and typically range from $10,000 to $90,000. No separate award application is required and you will be automatically considered for these awards when your application is reviewed for admission.
The Business Design Initiative (BDI) Scholarship was launched in 2019 to support students who are interested in the area of human centered design, innovation and strategy. BDI Scholars will also have guaranteed access to BDI’s co-curricular development workshops and mentorship to support career progression.
Successful Skoll/MBA candidates will be considered for Entrance Awards ranging from $10,000 to $30,000.
In support of the Rotman School’s Initiative for Women in Business, we offer half-tuition to an incoming female student who has demonstrated strong academic and/or professional achievements. The scholarship award recipient will also have the opportunity (non-transferable) to enrol in the Athena Program or an equivalent Professional Development program offered by Rotman’s Initiative for Women in Business, up-to 3 years after graduation. No separate award application is required and all female applicants will be automatically considered for this award when the applications are reviewed for admission.
The Rotman African and Caribbean Business Club (RACBC) Scholarship, established through contributions from Rotman alumni, the Rotman Community, and the Laidlaw Foundation, will provide an incoming black student to the Full-Time MBA program with an award of up to $20,000, based on outstanding academic merit.
The Black Student Leader Award has been created to provide financial support to an incoming student who self identifies as black and has demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, strong leadership qualities and is actively involved in the black community. This $25,000 award will be given to a student entering their first year of the Full-Time MBA program and will be paid over 2 years (or 3 years if enrolled in a dual degree program). This scholarship will be awarded at the time of Admission on the basis of merit. Additional consideration may be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
The Indigenous Student Leader Award has been created to provide financial support to an incoming student who self identifies as Indigenous (the Original People of Turtle Island including First Nations, Metis and Inuit people of Canada) and has demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, strong leadership qualities and is actively involved in the indigenous community. This $25,000 award will be given to a student entering their first year of the Full-Time MBA program and will be paid over 2 years (or 3 years if enrolled in a dual degree program). This scholarship will be awarded at the time of Admission on the basis of merit. Additional consideration may be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
To be awarded to a first year Full-Time MBA student who is a member of an underrepresented community at Rotman, such as the black community, indigenous peoples, and women. Selections will be based on academic merit for a value of $10,0000.
The Rotman School offers a number of scholarships, fellowships and awards to students who have completed the first year of their MBA program. Administered through the Program Services Office, the call of applications (where required) takes place at the end of the Spring Term each year. Most are available to both domestic and international students on the basis of academic merit, while some also consider financial need.
View our 2019 Student Award winners.
The Rotman School offers an academic mentorship program for first-year core courses. Upper-year MBA students with an excellent academic record in a particular course and demonstrated communication skills will be selected to provide academic guidance and support to first-year students. Applications for Rotman Scholar Awards are available at the end of the Spring Term each year.
Various Schools of Graduate Studies offer awards for admitted graduate students. A list of available awards can be reviewed here. Each have various criteria considered. Applications are on a rolling basis for individual awards.
Jointly supported by the Ontario Government, the University of Toronto and generous donors to the Rotman School these scholarships are intended to encourage and support academic excellence at the master’s and doctoral levels and are awarded to students enrolled in full-time studies who have obtained a first class standing. An Ontario Graduate Scholarship at the Rotman School of Management is held for one year and valued at $10,000 to $15,000 per year, thanks to the generous support of our donors.
Students interested in applying for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship should consult the School of Graduate Studies website for eligibility, conditions and application forms.
The Scotiabank Latin America award fund was created in 2019 to identify candidates with a demonstrated background of academic achievement, strong leadership qualities and demonstrated impact in their careers from the Latin America Region. There are two individual awards with a total value of $25,000.00 awarded each admission intake.
The Skoll BASc/MBA program is supported by the generous contributions of the Jeffrey Skoll Foundation and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). These gifts, gratefully received by the University, were matched through a Government of Ontario program called Ontario Students Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF).
These scholarships are awarded to students in the BASc/MBA program in the Rotman School who have displayed high academic merit in their first three years of Engineering studies and who have a high level of leadership potential. Additional preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Eligible students may receive a Skoll scholarship which helps to defray the difference between tuition fees in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and those at the Rotman School of Management. A further award from the CIBC scholarship may be available to eligible students, the amount of which varies from year to year depending upon the number of recipients.
Applications are submitted to the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.
All domestic students (Canadian citizens, permanent residents) can access a loan with competitive interest rates and loan limits to cover the full cost of their tuition, from the Bank of Montreal (BMO) or the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). International students (those on study permits) can also access a BMO or RBC loan secured with a qualified Canadian resident co-signer, cash collateral, or standby letter of credit specifically with BMO.