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LANG Entrance Scholarship [E1169]

Donor(s):Angel Gabriel Foundation
Value:9 awards of $5,000
Awarded:Fall
Application:
  • Apply By Letter
  • Resume
  • Reference Letter
Deadline:April 15
Citizenship:
  • Canadian

This prestigious entrance scholarship was established in 2019 as part of a transformative $21 million gift by Stu and Kim Lang to name the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics to honour Stu’s father. Redefining business education, the vision of the LANG School is to be recognized globally for our commitment to developing future leaders for a more sustainable world These entrance scholarships are meant to attract well rounded, high quality students to the Lang School. Students apply by April 15th to Student Financial Services by email to awards@uoguelph.ca and include the following: • A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) that includes their community involvement activities stating the period of involvement and a description of leadership positions held; • 500-word letter reflecting on their community involvement experience through a discussion on how business can be a force for good; and • 2 reference letters from individuals confirming the community involvement and the positive impact the involvement had. Recipients will be selected based on the greatest leadership qualities and/or potential as demonstrated by: • Community Engagement: The applicant’s breadth, depth and impact of their demonstrated contributions to their community will be considered. Examples of their roles, high school initiatives, community or service organizations, sustainability/environmental/cultural initiatives and athletics; • Quality of Letter: The candidate’s ability to write a clear, concise and meaningful response to how business can be a force for good will be taken into consideration. The committee is evaluating applicants based on how their response addresses ethical leadership and business principles, in line with LANG’s vision and mission as a business school; and • Academic Achievement: High academic achievement will also be considered in the evaluation for the scholarship.

Students entering any program offered by the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics who have a minimum 80.0% admission average and demonstrate ethical leadership and business principles, in line with LANG’s mission and vision as a business school, as demonstrated by community engagement and leadership positions held.