Scholarships & Awards


As a long-term sponsor of ACE, CIBC is helping to build an entrepreneurial culture in Canada. We are pleased to work with ACE in sharing a commitment to help small businesses succeed. Together, we can ensure young companies get the support and recognition they deserve.

We launched the CIBC Student Entrepreneur of the Year award to celebrate the determination and achievements of student entrepreneurs. The award is open to full-time students at Canadian university or colleges who are currently running their own businesses.

Nominations for the 2005 CIBC Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award are now open!

If you know any full time college or university students who are running their own business, recognize them for their commitment and success to date, and nominate them for the CIBC Student Entrepreneur of the Year award. Nominations close November 5th, 2004.

Forms and more information available at:

Award Amount: $400.00
Deadline: March 31, 2005

Description: The 2005 Scholarship Award is available to freshman, sophomore and junior students attending a college or university in the United States or Canada. You must have a minimum 2.3 GPA. If you are a freshman and have not yet received your college grades, please submit your transcripts showing that you have enrolled in classes. Phone Calls will not be accepted.

You must submit an essay, maximum of 750 words, which addresses one of the following questions:
– Should cigarette smoking be banned in public areas? Why or Why not?
– Should restaurants and fast food chains be required to provide their clients with the nutritional information of the products they make?

In addition to answering an essay question, you must submit your official college transcripts to be eligible for this award.

Submissions must be mailed to:
Scholarship 2005
PO Box 67
Lakewood, CA 90714
Submissions via email will not be accepted.