Scholarship Winners

Meet the impressive winners of CFI's annual scholarship awards

CFI's Annual Tuition Awards

  Meet the Past Scholarship Winners

We are proud to showcase the past scholarship winners of CFI’s annual tuition awards.  These individuals have
demonstrated strong academic achievement, a passion for finance, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.

Fill out CFI’s annual scholarship application forms now for your chance to win the annual bursary.

Ryan Hamilton

School: University of Regina
Program: Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
Ambition: MBA, M.Ed, Financial Educator
Award: $500 in 2020

Georgy Plotnikov

School: Florida State University
Program: Bachelor of Finance
Ambition: Investment Banking
Award: $500 in 2020

Ellie Huang

School: University of Alberta
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
Ambition: Lead a global asset and wealth management team
Award: $500 in 2020

Neimy Escobar

School: Columbia University
Program: Master of Business Administration
Ambition: CEO of an organization that promotes sustainable financial solutions
Award: $500 in 2020

Shirley Mach

School: University of Ottawa
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
Ambition: Financial Management
Award: $500 in 2020

Frederick Uy

School: Claflin University
Program: Bachelor of Finance and Computer Science
Ambition: Financial Advisor for underprivileged communities
Award: $500 in 2020

Manvir Grewal

School: University of British Columbia
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance and Real Estate
Ambition: Real Estate Investment Banking
Award: $500 in 2020

Johnson Wang

School: University of Toronto
Program: Bachelor of Finance and Economics
Ambition: Risk and Financial Analyst in the Capital Markets Risk Management Area
Award: $500 in 2020

Jeannine Callahan

School: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Program: Bachelor of Commerce
Ambition: Chartered Professional Accountant
Award: $500 in 2020

Donovan Arseneault

School: Simon Fraser University
Program: Bachelor of Business Administration
Ambition: Financial Analyst or Financial Consultant
Award: $500 in 2020

Aarti Patel

School: Queens University
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
Ambition: Impact investing to solve social and environmental issues
Award: $500 in 2019

Landon Tulk

School: Western University
Program: Bachelor of Business Administration
Ambition: Management Consulting to the Financial Services
Award: $500 in 2019

Surav Malla

School: University of British Columbia
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
Ambition: Investment Banking, Sustainable Portfolio Management
Award: $500 in 2019

Alexandria Shupenia

School: University of Manitoba
Program: Bachelor of Commerce
Ambition: Double major in actuarial mathematics and accounting
Award: $500 in 2019

Daniel Okoro-igwe

School: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Program:  Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance
Ambition: Chartered Professional Accountant
Award: $500 in 2019

Joshua Fink

School: Columbia University
Program: Master of Business Administration
Ambition: Found a private equity firm
Award: $500 in 2019

Leah Kling

School: University of Lethbridge
Program: Bachelor of Management, Finance and Economics
Ambition: Economic Researcher at a central bank
Award: $500 in 2019

Maximillian Rothermund

School: Syracuse University
Program: Bachelor of Science, Finance
Ambition: Financial Analyst
Award: $500 in 2019

Janet Wong

School: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Program: Marketing Management Program
Ambition: Chief Marketing Officer
Award: $500 in 2019

Andrew Iftode

School: Columbia University
Program: Master of Business Administration
Ambition: Lead a private equity firm focused on family-owned businesses
Award: $500 in 2019

Brook Ehrlich

School: Texas A&M University
Program: Master of Management Information Systems, Bachelor of Accounting
Ambition: Certified Public Accountant, Tax Accountant, Partner
Award: $500 in 2019

Mikaela McCoy

School: Washington State University
Program: Bachelor of Science, Economic Sciences & Finance
Ambition: Certified Financial Planner
Award: $500 in 2019

Tyrell Fontaine

School: University of Manitoba
Program: Bachelor of Commerce, Finance & Marketing
Ambition: Wealth Management
Award: $500 in 2019

Christopher Jochem

Christopher Jochem
School: Royal Roads University
Program: Master of Business Administration
Ambition: Small business banking and investing
Award: $500 in 2019

Brandon Bayer

Education: Columbia University
Program: MBA, Finance, Investment Management
Career Ambitions: Found a multi-strategy hedge fund
Award: $500 in 2018

Ki Ana Waco

Education: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Program: Bachelor, Accounting
Career Ambitions: Chartered Professional Accountant
Award: $500 in 2018

Brinton Wolever

Education: McGill University
Program: Bachelor, Accounting and Economics
Career Ambitions: Chartered Professional Accountant, Mergers and Acquisitions
Award: $500 in 2018

Samuel Gomez

Education: Syracuse University
Program: Master of Science, Accounting
Career Ambitions: Found a financial consulting firm to help veterans
Award: $500 in 2018

Sara Hernandez

Education: Royal Roads University
Program: Bachelor, Commerce – Entrepreneurial Management
Career Ambitions: Capital Markets, Master of Finance
Award: $500 in 2018

Lexi Reed

Education: DePaul University
Program: Bachelor, Applied and Computational Mathematics
Career Ambitions: Mathematical Modeler, Quantitative Analyst
Award: $500 in 2018

Angela Bonquin

Education: George Brown College
Program: Bachelor Accounting
Career Ambitions: Chartered Professional Accountant
Award: $500 in 2018

Kaitlyn Turner

Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Program: Bachelor, Commerce – Accounting
Career Ambitions: Chartered Professional Accountant, Financial Advisory
Award: $500 in 2018

Yi Liu

Education: University of British Columbia
Program: Bachelor, Commerce – Finance
Career Ambitions: Portfolio Manager
Award: $500 in 2018

Kevin Chuang

Education: University of Waterloo
Program: Master, Accounting
Career Ambition: Transactions Advisory, CPA, CFA, CBV
Award: $500 in 2018

Katie Jacobs

Education: Grand Valley University
Program: Master, Accounting
Career Ambitions: Certified Public Accountant
Award: $500 in 2018

Lucas Solmes

Education: University of British Columbia
Program: Bachelor, Finance – Minor Law and Society
Career Ambitions: Global Asset and Wealth Management
Award: $500 in 2018

Eucharia Ogoms

Education: University of Winnipeg
Program: Bachelor, International Business and Marketing
Career Ambitions: International Banking
Award: $500 in 2018

Bailey LePla

Education: University of British Columbia
Program: Bachelor, Finance – Minor Law and Society
Career Ambitions: Global Asset and Wealth Management
Award: $500 in 2018

Shahd Hayder

Education: George Brown College
Program: Bachelor, Project Management
Career Ambitions: Canadian Aerospace
Award: $500 in 2018

Autumn Bricks

Education: Washington State University
Program: Bachelor, Finance
Career Ambitions: Business Analyst
Award: $500 in 2018

Chris Jerome

Education: Memorial University
Program: MBA, Finance and Strategy
Career Ambitions: Financial Advisory
Award: $500 in 2018

Tyler J. Booms

Education: Grand Valley State University
Program: Bachelor, Business Management
Career Ambitions: To found a startup
Award: $500 in 2017

Wendy Il’Grande

Education: California State University, Long Beach
Program: Bachelor, Accounting, and Finance
Career Ambitions: Become a corporate accountant and a CPA
Award: $500 in 2017

Danielle DeiCont

Education: University of Manitoba
Program: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Career Ambitions: Financial Advisory – Mergers and Acquisitions
Award: $500 in 2016

Megan Wells

Education: Memorial University
Program: Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
Leadership: President of Edge Capital, an investment group at Memorial University
Award: $500 in 2016