To recognize an outstanding Company Program member (executive or non-executive) who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, commitment to the company, and who has displayed significant contributions to the company.

Minimum Criteria to Apply
  • Has been nominated by their advising team. The advising team for each company can nominate one member of their team for this award.
  • Has not been nominated for another leadership award (President or departmental)
  • Minimum 80% attendance.

How to Apply
  • Complete the application form online here:

  • You will be asked to create an account and will be able to save your application as you go.

  • You will be asked to include the name and email of an advisor to endorse your application. They will be sent a copy of your submission automatically by email and a request for endorsement.

  • Advisors are not required to provide any additional references beyond the endorsement.

  • Applications must be submitted through the link above. No email applications will be accepted.

Application Tip
  • Make sure you start writing your application in advance of the deadline to account for editing, reviewing, and any unforeseen circumstances. Try not to submit your answers last minute!
  • You can save your application online and return to it. It does not have to be completed all at once. 
  • If you plan on working offline, take note of the word limits to ensure that you don't run into any issues when copy and pasting your answers.
  • Check in with your advisors to determine who you should include in your application for the endorsement.
Application Deadline 
Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Complete the application form online here:
What happens after you have submitted your application?
  • Applications will be reviewed by external preliminary judges.
  • Short-listed candidates will be determined to move on to Student Interview Night. 
Student Interview Night
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel of judges selected by JA Central Ontario.
  • Interviews will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
  • Specific instructions will be sent to all finalists.
  • To be eligible for an award, students MUST attend Interview Night.
Selection Process
  • The award winner will be selected on the basis of their combined written responses and interview
  • The award winner will be announced at our virtual ventureON celebration on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021. 
If you have any questions, please reach out to the CP Team at