CPAC Foundation Scholarship Award Ceremony will be held on March 5

CPAC Scholarships to be Awarded March 5

Presentation Ceremony Open to Public

February 22nd, 2016, Toronto, ON – The CPAC Foundation is pleased to announce that after careful review and deliberations, the Foundation’s Award Selection Committee has selected five winners for the CPAC Foundation Awards and Scholarships of 2015. A Scholarship Award Ceremony will be held at 2:00 pm on March 5, 2016 at the North York Civic Centre Council Chamber. As in previous years, the ceremony is open to the public and the Foundation encourages students and parents in the community to attend and share in the award winners’ inspiring stories.

“This year, we received applications from over sixty brilliant students from across the country.   The Selection Committee had a difficult task, but ultimately decided to award five individuals based on their combined academic excellence and community involvement,” remarked Richard Lim, President of CPAC Foundation.  “CPAC Foundation has given out over 200 monetary awards worth $235,000 in the past fifteen years.  We would like to thank all of our sponsors and donors for their generous and continued support that has allowed us to fulfill our commitment in this regard. We would especially like to thank CPA Ontario, the diamond sponsor of the 2015 CPAC Foundation Scholarship Award Ceremony,” said President Lim.

There will be a total of five awards and scholarships in three categories presented at the ceremony.  The CPAC-CPA Award and the CPAC-Investors Group Award are given to outstanding high school students and are each worth $1000. The CPAC-TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Scholarship is given to an accomplished post-secondary student, and the CPAC-Tianbao Education Scholarship and the CPAC-Queen Financial Group Education Scholarship are both given to excellent post-secondary students in need of financial assistance and are each worth $3000. Total value of scholarships and awards this year is $11,000.

The Scholarship Award Ceremony will be followed by a reception for all attendees. “It’s a great opportunity for students and parents to network and share their experiences with each other,” says Andi Shi, Executive Director of the Foundation. CPAC Foundation welcomes all those who would like to attend the ceremony. Admission is free, but seats are limited; Please RVSP online at as soon as possible. For more information about the Foundation please visit:, or call the CPAC office at 416-298-7885 ext. 101.

2015 CPAC Foundation Scholarship Award Ceremony:

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Registration at 1:30 pm)

Venue: North York Civic Centre Council Chamber

(5100 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5V7)