Check in early 2020 to find out how you can apply for the Ruth Hancock Scholarship. 

Ruth Hancock was universally admired in the Canadian broadcasting industry for her diligence, enthusiasm, and fair-minded approach. For 12 years she managed the Toronto office of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, and executive secretary of both Broadcast Executives Society and Central Canada Broadcaster’s Association. In 1973, she joined CTV Network as Director of Promotion and Public Relations, and was appointed executive assistant to the President of CTV. Ruth was diagnosed with cancer in June 1973 and passed away December 12, 1973.

In 1974, a scholarship fund was established in her memory by CTV, Broadcast Executives Society and Canadian Association of Broadcasters.

2018 Winners

Aliza Latta – Sheridan College

Matt Hamel – Humber College

2017 Winners

Selenna Ho – BCIT
Pierre-Einuj Paul – Ryerson University
Cheyenne Bergenhenegouwen – BCIT

2016 Winners

Naina Grewal – Simon Fraser University
Sierra Sun – Ryerson University
Amanda Viveiros – Western University

2015 Winners

Olivia Chandler – York University
Chris Thomson – Ryerson University
Melissa Scicluna – Ryerson University

2014 Winners

Geneva Nam – McGill University
Melissa Scicluna – Ryerson University
Katlyn Pettipas – University of King’s College



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