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Garry Zentil Memorial Scholarship

Garry Zentil

The York Major Holdings group of companies is pleased to offer the Garry Zentil Memorial Scholarship with the purpose of encouraging higher education amongst employees, or their children & grandchildren. Eligible for this program are employees, the children or grandchildren of the employees of Eagles Nest Golf Club, Turnberry Golf Club, York Major Holdings Inc., Mayfair Tennis Courts Limited and the students of Chaminade College School. The person who receives this scholarship will receive financial assistance each year for a bachelor or diploma program.

Garry Zentil was renowned for his charity work and business acumen and this scholarship, which comes in the wake of his untimely passing in February 2012, is a fitting tribute to a great man.



Guidelines and Application Forms

Complete program guidelines are available on www.univcan.ca


Higher Education Scholarships 
Universities Canada
Ref: Garry Zentil Memorial Scholarship Program
1710-350 Albert Street      Fax: 613-563-9745
Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1      E-mail: awards@univcan.ca
Phone: 613-563-1236      Web: www.univcan.ca
Toll free: 1-844-567-1237      Portal: https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca

Deadline - Application submission deadline for the following academic year is May 1st. Candidates will receive notice of the results of their application at the end of August.

Scholarship Recipients

Francesco Colella- 2017

As a proud student and member of Eagles Nest Golf Course staff, I am honoured to have been selected as the 2017 recipient for the Garry Zentil Memorial Scholoarship. I am currently studying at George Brown College, in the Honours Bachelor of Technology - Construction Management program. I hope to develope the skills and knowledge for a successful future, that will assist me to make an impact in our community that would make Mr. Garry Zentil proud. Thank you to the Zentil family for your generosity in supporting my post-secondary education. As I continue to grow as a student and human being. I will cherish this award as it is an inspiration which will be long lasting. 

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Christian Cossidente- 2016

I am very honored and privileged to have been the 2016 recipient of the Garry Zentil Scholarship. Just like Garry Zentil, I am a proud alumni of Chaminade College School. Throughout my four years at Chaminade I placed a great emphasis on maintaining a high academic standing while participating in various extra-curricular and community activities. I am currently enrolled in the Honors Health Sciences program at McMaster University and am also a member of the Men’s Varsity Soccer Team. I want to thank the Zentil Family for their generous bursary. In the future I hope to give back to my community just as the Zentil family has done for me." 


Christian C

Allison Elgersma - 2015

“I am honoured to have been awarded the Garry Zentil Memorial Scholarship. I study in the Mathematics and Chartered Professional Accountancy program at the University of Waterloo and look forward to receiving my CPA designation in the future. I would like to thank the Zentil family for supporting me through my post-secondary education.”

Allison Elgersma

Nicole Chanderpaul - 2014

"I am grateful and honoured to be the recipient of the Garry Zentil Scholarship. This contribution to my future is assisting in my current pursuit for a Philosophy program and International Languages at the University of Toronto which widens my potential possibilities for a future in law. The generosity of the Zentil Family and their passion for assisting in next generation academically is an inspiration I will always carry with me."

Cameron Pruckner
Cameron Prukner - 2013

Cameron Prukner, a member of the Golf Operations team at Eagles Nest Golf Club was awarded the first ever Garry Zentil Scholarship Award in summer 2013. The award was presented to Cameron by Garry’s brother Paul and close friends Jim DeGasperis and Duane Aubie. Cameron is readying for his studies at McMaster University in the Commerce program and was very excited about the chance to receive this great honour.

Cameron Pruckner

YearRecipientProgram Degree/StudiesInstitute
2016 Christian Cossidente Honors Health Sciences McMaster University
2015 Allison Elgersma Mathematics and Chartered Professional Accountancy University of Waterloo
2014 Nicole Chanderpaul Philosophy & International Languages University of Toronto
2013 Cameron Prukner Commerce McMaster University

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