SCAET building at Sheridan's Trafalgar Road Campus

Sheridan student wins ZontaPreneur Scholarship

Nov 22, 2013

Sheridan student Tehniat Noorani was presented with the $1500 Zonta Club of Mississauga’s ZontaPreneur Scholarship at Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga on Tuesday, November 19.

Noorani is a third year student in the Faculty of Business’ Accounting Program.  Her outstanding academic achievement and entrepreneurial aspirations made her an ideal candidate for the scholarship. Noorani plans to combine her passion and skills to create her own fashion business.

Jan Nevins, Zonta Club of Mississauga Member (left); Atiya Ahsan, President, Zonta Club of Mississauga (right), Tehniat Noorani, Scholarship recipient (centre)

L to R:  Jan Nevins, Zonta Club of Mississauga; Tehniat Noorani; Atiya Ahsan, President, Zonta Club of Mississauga

“Awards like these are extremely important,” said Denise Lach, Manager, Awards and Annual Giving at Sheridan College.  “When students are honoured for their achievements, skills and merits, it sends the powerful message that others recognize their abilities and believe in their prospects for the future.”

"I am very thankful to Zonta for recognizing my efforts and hard work by rewarding me with such an incredible award,” said Noorani.  “Now, I feel much closer to achieving my goals and fulfilling my passions."

The ZontaPreneur Scholarship was developed by the Zonta Club of Mississauga to support female business students at Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus who exemplify the values of Zonta and have demonstrated outstanding potential in their field. For more information about Zonta visit


About Sheridan

Sheridan College is one of Canada’s leading post-secondary institutions, offering over 100 diploma, certificate, and bachelor degree programs in an environment that fosters innovation and creativity. Approximately 5,000 students are enrolled in the Faculty of Business across Sheridan’s three campuses. The Faculty of Business has recently been accepted for membership by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the U.S.-based international management accreditation body. In September, 2014, it will launch five innovative, four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees in Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management. 

About Zonta

The Zonta Club of Mississauga is part of Zonta International; a global organization of executive and professional women working together to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women locally and internationally.

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