Sales Excellence Awards


Sales Excellence Award: Recognizing Outstanding Achievement


Students who earn the CPSA Institute Sales Certificate or are enrolled in a CPSA Accredited Program and have completed all sales modules within that program are eligible to apply for the Sales Excellence Award. 
In addition to the award prizes listed below, students can use this example of outstanding achievement as a portfolio builder and professional proof you demonstrate the assets of a rising star in the Sales profession! Click here to download the Sales Excellence Award Flyer and Frequently Asked Questions. 


Award Prizes

The following 3 awards recognizes outstanding achievements of post-secondary students involved in sales education

Mike Jackson Memorial Award CAD $2,500.00
Sales Excellence Award 1 CAD $1,500.00
Sales Excellence Award 2 CAD $1,500.00

Scholarship awardees also receive a mentoring relationship with a Sales Leader and a 1 year complimentary CPSA Student Subscription.


Eligibility

To be considered, you must have graduated from or be enrolled in a CPSA Accredited Program (and complete all sales modules within that program) between the period Fall 2018 to Fall 2019.


A. Mike Jackson Memorial Award:

  • Completion of all sales modules from an accredited full-time, post-secondary program
  • Demonstrate extra-curricular activities in sales*
  • Attained an overall GPA of 80% or higher**
  • Exhibit exceptional performance in Sales module(s)
  • Submit a 5 minute video presentation showcasing yourself, following the guide below*** (feel free to show your creativity)

B. Sales Excellence Awards:

  • Completion of all sales modules from an accredited full-time, post-secondary program
  • Attained an overall GPA of 75% or higher
  • Exhibit exceptional performance in Sales module(s)
  • Submit a 5 minute video presentation showcasing yourself, following the guide below*** (feel free to show your creativity)

*Demonstrate extra-curricular activities in Sales which includes outstanding involvement in any of the following: sales clubs, student competitions, academic publications, student governance, volunteer work, ad sales for newsletters and part-time summer sales roles 

**If you have not yet graduated from your program, send your most recent end of semester transcript

*** 5 minute video submission: Introduce yourself (full name, program & academic institution); Tell us about yourself and why you chose sales as a field of study; Describe a time when you had to use sales related skills to achieve a goal. What was the goal? Was it achieved? What did you learn from this? How do you think winning the Sales Excellence Awards would impact you?


How To Apply

Complete and email the Sales Excellence Award application Form to StudentProgram@cpsa.com along with evidence of meeting or exceeding application criteria. Evidence may include (not limited to):


  • Transcript (clearly outlining GPA %)
  • Letter of support/endorsement from an instructor or faculty member
  • Your Sales publications

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