Goldy Hyder is a graduate of University of Calgary where he completed his Bachelor and Masters of Arts in Political Science. He has served as Chief of Staff to Rt. Hon Joe Clark, President & CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, and is currently the President and CEO of The Business Council of Canada. Goldy is married to Fatima and they have three daughters.
Sheroo Hyder is also a graduate of the University of Calgary majoring in History. He is President & CEO of Link Insurance Agency, a firm founded by his parents over thirty five years ago and now has fourteen locations in Alberta. Sheroo is married to Zeenat and they have two sons. Both Goldy, Sheroo and their families are active supporters of charitable causes in their respective communities of Ottawa and Calgary.
Number of Awards: 1
Award Amount: $5,000
Applications Open: February 1st, 2020
Applications Close: April 15th, 2020
1. Self-identify as Muslim
2. Have attained an overall average of 80% or higher from University/College, calculated from a valid transcript
3. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
4. Demonstrate involvement and leadership in extra-curricular activities at school
5. Demonstrate involvement in volunteer initiatives that have a positive impact on the Muslim community and Canadian society