Competitions, Awards & Prizes

Every year we have a few awards and prizes available, details of which can be found below:

Schools Awards

WCIB Lord George Bursary at Dulwich College

The WCIB Lord George Bursary at Dulwich College is awarded annually in memory of WCIB Past Master Lord George of St Tudy (Eddie George) who was Governor of the Bank of England from 1994 to 2004. The bursary is awarded to a sixth form pupil on the recommendation of the school.

The Annual WCIB Schools Awards Ceremony

The last WCIB Schools Awards Ceremony was held on 3rd December 2019 and hosted by ING. 

The Sheriffs' Challenge

The Late Lord Mayor and former Master of the WCIB, Alderman Sir Peter Estlin, initiated the Sheriffs’ Challenge. Its rationale was to give students in London schools a chance to hone their public speaking skills by delivering a team-work presentation, competitively, on a topic relating to the City of London or the business/wider world.

Past Winners and Runners Up Awards & Prizes

A comprehensive list of past winners and runners up can be found here




University & Business Schools Awards

WCIB Prize at Business Schools

The prize is awarded to participants whose dissertations are related to the City, international banking or an aspect of finance.

The WCIB Lombard Prize

The WCIB Lombard Prize was initiated by Alan Moore CBE in the early 1990's when he was Chairman of the Lombard Association, to reward an outstanding student of the City University (now the Sir John Cass Business School) evening MBA Programme. In 2009, the Court of Assistants agreed that the Lombard Prize should be extended to include the winners of Company prizes at all of the universities which are affiliated with the Company.

Mansion House Scholarship Scheme (MHSS)

The Mansion House Scholarship Scheme which helps fund foreign students and young financial services executives to come to the UK to study at a British university, or to train or gain experience in the City. Read more here