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Walter and Mary Tuohy Award in Arts and Science

Walter and Mary Tuohy Award in Arts and Science

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Science who is undertaking a period of study at an international post-secondary institution or pursuing international field work in conjunction with his/her University of Toronto program.
  • Financial need will be considered; must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for OSAP for the fall-winter sessions in which the application is made.
  • Please note: international students are not eligible.


  • The number of awards and value vary but are at minimum $2,000
  • Award is paid at the time of travel after students have completed a Safety Abroad Workshop and registered with the Safety Abroad Office (this can take up to one month).


Applications are composed of 5 parts that must be submitted together. Please ensure applications are complete upon submission. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application Summary Form

  1. Application Summary Form
  2. One-page statement outlining the relevance of the activity for the student's program of study at U of T.
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. One-page letter of support from a University of Toronto faculty member (must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the application).
  5. Copy of the applicant's OSAP assessment.

    Submit applications to:
    Faculty of Arts and Science Student Awards Committee
    c/o Office of the Faculty Registrar
    100 St. George Street, Room 1006
    Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G3
Contact: undergrad.awards@artsci.utoronto.ca

Deadline: March 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. – Late submissions will not be accepted.

Applicants will be notified of the decision by mail by end of April.