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Vivienne Poy Chancellor’s Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Vivienne Poy Chancellor’s Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be nominated by their department
  • Must be a graduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Science who is enrolled in a doctoral-stream humanities or social science program.
  • Financial need will be considered; must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for OSAP or by submitting a Financial Needs Assessment Form for the fall-winter sessions in which the application is made.
  • Please note: international students are not eligible.

Value:

  • $24,000
  • Award is paid, after re-registration in the next fall session at the University of Toronto, in three equal installments: September, January, May.

Applications:

Applications are composed of 7 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. Two-page statement outlining the student's program of study and/or research interests.
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. If applicable: undergraduate and graduate transcripts for institutions other than U of T.
  5. Letter of support from the student's supervisor (must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the application).
  6. Letter of support from the graduate coordinator of the student’s department (must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the application). If there is more than one applicant from a given department the graduate coordinator will be asked to rank the applicants. Maximum two applications per department
  7. Copy of the applicant's OSAP assessment or a Financial Needs Assessment Form.

    Department should submit applications to:
    Faculty of Arts and Science Student Awards Committee
    c/o Lanor Mallon, Manager, Faculty Governance and Curriculum
    Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1006
    Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G3

Deadline: March 17 at 5:00 p.m. – Late submissions will not be accepted.

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