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Undergraduate Scholarships: Miscellaneous

Alexander T. Fulton Scholarship

  • Established by a Bequest of the late Alexander T. Fulton.
  • (For Year I) - Awarded to an outstanding student who has completed the first year in the Faculty of Arts & Science and who is enrolled in a science program.  Students who will receive a University of Toronto Scholar Award are not eligible.

 

Andrea and Charles Bronfman Student Awards in Israeli Studies
  • Established through a generous donation of Andrea and Charles Bronfman.
  • Awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate students who are pursuing study or research related to Israel.
  • Detailed criteria

 

Angela and Giulio Zigrossi Memorial Scholarship in the Humanities
  • Established by Rosemary D. Zigrossi in memory of her parents, Angela and Giulio Zigrossi, who believed in pursuing excellence and pursuit of knowledge.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to undergraduate student(s) enrolled in a Specialist or Major Program in the Humanities, at the Faculty of Arts & Science.
  • OSOTF

 

Arts & Science Scholarship for Excellence in Cognitive Science
  • Established by the University of Toronto.
  • (For Year II/III) - Awarded to a non-graduating student in the Cognitive Science Program, excluding any previous winners; based first on financial need and second on academic merit.

 

Arts & Science Students' Union (ASSU) 2nd Year Bursary

  • Established by the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU).
  • (For Year II)- Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student, second year, registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus, who has demonstrated financial need.

 

Arts & Science Students' Union (ASSU) 4th Year Award

  • Established by the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU).
  • Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student, fourth year, registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus, who has demonstrated financial need.

 

Arts & Science Students' Union (ASSU) – Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Bursary
  • Established by the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU) and the Faculty of Arts and Science.
  • (For Year II or Higher) - Full-time undergraduate student who has demonstrated financial need.

 

Associates of the University of Toronto Awards for Study of the United States
  • Established by the Associates of the University of Toronto.
  • Awarded on the basis of financial need to two graduate students entering or continuing in a course of study related the United States, and one undergraduate student enrolled in the American Studies Program.  Academic merit will also be considered.
  • Detailed criteria

 

AstraZeneca Scholarship

  • Established by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
  • Awarded to an outstanding student who is enrolled in a Specialist Program in Biology, Chemistry or Pharmacology. The award will be made in the fall session of the recipient's fourth year. The award will alternate on an annual basis between three disciplines according to the following cycle: Chemistry, Pharmacology, Biology.

 

Bento Sushi Foundation Scholarship

  • Established by the Bento Sushi Foundation
To be awarded to a student participating in the Japan Summer Abroad Program. Preference will be given to domestic students, students in the Rotman Commerce program, and students who have demonstrated a new interest in Japan. Contact Rotman Commerce Program for application and deadline information.


Betty Jean Boultbee Bursary
  • Established by the Estate of Betty Jean Boultbee
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to an undergraduate student, registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus, who has demonstrated financial need; academic merit will also be considered.

 

Carl G. Amrhein Bursary
  • Established by the Arts and Science Students’ Union, Carl G. Amrhein, former Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science and various donors.
  • (For Year II or Higher) - Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student, second year or higher, registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus, who has demonstrated financial need.
  • OSOTF

 

C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Scholarship

C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Scholarships is a merit-based scholarship awarded to undergraduate students selected for the exchange program between Laval University and the University of Toronto. 

The value of the scholarship is approximately $16,000 for a full-year exchange.

Eligibility:

  • U of T student participating in a CIE exchange program at Laval University
  • must be enrolled in the Faculty of Arts & Science in a minor, major or specialist program in Economics, History or Political Science, or in an interdisciplinary program such as International Relations or Peace, Conflict and Justice.
  • the recipient must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Apply to the Centre for International Experience using the CIE Funding Application Form by January 13, 2017. Additional information on the C.D. Howe Scholarship available here

 

Charles Lester Mills Scholarship in Science
  • Established by the Estate of the late Charles Lester Mills.
  • (For Year II) - Awarded to an outstanding student who has completed the second year in the Faculty of Arts & Science and who is enrolled in a science program.  Students who will receive a University of Toronto Scholar Award are not eligible.
 

 Clarence Redekop Memorial Award in International Relations

  • Established through the generous donations from the friends of the late Dr. Clarence Redekop, a frequent lecturer of the International Relations Program at the University of Toronto.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to the student who has achieved the highest mark in the first course in the undergraduate program for International Relations, POL 208Y1 Introduction to International Relations.  In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative GPA will receive the award.
 

 Daisy Ho Contemporary China Special Undergraduate Projects Fund

  •  (For Year III) - There will be approximately four awards made annually on the basis of proposals from third-year undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (with no program eligibility restrictions) who are interested in undertaking a special research project on contemporary China. The awards will be used to help defray the costs associated with travel and research of the student participants. The successful recipients will be required to share their findings with their peers to extend the learning opportunities. Contact the Asian Institute for application and deadline information.
 

 Dean's Student Leadership Award

  •  Established by the Faculty of Arts & Science.
  • Awarded to Arts & Science students who have demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities.
  • Detailed criteria.
 

 

Dr. David Chu Scholarships in Asia Pacific Studies
  • Established through a generous donation from Dr. David Chu.
  • Awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate students who are pursuing study or research related to the Asia Pacific region.
  • Detailed criteria
 

 

Dr. David Chu Student Leadership Award
  • Established through a generous donation from Dr. David Chu.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.  Student must be registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science and be pursuing study or research related the Asia Pacific region.  The recipient must demonstrate their program of study and/or research interests; and their ongoing and planned contributions to promotion Asia Pacific studies and research at the University of Toronto.
 

 

Dr. John Knowles Colling Memorial Scholarships
  • Established through a bequest of the late Mary A. Wainwright.
  • (For Year I) - Awarded to outstanding students who have completed the first year in the Faculty of Arts & Science.  Students who will receive a University of Toronto Scholar award are not eligible.
 

 

Dr. Laurence Pavlish Memorial Award in Physics and Archaeology
  • Established through the generous donations from family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Laurence Pavlish.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need, to an undergraduate student in a course in Archeological Science (UTM and UTSC students are also eligible). Contact the Archaeology Centre for application and deadline information.
 

 

Elsie Gregory MacGill Memorial Scholarship
  • Established by the Elsie Gregory MacGill Memorial Foundation.
  • (For Year IV) - Female student in the Faculty of Arts and Science with the highest cumulative GPA in a science program. The scholarship will alternate on an annual basis between the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.
 

 

Faculty of Arts & Science Admission Award
  • Established through the generous donations to the Faculty of Arts and Science Annual Fund.
  • (For Year I – On Admission) - Awarded to a first-year undergraduate student who has at least one dependent child under the age of sixteen. Apply to Admissions & Awards by November 1.
  • OSOTF
 

  

Faculty of Arts & Science Alumni & Friends Undergraduate Scholarship

  •  Established through the generous donations from various donors.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded annually to four undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of academic merit and/or financial need.
 

 

Faculty of Arts & Science Student Award
  • Established by the Faculty of Arts and Science.
  •  Awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science
 

 

Gavin Dass Memorial Scholarship
  • Established by the friends, teachers and colleagues of the late Gavin Dass.  Gavin was a fourth year student in the Theoretical Physiology Program in 1991, but was stricken by a fatal illness several months before completing his final terms.  Gavin came to Toronto from his native Trinidad to study Physiology and Biophysics because he had a professional interest in the application of mathematics and physics to problems in physiology.  While he was in Toronto, Gavin joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity and became involved in a variety of extracurricular and community activities.  Because of his warm and approachable demeanour and sense of commitment, Gavin will be remembered by all who knew him as a fine and genuine individual.
  • (For Year III/IV) - Student in any undergraduate program who has shown a strong interest in theoretical physiology. Apply to the Department of Physiology by April 1.
 

 

Gloria Armstrong Goodings Memorial Fund
  • Established by the Estate of Gloria Armstrong Goodings.
  • (For Year II) - Awarded to an undergraduate student who has completed the second year of a Specialist or Major Program in the Humanities at the Faculty of Arts & Science.  Financial need must be considered, where academic merit will also be considered.
 

  

Gwen Carter Scholarship

  •  Established through the generous donations from the friends of the late Gwendolen Carter (Trinity 1929).
  • Awarded to a student every other year in the program in African Studies and in the alternate year to a student in the program in International Relations whose major field of study is in third world.
 

 

Herbert Edwin Chadburn and Florence Grace Chadburn Memorial Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Established by the Estate of Florence Grace Chadburn.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to undergraduate student(s) in two or more of the following major programs: French, Italian, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish or Ukrainian. Preference will be given to student(s) registered at University College.  Recipients must be in good academic standing, and must have demonstrated financial need.
  
 

IHPST Award for Best Essay on the Theory of Scientific Change

  •  (For Any Year) - To be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has written the best essay on the theory of scientific change. Contact the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology for application and deadline information. 

 
Indo-Canadian Advisory Group Bursary for the Study of India
  • Established by the Indo-Canadian Advisory Group.
  • (For Any Year) - Financial need will be considered. Academic merit may also be considered.  Undergraduate recipients must be enrolled in the Specialist Program in South Asian Studies.  Graduate recipients must be enrolled in the Collaborative Program in South Asian Studies.  Preference will be given to students whose course of study or research is focussed on India.
 

 

 James Hosinec & Carol M. Isaac Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts & Science
  •  Established by James Hosinec and the Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Awarded as an entrance scholarship to students in the Faculty of Arts & Science based on academic merit; where possible, across the following disciplines: humanities, social sciences and life/physical sciences.

 

Jane Seto Bursary
  • Established by the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU).
  • (For Year III) - Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student, third year, registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus, who has demonstrated financial need.

 

Joint Initiative in German and European Studies Undergraduate Awards (OSOTF)
  • Established by the German/European Academic Exchange Service.
  • (For Any Year) - The annual income is to be used to support undergraduate awards for study in German and European studies.  Financial need must be considered, where academic merit will also be considered.

 

Latin American Studies Undergraduate Project Award

  • Established through the generous donations of Various Donors.
  • Awarded to one or more undergraduate students enrolled in, or applying to the Latin American Studies Major Program. The award will support exceptionally qualified and committed undergraduate students who want to engage in bold, innovate projects in Latin America. Students must demonstrate strong academic standing; financial need will be considered. Preference will be given to students in their second and third year of study, but this is not a requirement. Students are asked to propose a creative project, non-profit work or other activities that are likely to increase their commitment toward, and knowledge of, Latin America. This project should be completed sometime between 1 and 31 December. It is permitted to propose a project pursued while engaged in study abroad or internship, but this is not required.

 

Meltzer Memorial Scholarships in International Relations
  • Established by the Estate of the late Mr. David Meltzer.
  • (For Year III/IV) - Student enrolled in the Specialist program in International Relations.

 

Michael and Ida Shankman Bursary
  • Established through a generous donation from Dr. Solomon Shankman.
  • Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of Faculty of Arts & Science academic program based on financial need.  A statement on how his/her actions are guided by the following text: “I pray thee, then, Write me as one that loves his fellow men” (Abou Ben Adhem, by James Leigh Hunt).
  • Detailed criteria.

 

Milton Harris Undergraduate Award in the Jackman Humanities Institute
  • Established by Mr. Barrie Rose.
  • (For Year III/IV) - Awarded to undergraduate students in the senior years of their degree.  Students from all colleges are eligible.

 

Monica Ryckman Grant
  • Established through a generous donation from Monica Ryckman.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to a student enrolled in a Specialist or Major Program in science.  Nominations will be solicited from the Arts & Science [St. George campus] College Registrars.

 

Pekka K. Sinervo International Travel Award
  • Established through the generous donations from various donors.
  • (For Any Year) - To provide financial assistance to an Arts & Science student from the University of Toronto who plans a period of study in another international post-secondary institution.  The student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Quaid-i-Azim Mohammad Ali Jinnah Award
  • Established by the Government of Pakistan, Embassy of Pakistan, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded annually to a degree student in the Faculty of Arts & Science, who has achieved the highest standing in any course or program with a substantial content concerning the history and culture of Pakistan, South Asian Islam or Urdu Studies.

 

Riddell Rouillard Memorial Bursary

  • Established by a Bequest of the late Professor Emeritus C. Dana Rouillard, Mrs. Kay Riddell Rouillard and gifts from family and friends.
  • Awarded based on the basis of financial need to a student or students in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

 

R. N. Tagore Award

  • (For Year III or IV) To be awarded to an outstanding student in their third or fourth year of studying languages in the Faculty of Arts and Science. For the purpose of this award, "studying languages" is defined as majoring or specializing in the Department of English, Department of French, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Department of Italian Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

 

Robin L. and Karen E. Armstrong Bursary
  • Established through a generous donation from Dr. Robin L. Armstrong.
  • (For Year III) - Student nominated for the Robin L. Armstrong Scholarship, on the basis of financial need.

 

Robin L. and Karen E. Armstrong Scholarship
  • Established by Dr. Robin L. Armstrong with contributions from his friends and colleagues.
  • (For Year III) - Student entering the fourth year of the Faculty of Arts and Science based on academic excellence and extra-curricular activities. The award will rotate annually among students in programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

 

Sacred Feathers (Kahkewaquonaby) Scholarship in Native Studies
  • Established by Donald B. Smith in memory of Sacred Feathers (1802-1856) whose English name was Peter Jones, a Chief of the Mississauga Indians of the Credit River, 1829-1856.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to students with an interest in the study of North American aboriginal peoples.  Preference will be given to students in the Aboriginal Studies Program.  Awarded to a student on the basis of financial need.

 

United Network of Indo-Caribbean Toronto Youths (U.N.I.T.Y.) Scholarship
  • Established through a generous donation from U.N.I.T.Y.
  • (For Any Year) - Financial need must be considered, academic merit will also be considered. Awarded to one or more students who have successfully completed a course offered by the Caribbean Studies Program that encompasses Indo-Caribbean issues.

 

Walter and Mary Tuohy Award in Arts & Science
  • Established by the Walter and Mary Tuohy Foundation.
  • Awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science who are undertaking a period of study at an international post-secondary institution or pursuing international field work in conjunction with their University of Toronto program.  Financial need must be considered.  Academic merit may also be considered.
  • Detailed criteria

 

Willie Ann Luckett Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Established by a generous gift of an anonymous donor of the late Mrs. Basil John McGuire (Willie Ann Luckett), B.A. 1935, St. Michael’s College.
  • (For Any Year) - Student enrolled in one of the Modern Languages and Literatures combined Specialist programs, with the exclusion of French (e.g., Italian and Spanish).

 

Faculty of Medicine's Youth Summer Program Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Established by the Division of Teaching Laboratories in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto

  • Awarded equally to up to four full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the first year of an Arts and Science program leading towards a Major or Specialist program in the Life Sciences or related discipline, on the basis of academic merit.

  • Strong preference is for students who graduated from the Youth Summer Program – Medicine for high school students

  • For more information