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Undergraduate Scholarships: Slavic Languages & Literatures

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Travel Fund
  • Established through the generous donations of Anonymous and various donors.
  • Awarded to two students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures to support travel related to their academic endeavours.

 

Dr. M. Huta Scholarship
  • Established by the friends of the late Dr. M. Huta, a dental surgeon who studied in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian language, literature or culture offered by the Department.  The award is to help defray the cost of travel to the Ukraine to participate in an approved program of study.  Apply to the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures by April 15.

 

Dr. Zoltan Mester Scholarship

  • Established through the generous donations from the family and friends of Dr. Zoltan Mester.
  • Awarded to a student in Hungarian Studies on the basis of need and ability.

 

Elizabeth Ruth Karch Award in Ukrainian Studies
  • Established through a Bequest of the late Elizabeth Ruth Karch.
  • Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in courses in Ukrainian language and/or literature.  Financial need must be considered, where academic merit will also be considered.

 

Ernest Tauber Scholarship
  • Established by the Estate of Ernest Tauber.
  • Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Czech/Slovak language and/or literature offered by the Department.

 

George Luckyj Prize
  • Established through a generous donation from Professor George Luckyj.
  • Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian literature offered by the Department.

 

Hanka Markowicz Undergraduate Award

  • Established by friends, relatives and co-workers of Hanka Markowicz.
  • To be awarded on academic merit to a student enrolled in any of the Polish language and literature course(s) offered in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

 

Husky Energy Hungarian Student Exchange Program

  • Established through a generous donation from Husky Energy Inc.
  • To support the travel and tuition costs of undergraduate and/or graduate students in the Hungarian Studies Program wishing to take advantage of exchange and/or study abroad opportunities. Academic merit and financial need will be considered.

 

Ivan Franko Scholarship in Ukrainian Language and Literature
  • Established by the Estate of the late Seweryn Windyk.
  • (For Any Year) - Student obtaining the highest mark with grade A standing in any undergraduate course in Ukrainian language or literature.

 

Joanna DeMone Award at the University of Toronto (Graduate or Undergraduate)

  • Established by Joanna DeMone
  • To be awarded to a graduate student from Poland pursuing either a masters or doctoral program in the Polish Language and Literature Program. The Award is renewable provided the student maintains academic standing. The next candidate for admissions from Poland will be selected when the incumbent recipient convocates or is no longer eligible for renewal. Priority will be given to a student with academic interests in Poland's Catholic cultural heritage.
  • Alternatively, it could be awarded to a visiting graduate research or exchange student from Poland visiting the University through programs such as the International Visiting Graduate Student Study Abroad or other approved programs. Priority will be given to a student with academic interests in Poland's Catholic cultural heritage.
  • In an academic year where either one of the conditions above cannot be satisfied, the award will be given to a student in the Polish Language and Literature Program. The Award is not renewable, however candidates may be reconsidered in subsequent years if one of the above conditions cannot be satisfied.

 

Karoly Szel Undergraduate Scholarship in Hungarian Studies

  • Established by Marcella Szel and supported through donations of friends.
  • Awarded to students in the Hungarian Studies Program on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

 

Milan Surducki Memorial Scholarship
  • Established through the generous donations from the friends, relatives and co-workers of Professor Milan Surducki, former Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
  • (For Any Year/Grad) - Undergraduate or graduate student who has obtained the highest standing (at least A-) in an undergraduate or graduate course in Serbo-Croatian language and literature. In lieu of Serbo-Croatian, the scholarship may be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student with the highest standing (at least A-) in an undergraduate or graduate course in Slavic linguistics.

 

Nancy Park Annual Book Prize
  • Established by the family and friends of Nancy Park.
  • (For Any Year) - Student enrolled in a course in Russian language or literature offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

 

Nancy Park Travel Scholarship to Russia
  • Established through the generous donations from the family and friends of Nancy Park, a graduate of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in 1994.  She was a gifted piano player, with a beautiful singing voice.  A lover of languages, she spoke four.  Her deep interest in Russian culture and history led Nancy to visit Russia three times in the course of her studies and she felt the immersion experience to be invaluable.  Nancy passed away in 1998 when she was only 27 years old.
  • (For Year III/IV/Grad) - Awarded to a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate whose program includes at least one joint graduate/ undergraduate course. The recipient must have completed or be currently enrolled in a third-year Russian language course or equivalent, and be registered in one of the following disciplines: Russian language and literature, history, law, music, women's studies, art or art history. Apply to the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures by March 15.

 

Polish Consulate General in Toronto Scholarship
  • Established by the Consulate General in Toronto.
  • The scholarship is to be granted for the best academic project or paper in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in a given academic year related to Polish culture broadly conceived.

 

Rakoczi Prize in Hungarian

  • Established by the Rakoczi Foundation.
  • Awarded to outstanding students in any year, either full-time or part-time, who have achieved an A average and who obtain the highest standing in the Hungarian course(s).

 

Rosa Somborac Award
  • Established in memory of Rosa Sombarac through a bequest from her estate.
  • Awarded to students (undergraduate and graduate) enrolled in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures for academic research study programs (such as language study, research or to present scholarly work) and/or costs for summer study programs travel abroad.


Serbian Brothers’ Help Scholarship in Serbian Studies at the University of Toronto
  • Established by Serbian Brothers’ Help Inc.
  • (For Any Year) - Student enrolled in a program in Serbian on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Contact Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures for application and deadline information.
  • OSOTF

 

Stefan Jankowski Undergraduate Scholarship in Polish Studies

  • Established by Lloyd and Mira Fournier.
  • (For Year II/III) - To be awarded to an outstanding student in second or third-year undergraduate student enrolled in the Polish Studies or Polish Language and Literature program. In order to recognize academic excellence and exceptional effort, grades will serve as the primary criterion.

 

Szechenyi Society Inc. Undergraduate Scholarships in Hungarian Studies

  • Established through a generous donation from the Szechenyi Society Inc. and matched by OTSS.
  • Awarded to students in the Hungarian Studies Program on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

 

Taras Shevchenko Scholarship
  • Established by the Toronto Branch of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee.
  • (For Year I/II/III/Grad) - Student who has completed first, second or third year with at least B standing and who enrols in Ukrainian in his/her ensuing year; or a student who obtains the highest standing (at least B) in Ukrainian in his/her first, second or third year. The scholarship may also be awarded to a graduate student.

 

Tibor Gregory Rotary Memorial Scholarship in Czech & Slovak Studies

  • Established by The Rotary Club of Toronto-Eglinton and various donors
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to an undergraduate student in Czech and Slovak studies who shows commitment to the program in the study of Czech and Slovak language and culture.

 

Toronto Polish-Canadian Hall Award
  • Established by Mr. V. Falkowski, Mrs. Anne Pasko, and Mr. T. Lewandowski.
  • (For Any Year/Grad) - Undergraduate student who presents evidence that he/she is planning to undertake (or is already engaged in) a Major or Specialist program in Polish language and literature. May also be awarded to a graduate student who is enrolled in a program leading to a doctorate in Polish literature or linguistics.

 

Wilk and Bogdan Scholarship in Polish Language
  • Established by the Estate of Aniela (Nellie) Anderson, in memory of Anna Wilk, Anthony Bogdan, and Stanley Wilk.
  • (For Any Year) - Awarded to students studying the Polish language.  Academic merit and financial need will be considered.

 

Wolodymyr (Walter) Iwanyk Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies
  • Established by the Estate of Wolodymyr (Walter) Iwanyk.  Walter had an abiding appreciation of arts and culture.  He placed great value on the importance of lifelong learning and was deeply committed to supporting aspiring scholars, eager to learn about the language and culture of his beloved homeland.  Though not a U of T graduate, Walter was impressed with the strong academic reputation of the University’s Ukrainian Studies Program and its focus on promoting a global understanding of Ukrainian culture, history, language, and literature.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to students in the Ukrainian Studies Program on the basis of financial need and academic merit. This scholarship may also be directed to support the travel and tuition costs of undergraduate and/or graduate students in the Ukrainian Studies Program wishing to take advantage of exchange and/or study abroad opportunities.