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Alfred and Florence Aiken and Dorothy Woods (Aiken Woods) Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Cell and Systems Biology

  • Established by the Estate of Alfred Aiken and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology.

David F. Mettrick Fellowship

  • David F. Mettrick was a Professor of Zoology, 1967-1997, and served as Chair of the Department  of Zoology from 1975-1984.
  • This fund â€” an initiative of Professor Arthur M. Zimmerman â€” was supported by friends and colleagues of Professor David F. Mettrick.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology who is engaged in any aspect of zoological research.

Desmond and Marjorie Gourley / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Cell and Systems Biology (OGS)

  • Established by Desmond and Marjorie Gourley.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology.

D. L. Bailey Award

  • Established by the Family of Dr. D.L. Bailey.
  • Awarded to a graduate student presenting the best PhD proposal in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology.

Dr. Clara Winifred Fritz Memorial Fellowship in Plant Pathology

  • Established by the Estate of Madeleine Alberta Fritz.
  • Awarded to a graduate student studying in the area of plant pathology.

Dr. Klaus Rothfels Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through donations from friends and former students of Dr. Klaus Rothfels.
  • Awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Dr. Leslie Paul Nyman Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

  • Established through donations from the family and friends of the late Dr. Leslie Paul Nyman.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in Cell and Systems Biology who is involved in community service activities where preference is given to undergraduate students.

Duncan L. Gellatly Memorial Award

  • Established by the family and friends of Duncan Gellatly.
  • It is awarded biennially to a graduate student who is demonstrating excellence in virology research.

 Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn Awards in Botany

  • Established by the Estate of the late Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn.
  • Two awards – one to a graduate student engaged in plant biology research work which, in the opinion of the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, is likely to prove beneficial to agriculture and the other to a graduate student engaged in plant biology research work which, in the opinion of the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, is likely to prove useful to medicine.

Frederick P. Ide Graduate Awards in Cell and Systems Biology

  • Established by the Estate of Frederick P. Ide and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology. (OSOTF)

Hilbert and Reta Straus Award

  • Established through donations from Various Donors in memory of Hilbert and Reta Staus
  • Awarded to a full-time graduate student who has demonstrated high research achievement in the fields of plant molecular or cellular biology (sensulato).

Joan M. Coleman Scholarship / Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST)

  • Established by through a generous anonymous donation.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology studying in the field of plant molecular biology.

 Kenneth C. Fisher Award for Graduate Students

  • Established through generous donations by the friends and colleagues of Professor K.C. Fisher.
  • Awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, who maintains a high standard of academic and research achievements, balanced with outstanding extra-curricular contributions to their department, faculty, or the university as a whole.

Professor Jaro Sodek Graduate Student Bursary

  • Established through a generous donation from an anonymous donor and matched OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to one or more Master’s or doctoral student(s), focusing in protein research, in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology where financial need will be considered. (OSOTF)

Ramsay Wright Scholarship in Cell and Systems Biology

  • Established by the Estate of the late Professor R. Ramsay Wright.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology who is engaged in research in zoology.

Rustom H. Dastur Graduate Scholarship in Cell and Systems Biology

  • Established by the Estate of Renate Dastur in honour of her late father-in-law, Rustom Hormazdji Dastur, to support students pursuing studies in botany.

  • Awarded to graduate students studying plant sciences that successfully meet the requirements to transfer from the MSc program to the PhD program in the Graduate Department of Cell & Systems Biology. Award based on academic merit.

Senior Alumni Association Prize in Cell and Systems Biology

  • Established by the Senior Alumni Association of the University of Toronto and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology. (OSOTF)

Sheila Freeman Graduate Award in Zoology

  • Established through generous donations by the colleagues and friends of Sheila Freeman and matched OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology who is focusing his/her studies in animal biology. (OSOTF)

Sherwin S. Desser Graduate Scholarship
Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST)

  • Established through generous donations from various donors, including the colleagues and friends of Professor Sherwin S. Desser.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology.

Valerie Anderson Graduate Fellowship

  • Established through generous donations from various donors.
  • Awarded to a graduate student in any sub-discipline of plant biology on the basis of academic merit (research and course work).

Vietnamese Canadian Community Graduate Award in Zoology

  • Established through generous donations by the Members of the Vietnamese-Canadian community and matched OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology who is studying animal biology and who exhibits research ability/potential, good communication skills and interpersonal/leadership abilities. (OSOTF)

Yoshio Masui Prize in Developmental, Molecular or Cellular Biology

  • Established by the Provost of the University of Toronto, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Chair of the Department of Cell and Systems Biology in recognition of the outstanding research contributions of Professor Masui and funded through generous donations from various donors.
  • It was awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology on the basis of academic merit.

Zoology International Scholarship

  • Established by Professor Yoshio Masui, Department of Cell and Systems Biology.
  • It is awarded to a full-time international (visa) student enrolled in a graduate program offered by the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, on the basis of academic performance and financial need.

Zoology Sesquicentennial Graduate Award

  • Established through donations from alumni and friends of the Department of Cell and Systems Biology.
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology on the basis of academic merit. Financial need may also be considered.