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Adrian Brook Graduate Scholarship in Organic Chemistry

  • Established by the Estate of Adrian Gibbs Brook and the Department of Chemistry
  • It is awarded to one or more graduate students in the Department of Chemistry who are pursuing research or studies in topics related to Organic Chemistry. The recipient(s) will be selected based on academic merit and financial need will be considered.

Alex Harrison Award in Analytical Mass Spectrometry

  • Established by the Halocom Society of Canada and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry studying in the area of the environment chemistry of chemical pollutants. Academic merit and financial need will be considered.

Andrew Roberston Gordon Fellowship

  • Established by the Estate of Andrew Robertson Gordon.
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of Chemistry on the basis of academic merit.

BASF Canada Graduate Student Award

  • Established by Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Inc (acquired by BASF in 2008) and matched by the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry where preference will be given to students in the area of polymers and materials. (OSOTF

Boehringer Ingelheim Award of Excellence in Organic or Bio Organic Chemistry

  • Established by Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd and matched by OSOTF and the Endowed Adjustment Fund (EAF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student (MSc or PhD) pursuing his or her studies in synthetic or bioorganic chemistry, and awarded on the basis of excellence both in graduate course work and in research. Financial need must be considered. (OSOTF)

Chemclub Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by the Chemclub and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF).
  • It is awarded to two graduate students in the Department of Chemistry in their third or higher year of study in a doctoral program. Please consult with the Department of Chemistry for the award criteria and application process. A student who currently holds an NSERC/OGS/OGSST award is ineligible for this scholarship. This scholarship is open to international students who meet the criteria.

Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Inc. Graduate Student Award

  • Established by Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Inc and matched by OSOTF
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry where preference will be given to students in the area of polymers and materials. (OSOTF)

Colin Hahnemann Bayley Fellowship in Chemistry

  • Established by the Estate of Emma Bayley.
  • It is awarded to an incoming graduate student, on the basis of academic excellence. If the student is entering a Master’s program, he/she will hold the fellowship for a period of two years. If the student is entering a PhD program, he/she will hold the fellowship during the final two years of the PhD Program.

 Dalton Chemical Laboratories Organic Chemistry Scholarship in Memory of Peter Yates

  • Established by Dalton Chemical Laboratories Inc and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a first year graduate student in organic chemistry. Significant improvement in academic performance between third and fourth year in the undergraduate program will also be considered. (OSOTF)

Dalton Pharma Services Advanced Inorganic and Materials Laboratory Fellowship

  • Established by Dalton Pharma Services and matched by OSOTF and the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS).
  • It is awarded annually to a teaching fellow, enrolled in the graduate program in the Department of Chemistry, on the basis of financial need where preference is given to students of merit. (OSOTF)

 David H. Farrar Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

  • Established by friends, students, and colleagues of Professor David H. Farrar and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to graduate student(s) in the Department of Chemistry, who have distinguished themselves both academically and for their leadership and contribution to the life of the university through student governance, community service or volunteer work.

Digital Specialty Chemicals Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established by Digital Specialty Chemicals and matched by OGSST.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry studying in the area of phosphine chemistry.

Dina Gordon Malkin Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established by Dina Gordon Malkin and matched by OGSST.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry who is studying biological/medicinal chemistry.

Donald J. Leroy Graduate Prize in Physical Chemistry

  • Established by the friends, family, and colleagues of the late Professor D. J. Leroy.
  • It is awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence in research and performance in at least two graduate courses, with particular emphasis on the former.

Dr. L. Bradley Pett Graduate Award in Biological Chemistry

  • Established by Dr. L. Bradley Pett and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry who has completed at least one year of graduate work in the area of biological chemistry. (OSOTF).

Edwin Walter and Margery Warren Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established by Margery Warren and matched by OGSST.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry.

Edwin Walter Warren Graduate Student Awards

  • Established through a generous donation from an anonymous donor and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry. (OSOTF

F. E. Beamish Graduate Scholarships (OGSST)

  • Established by the Estate of Margery Warren and matched by the Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry.

F. E. Beamish Prizes

  • Originally established in 1967 through the royalties from the sale of a book entitled Analytical Chemistry of the Platinum Metals, written by the late Professor F. E. Beamish.
  • It is awarded to students for outstanding graduate work, as evidenced by a seminar or performance on examinations, as follows: Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry Seminar, Inorganic Chemistry Examinations, Physical Chemistry Seminar.

 Graduate Student Relocation Assistance Award

  • Established through the generous donations of Various Donors and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to new graduate students to help offset expenses incurred in relocating to Toronto from elsewhere in Canada. (OSOTF).

Irene R. Miller Scholarship in Chemistry (PPEF)

  • Established by the Miller Khoshkish Foundation
  • It is awarded to one or more graduate students on the basis of academic merit with preference given toward support for international students enrolled in a PhD program in chemical physics with surface chemistry as the preferred area of research within chemical physics, Department of Chemistry. The award can be renewed a maximum of twice.

John Bunting Graduate Prize in Chemistry

  • Established by Mary Bunting and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a third or fourth year graduate student in the field of physical organic or bioorganic chemistry. The student must have a research publication from their graduate studies. (OSOTF)

Jerry and Yvonne Kresge Fellowship in Chemistry

  • Established by Professor Alexander Jerry Kresge and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to graduate student(s) in the Department of Chemistry, on the basis of academic merit and financial need. 

Jim Guillet Chemistry Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Professor James E. Guillet and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry based on academic merit and the potential for significant innovation in any area of Chemistry. Financial need will also be considered.

J. Warren Flanagan / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry (OGS)

  • Established by J. Warren Flangan.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Chemistry.

Lawrence V. Redman Fellowships in Chemistry

  • Established through a bequest of the late Lawrence Vincent Redman, BA (1920), Hon DSc (1931).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student commencing the first year of a program of study in research in chemistry leading to an advanced degree.

 Leslie Gladstone Cook Memorial Fellowships

  • Established by Mrs. Alfreda Cook and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry, according to the following:
    • incoming graduate students travelling from other parts of Canada to Toronto;
    • graduate students attending special conferences in their field of graduate studies;
    • awarded as stipend support for graduate students in financial need. (OSOTF)

Martin Moskovits Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established through a generous donation from an anonymous donor and matched by OGSST.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry who is studying the physical chemistry of materials.

Merck Canada Ltd. Chemistry Conference Award / Merck Canada Ltd. Graduate Award in Chemistry

  • Established by Merck Frosst Canada Ltd and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • The Conference Award is given to a senior graduate student in synthetic organic chemistry to attend an international conference and present their ideas and discoveries. The student must have a research publication from their graduate studies. The award is given to an incoming graduate student intending to carry out research in organic synthesis. (OSOTF).

Michael J. Dignam Graduate Travel Award

  • Established by the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Professor Michael J. Dignam and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry in the Physical/Theoretical Chemistry or Chemical Physical sub-disciplines. (OSOTF).

Ministry of the Environment Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Chemistry

  • Established by Her Majesty of the Queen in right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of the Environment and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry in the area of the environmental chemistry of chemical pollutants.

Robert and Jean Hadgraft Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry

  • Established by Robert B. Hadgraft and Jean Hadgraft and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry. (OSOTF).

 Sarah Cusick Gollop and William George Gollop Memorial Graduate Scholarships

  • Established by the late Dame Anna Margaret Brooks, widow of the late George Edwin Gollop.
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of Chemistry on the basis of academic merit and preference will be given to students who received their undergraduate training outside Canada.

The Roberts Fellowship

  • Established through the Estate of Jessie Current, in honour of her siblings and the role the University of Toronto played in her life.
  • To be awarded on the basis of financial need to two students enrolled in a graduate program studying chemistry.

Xerox Research Centre of Canada Graduate Award in Chemistry

  • Established by Xerox Research Centre of Canada and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry. One award will be made to a student in the field of materials chemistry related to information and computer technology in the line with the business interest of Xerox Research Centre of Canada. (OSOTF).