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Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship in Creative Writing

  • Established through generous donations by the friends and family of Adam Penn Gilders and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s), on the basis of academic merit, in MA English in the field of creative writing.

Anne Tanenbaum Scholarship in English Literature (undergraduate or graduate students)

  • Established by the families of Howard and Larry Tanenbaum in honour of the eightieth birthday of their mother, Anne Tanenbaum, in recognition of her sustained interest in English literature
  • It is awarded to a student enrolled in a program offered by the Department of English.

A.S.P. Woodhouse Prize

  • Established by the alumni, friends, and associates of the late Professor A.S.P. Woodhouse.
  • It is awarded to the best PhD thesis in English accepted by the Department of English in any given year.

Avie Bennett Emerging Writers Scholarships

  • Established through the generous donation of an anonymous donor.
  • It is awarded to graduate students entering the first year of the MA Program in English in the Field of Creative Writing.

Brian Corman Graduate Prize

  • Established through the generous donations of the family and friends of Professor Brian Corman, who left his mark on the Department of English in many ways but none more lasting than his dedication to and mentoring of graduate students.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) in the Department of English who is working on restoration and/or 18th century studies, and 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.

 Christopher (Chris) Wallis / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of English  (OGS)

  • Established by Patricia Wallis.
  • It is an awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of English.

Department of English Creative Writing Scholarship

  • Established through the generous donations of various donors and matched by OSOTF and the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS).
  • It is awarded to a student enrolled in the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English.(OSOTF

Dorothy Louise Ellison, 4T8 / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts and Science / Department of English (OGS)

  • Established by Laura Chunosoff.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of English. 

Emerging Writers Scholarship Fund

  • Established through generous donations from the alumni and friends of the Department of English
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) in MA English in the field of creative writing, on the basis of academic merit.
Gordon Russell and Beatrice Bott Dow / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of English (OGS)
  • Established by Marguerite R. Dow.
  • It is awarded to an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) recipient enrolled in the Department of English.

Henry Beissel Scholarship in Creative Writing

  • Established by the Thain Family and various donors in honour of Henry Beissel, a poet, playwright and author with a particular interest in humanism and the long poem.
  • To be awarded to one or more undergraduate or graduate student(s) of creative writing, on the basis of academic merit. Financial need may also be considered. Preference will be given to a student of poetry.

Linda Hutcheon Graduate Scholarship

  • Established through the generous donations of various donors.
  • It is awarded to an incoming graduate student in the Department of English or the Centre for Comparative Literature, who is working in the area of contemporary literature, theory or interdisciplinary approaches to literature. The award will alternate between the department and the centre each year.

Mara Roebuck Memorial Graduate Prize in English

  • Established by Mrs. Sandy Rotman and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to an MA student in the Department of English on the basis of academic merit and financial need, where preference will be given to students who completed their undergraduate degree at Woodsworth College of the University of Toronto.

Quentin Compson Bursary for Graduate Studies in English

  • Established by the Estate of Jon Robert Pearce
  • It is awarded to one or more graduate student(s) in the Department of English every year. This bursary is available to both domestic and international students, pursuing either a master's or PhD degree.

Toronto Star / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts and Science / Department of English (OGS)

  • Established by the Toronto Star.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of English.
V. A. De Luca Memorial Fellowship
  • Established by Professor V. A. De Luca with generous donations from family, students, colleagues and friends and matched by the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF).
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate degree student in the Department of English. (OSOTF)  

Viola Whitney Pratt Memorial OSOTF Scholarship in English

  • Established by the Estate of Mildred Claire Pratt and matched by OSOTF and the Endowed Adjustment Fund (EAF).
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of English who best exemplifies the qualities of Viola Whitney Pratt: enthusiasm, creative imagination and humility combined with a love for the English language. (OSOTF

Viola Whitney Pratt Memorial Scholarship in English

  • Established by the Estate of Mildred Claire Pratt.
  • Awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of English who best exemplifies the qualities of Viola Whitney Pratt: enthusiasm, creative imagination and humility combined with a love for the English language.