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Alan Tonks Planning Scholarships

  • Established through donations from the friends and colleagues of Alan Tonks, former Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto (initial funds were proceeds from a tribute dinner held in 1997 for Mr. Tonks).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student who is entering the second year of the MScPl program and who is concentrating in the areas of urban planning, urban transportation or urban infrastructure. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit, where financial need may also be considered.

  

Alexander B. Leman Memorial Award 

  • Established by the Leman in memory of Alexander B. Leman, Ing.Arch., FRAIC, FRSA, (1926-2010) an architect and urban planner who founded his own architectural firm (1958) as well as Leman Group Inc., (1972) an urban development and planning consulting company. A Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, London, UK, he served as President of the Ontario Association of Architects as well as President of the World Society for Ekistics.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the collaborative program at the Centre for Environment and the Department of Geography's Program in Planning, based on academic merit and financial need.

   

Benjamin Sonshine Urban Planning Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Edward Sonshine and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student who is entering the MScPl program and who has completed a Specialist or Major program offered by the Department of Geography. (OSOTF)

   

Donald F. Putnam / George Tatham Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Geography (OGS)

  • Established through the generous donations of various donors.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Geography.

   

Donald F. Putnam Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by through the generous donations of the alumni and friends of the department of Geography.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student concentrating in physical and environmental geography with outstanding achievements, who is entering or continuing in a research oriented degree program.

  

Edie Yolles Award in Urban Planning

  • Established by Mr. Morden Yolles on behalf of Mrs. Edie Yolles and matched by OSOTF and OTSS.
  • It is awarded to a student of merit who is graduating from the Program in Planning. A student of merit is not necessarily the one with the highest grades but a student who demonstrates a comprehensive approach to planning and has acquired the necessary skills. (OSOTF)

  

Edward Sorbara / Urban Development Institute of Toronto / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Geography / Program in Planning (OGS)

  • Established by Mr. Edward Sorbara.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of Geography.

   

ESRI Canada Scholarship (OGSST) 

  • Established by ESRI Canada Limited and matched by the Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geography who is studying in the field of spatial analysis and applied geographic information systems.

   

F. Kenneth Hare Scholarship in the Environment (Undergraduate or Graduate Students) 

  • Established through the generous donations of the friends of the University of Toronto.
  • It is awarded to a doctoral stream graduate student in the collaborative environmental programs between IES and the Department of Geography, where financial need may be considered.

  

Friends of Planning Graduate Scholarship for Innovation (GSEF)

  • Established through the generous donations of Friends of Planning Fund at the request of the Planning Alumni Committee and matched by the Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student entering the second year of the Program in Planning, who demonstrates through their studies, volunteering and/or work experiences, innovative thinking and practice to plan for or promote planning among diverse communities. For application details, please contact the Department of Geography and Program in Planning.

 

 George Tatham / Geography Alumni Graduate Scholarship 
  • Established through the generous donations of the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography & Program in Planning.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered in Full-time studies in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning on the basis of academic merit.

  

Graduate Alpar Grant

  • Established in honour of the late Zehra Alpar, the department’s student advisor for many years spanning the 1960s through 1990s and generously supported by the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography and matched by the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF), Endowed Adjustment Fund (EAF) and the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered with the Department of Geography and Program in Planning who is making good progress to the completion of the degree requirements. (OSOTF

 

Graduate Alpar Scholarship

  • Established in honour of the late Zehra Alpar, the Department’s student advisor for many years spanning the 1960s through 1990s on the occasion of her retirement in 1994 and generously supported by the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered with the Department of Geography and Program in Planning who is making good progress to the completion of the degree requirements.

 

Graduate Anne McMaster Grant

  • Established by the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography, in honour of Anne McMaster, former business officer, who provided over 27 years of outstanding service to the Department, on the occasion of her retirement in 1994.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered with the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, on the basis of financial need, where academic merit may also be considered. The award is intended to cover costs such as departmental field trips, field courses, professional experience courses, etc. 

 

Graduate Anne McMaster OSOTF Grant

  • Established by the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography, in honour of Anne McMaster, former business officer, who provided over 27 years of outstanding service to the department, on the occasion of her retirement in 1994. It is matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered with the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, on the basis of financial need, where academic merit may also be considered. The award is intended to cover costs such as departmental field trips, field courses, professional experience courses, etc. (OSOTF

 

Graduate Geography and Planning Student Society (GGAPSS) Endowed Bursary

  • Established through the generous donations of current students, alumni, family, friends and colleagues of the graduate program in Geography and Planning and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Geography, on the basis of financial need and academic merit. (OSOTF

 

Griffith Taylor Scholarship in Geography (or Department of Geography)

  • Established through the generous donations of the friends, colleagues, admirers of Griffith Taylor and alumni.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning based on academic merit.

 

Ian D. Macpherson Award

  • Established by Macpherson, Walker, Wright Associates Ltd., the Equity Development Group Inc., and Warren Sorensen Associates Inc., in memory of Ian D. Macpherson.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Master’s program in Urban and Regional Planning. Recipient's work must demonstrate both academic merit and practical problem solving ability with some aspect of planning.

 

J.E.R. Ross Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Margaret E. Ross.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in a program in geography and who is making good progress towards their degree.

 

J. M. Tomczak / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Geography

  • Established by J. Michael Tomczak.
  • It is awarded to an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) recipient in the Department of Geography.

 

John D. Barnes Geodetic Sciences Fellowship
  • Established by the Estate of John Duncan Barnes.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in a program in Geography, where preference will be given to a student(s) who is doing graduate work in the field of geographic information systems/geomatics.

 

John Horner Graduate Scholarship in Geography

  • Established by alumnus John H.R. Horner (BA, Geography, 1962; MA, Geography, 1967).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geography based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered.

 

Joseph A. May Scholarship

  • Established by the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Professor Joseph A. May, Department of Geography.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student who has approached the study of the following fields from a qualitative rather than a quantitative perspective: history and philosophy of geographic thought; historical geography; and social and cultural geography; geography of Canada.

 

Joseph A. May OSOTF Scholarship

  • Established by the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Professor Joseph A. May, Department of Geography and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student who has approached the study of the following fields from a qualitative rather than a quantitative perspective: history and philosophy of geographic thought; historical geography; and social and cultural geography; geography of Canada. (OSOTF)

 

LEA Consulting Ltd. Award in Planning and Transportation

  • Established by LEA Consulting Ltd.
  • It is awarded to graduate student in the Program in Planning with an interest in transportation, on the basis of academic merit, where financial need may also be considered.

 

Matthew W. F. Hanson Scholarship in Planning

  • Established in memory of Matthew W.F. Hanson (Honours B.A. 2002, M.Sc.Pl. 2004) by his parents Kenneth and Patricia Hanson and supported through the generous donations from his family, friends and colleagues and matched by GSEF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the Program in Planning on the basis of academic merit, where financial need will also be considered.

 

Michael Ralph Walsh / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Geography (OGS)

  • Established by Dorothy Sterling Dow Walsh in honour of her sister Marguerite R. Dow.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of Geography.

 

Mitchell Goldhar Award for Excellent Achievement in the Planning Program

  • Established by the Sacks Partnership.
  • It is awarded on the basis of academic merit to a graduate student either entering or continuing in the Masters of Science in Planning program, where financial need may also be considered.

 

Neptis Foundation / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Geography (OGS)

  • Established by the Neptis Foundation.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Geography.

 

Oscar J. Marshall Graduate Fellowship

  • Established by the Estate of Oscar Charles Joseph Marshall.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in a program in geography, who is doing graduate work in the field of geographic information science/land information systems/geomatics/remote sensing.

 

Peter R. Walker Master of Science in Planning Fellowships

  • Established by Peter R. Walker, B.A., M.Sc.(Pl.), FCIP, RPP.
  • It is awarded on the basis of academic achievements and contributions to the practice of planning through applied work of graduate students in the Master of Science in Planning Program, in the Department of Geography.

 

Peter R. Walker Planning Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Peter Walker, Walker Nott Dragicevic Associates Limited and the alumni, family, friends, and colleagues of the Graduate Planning Program and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student who is entering the second year of the MScPl program. Award will be made to the student who has made the most significant contribution to planning practice through applied work and who exemplifies the "best all round planner." (OSOTF

 

Thomas Luther Panton Scholarship in the Department of Geography / Program in Planning 

  • Established by Angela Gibson.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the Program in Planning in the Department of Geography on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also considered. Preference will be given to black students.

 

University of Toronto Planning Alumni Graduate Scholarship

  • Established through the generous donations of the alumni and friends of the Department of Geography & Program in Planning.
  • It is awarded to graduate student registered in Full-time studies in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning on the basis of academic merit.

 

U of T Planning Alumni / Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Established through the generous donations of the Planning Alumni Committee and other various donors.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Geography.

 

Urban Strategies / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Geography/Program in Planning (OGS)

  • Established by Urban Strategies Inc.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient in the Department of Geography.
 

William G. Dean Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established by Dr. William G. Dean.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geography who is studying physical geography.