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A. T. Griffis Memorial Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by Watts, Griffis and McOuat Ltd.
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of Geology on the basis of academic excellence, professional dedication and imagination. Preference may be given to students requiring geology field trips, especially for research involving a significant economic geology component.

Canadians Resident Abroad Foundation Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)

  • Established by Canadian Resident Abroad Foundation and matched by the Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology.

D. H. Gorman Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Keith M. Barron
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered. Preference will be given to students in the area of Mineralogy.
 Dr. Norman Keevil President's Fellowships in Geology
  •  Established through the generous donation of an anonymous donor and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology who intends to take their expertise to developing nations upon graduation. Preference will be given to students whose birth place is in a developing nation. OSOTF

Eric L. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Ariella Hoffman in memory of Eric L. Hoffman, President and founder of Activation Laboratories Ltd. (Actlabs)

  • Award to PhD students in the Department of Earth Sciences who have demonstrated a sincere interest and promise in the fields of geology and geochemistry, leadership qualities, and academic merit.

 Graduate Explorers Fund Award
  • Established through the generous donations of the alumni and friends of the Department of Geology
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology based on academic merit, where financial need will be considered.

Graduate Student Scholarship / Bursary Fund in honour of Emeritus Professor Steven D. Scott and Joan Scott

  • To be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology. Recipients must be in good academic standings and have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) guidelines. 

H. V. Ellsworth Graduate Fellowship in Mineralogy

 Established by the Estate of the late Mabel J. Ellsworth.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology who is pursuing research in the general field of mineralogy.

Hugh Snyder International Scholarship in Earth Sciences

  • Established by Hugh Snyder
  • To be awarded on admission to an international graduate student from Latin America (including Mexico and Brazil), Spain or Portugal based on academic merit. The scholarship is renewable in subsequent years provided the student continues their graduate studies in Earth Sciences and maintains academic standing. 

Irene Gale Rucklidge Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

  • Established in memory of Irene Gale-Rucklidge, who passed away on October 31, 2009 by her husband, Professor Emeritus John C. Rucklidge through generous donations from him and an anonymous donor.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) studying in the field of mineralogy, petrology and/or geochemistry in the Department of Geology, based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered.

James P. Nowlan Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of James P. Nowlan
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered.
Jeff Fawcett & John Gittins Graduate Explorers Fund
  • Established by Drs. Laurie Curtis, Cam Allen, and Teck Cominco Ltd to celebrate the contributions of Professors Jeff Fawcett and John Gittins to the education of two generations of students in the areas of igneous and metamorphic petrology in the Department of Geology at the University of Toronto
  • It is awarded to one or two graduate students in the Department of Geology whose research is focused on the application of petrology, mineralogy or field mapping to the study of economic geology and ore deposits, or whose work applies these fields to other sub disciplines of Earth Science.
 J. J. Fawcett Graduate Scholarship (OGSST)
  •  Established by Canadian Resident Abroad Foundation and matched by OGSST.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology.

Laurence and Theresa Curtis Explorers Graduate Fellowship (PPEF)

  • Established by Laurence W. Curtis
  • It is awarded to one or two students enrolled in a PhD program in the Department of Earth Sciences on the basis of academic merit with preference given toward support for international students. Financial need will be considered.

Margaret Amelia Miller Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Willett Green Miller
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in a program in Geology or Geophysics, and on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to a student who is conducting the main part of his/her research at the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM), and/or whose primary supervisor is a faculty member fully appointed at UTM.

Nick and Marilyn Tintor Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Nick Tintor
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology based on academic merit, where financial need will be considered.

P. C. Finlay Q.C. President's Fellowships in Geology

  • Established through the generous donation of an anonymous donor and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology who intends to take their expertise to developing nations upon graduation. Preference will be given to students whose birth place is in a developing nation. (OSOTF)

PPEF - Cameron Allen Explorers Graduate Fellowship

  • Established by Mr. Cameron R. Allen.
  • To be awarded to one or more graduate students in economic geology and ore deposit studies on the basis of academic merit with preference given toward support for international students enrolled in the PhD program in the Department of Earth Sciences. Financial need will be considered.
PPEF - Emeritus University Professor A. J. (Tony) Naldrett Graduate Scholarship Fund
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) in the Department of Geology carrying out research in the fields of geology, petrology, geochemistry (incl. experimental) and geophysics applied to economic mineral deposits; and/or mineral exploration/evaluation techniques. Preference will be given to international students enrolled in a Ph.D. program as well as those carrying out research on orthomagmatic ore deposits.

Richard Bedell Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Richard L. Bedell.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student(s) in the Department of Geology based on academic merit, where financial need will also be considered. Preference will be given to international students and those who conduct research related to mineral exploration.

W. W. Moorhouse Fellowship

  • Established by Amax Exploration Incorporated who provide an annual donation of $1000 where the funds were donated by the friends and colleagues of the late Professor W. W. Moorhouse
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Geology.