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Alfred and Florence Aiken and Dorothy Woods (Aiken Woods) Memorial Graduate Scholarship in History

  • 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 History.

Arthur Child / Ontario Graduate Scholarships in History (OGS)

  • Established by the Arthur J. E. Child Foundation.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of History.

Associates of the University of Toronto / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in History or Political Science (OGS)

  • Established by the Associates of the University of Toronto.
  • It is awarded to an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) recipient in the Department of History or Political Science. The award will alternate between the two departments on an annual basis.

Barbara Frum Travel Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. Murray Frum in memory of Barbara Frum, well-known Canadian journalist and broadcaster.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate and/or graduate student(s) in the Department of History who will undertake research and access archives, libraries, and collections throughout the world.
Carmen Brock Fellowship
  • Established by the late Professor Emeritus Peter Brock.
  • It is to be awarded to either MA or PhD candidates for the primary purpose of an admissions award to graduate students from post-secondary institutions in sub Saharan Africa, the Caribbean islands, Belize, Guyana and/or Surinam who will be studying the history of these regions at the University of Toronto.

Chinese Railroad Workers of Canada Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Foundation to Commemorate the Chinese railroad workers in Canada.
  • It is awarded to a student enrolled in a graduate program offered by the Department of History on the basis of academic merit.

C. P. Stacey Connaught Graduate Fellowship

  • Established by Ms. Helen Allen Stacey.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History with outstanding achievements and who is entering a research oriented degree program.

Craig Brown Travelling Fellowship for History Graduate Students

  • Established through the generous donations of various donors.
  • It is awarded to a doctoral student in the Department of History who requires financial support in order to travel to conduct research or present a paper at an academic conference.

Emeritus History Professors Graduate Fellowship

  • Established by the alumni and friends of the Department of History.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in full-time studies in the Department of History on the basis of academic merit.

Finlayson Gold Medal Award

  • Established by Robert Prichard, to honour the distinguished service of Professor Michael G. Finlayson.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the doctoral program with the most outstanding thesis of the preceding year.

Jeanne Armour Award in Canadian History

  • Established by the Jeanne Armour and matched by the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) and the Endowed Adjustment Fund (EAF).
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History who is undertaking a course of study relating to Canadian history. (OSOTF)

Jeanne Armour Graduate Scholarships in Canadian History

  • Established by the Estate of Jeanne F.E. Armour.
  • It is awarded to graduate students who are undertaking a course of study relating to Canadian history. Financial need must be considered, where academic merit will also be considered. On the recommendation of the department chair, in any given year the award may be used in part for travel support.

Jerome Samuel Rotenberg 7T0 Memorial Graduate Scholarship in History

  • Established by the Estate of Jerome Samuel Rotenberg.
  • It is awarded to graduate students, in the first instance, who is studying 18th and/or 19th century British history. If no suitable candidates are found the scholarship will be awarded to students studying British history, or finally, awarded to students studying in the Department of History.

Jerome Samuel Rotenberg 7T0 Memorial Travel Award in History

  • Established by the Estate of Jerome Samuel Rotenberg.
  • It is awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate students, in the first instance, who is studying 18th and/or 19th century British history. If no suitable candidates are found the travel award will be awarded to students studying British history, or finally, awarded to students studying in the Department of History.

Kenneth McNaught Fellowship in History

  • Established by Mr. Andrew McNaught and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History. Preference will be given to MA students studying Canadian history. (OSOTF)

Margaret S. McCullough Scholarship in Canadian Historical Research

  • Established by the Estate of Margaret Standish McCullough.
  • It is awarded to a full-time doctoral student in the Department of History who is pursuing post graduate work in Canadian historical research. Preference will be given to candidates nearing completion of their program. 

Marianne Hodgson Graduate Prize

  • Established by the Estate of Marianne Hodgson.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History who is working in the area of Canadian Studies.

Martin Klein Fellowship

  • Established by Martin Klein and the friends and colleagues of Professor Klein in honour of his retirement.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student from an African university based on academic excellence and need for assistance with travel costs associated with research, academic conferences and/or course of study. Eligible students will be draft from the Humanities and Social Sciences, with preference given to the Department of History. Where possible, the student will receive the award annually for the duration of their studies at the University of Toronto for a maximum of 5 years. Contact the History Department for application information and deadline.

Maurice Cody Research Fellowship

  • Established through the generous donations of the students and friends of the late Henry Maurice Cody.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History, with preference, other things being equal, to students whose research deals with: Canadian Confederation, conditions immediately preceding the Confederation of the provinces and territories of British North America, Objects of Confederation.

Michael Marrus International Travel Scholarship

  • Established through the generous donations of the friends, students, and colleagues of Professor Michael Marrus.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student registered in the Department of History who requires financial support in order to travel to conduct research or present a paper at an academic conference. Preference will be given to research associated with holocaust studies. Financial need and academic merit will be considered.

Natalie Zemon Davis Graduate Fellowship

  • Established by Natalie Zemon Davis and matched by GSEF.
  • In honour of a pioneer in historical writing, and in the spirit of her scholarship, this award will be made to a graduate student in the Department of History, whose historical interpretation is informed by multiple disciplinary approaches, including but not limited to anthropology, literature, religious studies and geography. Preference is given to scholars whose research illuminates the histories of regions beyond North America and is both socially and culturally inclusive. Primary consideration is to be given to PhD candidates in their first year beyond the funded cohort.

Part-Time MA History Award

  • Established by Mrs. Linda Pygiel.
  • It is awarded to a part time MA student where preference will be given to students with a special interest in studying 19th century British history. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit, where financial need may also be considered.

Patricia and Alan Marchment Graduate Student Travel Awards in History

  • Established by Mr. Alan and Mrs. Patricia Marchment and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of History. The award will be used to provide financial assistance to graduate students travelling to conferences or for field based research. (OSOTF

Rene Efrain Memorial / Ontario Graduate Scholarships in the Department of History (OGS)

  • Established by the Estate of Germain Francoise Efrain.
  • It is awarded to an OGS recipient enrolled in the Department of History.

Rene Efrain Memorial Scholarship in French History in the Department of History

  • Established by the Estate of Germain Francoise Efrain and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student studying French history in the Department of History. (OSOTF

Ronald Pruessen Graduate Travel Bursary

  • Established through the generous donations of friends, students, and colleagues of Professor Ronald Pruessen.
  • It is awarded to a full-time graduate student registered in the Department of History who requires financial support in order to travel to conduct research or present a paper at an academic conference. Academic merit and financial need will be considered.

Tom Easterbrook Graduate Scholarship in Communications and the Mass Media

  • Established by Frank W. Peers and matched by GSEF in honour of Tom Easterbrook, an economics historian who served from 1961 to 1970 at the University of Toronto as chairman of the Department of Political Economy. Professor Easterbrook was interested in the role of the media, and supported Marshall McLuhan’s early conjectures on the nature of mass communications.
  • This scholarship is open to graduate students in the Departments of History, Economics, Political Science, and Sociology who wish to pursue studies related to communications and the mass media in a social democratic society such as Canada. Applications to be submitted by April 1st to the Department of Political Science.
Travelling Fellowship for History Graduate Students
  • Established through the generous donations of various donors and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to a doctoral student in the Department of History who requires financial support in order to travel to conduct research or present a paper at an academic conference. (OSOTF

Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto Graduate Fellowships in Canadian History

  • Established by the Women’s Canadian Historical Society.
  • It is awarded to outstanding full-time Canadian or landed immigrant students with superior academic records who are admitted to a Master of Arts and/or Doctoral Program in History. Priority will be given to students who are specializing in Canadian History.