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Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Travel Fund

  • Established through the generous donations of anonymous and various donors.
  • Awarded to two students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures to support travel related to their academic endeavours.

 Dr. M. Huta Scholarship (undergraduate or graduate students)

  • Established through the generous donations from the friends of the late Dr. M. Huta, a dental surgeon who studied in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and matched by OSOTF.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian language, literature or culture offered by the department. The award is to help defray the cost of travel to the Ukraine to participate in an approved program of study. Apply to the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures by April 15. (OSOTF)

 Elizabeth Ruth Karch Award in Ukrainian Studies (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

  • Established through the bequest of the late Elizabeth Ruth Karch and matched by OSOTF and EAF.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian language and/or literature offered by the Department. (OSOTF)

 Ernest Tauber Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

  • Established by the Estate of Ernest Tauber.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Czech/Slovak language and/or literature offered by the department.

George Luckyj Prize (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

 Established by Professor George Luckyj.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian literature offered by the Department.

Joanna DeMone Award at the University of Toronto

  • Established by Joanna DeMone
  • To be awarded to a graduate student from Poland pursuing either a masters or doctoral program in the Polish Language and Literature Program. The Award is renewable provided the student maintains academic standing. The next candidate for admissions from Poland will be selected when the incumbent recipient convocates or is no longer eligible for renewal. Priority will be given to a student with academic interests in Poland's Catholic cultural heritage.
  • Alternatively, it could be awarded to a visiting graduate research or exchange student from Poland visiting the University through programs such as the International Visiting Graduate Student Study Abroad or other approved programs. Priority will be given to a student with academic interests in Poland's Catholic cultural heritage.
  • In an academic year where either one of the conditions above cannot be satisfied, the award will be given to a student in the Polish Language and Literature Program. The Award is not renewable, however candidates may be reconsidered in subsequent years if one of the above conditions cannot be satisfied.
Milan Surducki Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)
  • Established through the generous donations of the friends, relatives, and co-workers of Professor Milan Surducki, former professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Serbo Croatian language and/or literature offered by the department.

 Nancy Park Travel Scholarship to Russia (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

  • Established through the generous donations from the family and friends of Nancy Park, a graduate of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in 1994, and matched by EAF. Nancy was a gifted piano player, with a beautiful singing voice. A lover of languages, she spoke four. Her deep interest in Russian culture and history led Nancy to visit Russia three times in the course of her studies and she felt the immersion experience to be invaluable. Nancy passed away in 1998 when she was only 27 years old.
  • It is awarded to an advanced undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Russian language, literature or culture offered by the Department. The award is to help defray the cost of travel to Russia to participate in an approved program of study.

 Polish Consulate General in Toronto Scholarship

  • Established by the Consulate General in Toronto.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student for the academic best project or paper in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in a given academic year related to Polish culture broadly conceived.

 Robert Franklin Clark Graduate Fellowship in Ukrainian Language and Literature

  • Established by the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies 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 Slavic Languages and Literatures who is pursuing studies in the field of Ukrainian language and/or literature. Preference will be given to doctoral students. (OSOTF

 Taras Shevchenko Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate Students)

  • Established by the Ukrainian Canadian Committee, Toronto Branch.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is enrolled in a course in Ukrainian language offered by the department.

 Toronto Polish Canadian Hall Award [undergraduate or graduate students]

  • Established by Mr. V. Falkowski, Mrs. Anne Pasko, and Mr. T. Lewandowski.
  • It is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures who is pursuing a program of study in Polish language or literature.

 Wolodymry (Walter) Iwanyk Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies

  • This scholarship was established by the Estate of Wolodymry (Walter) Iwanyk. Walter had an abiding appreciation of arts and culture. He placed great value on the importance of lifelong learning and was deeply committed to supporting aspiring scholars, eager to learn about the language and culture of his beloved homeland. Though not a U of T graduate, Walter was impressed with the strong academic reputation of the university’s Ukrainian Studies Program and its focus on promoting a global understanding of Ukrainian culture, history, language, and literature.
  • It is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures specializing in Ukrainian languages, literature, or culture. Graduate students in other departments whose work is primarily focused on Ukraine or undergraduate students in the second or higher years who have already taken no fewer than two full courses in Ukrainian language, literature, or history will also be considered. The award is to help defray the cost of travel for research purposes or to participate in a conference.