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Canadian Friends of Hebrew University

A permanent endowment fund established by the Faculty in partnership with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU) and U of T to promote innovative programs, courses or initiatives that support student activities involving Hebrew University.

Proposal Requirements

Instructors and students are invited to submit proposals for student-based activities in the range of $5,000 - $15,000 for the 2015-16 academic year (the total amount available for distribution is approximately $28,000). The general assumption is that the funded activity will take place within the fiscal year under consideration, although some flexibility regarding timing may be allowed.

Please submit a proposal using the application form, taking into consideration the following criteria:

  • How this project enhances the learning outcomes of students.
  • How this project will contribute to the partnership between U of T and Hebrew University.
  • How the project supports student activities involving Hebrew University.

Applicants must be current Arts and Science (St. George) degree students in good standing, or faculty will a continuous undergraduate appointment to a St. George department, program or school.

All individuals whose proposals are approved are required to submit a summary report to the Dean detailing the success of the project and its outcome upon completion of the project or by September 1, 2016.

Proposal Submission Process

Proposals should be submitted to your department chair, program director or designate for approval.

A complete form forwarded from the chair/director/designate will be considered approved by your department or program.  Approved proposals should be sent via email to fas.internationalprograms@utoronto.ca no later than  November 11, 2015. A committee of faculty members, chaired by the Associate Dean, Undergraduate reviews all eligible proposals.

Further Information

An information session will be offered on October 21 at 1:00 in Sidney Smith, Room 2040.  Please register for this session by sending your name and department/program to fas.internationalprograms@utoronto.ca with "CFHU" in the subject line.

Should you have any questions, please contact MP Stevens, Director, International Programs and Partnerships at: mp.stevens@utoronto.ca or (416) 946-5509.