International and Research Awards

Note: If you are granted funding, please confirm your travel plans with the University of Toronto Safety Abroad office prior to booking your trip. Funding will only be issued to you upon the approval of the Safety Abroad office.

 

Andrea and Charles Bronfman Student Awards in Israeli Studies

Variable amount based on proposal and competition. Provides funding for undergraduate and graduate students studying Israel.

PDF iconAndrea and Charles Bronfman Student Awards in Israeli Studies Application Form

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reserved for undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science who are traveling to Israel for study or research, or who are pursuing study or research related to Israel (in Canada).
  • Students may apply for either travel or non-travel awards. Preference will be given to requests for travel support.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students from Ontario.
  • For advice on writing a research proposal, please visit the U of T Writing page.

Award and Payment Info:

  • Award amount and total number of awards will be determined annually. 
  • Projects that involve travel outside of Canada, students must complete the Safety Abroad process before your funding can be released. For more information on travel approval, please contact safety.abroad@utoronto.ca
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for notifications.

Possible Programs:

  • Independent Research
  • CIE
  • Research in Israel Program Please contact Professor Michael Chazan, mchazan@chass.utoronto.ca for more information about this opportunity.

Deadline:

 

Dr. David Chu Scholarship in Asia Pacific Studies

Variable amount based on proposal and competition. Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies or research related to the Asia Pacific region.

PDF iconDr. David Chu Scholarship in Asia Pacific Studies Application Form

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reserved for undergraduate or graduate University of Toronto students pursuing study or research related to the Asia Pacific region (East and Southeast Asia).
  • Students require demonstration of financial need. Ontario residents are given priority, but non-Ontario residents with financial need are also encouraged to apply.
  • For advice on writing a research proposal, please visit the U of T Writing page.

Award and Payment Info:

  • The value and total number of individual awards will be determined annually.
  • Projects that involve travel outside of Canada, students must complete the Safety Abroad process before your funding can be released. For more information on travel approval, please contact safety.abroad@utoronto.ca
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for notifications.

Deadline:

 

Daisy Ho Contemporary China Special Undergraduate Projects Fund

Upto four awards of variable amounts based on proposal and competition. Awarded to third-year undergraduate students (at the time of application) who are undertaking a special research project on contemporary China.

PDF iconDaisy Ho Contemporary China Special Undergraduate Projects Fund Application Form

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reserved for third-year undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George Campus.
  • Students who are interested in undertaking research on contemporary China.
  • The award will be used to help defray the project costs associated with the travel and research of student participants.
  • Successful participants will be required to share their findings with their peers to extend the learning opportunity. 

Award and Payment Info:

  • Approximately four awards, value of awards will be determined annually by a committee. 
  • Travel awards are paid at the time of travel after students have completed a Safety Abroad Workshop and registered with the Safety Abroad Office.

Deadline:

 

Undergraduate Research Fund

Variable amount based on proposal and competition. Provides funding for research projects initiated by students, related to their degree, and supervised by a faculty member either through a regular course, an independent study, a research essay, or other academic project.

 

Walter and Mary Tuohy Award in Arts and Science

Variable amount based on proposal and competition. Awarded to undergraduate students who are undertaking a period of study at an international post-secondary institution or pursuing international field work in conjunction with their U of T program.

Eligibility Criteria for Student Applicants:

  • Reserved for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science who are undertaking a period of study at an international post-secondary institution or pursuing international field work in conjunction with their University of Toronto program.
    • Students undertaking an independent research project (not part of an official U of T program i.e. CIE, Summer Abroad, Field Course, etc.) are required to secure a U of T faculty supervisor to oversee your research. Please see below for faculty eligibility. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to students qualifying for OSAP for the academic year in which the application is made, but non-Ontario residents with financial need are also encouraged to apply.
  • For advice on writing a research proposal, please visit the U of T Writing page.

Eligibility Criteria for Faculty Supervisors:

Faculty supervisors are only required for students undertaking an independent research project. Faculty supervisors should meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an Arts & Science faculty with a continuous undergraduate appointment at St. George campus, or, have a continuous appointment in a division that offers A&S undergraduate programs.
  • Can supervise only one application per competition round.

Award and Payment Info:

  • The value and total number of individual awards will be determined annually by the committee.
  • Projects that involve travel outside of Canada, students must complete the Safety Abroad process before your funding can be released. For more information on travel approval, please contact safety.abroad@utoronto.ca
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for notifications.

Deadline: