International and Research Awards

COVID-19 Update: 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.

Andrea 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:

  • March 1, 2021 at 11:59 EST – Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted. 
  • Applications must be submitted via email:  undergrad.awards.artsci@utoronto.ca
  • If you have any questions about the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Award in Israeli Studies, email us.

 

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.

Dr. 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:

  • April 5, 2021 at 11:59 EST – Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
  • Attend an Information session about this award on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST via Zoom.
  • Applications must be submitted via email:  undergrad.awards.artsci@utoronto.ca
  • If you have any questions about the Dr. David Chu Scholarship in Asia Pacific Studies, email us.

 

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:

  • March 1, 2021 at 11:59 EST – Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
  • Applications must be submitted via email:  undergrad.awards.artsci@utoronto.ca
  • If you have any questions about the Walter and Mary Tuohy Award in Arts and Science, email us.