In-Course Scholarships

University College Medals, Prizes, Scholarships, and Bursarsies In-Course

The College awards approximately 400 in-course scholarships each year.  The majority of these awards are based on academic achievement and do not require an application.

Scholarships are for students in all years unless otherwise specified by Roman numerals at the end of each description.  These awards do not require application and are intended for University College students (unless otherwise specified).

 

Allen-McKellar Memorial Prize

The prize will alternate between Mediaeval French of the Fourth Year and French Phonetics of the First Year and shall be awarded to the student with the highest Grade A standing.  If no candidate qualifies, the prize may be awarded elsewhere at the discretion of the Registrar on behalf of College Council. (I or IV)

 

Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Alumnae Chapter Prize

Gift of the Psi Psi Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, of the value of $100 for a female student who would not otherwise receive an award.

 

Jean Balmer Scholarship for Sciences

Gift of Mrs. Jane Balmer in memory of her daughter, Miss Jean Balmer and in fulfillment of the wish expressed in the will of another daughter, Miss Eliza M. Balmer. This award has an approximate value of $80. (I)

 

Anderson, Bastedo, Cavers Memorial Award

Established in 1936 by family and friends and in memory of Alma Anderson Bastedo (UC’09) and now including her children, Dorothy Bastedo Cavers (UC’34), Edgar (Ted) Frank Bastedo (UC’38), Jean Anne Bastedo and Dr. Donald (Don) Lou Bastedo (UT’46).  To be awarded to a University College student with excellent performance in an English program, with preference to a student whose course of study also includes one or more European languages. The value of this award is up to $400.

 

Anna and Alex Beverly Memorial Scholarships

Bequest of the late William Alexander Beverly (UC’49), in memory of his parents, one or more scholarships. (I,II,III)

 

Edward Blake Scholarship for Modern Languages

Gift of the late Hon. Edward Blake, formerly Chancellor of the University, of the value of $60. (I)

 

George Brown Scholarship for Modern Languages

Founded in honour of the late Honourable George Brown.  The value of this award is $75. (II)

 

C.L. Burton Open Scholarships

The gift of the late C.L. Burton, C.B.E.  Preference will be given to students who have completed third year in the humanities, but awards may be made in other years and fields at the discretion of the College Council. (IV)

 

C.L. Burton Scholarships for Modern Languages

Gift of the late C.L. Burton, C.B.E., of the value of half the annual income from the fund, to be awarded to students with Grade A standing who show special proficiency in First, Second or Third Year. (I, II, III)

 

C.L. Burton Scholarships for Mathematics and/or Physical Sciences

Gift of the late C.L. Burton, C.B.E., of the value of half the annual income from the fund, to be awarded to students with Grade A standing who show special proficiency in First, Second or Third Year. (I,II,III)

 

J. Home Cameron Prize for French

The gift of Mrs. J. Home Cameron in memory of her late husband, Professor Cameron. This award has an approximate value of $80. (II)

 

C.A. Chant Scholarship for Astronomy

In honour of the late Professor C.A. Chant, former Professor of Astrophysics, this award is the gift of the late William McLeod (UC 1895) and is to be awarded to the student who obtains the highest Grade A standing in an appropriate Astronomy course. (III)

 

Alan Coatsworth Memorial Scholarship

Created by Klaus Goldschlag (UC ‘44), in honour of Alan Coatsworth, whose ecumenical benevolence assisted young Jewish Torontonians before and during the Second World War.  To be awarded annually to students in University College who have achieved high standing in one or more of the following areas of study:  History, Philosophy and Languages.  Awards have a value of $500 and are variable in number.

 

Maurice Cody Memorial Scholarships (2)

Bequest of the late Mrs. Florence Louisa Cody, preference will be given to students who have taken English and History. (II)

 

Arthur Cohen Scholarship for English

Gift of the late Mr. Arthur Cohen and Mrs. Cohen; awarded to a student who has specialized in English. (II)

 

Roland O. Daly Scholarship for French

Gift of R.O. Daly, Q.C. (UC 1912); this award has an approximate value of $240. (II)

 

Kathleen and William G. Davis Scholarships

Established in honour of Kathleen Davis and William G. Davis (UC '51), Premier of the province of Ontario 1971-85, upon the occasion of his retirement as Premier.  In awarding the two scholarships preference will be given to students enrolled in a program in Political Science, the former premier’s main area of interest.

 

Dr. James A. & Connie P. Dickson Scholarships in the Sciences and Mathematics

Established in commemoration of Dr. James A. (UC 1913) and Connie P. Dickson, these awards are intended to recognize the best University College students with Grade A standing enrolled in science and mathematics programs.  (These shall be the specialist and major programs designated in the calendar as leading to the Bachelor of Science degrees.)

 

Dr. W.J. Dunlop Scholarship

Gift of the Toronto Charter Branch of the Association of Administrative Assistants; this award has a value of approximately $400.   

 

Henry H. Eckler Prize for Hebrew

Bequest of the late Henry H. Eckler, (UC ‘41); this award has a value of approximately $60 and is intended for students of the Hebrew language.

 

Grace Agnes Fletcher Scholarship in Geography

Bequest of Grace Agnes Fletcher (UC 1944), of the value of the annual income from the Fund (approx. $500), for a student with excellent performance in a program sponsored by the Geography Department. (II,III,IV)

 

Fred Friedlander Scholarship

Gift of Mrs. Frederick Friedlander, in honour of her husband; this award is for a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance in the Third Year of the Commerce and Finance program. (III)

 

W.G. Frisby Scholarship

Gift of the Toronto Charter Branch of the Association of Administrative Assistants; this award has a value of approximately $400 for excellence in Philosophy in either the First or Second Year. (I, II)

 

Galois Awards in Mathematics

These awards celebrate the mathematical theories of, as well as the myth surrounding, the brilliant French mathematician Evariste Galois (1811-1832).  The awards are to recognize the best University College students enrolled in the Mathematics Specialist program.

 

Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship

Gift of the Toronto Alumnae Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority; awarded to an outstanding female student.  If there is no suitable candidate in third Year, the award may be made in Second Year. (III)

 

Maude Charlton Gibson Scholarship

Gift of the late Mrs. William Charlton, in memory of her daughter, Mrs. J.J. Gibson.  Preference will be given to students enrolled in a Music program, but if there is no eligible candidate the award may be made in any field of study. (I,II, or III)

 

Samuel Joseph Granastein Scholarship

Bequest of the late Samuel Joseph Granatstein (UC ‘27), of the value of the annual income from fund. (I)

 

Grasett Memorial Scholarship for Classics

Established by the late Colonel H.J. Grasett, C.M.G., in memory of his brother, the late G.R. Grasett.  It will be awarded to the student ranking highest with Grade A standing in Classics, provided that his/her combined marks of the second and third years average eighty per cent.  If no candidate qualifies, the scholarship may be awarded to a student of the Fourth Year who intends to pursue a course of graduate study in the university. (III)

 

A.C. Hollis Hallett Scholarship for Physics

Gift of the University College Alumni Association in honour of former Principal Hallett's outstanding contributions to the College; this award has a value of $500 and is awarded to the student graduating with the highest cumulative average in a four-year program in Physics or the Physical Sciences. (IV)

 

Kenneth Jeanneret Memorial Scholarship

Gift of the late F.C.A. Jeanneret (UC 1912), formerly Principal of University College and Chancellor of the University, and the late Mrs. Jeanneret, in memory of their son, Kenneth Geikie Jeanneret, (UC 1939), who was killed in action in February 1945.  The scholarship will be awarded where there may be special need for an award.

 

Gertrude Lawler Prize for English

Of the value of the annual income intended to help with the purchase of books. (I)

 

Gertrude Lawler Scholarship for English

Founded by subscription in memory of Miss Gertrude Lawler. This award has an approximate value of $250. (I)

 

Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarships

Bequest of the late Colonel R.W. Leonard, each of the value of $500, one gives preference to the Humanities, one to the Social Sciences, one to the Physical Sciences and one is open. (Four scholarships offered in each of First, Second, Third & Fourth years.)

 

Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarships

Bequest of the late Colonel R.W. Leonard, two awards available, each of the value $700:  1) to a student of the College in any year, enrolled in at least one full course equivalent in Canadian Studies.  Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the Specialist program in Canadian Studies; 2) to a full-time student of the College in any year who is enrolled in the Drama program.

 

Beryl Lowry Prize in English Literature

A bequest of Mrs. Beryl Lowry, an alumna of University College who studied English Literature in her later years; this prize is to be awarded to a student in any year who has done well in courses in English Literature.

 

Lillian Lucas Scholarships for English

Gift of Miss H.S. Lucas, of the value of the annual income (approx. $950) from the Fund, to one or more female students, who having obtained Grade A standing, are most deserving of financial assistance. *

 

Lucy Lucas Memorial Award

To be awarded annually for deserving achievement by a University College student in a Commerce program.  Financial need may also be taken into account.

 

Lyle Silver Medal for Near Eastern Studies

Founded in 1889 by the Rev. Samuel Lyle, of the city of Hamilton, accompanied by an award of $50. (IV)

 

John Macdonald Scholarship for Philosophy

Gift of the late Hon. John Macdonald; this award has a value of approximately $125. (III)

 

The Peter V. Marinelli Scholarship in English

Gift of his students, colleagues, and friends, in honour of Peter V. Marinelli (1933-93), Professor of English in University College (1963-93), for excellent performance by a University College student enrolled in the Specialist program in English. (value approx. $1000)

 

McAndrew Family Scholarships

Gift of Evelyn Henderson McAndrew. The scholarships will be awarded to top students in the fields of drama, music, and the visual arts, including film and video studies.

 

McCaul Gold Medal for Classics

Established in 1886 by the late W.H.C. Kerr, Gold Medalist in Classics of 1859, in memory of the Rev. John McCaul, first Professor of Classics and first President of University College, and endowed in 1922 by the late Hon. Sir J.M. Gibson. (IV)

 

Evelyn McDonald Scholarships

Bequest of the late Evelyn McDonald (UC 1910) preferably but not necessarily to provide scholarships in English, within the limits of the annual income which is approximately $900.

 

First Norman Alexander McLarty Scholarship for Political Science and/or Economics

Gift of the late Mrs. N.A. McLarty, in memory of the late Hon. Norman Alexander McLarty (UC 1910). Awarded at the end of first year to a student going into a Political Science and/or Economics program, or to a male student already enrolled in a second or third year program of Political Science and/or Economics. (I, II, and/or III)

 

Second Norman Alexander McLarty Scholarship

Description and terms as above; the value is in the amount of the residue of the annual income from the fund. (I, II, and/or III)

 

Mary McWhorter Scholarship

Bequest of the late Mary Ann McWhorter, (UC 1908), in the amount of the annual income. 

 

W.S. Milner Scholarship in Greek and Roman History

Bequest of the late Professor William Stafford Milner (UC 1941), of the value of the annual income. For excellence in Greek and Roman History, with preference to students studying the subject in the original languages, and also taking more than one course in the field.

 

Moss Scholarship for Classics

Founded by subscription in honour of the late Honourable Chief Justice Thomas Moss; in the amount approximately $100. (I,III)

 

William Mulock Prize for Classics

Gift of the late Rt. Hon. Sir William Mulock, P.C., for many years Vice-Chancellor, and later Chancellor of the University, of the value of approximately $70. (II)

 

Wilfred P. Mustard Scholarship for Classics

Gift of Dr. J.W. Mustard and his sisters in memory of their brother, W.P. Mustard, a graduate of University College and Professor of Latin in Johns Hopkins University, of the value of the annual income (approx. $290) from the fund.  If no candidate qualifies the scholarship may be awarded elsewhere for the encouragement of classical studies. (II)

 

Florence M. Neelands Prize for French

Gift of the Florence M. Neelands Chapter of the St. Margaret's College Alumnae Association, of the value of the annual income.  To be awarded to a female student. (III)

 

Julius Rossin Scholarship for Modern Languages

Gift of the late Julius Rossin, of the value of the annual income from the fund. (III)

 

Joseph Schwartz Scholarship for Philosophy

Established by the late Mrs. F.S. Solway in honour of her father, of the value of $100, awarded to the student with the best standing in First Year who enrolls in a second year Philosophy program. (I)

 

Louis M. Schwartz Prize for Near Eastern Literature

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Schwartz in memory of her late husband, of the value of the annual income. (II)

 

Ann Shepard Memorial Scholarships for Biology, Botany and Zoology

Bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard in memory of her daughter Ann, a student of Parkdale Collegiate who died in 1928 before entering University, the first with a value of $400, the second of $300, and the remaining four of $250 each.  In making the first two awards, preference will be given to students intending to enter a second year program in Biological Sciences. (I, II, III)

 

Ann Shepard Memorial Gold Medal for Biological Sciences

Bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard. (IV)

 

Margaret Jane Sinden Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures

Bequest of the late Professor Margaret Jane Sinden (UC 1937), who taught German at University College from 1946 to 1979, of the value of the annual income (approx. $700) from the Fund.  Preference will be given to a student taking German, who is enrolled in the Specialist program in Modern Languages and Literatures, or who is taking a program of courses equivalent to or leading toward that specialty. 

 

Squair French Prose Prize for French

Endowed by the late Professor Squair, of the value of the annual income from the Fund, for books. 

 

Samuel James Stubbs Awards

Bequest of Helen Eunice Stubbs (UC 1933) in memory of her father, Samuel James Stubbs, these awards (variable in number and value but normally at $500) are to assist students in Third and Fourth Years whose programs of study include courses in Classics and/or English.  The basis of decision will include financial need, professional interest, and academic ability. (III, IV)

 

Moses and Anne Tartick Scholarship

Established in memory of her husband Moses Tartick by Anne Tartick.  An annual award to a University College student for excellent performance in the humanities.

 

W.R. Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Near Eastern Studies

Of the value of the income from the Fund, in memory of the late William Robert Taylor, former Principal of University College and Head of the Department of Oriental Languages.  If no student in the third year qualifies, the scholarship may be awarded in another year. (III)

 

Teetzel Scholarship for Fine Art History

Bequest of the late Mrs. Rita Teetzel (UC 1912) of the value of $400, to be awarded to a student majoring or specializing in Fine Art History. (II)

 

Teetzel Scholarship for Fine Art History

Bequest of the late Mrs. Rita Teetzel (UC 1912) of the value of up to $750, to be awarded to a student majoring or specializing in Fine Art History. (III)

 

Tracy Scholarship for Ethics

Founded by subscription in honour of Professor Frederick Tracy, of the value of the annual income from the fund, awarded to the student who obtains the highest percentage in Grade A standing in an Ethics course. (III)

 

Madeline Lake Turnbull Scholarships in French

Bequest of Madeline Turnbull (UC 1929).  Variable in size (according to the income from the fund remaining from the M.L. Turnbull Fellowship), these awards are open to students in all years, for whom French is an important part of their course of study.

 

University College Alumni Scholarships

Gift of the University College Alumni Association.  Awards vary in number and value. (I)

 

University College Medals for the Best Degree

To be awarded to the most outstanding graduating student in each of Arts, Science and Commerce.

 

W.H. van der Smissen Scholarship for German

Gift of Mrs. van der Smissen in memory of her husband, formerly Head of the Department of German in University College, of the value of the income and awarded to the student who obtains the highest Grade A standing in German. (IV)

 

Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn Prize for English

Bequest of the late Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn, in the amount of the annual income. (I)

 

Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn Scholarship for Modern Languages

Preference will be given to a student enrolled in English, French and German. (II)

 

Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn Scholarship for English

Bequest of the late Elizabeth Ann Wintercorbyn, in the amount of the annual income. (III)

 

Two Woodhouse Scholarships

Bequest of the late Professor A.S.P. Woodhouse, for many years Head of the Department of English, each of the value of approximately $1500, to be awarded to students taking at least three courses in English. (Two in each of II and III years)

 

Two Moffatt and Eleanor Woodside Prizes for History

Each of the value of approximately $500, to be awarded to students studying History.  These prizes are given in honour of Eleanor and Moffatt Woodside (formerly Principal of University College, 1959-63) by their sons Alexander, John and Michael, and by many friends. (Two in each of II and III years)

 

Jack Zwaigenbaum Memorial Scholarship for Commerce and Finance

Gift of friends and relatives of the late Jack Zwaigenbaum enrolled in Commerce and Finance at University College from 1954 until his death in 1956, of the value of the annual income (approx. $200) from the Fund. (I)