Graduating Year Awards

Graduating Year Awards are intended to encourage and support graduates pursuing further education at the graduate level; University College offers a number of fellowships to students enrolled in the College. Further explanation of the awards and the application form can be found here.

Applications are due 1 May 2017 and must be handed in to the Registrar's Office.

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University College Graduating Year Awards
 

ANNA AND ALEX BEVERLY MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP

is of the value of up to $5000, awarded to a University College student for the purpose of graduate studies within or outside Canada.

DAVID AND HELEN EISEN FELLOWSHIP

is the bequest of David Eisen, and the gift of Mrs. Helen Eisen.  This award is intended for graduate study at any university in the areas of Philosophy, History, Literature (any language), or Environmental Studies, with preference to the field of Environmental Studies. Approximate value is $4000.

CHRISTINE ELMSLIE SCHOLARSHIP

is intended to support students graduating from University College who are preparing for a career in the international field, and whose linguistic competence will allow them to pursue such a career. Eligible students will be completing an undergraduate program in history or the social sciences (e.g. political science, economics, international relations, geography, etc.) and will be proceeding to graduate study either inside or outside Canada. Approximate value is $1900.

GRANT H. FERGUSON SCHOLARSHIP

was established in honour of Grant H. Ferguson, B.A., Q.C. (UC'49) upon the occasion of his retirement as Mining and Lands Commissioner in the Ministry of Natural Resources.  In making the award, preference will be given to a student going on to study law with the intent to specialize ultimately in the field of natural resources.  If no such student is available, the scholarship may be awarded to a student graduating from a program of courses including Geology, Botany, Zoology, or Environmental Studies. Approximate value is $200.

MARLENE KIRSH KORMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

is to be awarded to the most highly qualified student (with at least "A" standing) graduating from University College with a B.Sc. and entering a professional school or faculty. Approximate value is $2000.

FIRST REUBEN WELLS LEONARD FELLOWSHIP

the value of which is $2500 and is to be awarded to a University College student entering the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.

SECOND REUBEN WELLS LEONARD FELLOWSHIP

is of the value of $2250 and to be awarded to a University College student for the purpose of graduate studies within or outside Canada.

J.R. MACGILLIVRAY FELLOWSHIP

is a gift of Elinor MacGillivray in honour of her husband Professor J.R. MacGillivray, Professor of English in University College 1930-70. To be awarded to a student graduating from University College and pursuing graduate study in the humanities at the University of Toronto.  Approximate value is $4800.

DOROTHY PRATT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

is intended to provide an award for a Canadian women student in her graduating year, or a Canadian women graduate of University College, entering a graduate program in management (e.g. MBA in the Faculty of Management). Approximate value is $1300.

SCOTT-THOMAS MEMORIAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

is the bequest of the late Lois Margaret Scott-Thomas intended to assist university graduates to pursue studies in the field of English Literature at Graduate Schools within or outside Canada.  (Preference given to graduates of University College and also to overseas students who enrol in the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.) Approximate value is $1500.

GAIL FERRIS SHEARD SCHOLARSHIP

will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student who has obtained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher while carrying a course load of three or more credits and has also been accepted to graduate school or one of the professional schools of law or medicine. Value is $1000.

KIYOSHI AND HANA SHIMIZU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

was established in memory of Kiyoshi and Hana Shimizu by their son Tsutomu (UC'51).  This award is intended to support a student graduating from University College and is going on to further study who intends to make teaching his or her lifetime career.  Preference will be given to those going on to primary or secondary school teaching, but post-secondary teaching will also be eligible.  The award will be made on the basis of academic merit and dedication to the teaching profession.  Financial circumstances may also be considered, but will not have priority. Approximate value is  $1500.

HAROLD WILLETT STEWART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

is from the bequest of the late Edith May Stewart in memory of her brother, of the value of the annual income from the Fund, to be awarded for the purpose of pursuing post graduate studies to a student of University College in the graduating year.  Approximate value is  $3700.

THE SAMUEL JAMES STUBBS FELLOWSHIP

is the bequest of Helen Eunice Stubbs (UC'33) in memory of her father, Samuel James Stubbs.  This award value of up to $5000 is designed to assist a graduating student to pursue graduate study in Classics and/or English inside or outside Canada.  In selecting a recipient, the Committee will be guided mainly by the candidate's financial need, professional interest, and academic ability.

RITA K.TEETZEL FELLOWSHIP

is the bequest of the late Rita K. Teetzel (UC'1912), of the value of up to $4000 to be awarded to a University College student who enrols in either a graduate programme in the History of Art or Architecture or a programme of professional training in Art, Architecture or Urban Design.  (Such professional training must be offered as a degree programme at a recognized institution.)16. GEORGE THANIEL MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP was established in honour of George Thaniel 1938-1991, the University's first professor of Modern Greek.  Of the value of the annual income from the fund), this Fellowship is to be awarded to a graduating or graduate student affiliated with University College.  Preference will be given to a student intending to pursue research, archeological exploration or a creative project in which the object or the site of study is Greece or Italy.  Approximate value is $1200.

MADELINE LAKE TURNBULL FELLOWSHIP

is the bequest of Madeline Turnbull (UC'29).  Of the value of the annual income from the fund, this award shall go to an outstanding student who is going on to do graduate work in French or who will have French as an important part of his or her course of study.  Approximate value is $2000.

ISABEL WARNE FELLOWSHIP

is intended for UC students pursuing graduate studies within or outside Canada.  Value:  Approximate value is $2500.

SPECIAL WOODHOUSE PRIZE

is the bequest of the late A.S.P. Woodhouse, for many years Head of the Department, of the value of up to $5000 to assist University College graduates to pursue studies in English at Graduate Schools within or outside Canada.  There are two available this year.