University College Admission Scholarships

The College offers approximately 150 admission (or entrance) scholarships.  Students are automatically considered for these scholarships at admission; no application is necessary.  The majority of admission  scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, while some take into consideration financial need.  The  College employs the University 's standard method of assessing financial need (i.e. OSAP application process) in identifying eligible students.

  1. Renewable Scholarships
  2. Non-Renewable Scholarships
  3. Scholarship Bursaries

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Renewable Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded at admission and are renewable provided students achieve an annual Grade Point Average of at least 3.50 on a course load of 4 full credit equivalents (FCEs) from September to September.

 

The Howard Ferguson Provincial Scholarships in University College

Bequest of Mrs. Ella Ferguson in honour of her husband the Honourable Howard Ferguson, Premier of the Province of Ontario 1923-30 (UC 1892).  These scholarships are intended to recognize outstanding Ontario students applying from outside the Greater Toronto area in order to encourage enrolment at “the Provincial College.”  The award value is $3000 and is renewable up to 3 times for a total possible value of $12,000.

 

The Howard Ferguson Scholarships in University College

Bequest of Mrs. Ella Ferguson in honour of her husband the Honourable Howard Ferguson, Premier of the Province of Ontario 1923-30 (UC 1892).  These scholarships are intended to recognize outstanding students applying from outside Ontario.  The award value is $3000 and is renewable up to 3 times for a total possible value of $12,000.

 

The George Roderick Fraser Scholarships for Mathematical Studies

Bequest of Verna Pearl Fraser in memory of her late husband George Roderick Fraser (UC 1928).  For outstanding students entering University College intending to pursue mathematical studies, which come from Ontario schools outside “Metropolitan Toronto”.  The award value is $3000 and is renewable up to 3 times for a total possible value of $12,000.

 

The following scholarships are awarded at admission and include tuition allowance of $500 per year which is renewable with an annual Grade Point Average of at least 3.50 on a 4-credit course load from September to September. 

 

Florence Louisa Cody Memorial Scholarship

Bequest of the late Canon H.J. Cody and Florence Louisa Cody.  The value is approximately $500 plus the tuition allowance for a total possible value of approximately $2500 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency, to a student from a school outside the Greater Toronto Area.

 

First Maurice Cody Memorial Scholarship

Bequest of the late Florence Louisa Cody. The value is approximately $600 plus the tuition allowance for a total possible value of approximately $2600 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency.

 

Arthur Cohen Memorial Scholarship

Gift of the late Arthur Cohen (UC 1903).  The value is approximately $500 plus the tuition allowance for a total possible value of approximately $2500 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency, including English and French.

 

Jacob Cohen Memorial Scholarship

Gift of the late Arthur Cohen (UC 1903).  The value is approximately $500 plus the tuition allowance for a total possible value of approximately $2500 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency, including English and French.

 

Sir John Gibson Scholarship

Gift of the late Sir John Gibson (UC 1863). The value is approximately $400 plus the tuition allowance for a total possible value of approximately $2400 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency.

 

James Harris Scholarships

Gift of Mrs. James Harris, each of the value of $800 cash, with a total possible value of $2800, for general proficiency, including the following subjects:  Latin and Greek; Latin and French; French and German; two modern languages; Mathematics and Physics. (In awarding one of these scholarships preference will be given to a student from Ridley College.)

 

Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarships

Bequest of the late Colonel R.W. Leonard, each of the value of $700 cash, with a total possible value of $2700, for excellence in any subjects or for general proficiency.  Of these six are open to candidates from any schools in the province, and four to candidates from outside the Greater Toronto area.

 

J.S. McLean Scholarships

Gift of the late J.S. McLean, each of the value of up to $3000 cash, with a total possible value of up to $5000 over 4 years, for excellence in any subjects or for general proficiency.

 

Louis Rosenfeld Scholarship

Bequest of the late Louis Rosenfeld. The award has a value of approximately $400 with a total possible value of approximately $2400 over 4 years; awarded for general proficiency.

 

First Malcolm Wallace Scholarship

Gift of graduates of University College and other friends of the late Professor Malcolm Wallace, former Principal of University College and Head of the Department of English The award has a value of approximately $2000 cash with a total possible value of $4000, for excellence in any subjects or for general proficiency.

 

Second Malcolm Wallace Scholarship

Gift of graduates of University College and other friends of the late Professor Malcolm Wallace, former Principal of University College and Head of the Department of English. The award has a value of approximately $2000 cash with a total possible value of $4000, for excellence in any subject or for general proficiency. Awarded to a student intending to specialize in English.

 

Third Malcolm Wallace Scholarship

Established by the bequest of Mary Elizabeth Wallace (UC’31), daughter of Malcolm Wallace. The award has a value of approximately $2000 cash with a total possible value of $4000, for excellence in any subject.

 

Non-Renewable Scholarships

The following are non-renewable admission scholarships. 

Katherine Ballantine Coutts Scholarship

Gift of Katherine's grandchildren to honour her commitment to education and her connections with UC.   An admission scholarship given annually to a student from Essex or Kent County in southwestern Ontario or from the province of Alberta.  The award has a value of at least $2000.

Anna and Alex Beverly Memorial Scholarship

Bequest of the late William Alexander Beverly (UC 1949) in memory of his parents, of the value of $1500; awarded for general proficiency.

 

Victor Callendar Memorial Award

Established by Dorel Callendar in memory of her husband Victor Callendar (UC 1959), and supported by family and friends.  To be awarded at admission to a student born or raised in the Caribbean, with preference to students from Grenada.  Recipients must be registered at University College, and will be selected on the basis of academic merit.  Financial need may also be considered.  (Value approx. $500)

 

Second Maurice Cody Memorial Scholarship

Bequest of the late Florence Louisa Cody, of the value of $300; awarded for general proficiency.

 

Daniel/Blake Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Gift of an anonymous donor.  To be awarded at admission to a University College student in the humanities and/or social sciences on the basis of academic merit.  (Value approximately $1600)

 

Fletcher-Clark OSOTF Scholarships in Science and/or Economics

Gift of Edmund Clark (UC 1969) and Frances (Fletcher) Clark (UC 1969).  To assist University College students with financial need who have excellent academic results in the Sciences or in Economics.  (Variable in number and value.)  At least one award will be given out at admission.  In accord with the requirements of the OSOTF program, the primary criterion will be financial need.

 

Warren Goldring Residence Scholarship

Established by the University College Committee in honour of C. Warren Goldring (UC 1949).  To be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a University College student living in residence.

 

GRADitude '94 Award

Gift of the graduating class of UC 1994, for a student entering University College from the Transitional Year Program who is deserving of financial assistance.



Archibald MacMurchy Memorial Scholarships

Bequest of the late Angus MacMurchy, in memory of his father, each of the value of $900, for general proficiency.  Preference will be given to students entering the Sir Daniel Wilson Residence or Whitney Hall.

 

McCaul Scholarship

Gift of the late Principal Maurice Hutton in memory of President McCaul; the award has a value of approximately $200 for proficiency in Latin and Greek.  Preference will be given to a student intending to specialize in Classics.

 

Supplementary J.S. McLean Scholarships

Gift of the late J.S. McLean. The awards have a value of $1000 each; the number is determined by the balance of the income from the Fund; awarded for general proficiency.

 

Millard Scholarships

Bequest of the late Esther Geraldine Millard, who attended University College from 1906-1908, in memory of her parents Alexander and T. Elizabeth Millard and her brother, John Howard Millard. The two awards are based on the annual income from the fund and are not necessarily divided equally.  These awards recognize excellence in any subjects or general proficiency and are for candidates from schools outside the Greater Toronto Area who are entering the Sir Daniel Wilson Residence or Whitney Hall.

 

Ted Mossman Scholarships

Gift of James Mossman (UC 1981) in honour of his father Ted Mossman.  These awards have a value of approximately $1000 and are given to students showing exceptional promise.  Preference may be given to students intending to study Mathematics.

 

Thomas A. Russell Scholarships

Bequest of the late Thomas A. Russell.  This award has a value of approximately $700 and recognizes excellence in any subjects, or general proficiency.  Preference will be given to students entering the Sir Daniel Wilson Residence or Whitney Hall.

 

Ann Shepard Memorial Scholarships

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 value of each award is $700 and is awarded for general proficiency, including Biology. Preference may be given to candidates intending to specialize in the Biological field.

 

Special University College Admission Scholarships

Awarded for general proficiency with a value of $500 and variable in number.

 

Morley Wickett Scholarship

Gift of S.R. Wickett. This award has a value of approximately $200 and recognizes excellence in English and History.

 

Woodhouse Scholarship

Bequest of Professor A.S.P. Woodhouse, distinguished scholar and for many years Head of the Department of English. This award has a value of $1500 and may be renewable once for a total possible value $2700, to a student intending to specialize in English.  The scholarship will be renewed in Second Year, provided that the student attains a G.P.A. of at least 3.50, including an "A" in at least one course in English. (Should this scholarship not be renewed, a Special Woodhouse Scholarship, of the value of $1500, may be awarded to a student who has completed First Year, including at least one course in English, and who intends to specialize in English, the award to be made in October.)

 

Scholarship-Burasaries

 

Sydney Hermant Scholarship-Bursary

This award has a value of $2000; to be awarded to a student who combines academic potential and financial need with community interest and social involvement as demonstrated at the high school level.  This award is made in honour of Sydney Hermant by his four sons to provide support for an all-round student in the first year of university study.

 

Michell Scholarship-Bursaries

Bequest of the late Miss Catherine S. Michell and Colonel William C. Michell, formerly Principal of Riverdale C.I. The amount of each award will depend on academic standing and/or financial need, and the value of other awards held by each winner will be taken into account. 

 

Mrs. Gurdev Kaur Neelam Scholarship

A gift of Mr. Kuldip  Neelam and family in honour of Mrs. Gurdev Kaur Neelam with a value of the annual income of the fund.  To be offered on admission, in recognition of service to the community, on the basis of academic merit and financial need.  Recipients must satisfy eligibility requirements of OSOTF regulations.