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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

In Course Scholarships
Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies Award in Jewish History

To be awarded to students in Canadian Jewish History based on academic merit on the recommendation of the Director of the Canadian Studies program in University College. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • U of T Student: Enrolled in a college other than UC
  • U of T Student: Registered in a UC program, Enrolled in a college other than UC
  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Leadership Awards

Carman Guild Scholarship

Established in memory of Carman B. Guild (UC 1947), an active member of the University College Literary and Athletic Society, the Students’ Administrative Council, the College of Electors, the University of Toronto Alumni Association, the University College Alumni Association and many Hart House clubs and committees. To be awarded in-course to University College students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, energy and enthusiasm in extracurricular activities at the college and/or the university. Awards will vary in number and value.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Christine Elmslie Scholarship

The Christine Elmslie Scholarship is intended to support students graduating from University College who are preparing for a career in the international field 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Travel Awards

Cloister Educational Foundation of Toronto Awards

This award has been established by the estate of Marjorie Moore (UC 1947) to provide grants for University College students to assist with travel and living abroad for periods of up to one year. Students from the fields of art, archaeology, classics, history and modern languages will be eligible. Such students may be at any level of study. Special consideration will be given to students for whom a period abroad is important and an integral part of their education. Awards will vary in number and value.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

David and Helen Eisen Fellowship

The 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Leadership Awards

Dora Burke Playfair Leadership Awards

These awards have been established to recognize the importance of student volunteer and leadership contributions to University College. Eligible students must be registered and in good academic standing at University College and be involved in the UC community in unpaid leadership roles during the current academic session (other involvement at the University of Toronto or in the broader Toronto community may also be considered). In recognition of the fact that students who are involved in volunteer and leadership opportunities may not be able to earn as much income during the academic year, financial need will also be considered. Awards will vary in number and value. Both returning and graduating students will be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Dora Burke Playfair Residence Awards

These awards are to assist students living in a University College residence. Financial need may be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U of T Student: Enrolled in a college other than UC
  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Dorothy F.P. Pratt Memorial Scholarship

The Dorothy Pratt Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide an award for a Canadian female student in her graduating year, or a Canadian female graduate of University College who is entering a graduate program in management (e.g., MBA in the Faculty of Management).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required

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.)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
In Course Scholarships

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.   

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required