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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

Graduating Year Awards

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
In Course Scholarships

Allan Coatsworth Memorial Scholarship

Created by Klaus Goldschlag (UC 1944), in honour of Allan 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Ann Shepard Memorial Fellowship for Biology

The bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard, for a student who intends to enter Graduate Studies in Biology at the University of Toronto.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Ann Shepard Memorial Gold Medal for Biological Sciences

Bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard, to be awarded for the best UC student graduating in the biological sciences.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Anna and Alex Beverly Memorial Fellowship

Awarded to a University College student for the purpose of graduate studies within or outside Canada. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships
Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies

Anne Mirvish Awards

To provide funding for 3rd and 4th year University College students enrolled in either Specialist or Major programs in the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Beatrice Bott Dow Bursary in English Literature

Established by Marguerite Ruth Dow (UC'49) in memory of her mother Beatrice Bott Dow (1890-1974). To be awarded to a University College student enrolled in English Literature who has demonstrated financial need. Academic standing will also be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
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