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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

In Course Scholarships
Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies Interdisciplinary Prize

The Canadian Studies Interdisciplinary Prize, generously supported by Peter Warrian, is awarded to an undergraduate student who writes the best essay on any interdisciplinary aspect of Canadian life, thought, or society and is in financial need. The student must be in the Canadian Studies program or enrolled in a University college course that is sponsored by the Canadian Studies department. 

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

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships
Canadian Studies

David & Vivian Campbell Scholarship in Canadian Studies

The David and Vivian Campbell Scholarship in Canadian Studies is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Canadian Studies program who demonstrates financial need. Minor, major or specialist students are equally eligible.

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
Graduating Year Awards
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

David Rayside Scholarships in Sexual Diversity Studies

Two scholarships will be awarded annually on the basis of academic merit; the first to a student with the most distinguished overall academic performance, who is completing his or her graduating year with a Specialist program in Sexual Diversity Studies; the second to an undergraduate completing either a Specialist or a Major in Sexual Diversity Studies combined with an academic interest in the study of politics (through a degree in a politically-relevant program, such as Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations or Equity Studies), or a demonstrated commitment to social justice. Both award recipients will be chosen by the University College Registrar upon the recommendation of the Mark S. Bonham Centre’s Awards Committee. Open to students from outside University College.

Eligibility Requirements

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

How to Apply

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships
Health Studies

Dr. Carolyn Bennett OTSS Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and community involvement.  Preference will be given to students who are in Specialist Programs in Health Studies who are also conducting research as part of their studies. 
Recipients must satisfy the eligibility requirements of the OTSS program.

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
In Course Scholarships
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Emperor I. Sergio Apolloni Scholarship

For a student who has achieved excellent results in the Sexual Diversity Studies Program. The Director will be consulted regarding appropriate candidates. Open to all students in the Sexual Diversity Studies Program, regardless of college affiliation. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
Writing Awards
UC Writing Centre

Frederic Davidson Writing Awards

Established in 1948 in memory of Professor Frederic Davidson, the Frederic Davidson Competition offers one first prize of $1,000, one second prize of $500 and one third prize of $250 each year for essays on English or French literature.

Eligibility Requirements

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

How to Apply

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Jack Hallam UC’52 Undergraduate Scholarships in Sexual Diversity Studies

Established primarily to support students in the Sexual Diversity Studies (SDS) Program. Though preference will be given to students in the SDS Program, awards may also be given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students enrolled in other programs at the University of Toronto. Although the primary criterion for selection will be financial need based on the requirements of the OTSS program, the Committee may also consider other factors such as a student’s commitment to academic achievement, outstanding volunteer contributions on or off campus aimed at increasing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

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

  • Application Required
In Course Scholarships
Health Studies

L. J. Fukakusa Scholarship in Health Studies at University College

For students enrolled in the Health Studies Programs at University College. Awarded to a student with financial need; recipients must satisfy the eligibility requirements of the OTSS program.

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
In Course Scholarships
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

LGBTOUT Scholarship OSOTF II Scholarship Sexual Diversity Studies

Awarded to a student with financial need in Sexual Diversity Studies based on the recommendation of the Program’s Director; preference will be given to a student with high academic performance. Recipients must satisfy the eligibility requirements of the OSOTF II / OTSS program. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
Writing Awards
UC Writing Centre

Lorne Tepperman Prize for Public Writing at the University of Toronto

To provide an annual award to an undergraduate student registered at University College or whose submission is linked to work in a UC program or affiliated Centre.

Eligibility Requirements

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

How to Apply

  • Application Required