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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

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

Patricia and Douglas Dadson Memorial Scholarship (OSOTF II & OTSS)

For students enrolled in the Sexual Diversity Studies program. Awarded to a student with financial need. Scholarships and awards will be given to students without regard to students’ college membership.  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
Financial Need Awards
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Pride and Remembrance Association Scholarship

Gifted by the Pride and Remembrance Foundation. Preference to students in the Sexual Diversity Studies (SDS) program. Though preference will be given to students registered in the SDS program, awards may also be given to other lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students at the University of Toronto. The primary criterion will be financial need in accordance with the requirements of the Ontario Trust for Student Support program (OTSS). Other criteria may also be considered, such as academic achievement or outstanding volunteer contributions on or off campus aimed at increasing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

The Roberts Fund

Awards will be made on the basis of financial need demonstrated through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or on the basis of information provided by an individual on the award application. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students from all U of T campuses, faculties, colleges and programs will be eligible, with no preference given to those enrolled in the Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies programs or courses. The awards will be administered by the Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College in accordance with the University’s Policy on Student Awards and decisions about allocation will be made by its Student Awards Committee.  Although the primary consideration will be financial need, the Committee will also consider other factors such as outstanding volunteer contributions on or off campus aimed at increasing acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered people, as well as academic achievement. Awards are variable in number and value. 

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