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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

Financial Need Awards

Allan Coatsworth Memorial Scholarship

The Allan Coatsworth Memorial Scholarship was 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. It is 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. The primary criterion for the award is financial need. Awards have a value of $500 and are variable in number. Apply using the online grant application available on ACORN.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Bessie Griffith Cosens Scholarship

Provided under the will of the late Mrs. Bessie Griffith Cosens, a graduate of University College in the year 1924, and supplemented by her husband, Mr. Gordon Cosens.  To be awarded to a woman student of University College in any course, and in any year, who is most deserving of financial assistance.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Chachra Family OSOTF II Scholarship

Awarded to a student with financial need; preference will be given to a student with high academic performance. Recipients must satisfy the eligibility requirements of the OSOTF II program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Cheuk and Anne Wong Scholarship

Awarded to a University College student with financial need who is enrolled in a program in English. Recipients must satisfy eligibility requirements of OSOTFII and/or OTSS regulations. Apply using the online grant application available on ACORN.

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
Financial Need Awards

Edward Moss Davidson Awards

Edward Moss Davidson Awards are a gift of the family and friends of the late Edward Moss Davidson (UC 1934), former Director of Admissions of the University of Toronto. The amount of each award depends on financial need. All students of University College in good academic standing are eligible for consideration. Apply using the online grant application available on ACORN.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Eunice Croll Mouckley Award

Established by Eunice Croll Mouckley to support students in the study of Humanities at University College. To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at University College, University of Toronto studying Humanities on the basis of financial need. Awards will be limited to no more than two per year.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Fletcher-Clark Scholarships in Science and Economics

Gift of Edmund Clark (UC 1969) and Frances (Fletcher) Clark (UC 1969), these scholarships assist University College students with financial need who have excellent academic results in the sciences or in economics. They vary in number and value. At least one award is given out upon admission. In accordance with the requirements of the OSOTF program, the primary criterion is financial need.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

Gordon Southam Scholarships

The Gordon H. Southam Scholarships were established originally by the Southam family in memory of Gordon Hamilton Southam (UC1907), killed in action in 1916. Intended to assist University College students with the costs of university education.
The primary criterion for selecting recipients will be financial need. Also considered will be academic standing, and participation in extracurricular activities in the University.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Financial Need Awards

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required