Awards

The University has comprehensive scholarship programs that recognizes outstanding achievement at different levels of study. The University, its colleges, faculties and divisions award approximately 4,500 admission scholarships that total nearly $20 million and nearly 5,000 in-course awards each year.

Exciting news! We are pleased to announce the Award Explorer will be launching shortly in 2020. The Award Explorer is the University of Toronto’s new award management tool that will be available for you to explore awards offered at U of T. Join us in 2020 for more details.


Scholarship Sorter

The Awards Sorter is available for students to explore awards that are available to University of Toronto applicants and students. The tool provides details on awards, including how to apply, if applicable. The Scholarship Sorter will be integrated with the Award Explorer tool, once it is launched!

Select the type of award you are interested in learning about. Future students should search for admission scholarships. Current students should look at awards for undergraduate or graduate students.

If the application deadline falls on a day the University is closed (e.g. weekend, statutory holiday, etc), applications are accepted on the following business day. 

The School of Graduate Studies maintains a list of major graduate awards accessible through their website.



Name
Eligibility (Basic Eligibility)
Award
Action
Deadline
Availability
Level of Study

To be awarded to any U of T student with demonstrated financial need participating in an official exchange program OR an exchange student at U of T (through a formal exchange program) with financial need and coming from a country with lower costs of living.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to an undergraduate student with demonstrated leadership excellence within a Hart House group.

Current students
Automatically Considered Nomination Required
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student(s) registered with Accessibility Services office at U of T with financial need who face barriers related to mobility or sensory disabilities.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

To be awarded to a graduate student in the humanities based on academic merit.

Students enrolled in the Architectural History and Theory PhD program at the Faculty of Architecture are eligible to receive this award.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate

To be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • A full-time international undergraduate student enrolled in Arts & Science at the University of Toronto
  • Demonstrated academic merit

Preference will be given to a student from Commonwealth School in Boston, Massachusetts entering their second year.

Current students
Automatically Considered
International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit with a preference for D.D.S. students in second year.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need, with preference to students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Preference to be given to a student in first or second year with some consideration for academic merit.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to an undergraduate student in the visual arts, based on juried selection.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto on the basis of financial need in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) in their first year at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto on the basis of financial need in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to three students with the highest overall averages at the conclusion of the academic year.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students on the basis of financial need and merit.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to students on the basis of merit or need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to students registered in any undergraduate program on the basis of academic achievement.

Preference will be given to previous winners of the John Macara Admission Scholarships. Preference will be given to students who can establish that they are blood kin of the late Mrs. Jean Glasgow.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Students in the first, second or third year of their program (i.e. 5, 10, and 15 credits)
  • Excelled in their programs of study

Recipients are selected by divisions based on academic merit and other criteria.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Students participating in an exchange program
  • Achieved a B+ average

Preference will be given to multilingual students with an interest in experiencing other cultures, who can demonstrate both involvement in the community and extra curricular activities.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science or Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering enrolled in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year physics laboratory courses
  • Demonstrated academic merit
  • Demonstrated financial need
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

An undergraduate prize will be awarded for the best essay on the History of Medicine (written for HPS 314Y). The graduate essay may be written for any course in the history of medicine and should be of publishable standard.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Demonstrated financial need and Ontario residency
  • Demonstrated academic merit
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Enrolled in a Commerce Specialist or enrolled in the M.B.A. program.
  • Demonstrated financial need and academic merit
Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated academic excellence (the primary determinant) and leadership/community contribution (the secondary determinant)
Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • First, second, or third year undergraduate students enrolled in a computer science program at St. George, UTM or UTSC
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated academic merit

 

Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated academic merit

Preference will be given to immigrants whose financial need is directly related to their move to Canada, especially those lacking family support in this country.

Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a Computer Science program at St. George, UTM or UTSC
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated academic merit
Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Enrolled in a Specialist or Major Program in Computer Science at St. George, UTM or UTSC
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated academic merit
Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

One medal to the most academically outstanding graduate in:

  • a humanities, social science or commerce program in the Faculty of Arts and Science or the University of Toronto at Scarborough (UTSC), or the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM), or
  • the Faculty of Music

One medal to the most academically outstanding graduate in:

  • a science program in the Faculty of Arts and Science or UTSC or UTM, or
    b) the Faculties of Applied Science and Engineering and Physical Education and Health

One medal to an academically outstanding graduate from either of the above groups of programs.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Applied Science and Engineering:
To be awarded to an outstanding female student in Fourth Year on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated commitment to women’s issues within the Faculty and the community at large. In addition, to academic standing, qualities of character and leadership abilities are also considered. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application to the Manager of Student Services by February 1st

Arts and Science:
To be awarded to the female student in Fourth Year with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average in a Science Program.

Current students
Application Required Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to an outstanding female student graduating in a science program.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be either:

  • An undergraduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures planning to undertake (or is already engaged in) a major or specialist program in Polish langauge and literature (as such programs are defined in the University calendar)
  • A graduate student in the Department of Slavic Languages enrolled in a program leading to a doctorate in Polish literatures or linguistics
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate Undergraduate
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Enrolled in the second, third or fourth year in Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering or be a specialist in Geology in the Faculty of Arts and Science
  • High academic standing

Preference will be given to students coming from Schumacher, Ontario.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to a student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences on the basis of financial need.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Entering the third year or graduating year in the field of medicine, engineering or sociology.
  • Demonstrated high academic performance
  • Qualities of leadership and all-round participation in extracurricular activities
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be enrolled in either:

  • Applied Science and Engineering (any engineering department)
  • Arts and Science (Department of Fine Art, second or third year of the Specialist Programme in Fine Art (History of Art), or second or third year of the Specialist Programme in Fine Art (Studio))
  • Arts and Science (Specialist Programme in Drama or the combined Specialist Programme in Drama and English)
  • Medicine
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • A full-time graduate student in the field of occupational or environmental health
  • Enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine and the Institute of Environmental Studies or the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Graduate

To be awarded to the student with the most outstanding marks in Second Year Restorative Dentistry.

Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students

Recipients must be/have:

  • International students from India participating in the Karta Initiatives
  • Admitted to the Faculty of Arts and Science or Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.
  • Attending U of T on a study permit
Admission
Automatically Considered
International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Entering the University of Toronto from Parkdale Collegiate with the highest grade point average
  • Demonstrated financial need
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • First year student at the University of Toronto
  • Graduated from a Bangladesh high school and/or University
  • Demonstrated financial need

Open to Canadian permanent residents from Bangladesh.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Grade 8 students currently participating in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto programs with high academic potential who suffer social and economic hardship, and risk not reaching university due to insufficient support to their family environment.

Upon the completion of Grade 8, the recipients will receive the $200 prize. In order to receive the $5,000 scholarship, the recipients are required to enrol in an undergraduate program as full-time students at the University of Toronto or a recognized post-secondary institution within Ontario.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Ottawa Collegiate Institutes student who ranks highest in first or second class honours on the basis of their OAC marks in any two of the following subjects: Greek, Latin, English.
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Students entering the first year of any first degree course for general proficiency in the Ontario Secondary School courses required for admission.
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Student entering the Faculty of Arts and Science or University of Toronto Scarborough who has included Mathematics and Science in their OAC program

Preference will be given to Huron County Secondary School graduates.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Students who are graduates of high schools in the City of Toronto who are pursuing studies in Science or Engineering
  • Demonstrated academic merit

 

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Student from Guelph Collegiate Institute with the highest OUAC average who enters the first year of any undergraduate degree course at this University.

The winner must maintain academic standing satisfactory to the Committee of Award, to enjoy the award for a period of four years.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • International or domestic secondary school students (including CEGEP I, II & III)
  • Excellent overall academic standing
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Students from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and/or mainland China
  • Demonstrated academic merit and financial need

 

Admission
Automatically Considered
International Students
Graduate Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Out-of-Province student
  • Demonstrated academic merit
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Registered in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George, UTM, or UTSC campuses.
  • The top students in the National Biology Competition (NBC) who have applied to the University of Toronto.

 

 

 

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:

  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Foreign student from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq or any other member state of the Arab League
  • Entering or is enrolled in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering or the Faculty of Law

Priority is to be given to candidates from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

 

Admission
Automatically Considered
International Students
Undergraduate

Recipient must:

  • be an undergraduate full-time or part-time student. Each student is eligible for consideration at the end of the First, Second and Third years.
Current students
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipient must:

  • be students from Columbia International College
  • demonstrate academic excellence
  • admitted to any of the following faculty or program at U of T :
    • Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
    • University of Toronto at Mississauga
    • University of Toronto at Scarborough
    • Rotman Commerce
    • Faculty of Arts and Science
    • Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education
    • Faculty of Music
    • Faculty of Architecture Landscape & Design.
Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipient must:

  • be a Braemar College student admitted to University of Toronto

The award is granted on the basis of academic merit.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must:

  • be international students who have graduated from TAIE International Institute
  • entering first year in an undergraduate program at University of Toronto
Admission
Automatically Considered
International Students
Undergraduate
  • Undergraduate students entering first year of any program in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
  • Enrolled in a secondary school outside of Canada
  • Demonstrated leadership through involvement in the school or the broader community
Admission
Automatically Considered
International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to the University’s most outstanding secondary school students on admission. Recipients must be applying to the first year of direct-entry undergraduate studies.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to the University’s most outstanding secondary school students on admission. Recipients must be applying to the first year of direct-entry undergraduate studies.

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students International Students
Undergraduate

To be awarded to outstanding Engineering students on admission

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate

Recipients must be/have:
Canadian citizens or permanent residents
Entering any first-entry program at the University of Toronto
A minimum admission average of 92% 
Graduates of Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School entering Arts and Science
Financial need

Admission
Automatically Considered
Domestic Students
Undergraduate