The Vedanta Society of Toronto
Up to $600.00
One recipient annually
At the time of application, an applicant must:
Student has always lived in Ontario; or
Ontario is the last province student lived in for 12 months in a row before beginning his/her current graduate program; or
Student lives in Ontario now AND has lived in Canada for less than 12 months in a row.
* Full definition and criteria for Ontario residency available on SGS University-Wide Awards webpage
A completed application will include all of the following items (no other supporting documentation will be accepted):
Completed and signed University-Wide Awards application form (including the Financial Need Assessment section);
Original or certified copies of official transcripts from all universities attended in the last two years of full-time studies or if the student has competed two years of graduate studies at the time of application, the student must include transcripts for all graduate studies;
ACORN print-outs are sufficient for the U of T transcript;
Certification/validation may be performed by the graduate unit. If the graduate unit is not able to certify/validate a transcript, it is each applicant's responsibility to obtain and provide within their application package an original official transcript that was issued by the appropriate institution
Grading legends must be provided with every transcript. Copies of unofficial transcripts from other institutions will not be accepted. Transcripts should not be separately mailed to the Graduate Awards Office
One copy of resume
A statement written by the applicant that clearly addresses the relevance of their application with regard to Vivekananda's ideal of education
One letter of reference addressing the applicant's academic merit from an academic supervisor/advisor or a faculty member familiar with the applicant's academic work (one page maximum).
*The letter must clearly state the referee's name and contact information
Each applicant may contact their graduate unit to determine the application deadline for this competition as well as to which email address all of their application materials must be submitted.
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