Other Funding Resources for Graduate Students

Award Overview

Contacts & Resources

The following is a list of funding resources external to SGS available to graduate students:


Vision Science Research Program – OSOTF

A $17.25 million endowment from the OSOTF/U of T/Vision Science Research Program-Toronto Western Hospital provides support for a number of graduate fellowships each year.

The deadline for September 2021 funding competition is May 14, 2021. The application form is now available online. Graduate projects must be in areas related to vision science/health research.

For student eligibility criteria and application form, please visit http://vsrp.uhnres.utoronto.ca. Click Apply.

Bertram Scholarship

The Weston Brain Institute International Fellowships: Canada

International Experience Award (IE Award+) 

Universities Canada – Programs and Scholarships

SSHRC Storytellers contest

Vector Institute AI Master’s Scholarship

The Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate Program

L’OREAL-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science

African Leaders of Tomorrow

Fullbright Canada Scholarship Opportunities

Funding Databases

There are various other sources of award opportunities across U of T. Please see below for more information:

​​​​​Research and Innovation​

Enrolment Services Office – Scholarship Sorter​​​

Ulife Opportunities – Awards​

Faculty of Arts and Science Scholarships​​

Faculty of Medicine Internal Awards​

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Awards​​

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) – IEN (Indigenous Education Network)  Awards

​Financial Aid By Country​ for International Students – Rotman​

Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool (Government Of Canada)