SGS Summer Gym Bursary

Award Overview


With an aim to foster holistic health and wellness of graduate students, the SGS Summer Gym Bursary offers students a reimbursement for up to 100% of their on-campus summer athletic membership fees. The SGS Summer Gym Bursary is open to registered professional and research stream graduate students. Participating facilities include Hart House Fitness Centre and Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE) athletic facilities. ​​

With the SGS Summer Gym Bursary, students will receive a maximum reimbursement of $80.15 to apply towards their summer membership purchased to access both in-person and on-line programs through a campus athletic facility. In other words, students will be fully reimbursed for a May-August summer gym membership at Hart House and receive up to $80.15 towards the cost of a full or partial summer membership purchased at KPE.

UTM or UTSC graduate students interested in accessing summer athletic programs and services are asked to inquire locally about possible bursaries. UTM students may contact and UTSC students are asked to visit the University of Toronto’s Graduate Education website for information and direct questions to


Applicants must:

  • Be a graduate student in a master’s or doctoral program (professional or research-stream);
  • Registered full-time for the summer 2020 session;
  • Have purchased a full or partial summer gym membership from one of two participating locations; the Hart House Fitness Centre and Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE) athletic facilities; and
  • Have valid proof of purchase that displays name and/or student number​.

​​Eligible students may receive the SGS Summer Gym Bursary once per summer session.​​​

Application Process

Registered students can access the online SGS Summer Gym Bursary Application available on the SGS Portal starting mid-May through to August 31, 2020. ​

​Please note:

  • Students must be registered at the time of application;
  • One application is permitted per applicant for summer membership fees incurred at one facility;
  • ​The application cannot be modified after submission; and
  • Proof of payment must be uploaded as a PDF, JPEG, or PNG file.

Additional Info


Payment​ to students will be processed on a monthly basis.  All applicants will receive an email notification via their official U of T email address regarding the status of their application and any relevant details regarding payment. To ensure that there is no delay in receiving your bursary make sure that you have direct deposit set up on your ACORN account.

Contacts & Resources

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Mississauga Campus (UTM):

Scarborough Campus (UTSC):