Up to $5,000 each for up to two recipients
Number of Awards Available
One to two recipients annually
At the time of application, an applicant must:
Be a domestic graduate student (Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person)
Be registered full-time in any doctoral or doctoral-stream program and will maintain full-time registration throughout the academic year immediately following the current competition
Demonstrate financial need
Demonstrate academic merit
Preference is given to students who have demonstrated leadership related to, or made a significant contribution to graduate student life.
Application & Nomination Procedure
University-Wide Awards application form
Completed financial need assessment section within the application form
Transcript(s), as per above
One copy of resumé/CV
Statement detailing applicant's demonstrated leadership and contributions to graduate student life at the University of Toronto
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).
Note: As per the external selection committee’s schedule, recipient(s) of this award will be selected and notified in November.
Each applicant may contact their graduate unit for the exact application deadline.
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