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Four new scholarships available for 2021
The UTSU will offer four new scholarships for students in Winter 2021 as part of it’s continuing effort to offer financial aid to St. George Campus students. The new scholarships will be awarded to 14 students in increments of $1500 each. This scholarship program is open to Domestic and International students and current members of the University of Toronto Students’ Union. Details are below. 

In total, $21,000 will be awarded. 

Applications can be made by completing the following form and submitting a Scholarship Statement, Financial Statement and Reference Letter (Optional). All applications must be received by March 31st, 2021 at 11:59PM. 

Recipients will be selected by the UTSU’s Student Aid Committee, who will oversee and read all applications, check eligibility, and ensure that students receive their awards before the end of the term.

These scholarships are offered in addition to seven other UTSU grants and bursaries helping students with the many costs that come with their education. More information on these additional student aid opportunities can be found at the UTSU website.

The four new scholarships include: 

1. UTSU Professional Faculties Leadership Scholarship – 3 x $1500

Awarded to full-time Professional Faculty undergraduate students enrolled in one of

the 10 professional faculty who have demonstrated initiative to make a positive impact on the professional faculties community through an extracurricular leadership role.

Students must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 1.70 in one of the following faculties:  

  • John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
  • Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Music
  • Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
  • Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Temerty Faculty of Medicine
  • Toronto School of Theology

2. UTSU Campus Involvement Scholarship – 5 x $1500

Awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have demonstrated initiative to making a positive impact on promoting a positive student experience through involvement in extracurricular leadership roles.

Students must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cGPA of 1.70 and have at least 2 full semester’s worth of prior leadership experience.

3. UTSU Equity Initiative Scholarship – 3 x $1500

Awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have demonstrated significant initiative in making a positive impact on promoting equity initiatives on campus. This award is given to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in promoting accessibility, equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

Students must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cGPA of 1.70.

4. UTSU First-Year Engagement Scholarship – 3 x $1500

Awarded to full-time, first-year undergraduate students who have demonstrated significant engagement in making a positive impact on student life.

Students must demonstrate financial need, have no more than 5 completed FCE’s and a minimum cGPA of 1.70

Students are encouraged to apply for these opportunities – especially at a time when the need for financial aid can be so great. Please direct any additional questions you may have to hello@utsu.ca.

May 4, 2021

Hi there,

Hope you’re doing well! I was wondering if the results for the 2021 UTSU scholarships have already been announced? Thank you so much!

May 4, 2021

Hi! Thanks for checking in. The recipients have all been notified and we’ll be announcing them soon!

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