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Trinity College

Admission Scholarships

All eligible applicants to Trinity College will automatically be considered for Admission Scholarships and recipients will be notified of the scholarship in their offer of admission. Trinity College awards approximately 90 scholarships per year to incoming first year students from all provinces. These range in value from $1000 to $3500 for one year.

Trinity’s awards program also includes in-course and graduation scholarships and awards that recognize the academic and co-curricular achievements of our students as well as need-based bursaries that provide financial assistance to students on government student loan programs.

For more information, visit:
http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/admission-scholarships.html


In-course Scholarships

All Trinity students are automatically considered for Trinity College in-course scholarships at the end of their first, second and third years. In order to qualify for consideration, a student must complete a minimum of 4.0 credits during the Fall-Winter academic year in question. Scholarship recipients are selected based on their Annual Grade Point Average (AGPA). The cut-off AGPA for scholarships changes each year depending on the number of students eligible for consideration. Trinity College in-course scholarships are awarded to students in October of the following academic year.

 

Trinity College In-Course Scholarships Requiring an Application

The Solar Panel First-Year Award

Awarded to a current first-year student entering second year in September 2014, who demonstrates an active interest and commitment to issues pertaining to the environment and sustainability through co-curricular involvement on campus. Applicants must submit a statement outlining their eligibility for the award along with a CV and a letter of reference pertaining to their co-curricular involvement. This award is funded, as voted on by the TCM in 2007, from net revenues generated by the Larkin solar panels.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $2000

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in September 2014

 

The John Harvey Whiteside Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to provide continuing funding for a Trinity College student who is registered in an Honours Bachelor of Arts or Commerce programme, and who is not also receiving another significant continuing scholarship. Candidates are to have strong academic records and good records of community participation. The award is for a student entering second year and is renewable for the third year and fourth year of study as long as the recipient maintains a minimum 3.50 AGPA each year on a minimum of 4.0 credits, and remains positively involved in the College and/or University and/or community.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: $15,000 per year (one award), twice-renewable

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in two instalments in September 2014 and January 2015

 

The William and Nona Heaslip Scholarships

These awards were established to provide continuing funding for Trinity College students who have financial need, strong but not necessarily outstanding academic performance (minimum 3.0 CGPA), and good community participation. Application is open to students admitted in September 2013 who will be entering second year in September 2014. The award is renewable for the third and fourth years of study as long as recipients continue to demonstrate financial need, maintain the required CGPA and remain actively involved in the College and/or community. Please submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award, focusing on what you expect from your university career and how you hope it will unfold, along with two letters of reference and a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards. The selection procedure may include an interview with the committee.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: $15,000 per year (two awards) – twice renewable

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in two equal instalments in September 2014 and January 2015

 

The Bronskill Prize

This award recognizes a student that contributes greatly to the College through extracurricular activities. It is offered to help finance the cost of residence at Trinity College for one year. Recipient must:

• have made strong contributions to extracurricular College activities;

• enrol on a full-time basis in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program in Arts and Science at Trinity College, Toronto for the 2014-2015 year;

• be a resident of Ontario;

• meet current criteria for financial need (normally qualifying for OSAP);

• normally have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30;

• spend the year of the Prize award in residence.

Please submit a full resume and a letter describing how this award will further your academic plan and student life along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards.

Deadline: January 31, 2014

Value: up to $5,000 (one award)

Awarded: February 2014, payment made Fall 2014

 

The Buscombe Awards

These awards are available to Trinity College students entering their final year of registration in 2014-2015. Please submit a letter of application that addresses how you fit most or all of the criteria listed below along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards. Please note that you do not have to meet all of the criteria below in order to qualify for this award.

• Registered at Trinity College throughout undergraduate career, and entering the final year of study.

• Maintained the required academic standards in each year of study.

• No significant financial means other than through employment.

• Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee constructive career plans following the acquisition of a degree.

• Canadian Citizen by birth.

• Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee active membership in a church or duly recognized place of worship.

• Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee active involvement in community service.

• Preference shall be given to students who participate actively in the life of the College.

• The award shall be used only for tuition, residence and ancillary fees, and for normal personal and incidental expenses.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $5000 each (one or more awards)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made Fall 2014

 

The George Gray Falle Scholarships

This scholarship is available to Trinity College students entering second, third or fourth year in 2014-2015 who are enrolled in English programs, with consideration given to majors and specialists. Applications are assessed on the basis of marks, courses taken, letters of recommendation and extra-curricular activities related to the study of English. Please submit a letter outlining the courses that you are completing this session, your course choices for next year, your long-term academic plans, and any related extra-curricular activities. Also include two letters of reference – academic or related to English extra-curricular activities, at least one of which should be written by a member of the English Department of the University of Toronto.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $2000 each (one or more awards)

Awarded: October 2014

 

The Neil Reid McLeod Scholarship

One award either to a student registered in Trinity College for one year’s study at one of University of Edinburgh, Glasgow University, University of St. Andrews, or to a student from one of these three universities to study at the University of Toronto. Open either for an undergraduate year of study or for a graduate year of study. Awarded for 2014-2015. Please submit a letter outlining your proposed course of study with a letter of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $4,000 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Martin Simpson Award

This award is available to current or graduating students from any college whose interests lead them, in 2014-2015, to a course of studies that will include an interest in English and French Canadian understanding. This award is tenable in any university where French will be used to a significant extent in the program of studies, preferably in Quebec. Submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $3,500 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The William Rogers Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to an undergraduate Trinity College student studying in France for the 2014-2015 session. If no suitable candidate is found, then students studying in France for the 2013 summer session or students studying in other European countries for 2014-2015 will be considered. Please submit a letter of application outlining your proposed course of study along with an academic letter of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $1,500 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Scotty Matthews-Firasat Khan Award

Awarded to a Trinity College student with financial need, in any year of study, who contributes significantly to College life through extra-curricular activities. The award will be by application to the Student Awards Committee. The selection of the recipient is based on the level of College involvement; however, the recipient must have a minimum CGPA of 2.70. Please submit a full resume and a letter describing how this award will further your academic plan and student life along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $2,000 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Hungarian Helicon Award

Applicants must be full-time students at the University of Toronto (any college), have demonstrated interest in the Toronto Hungarian community or be of Hungarian background, and have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must undertake or have undertaken as part of their studies at least two courses in the field of Hungarian or International Studies. Please submit a letter outlining your eligibility for this award, your budget for the academic year, two academic letters of reference, and one letter from the Hungarian community referencing your community participation.

Deadline: November 29, 2013

Value: up to $3,000 total (one or more awards)

Awarded: January 2014

 

The Rolph Award

This award is given to Trinity College students currently enrolled in courses or programmes that have significant Canadian content and who have demonstrated financial need. Please submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award along with a completed 2013-2014 Trinity College Bursary Application.

Deadline: January 23, 2014

Value: up to $1200 each (one or more awards)

Awarded: April 2014

 

For more information, visit:
http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/in-course-scholarships.html

 

Financial needs awards

Trinity Bursaries are non-repayable awards designed to assist Trinity College students who have explored all other avenues of financial assistance and who still demonstrate financial need.

Application deadlines are in late January for Fall-Winter and mid-June for Summer. A short interview will take place at that time to ensure that your application is complete and accurate.

Make sure to read the Trinity College Bursary Policy before completing an application.

 

2013-2014 Fall/Spring Bursaries

The deadline to submit your fall/spring bursary application on-line and finalize it in person at the Trinity Registrar’s Office is 4:00 p.m. on January 23, 2014.

 

Budgeting and Planning

Coming to university is a significant financial undertaking. Students are encouraged to examine their entire financial picture carefully and to plan accordingly. Make sure to look at the University’s Financial Aid Page for comprehensive information on financial aid at the University. For additional on-line information regarding financial aid and planning, including information on OSAP, what financial aid is available to you, how much you will have to pay back and how, check out the OSAP Portal as well as the CanLearn website.

For more information, visit:
http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/bursaries.html

 

Graduating Year Awards

All graduating Trinity students are automatically considered for Trinity College graduation awards. Awards recipients are selected based on their Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). The cut-off CGPA for graduation awards changes each year depending on the number of students eligible for consideration. Trinity College graduation awards are awarded in June and each recipient is invited to the Trinity College Graduation Awards Ceremony, which usually takes place the day before the June convocation. Students who graduate in November are considered for graduation awards the following June.

Trinity College Graduation Awards Requiring an Application

The Solar Panel Graduation Award in Environmental and Sustainability Issues

Awarded to a Trinity College student graduating in November 2013 or June 2014 who has been committed to and involved with issues pertaining to the environment and sustainability through co-curricular involvement on campus. Applicants must submit a statement outlining their eligibility for the award along with a CV and a letter of reference pertaining to their involvement with environmental and sustainability issues. This award is funded, as voted on by the TCM in 2007, from net revenues generated by the Larkin solar panels.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $500 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014

The Solar Panel Graduation Award for Community Involvement

Awarded to a Trinity College student graduating in November 2013 or June 2014 who has made significant contributions to the College community while a commuting student. The recipient may not be a current or former Head of College, Head of Arts or Head of NRA. Applicants must submit a statement outlining their eligibility for this award along with a CV and a letter of reference pertaining to their community involvement. This award is funded, as voted on by the TCM in 2007, from net revenues generated by the Larkin solar panels.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $500 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014

The Provost W. T. Delworth Graduation Awards and Bursary Programme

These awards are given to Trinity College students graduating in November 2013 or June 2014, who have accumulated significant OSAP debt. Students who apply for these awards are also considered for a secondary merit award based on their cumulative grade point average. The award is paid directly to the National Student Loan Service Centre, and applied to the student’s OSAP debt. Please submit a letter outlining your debt, your future plans, and a brief resume outlining your work and/or extra-curricular activities while attending university. You must also complete a Graduation Award and Bursary Program Application Form (Download the application form – PDF) and submit a formal statement of debt from the National Student Loan Service Centre.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: varying number of awards and amounts

Awarded: June 2014

The William Kilbourn Prize

This graduating prize recognizes the strongest November 2013 or June 2014 graduating Trinity student in History who plans to proceed into graduate studies with a focus on Canadian History. Please submit a letter of application outlining your planned course of study.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $1,000 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration.

The Norah Whitney Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating Trinity College student or recent graduate who is proceeding on to graduate work in French, either in France or in Quebec. This scholarship can be used either for further studies in French Language and Literature, (Specialist, Major or Combined specialist program in French required), or, secondarily, for other studies for which French will be the working language. Please submit a letter of application, carefully outlining your academic and career plans along with a letter of recommendation.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $10,000 each (one or more awards)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration.

The Martin Simpson Award

This award is available to current or graduating students from any college whose interests lead them, in 2014-2015, to a course of studies that will include an interest in English and French Canadian understanding. This award is tenable in any university where French will be used to a significant extent in the program of studies, preferably in Quebec. Submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $3,500 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Neil Reid McLeod Scholarship

One award either to a student registered in Trinity College for one year’s study at one of University of Edinburgh, Glasgow University, University of St. Andrews, or to a student from one of these three universities to study at the University of Toronto. Open either for an undergraduate year of study or for a graduate year of study. Awarded for 2014-2015. Please submit a letter outlining your proposed course of study with a letter of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $4,000 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration.

 

The Provost Painter Award in Drama

This award recognizes a student, graduating in November 2013 or June 2014, who has been actively involved in the Trinity College Dramatic Society. Please submit a letter outlining your involvement in the TCDS.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $600 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014

 

The William McMurtry Award in Athletics

This award recognizes the student, graduating in November 2013 or June 2014, who has made the greatest contribution to College co-curricular life in athletics. Please submit a letter outlining your eligibility.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $300 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014

 

The Trinity College Award in Music

This award recognizes the student, graduating in November 2013 or June 2014, who has made the greatest contribution to College co-curricular life in music. Please submit a letter outlining your eligibility.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $300 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014

 

The Brian Morgan Scholarship in Law

Awarded to a graduating Trinity College student or recent graduate (within two years of graduation) who has applied for and is accepted into an LLB, JD or equivalent programme of studies in a Faculty of Law within Canada or elsewhere in the Commonwealth. Applications for this award should include a statement of purpose/intent that also describes co-curricular contributions to the College, and/or wider university and community while in undergraduate studies, along with two letters of reference. Applicants must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative grade point average for their undegraduate degree.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: up to $4000 (one award)

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration.

 

The Nevil Thomas Award

Established by Mr. Nevil Thomas, 6T1.

Awarded to a graduating or recently-graduated (within 5 years) Trinity College student who enrolls in the MBA or a similar business program at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Should there be no suitable candidate in a given year, an award may be made to an undergraduate Trinity College student registered in Commerce. The recipient should have a demonstrated interest in business as a career. Academic achievement and financial need shall both be taken into account, but the award need not be made to the student with the highest academic standing or to the student with the greatest financial need. The recipient will be encouraged to find ways of supporting the College, including participation in the alumni mentorship program for current students. Please submit a letter of application to the Trinity College Registrar’s Office outlining your eligibility for this award, including your academic and career plans.

Deadline: March 20, 2014

Value: $5000 for one year. The award will be renewed for a second year conditional on maintaining good academic standing.

Awarded: June 2014, payment made in Fall 2014 upon receipt of proof of registration.

 

The William and Nona Heaslip Trinity-St. Antony’s Scholarship in International Relations

This scholarship is awarded in alternating years to a graduating student or recent graduate (within two years) in the International Relations Programme at Trinity College, University of Toronto with preference being given to a student enrolled at Trinity College. Both Specialists and Majors in International Relations are eligible. The candidate selected must be a Canadian citizen and shall have been admitted to Oxford University and to St. Antony’s College to pursue a degree in post-graduate studies. Financial need will also be taken into consideration. Please submit a statement of purpose outlining your goals and intended programme at St. Antony’s (maximum 600 words), along with two letters of reference and information regarding other financial resources available to support your graduate work. Finalists for the award will be interviewed by the Selection Committee.

Deadline: TBD

Value: The scholarship is tenable for two years and covers fees for the course taken, plus the Oxford University maintenance estimate for annual expenses, to a maximum of 25,000 U.K. pounds per year

Awarded: TBD

 

For more information, visit:
http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/graduation-awards.html#Delworth

Other Awards

For more information, visit:
http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/u-t-awards-programs.html