Geoffrey Payzant Memorial Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Study

Student Category

Returning student

Application Required


Number of Recipients One
Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the fall and award is paid in the fall (registration required in fall term)

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($400 – $1,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range


Financial Need


Leadership No 

Cinema Studies; Urban Studies; Writing & Rhetoric

Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS), enrolled in one of the programs at Innis College, whose academic work demonstrates a commitment to interdisciplinarity. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.