Weisdorf Bell Family Scholarship (OTSS) for Programs at Innis College

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 ($2,000-$2,500)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range


Financial Need


As an award endowed with funds from the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF), students must meet the following criteria: (1) Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/Protected Person; (2) Ontario residency, as per the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development guidelines; and (3) financial need.  Receiving OSAP, for example, demonstrates eligibility in all three criteria for this award.

Leadership No 
ProgramCinema Studies; Urban Studies
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an undergraduate Innis College student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) enrolled in Cinema Studies or Urban Studies based on financial need and academic excellence. 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. The scholarship will rotate between the two academic programs with 2 consecutive years awarded to a Cinema Studies student.