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Russell Canada Prize

FacetDescription
Student Category

Current student

Application Required

Yes. See the Russell Canada Prize application. (This application is typically available by February with a due date of early April.)

Number of Recipients

One or more

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the spring.

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($500 – $1,000)

Grades Considered No
Financial Need

No

Leadership No
Program

Undergraduate Arts & Science student(s)

OtherSubmitted academic work
Award Conditions

To be awarded annually to undergraduate Arts & Science students, preferably Innis College students, to reflect the work of Peter H. Russell and encourage students to seek out, as he does, the unique character of our country. The prize will be awarded to an  outstanding “production” on some aspect of Canada in the form of a substantial piece of coursework (e.g., essay) or a substantial creative work (e.g., poetry, prose, drama, film, painting, or photography). The same student(s) cannot receive the award in multiple years.

University Women’s Club of Toronto Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Admission (Undergraduate)

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income (approximately $9000)

Grades Considered

No

Financial Need

Yes

Leadership

Yes

Award Conditions

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to a female Innis College undergraduate student entering first year who will be living in the Innis Residence. The recipient will reflect the University Women’s Club mission of building a more equitable world for all women and girls.

Robert Patrick Student Initiative Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning and graduating students

Application Required

Yes (the application will be available sometime during the Winter term)

Number of Recipients

One or more

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the summer and award is paid in the summer.

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

2019 is the inaugural year of this award and the value is to be determined.

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

1.5+

Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Program

Innis College Undergraduate Student or a University of Toronto student living in the Innis College Residence.

Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding full/part-time Innis College undergraduate student who is enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Science or a UofT student living in the Innis College Residence. The recipient has achieved distinction in the life of the College through the Innis College Student Society, the Innis College Council or the Innis Residence Council, and is expected to be “In Good Standing.” A student may receive this award only once.

Innis College Recognition Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Graduating student

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients

Multiple

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and award is acknowledged in the spring

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Award of distinction

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

2.7+

Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to full- or part-time graduating Innis College students who have achieved a CGPA of at least 2.7 and have also distinguished themselves by their active participation in the College. No more than one percent of the College population will receive recognition awards.

Wasser Leadership Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning and graduating students

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients Multiple
Decisions and Payment Timing

Returning Students: Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the subsequent fall (registration required in fall term) for returning students

Graduating students: Decisions are made in the spring and the award is paid in the spring

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($2,500 –  $3,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range
Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS). The Wasser Scholarship recognize sustained leadership contributions over several years. All candidates will exhibit the promise of transferring their leadership skills to their community or workplace after graduation. The Scholarships will be awarded to senior year students who have excelled academically and who have made outstanding contributions through their involvement in student life, their voluntary activities, and their service to others. The scholarships will be decided after the winter session of each academic year and non-graduating students will normally be expected to register in the subsequent academic year to be eligible to receive the award. Senior students are students who have completed at least 14.0 credits when decisions on the awards are made. A student is eligible for only one Wasser Scholarship in an undergraduate career.

Taddle Creek Residence Life Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Current student

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients Multiple
Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the spring

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$2,500

Grades Considered No
Financial Need

Yes

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to outstanding Innis Residence students. Candidates must be in good standing in their Faculty, and they must demonstrate distinguished voluntary commitment to fostering and supporting community life in the Innis Residence. Financial need may be considered but is not a requirement. Candidates who have previously received a Taddle Creek Residence Life Award will be considered on the basis of achievements since receipt of the last award.

Norman Jewison Fellowship in Film Studies

FacetDescription
Student Category

Graduating student

Application Required

Yes. The application form is available from the Cinema Studies website.

Number of Recipients One
Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$10,000

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range
Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
ProgramCinema Studies
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding full- or part-time student who is graduating or who has graduated within the last year with a Specialist or Major in Cinema Studies, and who is proceeding to do further study in film and/or film and related media. An “A” average is preferred.

Mary Ann Duffy Graduating Student Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Graduating student

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and the award is paid in the spring

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($8,000 – $9,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.0+

Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding female Innis College undergraduate student graduating from the Faculty of Arts and Science who has distinguished herself in the qualify of her voluntary service (not undertaken for academic credit) outside of the university.

M. “Fuzz” Friend Memorial Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning or graduating student

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

Returning students: Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the subsequent fall (registration in fall term required)

Graduating students: Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the spring

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($1,500 – $2,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

2.0+

Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to a student past or present from the Innis Residence with a minimum 2.0 CGPA who, based on voluntary contribution, has had an outstanding and positive impact on residence life. Students may only receive the award once.

John W. Browne OSOTF Admission Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Admission (Undergraduate)

Application Required

Yes. See application here.

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($700 – $1,100)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

High school grades

Financial Need

Yes.

As an award endowed with funds from the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF), students must meet all of the following criteria: (1) Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/Protected Person; (2) Ontario residency, see “How do I know if I qualify as an Ontario resident for student loan purposes?”; and (3) financial need.  Receiving OSAP, for example, demonstrates eligibility in all three criteria for this award.

Leadership

Yes

Award Conditions

To be awarded to an undergraduate student entering first-year studies in Arts and Science at Innis College. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an Ontario resident. Preference will be given to students who, by their leadership, have contributed to the life of their high school and/or community.