Evelyn Cotter Award

Student Category

Returning student

Application Required


Number of Recipients


Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income ($1,500 – $2,000)

Financial Need


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.

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Award Conditions

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to an Innis College undergraduate student who, because of family responsibilities, has had to or has chosen to postpone or interrupt post secondary education.