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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.

Weisdorf Bell Family Undergraduate Award in Urban Studies

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients

Multiple

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Annual Income (amount varies)

Grades Considered

No

Financial Need

Yes

Leadership

No

Program

Urban Studies

Award Conditions

To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate Innis College student(s) who is enrolled in the Urban Studies Program at the University of Toronto on the basis of financial need. The annual income available for awards must be awarded to full time, domestic Canadian residents in compliance with the UTAPS program guidelines and the Policy on Student Financial Support. This award is distributed by Enrolment Services.

Innis Paper Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Current student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the fall and the award is paid out in the fall.

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$1,000

Financial Need

No

Leadership

Yes

Program

University of Toronto student

Award Conditions

To be awarded to the editor of the Innis Herald newspaper. 

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.

Innis Residence Leadership Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Current student

Application Required

No (nomination by peers)

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$500

Grades Considered No
Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding full-time, first-year undergraduate student living in the Innis Residence in the current academic year who is an emerging leader. Recipient may be a first-year student from the Faculty of Arts and Science or from a first-entry professional faculty.

Innis Emerging Leader Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Current student

Application Required

No (nomination by peers)

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$500

Grades Considered No
Financial Need

No

Leadership Yes
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding first-year Innis College undergraduate student not living in the Innis Residence in the current academic year who is an emerging leader.

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.

Innis College GRADitude Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

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 ($250 – $500)

Grades Considered No 
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
OtherVolunteer work outside university; completed 4.0 to 13.0 credits
Award Conditions

Awarded to an Innis College student in financial need, from the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of excellent academic achievement. The recipient has completed at least 4.0 credits and no more than 13.0. They will be selected for their volunteer work outside the university.

Evelyn Cotter Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients

One

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

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 No 
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.

Evelyn Cotter Book Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning or graduating student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients One
Decisions and Payment Timing

Returning students: Decisions are made in the spring and award is acknowledged in the subsequent fall

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Award of distinction

Grades Considered No
Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an Innis College student who has demonstrated through diligent work in the Writing Centre his/her commitment to achieving excellence in writing.