Hungarian Helicon Foundation Award

Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

Yes. See the Hungarian Helicon application. This application is typically available by February with a due date of mid-April.

Number of Recipients

One or more

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 – $3,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
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.

Leadership No 

Undergraduate student

OtherSubmitted academic work
Award Conditions

To be awarded to full time University of Toronto students on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. Eligible students will have completed at least 4.0 credits and be returning to undergraduate study within the University of Toronto. Applicants must submit for adjudication a piece of original work, demonstrating their ability to discuss Hungarian themes in relation to their area of study. Letters of reference and a transcript may be required.