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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 Admission Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples

FacetDescription
Student Category

Admission (Undergraduate)

Application Required

No. However if you did not self-identify as indigenous with OUAC when applying to the University of Toronto and you would like to be considered for this award, please email registrar.innis@utoronto.ca by 22 April 2019.

Number of Recipients

Multiple

Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Approximately $500

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

High school grades

Financial Need

No

Leadership No
Award Conditions

To be awarded to outstanding Indigenous Peoples in Canada (i.e. First Nations, Inuit and Métis) admitted to the first year of studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at Innis College.

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.

Principal Janet Paterson Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Graduating student

Application Required

No

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)

Annual Income ($750 – $1,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.7+

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to the female and male undergraduate student in the graduating class of Innis College (June or previous November) with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

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.

Rhea V. Scott Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients Multiple
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 ($400 – $1,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.7+

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th credit completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.

Later Life Learning Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients Multiple
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 (approximately $1,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.7+

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th credit completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.

Later Life Learning OSOTF Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients Multiple
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 ($400 – $1,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.7+

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 to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance and financial need. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th credit completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.