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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. The current deadline to do so can be found on our award application page, in the “Info Sheet” under the section admission leadership awards.

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

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.

Robert Lantos Cinema Studies Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning Graduate Student

Application Required

No

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 ($6,000 – $7,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
ProgramCinema Studies
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Cinema Studies Program.

Kay Armatage Scholarship in Cinema Studies

FacetDescription
Student Category

Graduating student & Admission (Graduate)

Application Required

No

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 ($2,500-$3,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
Financial Need

Yes

Leadership No 
Program

Cinema Studies

Award Conditions

To be awarded to an outstanding graduating Cinema Studies student (enrolled in either the Specialist or Major programs) who has accepted an offer of admission in the CSI MA program at the University of Toronto. Financial need is a requirement.

Weisdorf Bell Family Scholarship in Cinema Studies

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients One or two
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 ($4,500-$5,000)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.5+

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Program

Cinema Studies

Award Conditions

To be awarded to one or two undergraduate Innis College students enrolled in the Specialist or Major in Cinema Studies CGPA of 3.50 or above as they pass their 5th, 10th or 15th credit completed in the Faculty of Arts & Science. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.

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.

University of Toronto Women’s Association Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients

One

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 ($1,000 – $1,500)

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 an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) on the basis of financial need and Ontario residency. Academic merit may also be considered.

In the context of considering 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 first, so long as they meet the primary criteria of financial need and Ontario residency.

To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.

T. A. Reed Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients One
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 ($1,000 – $1,500)

Grades Considered Yes 
Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Students who 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.

Robin Harris Memorial Scholarship

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning student

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients One
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 ($750 – $1,250)

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

3.7+

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) specializing or majoring in the Humanities. 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.

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.

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.