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Mehler Paperny Family Innis Award for Indigenous Students

FacetDescription
Student Category

Returning and graduating students

Application Required

Yes. See the Mehler Paperny Family Innis Award for Indigenous Students application. This application is typically available by February with a due date of mid-April.

Number of Recipients

One

Decisions and Payment Timing

Decisions are made in the spring and award is paid in the summer (for graduating students) and fall (for returning students). 

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

Approximately $5,000

Grades Considered Yes
Financial Need

May be considered

Leadership Yes
OtherA reporting of contributions to an Indigenous community or Indigenous communities in Canada.
Award Conditions

Recipients must self-identify as an Indigenous person in Canada (i.e., First Nations, Inuit and Métis); must be enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at Innis College and be registered in the current Fall/Winter Session (can be either a returning or a graduating student); and must demonstrate strong academic performance and distinguished Indigenous community-based contributions. Please note that returning students must register in the subsequent fall/winter session to be eligible to receive the award.

Innis College Admission Award

FacetDescription
Student Category

Admission (Undergraduate)

Application Required

No

Number of Recipients Multiple
Decisions and Payment Timing

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)

$2,000 – $4,500

Grades Considered Yes 
CGPA Range

High school grades

Financial Need

No

Leadership No 
Award Conditions

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit in the secondary school program to candidates entering first year.

Aron Avraham Tanny Scholarship in Cinema Studies

FacetDescription
Student CategoryReturning or graduating student
Application RequiredNo
Number of RecipientsOne
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)

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

Award Value (Based on Previous Values)Annual Income ($3,500 – $4,500)
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.

LeadershipNo
Program

Cinema Studies

OtherProgram; YOS 3/4
Award Conditions

Awarded to a year 3 or 4 student from any Arts and Science College enrolled in the Cinema Studies Program who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need.