Departmental OSOTF, OTSS and Endowed Awards

OSOTF, OTSS and Other Endowed Awards Applied Through Graduate Units/Departments in the Faculty of Medicine. 

PLEASE NOTE: Check with the appropriate Unit/Department for further eligibility and application guidelines. Deadlines vary.

Division of Anatomy
Anesthesia
Banting and Best and Diabetes Centre
Biochemistry
Biomedical Communications
Cardiovascular Sciences Collaborative Specialization
Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research (CCBR)
The Centre for Studies in Aging
Family and Community Medicine
Hospital for Sick Children
IBME/Molecular Genetics
Immunology
Institute of Medical Science
Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Medical Biophysics
Physician Scientist Training Programs (MD/PhD)
Molecular Genetics
Department of Medicine
Medical Imaging
Mt. Sinai Hospital
Nutritional Sciences
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Opthamology and Vision Sciences
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Pharmcology and Toxicology
Physical Therapy
Physiology
Psychiatry
Radiation Oncology/Surgery
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Speech-Language Pathology
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Surgery
Tanz Centre for Research and Neurodegenerative Disease Awards Committee
Terrence Donnelly Centre for Biomolecular Research
Toronto Western Hospital-Neurosurgery
University Health Network-Toronto Western Hospital
Vision Science Research Program
Women's College Research Institute

           

Departments & Institutes

Award Name

Description/Eligibility

Demonstration of Financial Need Required?

Contact

           
           

Division of Anatomy

J. Plairfair McMurrich Fellowship in Anatomy

The recipient must be, or have been, a full time doctoral student in the Department of Anatomy. The number of awards will be based on the annual income.

NO

For further information, please contact Division of Anatomy

           
             

Carlton and Marguerite Smith Medical Research Fellowship (OSOTF)

This award will be offered to a graduate student or students who demonstrate interest in preparing for a future academic career in the field of anatomy or neuroanatomy. Preference will be given to a graduate student or students who are enrolled in or have completed two or more graduate level courses in anatomy or neuroanatomy and how have committed to gaining experience in teaching anatomy during their graduate studies program.

YES

For further information, please contact Division of Anatomy

           
           

Anesthesia

Clinician Scientist Graduate Program in Department of Anesthesia (OSOTF)

To be awarded, on the basis of financial need, to an MSc or PhD student in the clinician-scientist stream in the Department of Anesthesia.

YES

For further information, please contact Division of Anesthesia

           
             

Dr. Alan W. Conn Graduate Award in Anesthesia (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a post-graduate trainees in anesthesia who are currently registered in a Master’s or PhD degree program such as epidemiology, pharmacology, physiology. Preference will be given to the individual that demonstrates a dedication to a career in academic medicine.

YES

For further information, please contact Division of Anesthesia
 

           
           

 

Dr. Alan K. Laws Clinical – Scientist Fellowship Fund

Preference will be given to anesthesia residents or junior fellows (1-2 years after completing postgraduate training in anesthesia) enrolled in a graduate program (or enrolled in the Clinical Investigator Program (CIP) if the candidate holds a PhD prior to anesthesia training.

NO

For further information, please contact Division of Anesthesia

           
           

Banting and Best and Diabetes Centre

Banting and Best Diabetes Centre -  Graduate awards

To be awarded to a full-time graduate student(s) in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence whose supervisor(s) is a member of the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre.

NO

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

           
             

Banting & Best Diabetes Centre- Novo Nordisk Award (OSOTF)

To be awarded to students in the Faculty of Medicine or the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), who are affiliated with the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre on the basis of financial need.

OSOTF

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

           
           

 

Banting and Best Diabetes Centre – University Health Network Graduate Awards

To be awarded to a full-time graduate student(s) in the Faculty of Medicine or the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) in connection with the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre on the basis of financial need. The supervisor must  hold a full-time UHN appointment as an active staff physician, or if the supervisor’s holds an associate staff position or staff scientist position, the supervisor’s principal laboratory or clinical research space must be physically located at the UHN.

YES

 

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

           
             

Novartis Graduate Award

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of medicine whose supervisors are members of the Banting and best Diabetes Centre.

NO

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

           
             

Tamarack Graduate Award in Diabetes Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine or the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), in connection with the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre.  The award will recognize the academic excellence of, and provide the needed financial support for, graduate students studying diabetes.  Preference will be given to those students who primary area of study is vascular problems of diabetes.

YES

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre
 

           
             

Yow Kam-Yuen Graduate Scholarship in Diabetes Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine or the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), in connection with the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Banting and Best Diabetes Centre

           
           

Biochemistry

Earl and Renee Lyons Medical Research Endowment Fund Award

To be awarded the poster winner of the Biochemistry Annual Research Day.  The applicants must be in the Faculty of Medicine and Enrolled in the MSc/PhD program in Biochemistry.

NO

For further information, please contact Biochemistry

           
              Helen E. Mau Biochemistry Memorial Prize To be awarded to two graduate students each year in the department of Biochemistry on the basis of academic excellence           NO For further information, please contact Biochemistry            
              Joan Dixon and Joel Parkes Award To be awarded to full-time registered graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine based either on financial need or academic merit at the discretion/recommendation of the dpeartment chair.            YES For further information, please contact Biochemistry            
              The Pfizer Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Biochemistry To be awarded to a graduate student in the first or second year of the PhD program in the Department of Biochemistry. The students’ research is specifically focused on one or more of the following areas: cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, inflammation and immunology, cancer, pain and vaccine. This is a merit based award.          NO For further information, please contact Biochemistry            
             

Dr. L. Bradley Pett Graduate Award in Biochemistry (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Biochemistry
 

           
           

 

Professor Jaro Sodek Graduate Student Bursary

To be awarded annually on the basis of financial need to one or more Master’s or Doctoral student(s) focusing on protein or biochemical research, in the Department of Biochemistry.

YES

For further information, please contact Biochemistry
 

           
           

Biomedical Communications

Professor Stephen Gilbert Award for Artistic Excellence in Biomedical Visualization

Master of Science in Biomedical Communications 1st or 2nd year student (in the first 18 months of the program) who demonstrates artistic excellence in the representative of structure and function at the gross, micro, or molecular level.  Work must be completed within a Biomedical Communications Course.

NO

For further information, please contact Biomedical Communications

           
              Professor Nancy Grahame Joy Biomedical Communications Entrance Award The Prof. Nancy Grahame Joy Biomedical Communications Entrance Award is aimed at recruiting top students to the Biomedical Communications Program.  To that end, this award will be granted to one or more applicants to the Biomedical Communications program with the highest GPA, or best portfolio, or at the discretion of the Biomedical Communications Program’s Admission Committee           NO For further information, please contact Biomedical Communications            
              Wendy M. Kates Memorial Award (OSOTF)
To be awarded to only one graduate student annually in Biomedical Communications on the basis of financial need and academic achievement in the M.Sc. BMC Master's Rsearch Paper.  Commitment to the profession may also be considered.


The selection is made by a committee appointed by the Director of the Division of Biomedical Communications.  Normally the award will be given in the year of graduate.  (As of 2019 the donor has requested that the award be given to only one student annually).

          YES For further information, please contact Biomedical Communications            
             

Wendy M. Kates Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of medicine, Division of Biomedical Communications, department of Surgery, on the basis of financial need and academic achievement in the MSc BMC Master’s Research Paper. Commitment to the profession may also be considered. Normally it will be given in the year of graduation.

YES

For further information, please contact Biomedical Communications

           
             

Eila I. Ross Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to one graduate student in the Division of Biomedical Communications at the Faculty of Medicine. Preference will be given to first or second year students who demonstrate excellence and professionalism in quality of medical illustration and communication output; team participation and leadership skills; and commitment to the profession.

YES

For further information, please contact Biomedical Communications
 

           
            Cardiovascular Sciences Collaborative Specialization Cariovascular Sciences Collaborative Specilization Graduate Student Fund To be awarded to gradute students in Cardiovascular Sciences Collaborative Specizliation in need to financial assistance.           YES For further information, please contact Cardiovascular Sciences            
           

 

Lorne Phenix Graduate Award

To be awarded to full-time graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of research and academic excellence. First preference will be given to graduate students doing cardiovascular research related to women. Secondary preference will be given to graduate students doing cardiovascular research.

NO

For further information, please contact Cardiovascular Sciences

           
           

Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research (CCBR)

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research Thesis Prize

The Donnelly Prizes will be awarded to PhD students who complete their thesis requirements while studying in the DCCBR.  To be eligible for the prize students must be in their final year of graduate studies at the time of application.  A selection committee will select up to 3 recipients annually on the basis of quality, originality, and significance of their work, which shall represent a diverse range of research topics.

NO

For further information, please contact the Centre for Cellular and Bimolecular Research

           
            The Centre for Studies in Aging Carol and Bert Abugov Award

The award is designed for studies in aging I gerontology with a focus on Social Justice for Older Adults I the Aged.

To be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit to graduate students (Masters and Doctoral) enrolled (at the time of application and award) in the Social and Behavioural Sciences and majoring in studies of aging and working in the areas of adult education I learning, educational gerontology, social justice or social policy issues concerning aging or the aged.

           NO

For further information, please contact the Centre for Studies in Aging            
        Family and Community Medicine  DFCM 50th Anniversary Dr. Lynn Wilson Graduate Award
 
To be considered for this award, the nominee must:

Be a family medicine post-graduate trainee (PGY-2 or PGY-3) or a graduate from a University of Toronto DFCM resiency program in their first years of practice.

 

Be a student registered in the MPH (FCM), MScCH (FCM) or MScCH (HPTE) fields at the University of Toronto

An award committee of DFCM leaders will judge the nominations based on the following criteria:

The candidate will demonstrate excellence in the study and scholarship of Family Medicine which may include Family Medicine Education.  This can be demonstrated through course

          No For further information, please contact Family and Community Medicine            
           

Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships (OSOTF)

The income will be awarded on the basis on ‘Terms and Conditions for the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation Student Scholarships at the University of Toronto’, Appendix ‘A’ and ‘B’ to this Award Record, developed jointly by the University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Children and revised over time as appropriate. 

All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and such other criteria as described in Appendix ‘A’ and ‘B’.

If, in any year, there is income remaining after the needs of students in training at the Hospital for Sick Children have been fully met, such funds will be redirected to support other University of Toronto students acceptable to both the University and the Hospital for Sick Children. All such awards will be based on financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact the Hospital for Sick Children.

           
           

IBME/Molecular Genetics

Hannah Farkas Himsley & Alexander Himsley Memorial Prize (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need, alternately to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine's Department of Medical Genetics and the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering's Biomedical Engineering Group.

YES

For further information, please contact the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and Molecular Genetics

           
           

Immunology

Dr. Bernhard Cinader Graduate Scholarship in Immunology

Family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Bernhard Cinader have generously contributed to this scholarship, the annual income of which will be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Immunology

           
           

 

The Hardi Cinader Prize

To be awarded to the graduate student completing the doctoral programme in Immunology who best reflects the goals and life of Dr. Cinader, i.e. a broad scientific culture and an interest in both the sciences and the arts

NO

For further information, please contact Immunology

           
              Richard G. Miller Award To be awarded to the graduating student completing the doctoral program
in recognition of his/her leadership in the Immunology community and the
University at large.
          NO For further information, please contact Immunology            
           

 

Partners in Research Marvelle Koffler Prize

To be awarded to graduate students from the Department of Immunology and/or the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, in the Faculty of Medicine, doing biomedical research on the basis of academic excellence and on demonstrated public education in the lay community related to the mission of Partners in Research, which is “to educate and re-educate the public about the history of disease control and cure as it related to both people and animals, as well as the crucial role of biomedical research in all medical advanced.”  Secondary preference will be given to graduate students in the faculty of Medicine beyond the graduate units listed previously who fulfill the said criteria.

NO

For further information, please contact Immunology

           
           

 

Dick & Peggy Sharpe Graduate Fellowship in Immunology (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need, to graduate students in the Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine. First, preference will be given to graduate students in the Department of Immunology who are doing research at the Arthritis and Immune Disorder Research Centre. Second preference will be given to graduate students in the Department of Immunology doing research at the University Health Network. Third preference will be given to graduate students in the Department of Immunology.

YES

For further information, please contact Immunology

           
           

Institute of Medical Science

Cleghorn Fellowship in Schizophrenia Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine’s Institute of Medical Science on the basis of financial need.  Preference will be given to students pursuing research in schizophrenia.

YES

For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science

           
           

 

Clinician-Scientist Graduate Program in Department of Anaesthesia (OSOTF)

To be awarded, on the basis of financial need, to a MSc or PhD student in the clinician-scientist stream in the Department of Anaesthesia

YES

For further information, please contact the Department of Anaesthesia

           
           

 

Draxis Health Inc.  Surgeon Scientist Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need enrolled in the Surgeon Scientist Program in the Department of Surgery to allow him/her to undertake formal training leading to a degree in surgical research or a related field at the University of Toronto.  First preference will be given to students researching surgical infection.  Third preference will be given to students researching deep vein thrombosis.  Fourth preference will be given at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Surgery to any graduate student in the Surgeon Scientist Program who is supervised by a faculty member of the Department of Surgery.

YES

For further information, please contact the Department of Surgery

           
              Estelle Fisher Memorial Graduate Award To be awarded to a full-time registered graduate student (MSc or PhD) enrolled in the Institute of Medical Science on the basis of academic merit.  Preference is given to students whose work addresses interactions between biological and pschological or social aspects of health.          NO For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science            
           

 

Dr. Thomas L. Friedlich Memorial Award in Surgical Science (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a neurosurgery resident in the Department of Surgery who is pursuing a graduate degree in the field of neuro-oncology on the basis of financial need.  In the event that two or more qualified candidates exist, preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates clinical excellence and compassionate patient care.

YES

For further information, please contact the Department of Surgery

           
           

 

Stephen Godfrey Graduate Student Scholarship in Suicide Studies (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need in the Department of Psychiatry.

YES

For further information, please contact the Department of Psychiatry

           
              Dr. Mingyao Liu Graduate Award To be awarded to a full-time registered international MSc graduate student enrolled in the Institute of Medical Science on the basis of academic merit.           NO For further information, please contact the Department of Institute of Medical Science            
           

 

Graduate Student Fellowship in Medical Oncology (OSOTF)

The award will be given to a graduate student in Medical Oncology based on financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Raymond Jang at raymond.jang@uhn.ca or Glorianna Fam at glorianna.fam@uhn.ca

           
              Dr. LG Rao / Industrial Partners Graduate Student Award To be awarded to a full-time registered graduate student (MSc or PhD) enrolled in the Institute of medical Science.  Preference is given to students carrying out basic or clinical research in human health.  Preference also given to students with identified financial need.           YES For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science            
           

 

Siminovitch-Salter Award

To be awarded to a doctoral student enrolled in the Institute of Medical Science who has displayed outstanding scholarly contribution

NO

For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science

           
           

 

Surgical Alumni Fellowship in Surgical Science (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need in the Department of Surgery to allow him/her to undertake formal training leading to graduate degree in biomedical research or related field at the University of Toronto.

YES

For further information, please contact the Department of Surgery

           
              Translational Research Program - Translational Research by Design Award

To be awarded equally to ten graduate students in the Institute of Medical

Science’s Master’s in Health program, on the basis of academic excellence.

          NO For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science            
              Joseph Wong Memorial Graduate Award To be awarded to a full-time registered graduate student (MSc or PhD) enrolled in the Institute of Medical Science on the basis of academic merit.  Preference will be given to students whose work focuses on research in comteplative science, including mindfullness           NO For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science            
           

 

Alan Wu Research Award

To be awarded to the graduate student(s) who produces the best poster(s) presented at the Institute of Medical Science Scientific Day.

NO

For further information, please contact the Institute of Medical Science

           
           

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

The Norman Bethune Awards

One of the two awards shall be split equally between two graduate students in the first 2 years of a PhD program; one student from the Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology and the other student from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. This will include PhD students who have reclassified from an MSc program, in which case the initial starting date will apply.

The second award is available  to Mircrobiology residents in the PGY-4 or PGY5 years of training and Clinical Microbiology Diploma trainees in years 2 or 3

The aim of the awards is to recognize and encourage young, talented researchers on the threshold of their careers.  The selection panel must look potential as judged from the submitted for any one of the two awards, the selection board may withhold the award.  Funds not utilized shall be reinvested or awarded in future years at the Chairs’ discretion

NO

For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

           
           

 

Dr. Rajalakshmi S. Dittakavi and Dr. Prema M. Rao Graduate Awards in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

First of two to be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology who is pursuing study and research on the cause, prevention, pathogenesis and cure of cancer. Second of two to be given as a travel award to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology to present his/her results on the cause, prevention, pathogenesis and cure of cancer at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

NO

For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

           
           

 

Graduate Award in Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology (OSOTF)

The award will be given to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology based on financial need. Academic performance will also be considered.

YES

For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

           
              Stuart Alan Hoffman Memorial Prize To be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology who graduate in the past 12 months and has shown special ability in the research field.  Consideration shall be given to character as well as research ability in making the award           NO For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology            
              Stella Klotz Fellowship in Pathology To be awarded to a graduate student in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, who has had at least one year’s postgraduate training. While holding this fellowship, the recipient is devoting the major portion of their time to research work in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology           NO For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology             
           

 

Meredith & Malcolm Silver Scholarship in Cardiovascular Studies (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student who has maintained or achieved honour standing during his/her residency with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and with a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular research and who demonstrates financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

           
              Estate of  Robert Orem Torrance Bursary To provide financial support to a full-time medical student in the Faculty of Medicine who is enrolled in the MD-PhD program and pursuing their graduate studies in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology.           YES For further information, please contact Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology            
            Department of Medicine The Pfizer Graduate Scholarship-Clinician Scientist Scholarships To be awarded to a trainee in the Department of Medicine’s Clinician-Scientist Training Program who is doing research that is relevant to the following areas: cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, inflammation and immunology, cancer, pain and vaccine.           NO For futher information, please contact Paula Capela, Department of Medicine, dom.research@utoronto.ca            
           

Medical Biophysics

Dr. J.R. Cunningham Graduate Fellowship in Cancer Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the health sciences faculties who are studying with University of Toronto Faculty members located at the Ontario Cancer Institute (or its successor) and are engaged in cancer research on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Medical Biophysics

           
           

 

Walker/Marshall Prize (OSOTF)

To be awarded to current or graduating doctoral students on the basis of financial need.  Preference will be given to students in their final year of study.  Selection will be based on uniqueness and significance of work, academic and publication record and contribution to student life in the department.

YES

For further information, please contact Medical Biophysics

           
           

 

Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Cancer (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students registered in degree programs who are studying with University of Toronto faculty members located at the Ontario Cancer Institute (or its successor) and are engaged in cancer research on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Medical Biophysics

           
           

Physician Scientist Training Programs (MD/PhD)

Estate of Ruby Barnhill Award for MD/PhD Students

To be award to MD/PhD students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)
 

           
              James Hosinec Scholarship for Clinician-Scientists To be awarded to MD/PhD Clinician Scientist candidates at the discretion of the Associate Dean, Physician Scientist Training program.  Up to 50% of the annual endowment income may be designated to support the MD/PhD Program (operational costs and/or student support).           NO For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)            
              Hunt Estate MD/PhD Student Aid (OSOTF) To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of financial need           YES For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)            
             

Robert and Francine Ruggles Family Graduate Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to Faculty of Medicine graduate students enrolled in the MD/PhD program on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)

           
           

 

Mr. Robert and Ms. Francine Ruggles Innovation Award

To be awarded to a full-time MD/PhD graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine (international or domestic) who successfully competes for an innovation graduate award, demonstrating innovative thinking related to use of devices, health systems, patient care, research, education, etc.

NO

For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)

           
             

John J. Ruffo Graduate Fellowship

To be awarded to Faculty of Medicine graduate students enrolled in the MD/PhD program on the basis of academic excellence.

NO

For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)

           
           

 

Vision Science Research Graduate Student Awards (OSOTF)

  1. Two-thirds of the annual income from the Fund will be used to support graduate students at the University involved in vision research whose supervisors are members of the joint University of Toronto/Toronto Western Hospital vision science research program.  Such membership is open to all faculty members of the University who have an interest in vision science research subject to criteria to be adopted by the University in consultation with the Eye Research Institute of Canada.  Recipients of Awards are to be selected on the basis of financial need by a committee that is to be chaired by the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University or his/her designate.
  2. One-third of the annual income of the Fund will be used to support graduate students at the University who are enrolled in the clinician scientist program or the MD/PhD.  Program in the Faculty of Medicine.  Academically qualified recipients of these awards are to be selected on the basis of financial need by a committee that is to be chaired by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine or his/her designate.
  3. Within this fund, two awards are to be named the William P. Callahan Fellowship and the Stella Zegas-Dunn Fellowship.

YES

 

For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)
 

           
              Dean Catharine Whiteside Scholarship for Clinician-Scientists To be awarded annually to MD/PhD Clinician-Scientist candiate, based on merit.           NO For further information, please contact Physician Scientist Training Programs Office (MD/PhD Program)            
           

Molecular Genetics

Norman Bethune Awards

One of the two awards shall be split equally between two graduate students in the first 2 years of a PhD program; one student from the Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology and the other student from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. This will include PhD students who have reclassified from an MSc program, in which case the initial starting date will apply. The second award is available to Microbiology residents in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology in PGY-4 or PGY-5 of training.

NO

For further information, please contact Molecular Genetics and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

           
             

Eric Hani Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to incoming graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to students undertaking research in microbiology.

YES

For further information, please contact Molecular Genetics
 

           
             

Hannah Farkas Himsley & Alexander Himsley Memorial Prize (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need, alternately to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine's Department of Medical Genetics and the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering's Biomedical Engineering Group.

YES

For further information, please contact Molecular Genetics

           
             

MacPherson Prize in Microbiology

To be awarded annually to the best graduate student in Microbiology.

NO

For further information, please contact Molecular Genetics

           
             

Dr. Roman Pakula Memorial Award

The recipient must be a graduate student for the MSc. degree in the Department of Microbiology.

NO

For further information, please contact Molecular Genetics

           
              Cheryl Shuman Award To be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the MSc Program in Genetic Counselling, in the Department of Molecular Genetics. Merit-based scholarship for a student in the second year of the program. One second year student will be awarded an in-course scholarship based on highest overall merit including (i) academic achievement, (ii) faculty input regarding critical thinking, communication, leadership, self-reflection and team work skills, and (iii) a written submission scored by external genetic counsellor reviewers in their first year of study in the MSc Genetic Counselling Program. No For further information, pelase contact Molecular Genetics            
           

Medical Imaging

The Jan and Hildergard Franczyk Award

To be awarded to a graduate student (MSc or PhD) with a demonstrated interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning, who is supervised by a faculty member in the Department of Medical Imaging in the Faculty of Medicine, based on merit.

NO

For further information, please contact Medical Imaging

           
              Mergelas family Graduate Student Scholarship in Medical Imaging (OTSS) Must be full time registered graduate student(s) who is supervised by a University of Toronto Faculty Member.  Selection will be based on a financial need and academic merit.  The award will be given to students who are pursuing a career in medical imaging; research, education or practice.           YES For further information, please contact Medical Imaging            
           

Mt. Sinai Hospital

Bank of Montreal Fellowships in Medical Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students of the basis of financial need. Application to the Mount Sinai Hospital/Lunenfeld Research Institute.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at todoroff@mshri.on.ca
mailto:todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Canada Life Assurance Company Graduate Fellowship in Medical Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to students supervised by University of Toronto faculty members at Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

The Bernard Ghert Fellowship in Psychiatry (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need, to students in the Psychiatry programs at the Mount Sinai Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, or Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Malka & Al Green Graduate Fellowship in Psychiatry (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital who are in need of financial assistance.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Halbert Family Fund for Breast Cancer Research (OSOTF)

To be awarded to students on the basis of financial need who are resident at the Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre and who are supervised by members of Mount Sinai Hospital and/or its Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Bernard Ludwig Fellowship in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students supervised by staff in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at  totodoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute Scholarships (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students on the basis of financial need, and are supervised by University of Toronto Faculty members who are Full or Associate members of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Judy & Samuel Pencer Graduate Fellowship in Psychiatry (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital who are in need of financial assistance.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at  todoroff@mshri.on.ca 

           
             

Dr. Eliot A. Phillipson, Department of Medicine Fellowships (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
             

Richard Venn and Carol Mitchell Graduate Student Fellowships in Women's Studies (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in financial need in the area of Women's Health Research, who are supervised by Faculty of Medicine members at Mount Sinai Hospital and/or its Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.

YES

For further information, please
contact Dr. Cindy Todoroff at
todoroff@mshri.on.ca

           
            Nutritional Sciences

Michael C. Archer Research Excellence Award

To be awarded to undergraduate or graduate student or graduated student conducting research with a faculty member in the Department of

Nutritional Sciences, who first-authored a research article in the preceding year.

          NO For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences            
           

 

Mary Raymond Brown Memorial Scholarship in Nutritional Sciences

To be awarded to one or more graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Edith Cosens Endowment Fund

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine on the Basis of academic excellence to support and promote the study of and the dissemination of information on community nutrition.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
              Faculty of Food Sciences Class of '69 Nutritional Sciences Award

To be awarded to one or more graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Scienes, Faculty of Medicine on the basis of financial need.  Preference will be given to studnets who:

1. Are high academic standing and have demonstrated participation in extra-curricular activities such as volunteering, employment, community activism, arts, music or sport.

2. Have a focus of student in nutrition or food-related and health and/or disease.

          YES For further information contact Nutritional Sciences            
             

Dairy Farmers of Canada Graduate Student Fellowships (OSOTF)

To be awarded to Faculty of Medicine graduate students on the basis of financial need who are studying within the field of nutrition and osteoporosis.

YES

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Household Science & Nutritional Sciences Alumni Graduate Scholarship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of financial need who are studying within the field of nutritional sciences.

YES

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Ina Kniep Scholarship

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, on the basis of academic excellence. Preference will be given to graduate students who are members of the Canadian Dietetic Association and who are pursuing graduate studies in Community Nutrition.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Annie L. Laird Fellowship in Food Sciences

The recipient must be a graduate of the University of Toronto, registered in the School of Graduate Studies and Pursuing studies in the area of nutrition in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
           

 

Lylla Doreen Lewis Scholarship

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
              Loblaw Food as Medicine Graduate Award To support graduate students registered in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, in the Faculty of Medicine which will be administered and awarded in accordance with University policies and procedures.  These awards will focus on the impact of current food fortification practices or extending fortification to other nutrients or foods on the nutritional status of Canadians.  Preference will be given to projects that investigate nutrients that are consumed in suboptimal or elevated amounts in the population or in vulnerable subgroups.  Another focus may be the impact of adding probiotics and prebiotics (and/or symbiotics) to foods on the prevention or treatment of disease           No For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences            
           

 

Betty Isobel MacKay Award

The award will be used to supplement the annual stipend of a licensed health professional graduate, who is pursuing a MSc or PhD Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto.  The candidate will be selected each year at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
           

 

Nora Martin Fellowship in Nutritional Sciences (OTSS)

To be awarded to one or more graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine on the basis of financial need.  Preference will be given to students who:

  1. Are of high academic standing and have demonstrated leadership ability through their extra-curricular activities.
  2. Have focus of study in nutrition or food-related research and health and/or disease.

In the absence of an eligible candidate, preference will be given to a student in financial need with academic merit.

YES

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Department of Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to Faculty of Medicine graduate students on the basis of financial need who are studying within the field of nutritional sciences and food safety.

YES

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
              School-Based Nutrition Graduate Awards To be awarded to a Graduate student(s) supporting the Feeding Kids, Nourishing Minds School-Based Nutrition Research Initiative in the Department of Nutritional Science (Lawson Centre)           NO For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences            
           

 

Professor Lilian U. Thompson Graduate Student Award

Awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences for best seminar presentation for the academic year.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
             

Marjorie Van Veen Graduate Scholarship in Human Nutrition

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine. Preference will be given to students doing graduate research or training in human nutrition.

NO

For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences

           
              Sharon Zeiler Nutrition Award To be awarded to a full time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine's Department of Nutritional Sciences.  The recepients work will have a broad focus in in the area of nutrition, but with an emphasis on prevention.           NO For further information, please contact Nutritional Sciences            
           

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr. Walter J Hannah Clinican-Scientist Award in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (OSOTF)

To be awarded to post-graduate trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology who are currently registered in a Masters or PhD degree program and who wish to pursue a research career as a clinician-scientist in obstetrics and gynaecology.

YES

For further information, please contact Obstetrics & Gyneocology
 

           
           

 

Dr. Thomas G. Ryley Clinical Investigator Award (OTSS)

To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program with financial need and who are undertaking research through the Clinical Investigator Program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

YES

For further information, please contact  Obstetrics & Gyneocology
 

           
            Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Melita Tantoco Apilado Memorial Scholarship To be awarded based on financial need and academic merit to a student in the second year of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program (MScOT), who has the specific interest in hand therapy.           YES For further information please contact Occupational Science and Occupaitonal Therapy            
           

 

Gwen Bell Endowment Fund (OSOTF)

To be awarded to an Occupational Therapist who is entering into the Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science on the basis of financial need. The award will be based on his/her undergraduate academic performance and his/her general area of research with preference given to research in occupational therapy that has application for everyday practice.

YES

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
              Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Beyond Possibilities Graduate Award To be awarded to graduate students in Occupaitonal Therapy, Fauclty of medicine on the basis of academic excellence           NO For further information, please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
             

Jenne Lewis Goodman Award

To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of their academic excellence in Occupational Therapy.

NO

For further information, please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
              Professor Debbie Hébert Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded annually to an incoming Year II MScOT student based on highest achievement in the Year I neuroscience course. 

          NO For further information, please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
           

 

Drs. Walter Colsten (Pete) Howell & Helene J. Polatajko-Howell Student Conference Presentation Fund

To defray travel costs of full time registered students in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy (OS&OT) and the Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science (GDRS) who:

  1. Are presenting his/her/their work at a peer-reviewed national or international conference and,
  2. Can demonstrate financial need

If more than one student is working on the project to be presented, the students involved must decide whether one student will go and present the work on the other’s behalf, or whether the students will split the funding awarded for the presentation of the project.

NO

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

           
              Eleanor B. Krangle Award in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.  Candidates will submit:

A resume indicating activities that have benefited vulnerable populations

A 500 word summary of their specific accomplishments in benefiting vulnerable populations;

A 200 word outline of how they intend to use the scholarship (e.g., for ICDR travel; advancing occupational therapy through the IMAGINE clinic etc.)

One copy each for their transcripts.

           NO

For further information , please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
           

 

The Hunter Bursary in Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

To be awarded annually to an incoming year 1 student who is admitted to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and demonstrates financial need.

NO

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

           
              Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Indigenous Student Scholarship To be awarded as an entrance scholarship to two students each year with their admission in Occupational Therapy (MScOT). Students must self-identify as Indigenous on the Program Application           No For further information, please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
           

 

Brenda Langlois Student Travel Fund

To defray travel costs for students in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy who are:

  1. Presenting their work at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or at other scholarly conferences, or
  2. Carrying out fieldwork placements at an internal site.

NO

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
             

OSOTF Occupational Therapy Fund

To be awarded to one or more graduate students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Toronto with demonstrated financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
           

 

OTDBASE Distant Fieldwork Fund

To be awarded to a graduate student on the basis of financial need.  Academic merit will also be considered.  This award will enable a full time student in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy to help with travel costs associated with a distant fieldwork placement.

YES

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
           

 

F.E. Pennington Scholarship in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OTSS)

To be awarded to incoming Masters students who are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents and who are enrolled in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy. Selection will be based on financial need. Academic merit will also be considered.

YES

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
              Peter Rappolt Family Scholarship for Research in Occupational Performance and Wellbeing This award was created to advance research in occupational science or occupational therapy to improve the occupational performance and wellbeing of individuals who have serious mental health, developmental or chronic health issues.  To be awarded to the second year MScOT student in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy who is undertaking an MScOT Graduate Research Project to improve the occupational performance and welling of individuals with serious mental illness with a developmental or chronic health issues who has achieved the highest overall academic standing in Year 1 research courses           NO For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
              Isobel Robinson Scholarship To be awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest academic standing in the First Year of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT) program, in addition to excellent evaluations from Fieldwork I and Fieldwork II. To be eligible to receive the scholarship, the student must have successfully completed the Year 1 of the MScOT program and must be registered for Year 2 of the program.          NO For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy            
           

 

Toronto Cathay Lions Club

To be awarded to the student with the highest standing in the first year of the MSc Occupational Therapy Program.  To be eligible to receive the award, the student must be registered in the second year of the MSc Occupational Therapy Program. 

To be awarded to the graduating student with the highest standing in the second year of the MSc Physical Therapy program.  To be eligible to receive the award, the student must have completed his/her degree program within the past one or two terms.

NO

For further information, please contact Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

           
             

Shirley A. Ward Admission Scholarship in Occupational Therapy

To be awarded to one or more incoming Master’s students enrolled in the Department of Occupational Therapy and who are Canadian citizens. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in working with persons who are physically and/or mentally incapacitated.

NO

For further information, please contact  Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
 

           
           

Opthalmology and Vision Sciences

Dr. P.K. Basu Fellowship in Corneal Research/Eye Bank Res. (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to graduate students pursuing studies in Corneal Research or Eye Banking.

YES

For further information, please contact Opthalmology and Vision Sciences
 

           
           

Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery

Chapnik, Freeman and Friedberg Clinical Scientist Program

To be awarded to a third or fourth year resident/fellow (who are postgraduate MD trainees) or junior faculty in Department of Otolaryngology enrolled in a Master of Science or Master's in Education or PhD degree at the University of Toronto to pursue advanced research training.

NO

For further information, please contact Otolaryngolgy
 

           
              Dr. Raymond H.W. Ng Graduate Award To be awarded to a graduate student (international or domestic) enrolled in a (full-time or part-time) MSc program at the University of Toronto associated with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Special consideration will be given subject approval of the committee to a candidate who wishes to carry out his/her academic commitment at an institution other than University of Toronto   For further information, please contact Otolaryngolgy            
           

 

PPEF - Dr. Raymond H. W. Ng PhD Award

To be awarded annually to a graduate student (international or domestic) enrolled in a PhD program (full-time or part-time) in the University of Toronto associated with the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.

NO

For further information, please contact Otolaryngolgy

           
           

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Dr. Ma lle Jurima-Romet Award

All awards to the recipients will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University's Policy on Student Awards, and with the following conditions as specified by the Donor. The Dr. Malle Jurima-Romel Award will be awarded to a full-time Canadian graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology program, who demonstrates academic excellence and an affinity for the arts. To qualify for the award the individual must:

a. Demonstrate academic excellence;
b. Demonstrate artistic or music excellence; or an interest in pursuing artistic or music excellence;
c. Be a full-time registered student at the University;
d. Submit an application demonstrating academic as well as artistic and/or music excellence and/or provide a statement detailing how the award would further enhance their pursuit of excellence in the arts or music;
e. Agree to provide evidence of moving towards their goal of achieving artistic or musical excellence and/or agree to display or present his/her pursuits within the Department.

           NO

For further information, please contact Pharmacology and Toxicology            
              The Visions in Pharmacology Travel Award To be awarded to the graduate student with most outstanding poster presentation at the annual Visions in Pharmacology (VIP) Research Day.  The funds shall be used by the student to cover up to $2,000 in travel expenses to present the work at a conference or meeting during the 12 month period following the receipt of the award.

           NO

For further information, please contact Pharmacology & Toxicology            
           

Physical Therapy

Mary Chalmers Memorial Bursary

To be awarded to a student enrolled in the Graduating Class of the MSc (Physical Therapy) degree program at the University of Toronto on the basis of financial need. The recipient will be a student who demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and who participates fully in educational and extra-curricular activities.

NO

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
              C. Estelle Cunningham Book Prize To be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the MSc. Physical Therapy Program who has submitted the best major paper in partial fulfilment of their final year course           NO For further information, please contact Physical Therapy            
              Diane Gasner Bursary To be awarded annually based on financial need to a Year 1 MScPT student.  Domestic and international students may be considered.  All awards to recipients will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University's Policy on Student Awards           No For further information, please contact Physical Therapy            
           

 

Dr. Barnett & Beverley Giblon Award for Excellence in Physical Therapy

This award to the student in the graduating class of the Physical Therapy Program who attains the highest average throughout his/her studies in physical therapy.  To be eligible to receive the award, the student must have completed his/her MScPT degree within the past one to two terms.

NO

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
           

 

Dr. Barnett & Beverley Giblon Silver Medal for Excellence in Physical Therapy

To be awarded to the student in the graduating class of the Physical Therapy Program who attains the second highest average throughout his/her studies in Physical Therapy.  To be eligible to receive the award, the student must have completed his/her MScPT degree within the past one to two terms.

NO

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
              Splettstoesser Hogeterp Scholarship in Physical Therapy

To be awarded based on academic merit to a student in the second year of the Master of Science in Physical Therapy Program (MScPT), with the following additional conditions:

a. First preference will be toward an aboriginal student; secondary preference toward a person who has registered through the University’s Accessibility Services; and, tertiary preference toward a person with financial need.

b. Students will apply to the Department of Physical Therapy through an application process that will include an outline of the candidate’s interests, a budget outlining the candidate’s financial need, and a copy of the student’s transcript to date.

             NO For further information , please contact Physical Therapy            
             

Elizabeth Inglis Bursary (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a student in the Department of Physical Therapy on the basis of financial need. Eligibility for bursary assistance from the fund shall not be affected by the applicant’s academic standing, course load, or year of study.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
             

Herta Leyss Scholarship in Physical Therapy

To be awarded to graduating students in the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, on the basis of their academic excellence. To be eligible to receive the award, the student must have completed his/her degree program within the past one or two terms.

NO

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
           

 

Thelma Ariel MacDonald Fellowship in Physical Therapy (OTSS)

To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, on the basis of financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
             

Kathleen McMurrich Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student based on financial need and who has maintained good academic standing. The recipient should be an active participant in University activities and be registered in second or graduating year of the MSc (Physical Therapy) degree program at the University of Toronto.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
             

Carlos Melendez Memorial Award (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduating students in the Physical Therapy program who best exemplifies the strengths of humanity and compassion towards others that Carlos demonstrated. The recipient will be selected by the graduating class in consultation with the Evaluation and Awards Committee. To be eligible to receive the award, the student must have completed his/her degree program within the past one or two terms.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
              Physical Therapy Program Bursary  To be awarded to one first year graduate student and one second year graduate student enrolled in the Master of Science Physical Therapy Program, in the Department of Physical Therapy, based on financial need and strong academic standing          YES For further information, please contact Physical Therapy             
              The Department Physical Therapy Student Advocacy Award

Awarded annually for a term of 5 years to students in the Department of

Physical Therapy with demonstrated interest in pursuing advocacy activities on behalf of the physical therapy profession

          NO For further information, please contact Physical Therapy            
              OSOTF Gratitude 9T7 P.T. Award To be awarded to a MSc. PT student annually based on financial need only           YES For further information, please contact Physical Therapy            
             

OSOTF Physical Therapy Annual Fund

To be awarded to one or more graduate students enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Toronto with demonstrated financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
              Barbara Salmon Burseries To be awarded to a student in the Department of Physical Therapy who demonstrated financial need.           YES For further information, please contact Physical Therapy            
             

Marguerite Harland Smith Student Scholarships (OSOTF)

To be awarded to the student obtaining the highest standing in the Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy courses who also has demonstrated financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
             

Molly Verrier Award

To be awarded to this graduating MScPT student within the Faculty of Medicine that actively participates to advance the practice of Physical Therapy and empower their classmates and had achieved high academic standing.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
             

Douglas Verrier Memorial Bursary (OSOF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in the department of Physical Therapy on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to student who have expressed special needs whether that be of a health hardship or a family issue. The bursary will be awarded at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy in consultation with one other faculty member.

YES

For further information, please contact Physical Therapy

           
           

Physiology

Margaret J. Santalo Fellowship Fund (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to support the training of students in Physiology. The funds may be used to support undergraduate or graduate students, at the discretion of the Chairman of the Department of Physiology.

YES

For further information, please contact  Physiology

           
             

Carin Wittnich Award of Excellence for Teaching Assistants

To be awarded to the top ranked teaching assistant (in the graduate PhD or Master’s program), Department of Physiology, for the past academic year exhibiting the following qualities: exceptional abilities as an educator, a high level of teaching, integrative problem solving and generating enthusiasm in their students. The award recipient will be based on undergraduate student evaluations (ranking and comments) as well as the evaluation of the Teaching Co-ordinator, and is judged by an independent committee within the department who are not given the identity of the candidates.

NO

For further information, please contact  Physiology

           
           

Psychiatry

Dr. Max Alexandroff Award in the Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

To be awarded to a current medical resident who is also pursuing a graduate degree (ie. MSc. Med, PhD). Preference will be given to a medical resident pursuing a PhD in the Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry who has an interest in research activity in this field. The award encourages the presentation of research findings either nationally or internationally

YES

For further information, please contact Psychiatry

           
           

 

Stephen Godfrey Graduate Student Scholarship in Suicide Studies (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need in the Department of Psychiatry.

YES

For further information, please contact Psychiatry

           
              Dr. Allan S. Kaplan Graduate Award To be awarded to a full time Canadian graduate student that is enrolled in the Clinician Scientist Program in the Department of Psychiatry on the basis of academic merit.  Preference will be given to a student who is also enrolled in the Institute of Medical Science.           NO For further information, please contact Psychiatry            
              Kevin Gordon Rankin Memorial Award in Mental Health To be awarded to graduate students or post-graduate trainees in the Department of Psychiatry based on demonstrated interest and aptitude for work with young adults with severe mental illness.  The first preference will be given to post-graduate trainees.           No For further information, please contact Psychiatry            
           

Radiation Oncology
/Surgery

Lawrence, Ila and William Gifford Scholarship in Radiation Oncology and Surgery (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to graduate students supervised by graduate faculty also appointed to the Department of Radiation Oncology or Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine. First preference will be given to students who are engaged in the study of cancer in the gastro-intestinal tract with special reference to the bowel. Second preference will be given to students who are pursuing studies in cancer or studies in gastro-intestine-related illness.

YES

For further information, please contact Radiation Oncology and/or Surgery

           
           

Rehabilitation Sciences

Ruth Bradshaw Award (OSOTF)

To be awarded to full-time students enrolled in the first year of the Master's of Science Program in Rehabilitation Science on the basis of financial need. The recipient shall be a graduate of an undergraduate program in physical therapy and be eligible to practice physical therapy in one or more provinces in Canada. Academic achievement and the relevance of the candidate's program to physical therapy will also be taken into consideration

YES

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
              Division Family Scholarship To be awarded to a doctoral (PhD) student in any year who is pursuing mental health research with an occupational therapy focus in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute in the Faculty of Medicine.  Preference will be given to those students who have demonstrated high academic achievement.  Students may receive the award more than once with preference given to new applicants.           No For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
              Diane Gasner Graduate Scholarship To be awarded to a graduate student who has completed the University of Toronto's MScPT program, is enrolled in a doctoral-stream program in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and is undertaking muscuoloskeletal research.           NO For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
             

Marguerite Harland Smith Student Scholarships (OSOTF)

To be awarded to the student obtaining the highest standing in the Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy courses who also has demonstrated financial need

YES

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
              Theresa and Miron Polatajko Graduate Award To be awarded based on academic merit to a doctoral (PhD) student who is pursuing doctoral work in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, Faculty of Medicine, with primary preference given to a student who self-identifies as a first generation university student.  Secondary preference will be given to a student with a background in occupational therapy.  Tertiary preference will be given based on financial need.           Yes For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
              Peter Rappolt Family Scholarship for Research in Occupational Performance and Wellbeing This award was created to advance research in occupational science or occupational therapy to improve the occupatonal performance and wellbeing of individuals who have seriosu mental health, devleopmental or chronic health issues.  To be awarded on academic merit to a graduate of a World Federation of Occupational Therapists approved entry-level occupational therapy program who is enrolled in the first docotoral program of the Rehabilitation Sciences Insitute to undertake research to improve the occupational performance and wellbeing of individuals with serious mental health issues and complex developemntal and chronic helath issues           NO For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
           

 

Rehabilitation Sciences Beyond Possibilities Graduate Award

To be awarded to graduate students in the Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence

NO

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
              The RTW Integrated Health Mangement Innovation and Leadership Fund in Rehabilitation Science for Indigenous Health To be awarded to graduate students who are enrolled in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute for the purposed of conducting Indigenous health-related rehabilitation science research with clinical relevance.  Preference will be given to Indigneous students.           NO For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
             

Robin Schaffer Graduate Scholarship

To be awarded, on the basis of academic merit, to a graduate student with an Occupational Therapy background, who is entering the first year of the Master’s program in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto. Financial need may also be taken into consideration

NO

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
             

Lois Snelling Physical Therapy Bursary

To be awarded to physical therapy doctoral stream students enrolled in the graduate department of Rehabilitation Science at the Faculty of Medicine, on the basis of financial need

NO

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
             

Judy Willcocks Memorial Bursary (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Master's of Science Program in Rehabilitation Science. The selection will be based on financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

           
              Patty Rigby and John Wedge Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Surgery or Rehabilitation Sciences Institute on the basis of academic excellence.  Preference will be given to graduate students pursuing a career either in occupational therapy or surgery.  If possible, the award should alternate yearly between the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and the Department of Surgery such that over time students in these two academic units will have an equal share of the award.  When awarded in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, preference should be given to students in the early years of their degree           NO For further information, please contact Rehabilitation Sciences Institute            
           

Speech-Language and Pathology

American Women’s Club of Toronto Scholarship in Speech Pathology

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Masters of Health Science Program, on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

YES

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
           

 

Doreen & John DeLuzio Award for Excellence in Audiology & Aural Rehabilitation

To be awarded to a Year 2 graduate student in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology who achieved the highest average in Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation in Year 1.

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
           

 

Glennie / Cizman Scholarship in Speech-Language Pathology

Awarded bi-annually to two (2) MHSc student enrolled in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, for each year of the two (2) year program, who have chosen to undertake this degree after any period of being in the workforce.  This student preferably will not be the recipient of multiple scholarships, but may benefit from bursary support.  Financial need would also be considered

YES

For further information, please contact Speech-Language Pathology

           
             

Harmonize for Speech Fund (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology based on financial need. Applications to the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology Graduate.

YES

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
           

 

Mariam Kantor Award

To be awarded to a student enrolled in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology entering year two of the professional program and based on the following criteria:

  1. A student who has overcome adversity
  2. And who has obtained the highest grades in Units 3 and 5

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
             

Donald Jean McGeachy Memorial Award (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to students(s) in the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology.

YES

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
              PENTAX Medicial Graduate Scholarship in Speech-Language Pathology To support a graduate student in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology related to motor speech and swallowing disorders on the basis of academic merit           No For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology            
             

Ross Pierce Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will normally be awarded to students enrolled in the Master of Health Science programme in Speech-Language Pathology, on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic standing. The scholarship will not normally be awarded to students who already hold a major fellowship.

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
             

Speech and Stuttering Institute (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Faculty of Medicine.

YES

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
             

Dr. Margaret L. Stoicheff Graduate Award in Speech-Language Pathology

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Master of Health Science Professional Speech-Language Pathology Program. The award will be given on the basis of academic excellence with financial need as a secondary consideration.

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
             

Paula Square Award of Excellence

To be awarded to a Master of Health Science Degree student in Speech-Language Pathology (professional master degree program) who received the highest mark in Unit 8 and who received his/her degree at the most recent November convocation ceremony.

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
           

 

Dr. Paula Square Travel Award

To be awarded on one or more graduate students enrolled in the MSc/PhD programs in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology.  The award will be used to offset students’ travel expenses for the purpose of presenting original research on the topic of communication and swallowing disorders, broadly defined, at a scientific conference.

NO

For further information, please contact Speech-language Pathology

           
              Jean F. Walker Scholarship To be awarded annually as an entrance scholarship to one student who is admitted to the Master of Health Science program in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine. The selection will be based on academic merit and financial need.

           NO

For further informationa, please contact Speech-Language Pathology            
           

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Glaxo Welcome Sunnybrook Drug Safety Clinic Graduate Student Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in financial need pursuing studies in the area of drug safety at the Sunnybrook Drug Safety Clinic.

YES

For further information, please
contact Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – Drug Safety Research Clinic

           
           

Surgery

Draxis Health Inc. Surgeon Scientist Fellowship (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need enrolled in the Surgeon scientist program in the Department of Surgery to allow him/her to undertake formal training leading to a degree in surgical research or a related field at the University of Toronto. First preference will be given to students researching prostate cancer. Second preference will be given to students researching surgical infection. Third preference will be given to students researching deep vein thrombosis. Fourth preference will be given at the discretion of the chair of the Department of Surgery to any graduate student in the Surgeon Scientist program who is supervised by a faculty member of the Department of Surgery.

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
           

 

Dr. Thomas L. Fredlich Memorial Award in Surgical Science (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a neurosurgery resident in the Department of Surgery who is pursuing a graduate degree in the field of neuro-oncology. In the event that two or more qualified candidates exist, preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates clinical excellence and compassionate patient care. The successful candidate will use the funds to defray the cost to attend an annual national or international research conference on neurosurgery

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
             

Allan Gross Graduate Award (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a master's or doctoral candidate in the Institute for Medical Science program who is pursuing basic or applied research in Orthopedic Surgery. The award is to be made on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. First preference will be given to a student who is registered in the University of Toronto Orthopedic Training Program. The fellowship will be awarded an administered in accordance with the University's Policy on Student Awards.

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
             

Mentor Medical Systems Canada Graduate Scholarship in Plastic Surgery

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of the excellence of their research proposals. Preference will be given to graduate students who are resident Postgraduate Surgical Trainees in the Division of Plastic Surgery and are pursuing studies in breast surgery, cosmetic surgery or tissue engineering.

NO

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
             

John L. Provan Fellowship in Surgical Education (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a surgical graduate student in need of financial assistance to allow her/him to undertake formal training leading to a graduate degree in education at the University of Toronto

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
           

 

Surgical Alumni Fellowship in Surgical Science (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in financial need in the Department of Surgery to allow him/her to undertake formal training leading to a graduate degree in biomedical research or related field at the University of Toronto

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
             

Dr. Allan S. Tauber Graduate Student Award

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine doing research training in the Department of Urology, on the basis of academic excellence.

NO

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
              Patty Rigby and John Wedge Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Surgery or Rehabilitation Sciences Institute on the basis of academic excellence.  Preference will be given to graduate students pursuing a career either in occupational therapy or surgery.  If possible, the award should alternate yearly between the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and the Department of Surgery such that over time students in these two academic units will have an equal share of the award.  When awarded in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, preference should be given to students in the early years of their degree           NO For further information, please contact Department of Surgery            
              Toronto Academic Vascular Specialists Surgeon Scientist Training Program Scholarship

To be awarded to two vascular surgery residents enrolled in the Surgeon Scientst Training Program in the Department of Surgery with supervisors at St. Michael's Hospital or University Health network, with first preference based on financial need.

          YES For further information, please contact Department of Surgery            
             

Toronto Hospital Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships in Urological Science (OSOTF)

To be awarded on the basis of financial need to graduate students who are registered in degree programs studying with University of Toronto faculty members located at the Toronto Hospital (or its successor) and engaged in Urological Research

YES

For further information, please contact Department of Surgery

           
           

Tanz Centre for Research and Neurodegenerative Disease Awards Committee

Ernest, Molly and Phillip Giles Multiple Systems Atrophy Research Award

To be awarded to a post-doctoral fellow or graduate student enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and working on multiple systems atrophy research.

NO

For further information, please contact Tanz Centre for Research and Neurodegenerative Disease

           
            Terrence Donnelly Centre for Biomolecular Research (CCBR) Jennifer Dorrington Award

To be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the Master's or PhD program in the Faculty of Medicine doing research in a lab located in the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research.

Selection will be based on research excellence.

           NO

For further information, please contact Terrence Donnelly Centre for Biomolecular Research            
           

University Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital

Unilever Graduate Fellowships in Neuroscience (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students on the basis of financial need who are studying within the area of neurosciences at the Toronto Hospital.

NO

For further information, please contact Nisha Ganeswaren at ort.admin@uhnresearch.ca

           
           

Vision Science Research Program

Vision Science Research Graduate Student Awards (OSOTF)

Part of the annual income is to be awarded to graduate students at the University involved in vision research whose supervisors are members of the joint University of Toronto/Toronto Western Hospital Vision Science Research Program. Such membership is open to all faculty members of the University who have an interest in vision science research subject to criteria to be adopted by the University in consultation with the Eye Research Inst. of Canada. Recipients of Awards are to be selected on the basis of financial need.

Part of the annual income of the Fund will be used to support graduate students at the University who are enrolled in the clinician scientist program or the MD/PhD. Program in the Faculty of Medicine. Academically qualified recipients of these Awards are to be selected on the basis of financial need. Within this fund, two awards are to be named the William P. Callahan Fellowship and the Stella Zegas-Dunn Fellowship.

YES

For further information, please contact
Janet Wong at
tang@uhnres.utoronto.ca

           
           

Women's College Research Institute

Enid Walker Graduate Student Awards in Women's Health Research (OTSS)

To be awarded to one or more graduate students on the basis of scientific excellence and financial need, supervised by a Faculty of Medicine member affiliated with the Women’s College Research Institute at WCH.  Preference will be given to students whose supervisor is a scientist with primary appointment at WCH and to those students who are based at WCH, or those who have made significant contributions to research at WCH.  Previous winners may apply for this award in subsequent years, however they will be reviewed using the criteria as other applications received in a given cycle.

Reporting
The successful candidate will submit a written report to the Women’s College Research Institute at the end of the award year describing the research undertaken during the year and any other such information as the candidate may judge to be of interest.  A copy of the report will be made available to the Women’s College Hospital Foundation.

YES

For further information, please contact Women's College Research Institute

           
              Carol Mitchell & Richard Venn Graduate Fellowship in Women's Health The annual income will support one or more U of T graduate student(s) in the area of Women's Mental Health research on the basis of financial need, supervised by a Faculty of Medicine member affiliated with the Women's College Research Institute at WCH the and selected by a committee with representation from both the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMI-I) and the Women's College Research Institute at the Women's College Hospital.

Reporting:
The successful candidate will submit a written report to the Women's College Research Institute at the end of the award year describing the research undertaken during the year and any other such information as the candidate may judge to be of interest. A copy of the report will be made available to the Faculty of Medicine and the Women 's College Hospital Foundation.
          YES For further information please contact Women's College Research Institute