Dates of Closure: May 6, 2022
The University of Toronto is pleased to announce the availability of the College of Medicine Scholarship Award in Canada in 2022. The grant is available to all Master’s and Doctoral applicants who desire to enroll in a degree program at the University.
Established with initial funding from the Donner Canadian Foundation, the School of Graduate Studies and Massey College jointly administer this Fellowship on an annual basis as a well-established mechanism for the University of Toronto to support eligible graduate candidates who meet the following criteria.
The Fellowship provides financial assistance for academic pursuits and the opportunity to engage with the Massey College community.
Value of Scholarships
The scholarship of Toronto is pleased to give a $10,000 one-year scholarship. In addition to the program’s standard funding commitment, fellowships will be awarded and held by existing or incoming students (for those within the funded cohort).
Criteria for Selection:
To qualify, you must be a current or recently admitted graduate student who fits one of the following criteria:
who is or was a refugee/asylum seeker anywhere in the world within the last five years (regardless of their status in Canada); whose current or proposed program of study has been impacted by changing political environments in their current or future country of study, including changes in immigration law
Be enrolled in, or have accepted, a full-time master’s or doctorate program at the University of Toronto for the following academic year.
Application Medical College
By the application deadline, applicants must send an electronic copy of their completed application as a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the file naming convention “Last name, first initial– SAR 2022 App.” Incomplete, ineligible, or late applications will not be considered.
- Statement of Intent demonstrating how the applicant fits all of the Scholars-at-Risk Fellowship eligibility criteria. This statement should include background information on why the candidate came to Canada or is seeking to study in Canada; their current circumstances, including any financial difficulties they are currently experiencing; and why they are pursuing their chosen graduate program (2 pages maximum – single spaced, 12pt font);
Transcripts from all post-secondary universities (scanned copies of official, unofficial, student-issued, or web transcripts are acceptable);
Curriculum vitae highlighting academic accomplishments, scholarships and awards, as well as publications, work experience, and extracurricular activities both inside and outside of an institution. Extracurricular activities should be clearly divided into two categories: within and without the context of the institution;
If not currently enrolled in a University of Toronto graduate program,
- a copy of the University of Toronto’s Offer of Admission letter;
- Proof of asylum/refugee seeking status.