Automatic In-Course Scholarships

The following are a list of in-course scholarships that are automatically awarded each year.  Students do not apply for these scholarships.

Edward Franklin Borbridge Award

Established in 2009. This award is funded from an endowment established by the estate of Dorothy Deane as a memorial to her husband, Edward Franklin Borbridge.  Awarded for academic excellence to a third year Trinity College Art and Science student enrolled in any program in English with preference to a student who demonstrates financial need.

Isaac Chapman Boyd and Sarah Edith Boyd Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a bequest from the late Sarah Edith Boyd in 1957. Awarded at the end of third year for high academic achievement.

Chancellor's Scholarships - Ashbaugh

Funded by a bequest from the Estate of Frederick K. Ashbaugh in memory of William Francis Kingston.  Awarded for high academic achievement.

Chancellor's Scholarships - St. Hilda's

Funded by a yearly gift from the St. Hilda's Board of Trustees.  Awarded for high academic achievement.

Chancellor's Scholarships - Wasteneys

Awarded for high academic achievement.

Mrs. F.H. Cosgrave Scholarship in Commerce and Finance

In honour of Mrs. F.H. Cosgrave, wife of Trinity's sixth Provost.  Awarded to the student with the highest overall average in a Commerce program.

Dickinson-Cartwright 3T0 Scholarship

This Scholarship, founded in 1956 by the graduating class of 1930 commemorates two graduates of that year, namely, Mary Lillian Jane Dickinson and George Stevenson Cartwright.  Miss Dickinson (Mrs. G.R. Curry, who died July 20, 1950) was an outstanding student, graduating with honours.  She was Head of St. Hilda's College iin 1929-30 and awarded the Governor-General's Medal in that year.  George Stevenson Cartwright, a pupil at T.C.S., after a distinguished career at Trinity was elected Rhodes Scholar in 1929 and proceeded in the following year to Christ Church, Oxford.  Early in the second World War he joined the R.C.A.F. and attained the rank of pilot officer.  Later he was attached to the Royal Air Force and was killed in a plane crash in November 1942.  Awarded to the student for high academic achievement in any recognized specialist programme.

Ian Drummond Book Prize

Awarded for high academic achievement in the International Relations program.

George Edison Prize in Philosophy

Awarded for high academic achievement in a Philosophy program.

George Gray Falle Scholarships

Awarded to the top one or two students in years 1, 2 and 3.

George Gray Falle Scholarships in English

Awarded for high academic achievement in English.

Fraser-Crawford Scholarships

Awarded for high academic achievment.

Klaus Goldschlag Scholarship in International Relations

Awarded to the student at the end of the general first year, who has demonstrated academic distinction and enrols in the specialist program in International Relations.  All University of Toronto students in the IR program are eligible.

Helen Hardy Scholarship

Awarded to the highest standing first year student in the Ethics, Society and Law program, and renewed for subsequent years in the program so long as the student maintains a 3.50 GPA.

Hart-Moorhouse Scholarship

In memory of two students, William W. Hart, '06 and Ashleigh C. Moorhouse, '06 who were drowned in the Humber River, 7 April 1906.  The scholarship was founded by their fellow students and other friends.  Awarded for high academic achievement in a Classics program.

L.C.A. Hodgins Scholarship in English Language and Literature

This scholarship was founded by Miss Mabel Hodgins in memory of her brother, Prof. L.C.A. Hodgins, formerly Professor of English at Trinity College.  Awarded for high academic achievement in an English program.

John Holmes Scholarship

Founded by the Associates of the University of Toronto, representing alumni residing in the U.S.A., in honour of John Holmes, sometime Assistant Undergraduate Secretary of State for External Affairs, Honourary Fellow of Trinity College.  Awarded to the specialist in International Relations with the highest standing  in second year.  It may be awarded to a student from any College.

George Ignatieff Scholarship

Founded by Trinity College in honour of George Ignatieff, Trinity '36, Rhodes Scholar for Ontario 1935, distinguished Canadian diplomat, ninth Provost of Trinity College (1972-1979).  Awarded to the specialist in International Relations with high standing  in third year.  It may be awarded to a student from any College.

Eric Jackman Scholarship in Psychology

Awarded to the top student in each year (years 1, 2 and 3) of the Psychology specialist program.

Sophie Joyce Kinch Scholarship

This scholarship, established by Miss Dia Joyce in memory of her sister, Ms. Sophie Joyce Kinch.  Awarded for high academic achievement.

Elizabeth Kingstone Scholarship

This scholarship established by Steward Kingstone in memory of his cousin, the late Elizabeth Kingstone, who was a member of the secretarial staff from 1950 to 1980.  Awarded to a first-year student for high academic achievement.

Mossie Waddington Kirkwood Scholarship

Founded in 1952, is the gift of members of the St. Hilda's College Alumnae Association in appreciation of Mrs. Kirkwood and her work during her long term as the third Principal and Dean of Women at St. Hilda's College from 1936 to 1953.  Dr. Kirkwood graduated from Trinity College in 1911 proceeding to her M.A. degree in 1913 and Doctor of Philosophy in 1919.  After her graduation in Arts and Science she was Reader in Classics at Trinity for the academic year 1914-15 and Lecturere in English from 1916 to 1919.  For the following ten years she was Lecturer in English in University College and from 1921 to 1929 Dean of Women.  Awarded to a student of St. Hilda's College for high academic achievement in any specialist program.

Honourable Ray Lawson Scholarship

Endowed by a gift of the Honourable Ray Lawson.  Awarded to a first-year student for high academic achievement.

Charles Stephen MacInnes Scholarship

In memory of Charles Stephen MacInnes (1872-1952), a grandson of the first Chancellor; a distinguished graduate 1892, Q.C., C.M.G., LL.D. (Tor.) 1925; Member of Corporation and Executive Committee.  Fellow in Classics 1893.  Awarded to the studen tfor high academic achievement in a program in Economics or Political Science.

Margaret MacMillan Scholarships

Created in 2009  to honour Trinity's Thirteenth Provost, Margaret MacMillan (2002-2007).  These scholarships are awarded at the end of first year, to the student with the highest academic achievement in each stream of the Trinity One program.

Pearl McCarthy Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1965 in memory of the late Pearl McCarthy Sabiston by friends and acquaintances.  Awarded to the student completing second or third year with the highest overall average in a program in Fine Art.

Jessie Clark McPherson Scholarships

Awarded for high academic achievment.

Meltzer Memorial Scholarship in International Relations

Awarded to the specialist in International Relations with the highest standing in third year.  It may be awarded to a student from any College.

John and Gladys Miller Scholarship

Awarded for high academic achievment.

Sir Gilbert Parker Scholarship in English

Horatio Gilbert Parker (1860-1932) an undergraduate in Divinity 1883-5; Lecturer in Elocution 1884-5.  A well-known author.  Member of British House of Commons for many years.  In 1931 he endowed the scholarship which bears his name.  Awarded to the student with the highest overall average in the specialist programm in English.

John Pettigrew Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1977 by friends and acquaintances of the late Professor John Pettigrew B.A. (Cantab., 1955).  John Pettigrew was a Lecturer in English at Trinity College from 1959 to 1963.  He became Registrar of Trent University and Associate Professor of English.  Awarded for high academic achievement in the specialist in English.

John Henry Pettit Scholarship in Greek and Hebrew

In honour of John Henry Pettit, who died in 1861.  He was a member of a well-known United Empire Loyalist family; his grandfather was one of the first settlers in Grimsby Township.  Awarded to the student for high academic achievement in either Greek or Hebrew.

Ellen Patteson Rigby Scholarship

This scholarship, founded in memory of Mrs. Oswald Rigby (Miss Ellen Patteson), First Principal of St. Hilda's, 1888-1903. Awarded to the student with the highest overall average in a specialist program in Modern Languages.

James Scott Scholarship

Founded under the will of the late James Scott (1838-1902) of Waubaushene and Parkdale, Toronto, in his lifetime a generous contributor to  the College and for many years a member of Corporation.  Awarded to students at the end of second or third year for high academic achievement in any specialist program.

Jessica Shelley Award

Established by Jessica Shelley, 4T5 in October 2011.  Awarded to a Trinity College student who has completed the third year of a Life Sciences Program and whose past studies have included courses in at least two of the following departments/programs: Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, or Physiology.

Sodexho Award

Awarded to a student with financial need for high academic achievement.

St. Augustine Foundation Scholarship

Founded by a group of alumni and alumnae of Trinity College, principally from the years 5T1 and 5T2.   Awarded for high academic achievement in a program in Religious Studies.

Hugh Stephenson Memorial Scholarship

These scholarships have been established in memory of Hugh Evans Stephenson, 5T1, by his friends and colleagues and by his employer, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife).  Awarded to a student in each year (years 1, 2 and 3) with the highest standing in a humanities program.

Elliott Grasett Strathy Scholarship

Founded in 1954 by friends of Mr. Strathy, who died on the 25th of March 1953.  He was educated at Upper Canada College (four years) and the University of Toronto (Faculty of Applied Science) and served in the first World War from 1915 to 1918.  After a successful business career he was appointed in 1937 secretary and bursar of Trinity College, a position he filled with marked distinction for fifteen years until his retirement in 1952.  His training in engineering was of great value to the College during the construction of St. Hilda's College (1937-38) and of Strachan Hall and the men's Residences (1940-41), when in addition to his arduous duties connected with the financial affairs of the College, he supervised the construction of these buildings.  Awarded to the student with the highest overall average in a specialist programme in Commerce.

Drew Thompson Scholarships

Awarded for high academic achievment.

Waddington Scholarship

Founded in honour of the late Herbert Waddington and his daughter, Mrs. Edna Dell Adams, by Mrs. M.M. Kirkwood, Principal of St. Hilda's College, 1936-1953.  Awarded to the student with the highest mark in any one English course.

Mary White Prize

This scholarship was established in 1977 by friends and acquaintances of the late Professor Mary White, F.R.S.C. (1908-1977), B.A. (Queen's), M.A. (Oxon.)  Mary White became a Sessional Lecturer in Classics in Trinity College in 1941, Associate Professor in 1946, Chancellor Worrell Professor in 1963, Head of Classics in 1965.  She was the first woman to be head of a University Department.  Awarded to the student with the highest overall average in a Classics program.

Archibald Hope Young Scholarship

In memory of Archibald Hope Young, (1863-1935), M.A., D.C.L. (King's N.S.)  Lecturer and Professor of Modern Languages and Philology 1892-1905; Professor of German 1905-1931; Librarian 1896-1902; Dean of Residence 1914-1922.  The Scholarship was founded by his colleagues and friends.  Awarded to the student with the highest combined standing in their first and second years.