In-Course Scholarships

All Trinity students are automatically considered for Trinity College in-course scholarships at the end of their first, second and third years.  In order to qualify for consideration, a student must complete a minimum of 4.0 credits during the Fall-Winter academic year in question.  Scholarship recipients are selected based on their Annual Grade Point Average (AGPA).  The cut-off AGPA for scholarships changes each year depending on the number of students eligible for consideration.  Trinity College in-course scholarships are awarded to students in October of the following academic year.

Click here for a list of Trinity College Scholarships that are automatically awarded.

Trinity College In-Course Scholarships Requiring an Application

Below is a list of awards that are available to students by application only.  Please read the descriptions and application requirements carefully. 

Applications are submitted on-line by the deadline listed in the award description.

Bronskill Prize - Jan. 23, 2015 Rogers Scholarship - Mar. 20, 2015
Buscombe Awards - Mar. 20, 2015 Rolph Award - Jan. 23, 2015
Falle Scholarships in English - Mar. 20, 2015 Simpson Award - Mar. 20, 2015
Heaslip Scholarships - Mar. 20, 2015 Solar Panel First-Year Award - Mar. 20, 2015
Matthews - Khan Award - Mar. 20, 2015 St. Hilda's Board of Trustees Award - Mar. 20, 2015
McLeod Scholarship - Mar. 20, 2015 Whiteside Scholarship - Mar. 20, 2015

The Bronskill Prize

This award recognizes a student that contributes greatly to the College through extracurricular activities.  It is offered to help finance the cost of residence at Trinity College for one year.  Recipient must:

  1. have made strong contributions to extracurricular College activities;
  2. enrol on a full-time basis in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program in Arts and Science at Trinity College, Toronto for the 2015-2016 year;
  3. be a resident of Ontario;
  4. meet current criteria for financial need (normally qualifying for OSAP);
  5. normally have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70;
  6. spend the year of the Prize award in residence (the recipient is guaranteed a spot in residence).

The application requires that you submit a full resume and a letter describing how this award will further your academic plan and student life along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards. 

Deadline: January 23, 2015
Value: up to $5,000 (one award)
Awarded: February 2015 (prior to the residence reapplication deadline), payment made Fall 2015

The St. Hilda's College Board of Trustees Leadership Award

Awarded to female students, with preference given to graduating students, who through service and leadership positions have made significant contributions to the Trinity College Community.  Recipients must be in good academic standing.  Candidates will apply with a written statement, a copy of their CV and one reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: 4 awards valued at up to $4,000 each
Awarded: June 2015

 

The Rolph Award

This award is given to Trinity College students currently enrolled in courses or programmes that have significant Canadian content and who have demonstrated financial need. The application requires that you submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award along with a completed 2014-2015 Trinity College Bursary Application. 

Deadline: January 23, 2015
Value: up to $1200 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: April 2015

 

The Solar Panel First-Year Award

Awarded to a current first-year student entering second year in September 2015, who demonstrates an active interest and commitment to issues pertaining to the environment and sustainability through co-curricular involvement on campus.  Applicants must submit a statement outlining their eligibility for the award along with a CV and a letter of reference pertaining to their co-curricular involvement.  This award is funded, as voted on by the TCM in 2007, from net revenues generated by the Larkin solar panels.   

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $2000
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in September 2015

 

The John Harvey Whiteside Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to provide continuing funding for a Trinity College student who is registered in an Honours Bachelor of Arts or Commerce programme, and who is not also receiving another significant continuing scholarship.  Candidates are to have strong academic records and good records of community participation.  The award is for a student entering second year and is renewable for the third year and fourth year of study as long as the recipient maintains a minimum 3.50 AGPA each year on a minimum of 4.0 credits, and remains positively involved in the College and/or University and/or community.  Applicants must submit a letter outlining their eligibility for the award along with a CV and two letters of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: $15,000 per year (one award), twice renewable
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in September 2015

 

The William and Nona Heaslip Scholarships

These awards were established to provide continuing funding for Trinity College students who have financial need, strong but not necessarily outstanding academic performance (minimum 3.0 CGPA), and good community participation. Application is open to students admitted in September 2014 who will be entering second year in September 2015. The award is renewable for the third and fourth years of study as long as recipients continue to demonstrate financial need, maintain the required CGPA and remain actively involved in the College and/or community. Please submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award, focusing on what you expect from your university career and how you hope it will unfold, along with two letters of reference and a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards.  The selection procedure may include an interview with the committee.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: $15,000 per year (two awards) – twice renewable
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in September 2015

 

The Buscombe Awards

These awards are available to Trinity College students entering their final year of registration in 2015-2016.  Please submit a letter of application that addresses how you fit most or all of the criteria listed below along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards.  Please note that you do not have to meet all of the criteria below in order to qualify for this award.

  • Registered at Trinity College throughout undergraduate career, and entering the final year of study.
  • Maintained the required academic standards in each year of study.
  • No significant financial means other than through employment.
  • Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee constructive career plans following the acquisition of a degree.
  • Canadian Citizen by birth.
  • Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee active membership in a church or duly recognized place of worship.
  • Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee active involvment in community service.
  • Preference shall be given to students who participate actively in the life of the College.
  • The award shall be used only for tuition, residence and ancillary fees, and for normal personal and incidental expenses.
Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $5000 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: June 2015, payment made Fall 2015
 

The George Gray Falle Scholarships

This scholarship is available to Trinity College students entering second, third or fourth year in 2015-2016 who are enrolled in English programs, with consideration given to majors and specialists.  Applications are assessed on the basis of marks, courses taken, letters of recommendation and extra-curricular activities related to the study of English.  Please submit a letter outlining the courses that you are completing this session, your course choices for next year, your long-term academic plans, and any related extra-curricular activities.  Also include two letters of reference - academic or related to English extra-curricular activities, at least one of which should be written by a member of the English Department of the University of Toronto. 

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $2000 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: October 2015

 

The Neil Reid McLeod Scholarship

One award either to a student registered in Trinity College for one year’s study at one of University of Edinburgh, Glasgow University, University of St. Andrews, or to a student from one of these three universities to study at the University of Toronto.  Open either for an undergraduate year of study or for a graduate year of study.  Awarded for 2015-2016.  Please submit a letter outlining your proposed course of study with a letter of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $4,000 (one award)
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in Fall 2015 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Martin Simpson Award

This award is available to current or graduating students from any college whose interests lead them, in 2015-2016, to a course of studies that will include an interest in English and French Canadian understanding.  This award is tenable in any university where French will be used to a significant extent in the program of studies, preferably in Quebec.  Submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $3,500 (one award)
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in Fall 2015 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The William Rogers Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to an undergraduate Trinity College student studying in France for the 2015-2016 session.  If no suitable candidate is found, then students studying in France for the 2015 summer session or students studying in other European countries for 2015-2016 will be considered.  Please submit a letter of application outlining your proposed course of study along with an academic letter of reference.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $1,500 (one award)
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in Fall 2015 upon receipt of proof of registration

 

The Scotty Matthews-Firasat Khan Award

Awarded to a Trinity College student with financial need, in any year of study, who contributes significantly to College life through extra-curricular activities. The award will be by application to the Student Awards Committee.  The selection of the recipient is based on the level of College involvement, however, the recipient must have a minimum CGPA of 2.70. Please submit a full resume and a letter describing how this award will further your academic plan and student life along with a completed 2014-2015 Budget Form for Application Awards.

Deadline: March 20, 2015
Value: up to $2,000 (one award)
Awarded: June 2015, payment made in Fall 2015 upon receipt of proof of registration