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. 17, 2019

McLeod Scholarship - May 2, 2019
Buscombe Awards - May 2, 2019 Provost Painter Award in Drama - May 2, 2019
Catherwood Scholarship-May 15, 2019 Rogers Scholarship - May 2, 2019
Falle Scholarships in English - May 2, 2019 Rolph Award - Jan. 8, 2019
Heaslip Scholarships - May 2, 2019 Solar Panel First-Year Award - May 2, 2019
Matthews - Khan Award - May 2, 2019

St. Hilda's Board of Trustees Award - May 2, 2019

Whiteside Scholarship - May 2, 2019  

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 2018-2019 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 Budget Form for Application Awards. 

Application: On-line
Deadline: January 17, 2019
Value: up to $5,000 (one award)
Awarded: February 2019 (prior to the residence reapplication deadline), payment made in September 2019

 

The Robert H. Catherwood Scholarship

Awarded to full-time University of Toronto students, from any College, beginning their fourth year of undergraduate studies and enrolled in the International Relations Program as Specialists or Majors.  The scholarship is awarded on the equally weighted basis of academic excellence, financial need and a demonstrated interest in the issues, institutions or members of the G8/G20 and demonstrated personal leadership, as evidenced by course selection, academic work and extracurricular activities.   Applicants must submit a letter of applicationof up to 600 words, a resumé, an unoffical copy of their transcript, and a personal budget for the year.

Application: TBD

Deadline: May 15, 2019

Value: Up to three scholarships, each valued at up to $6,500

Awarded: July 2019, payment made in September 2019

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.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: 4 awards valued at up to $4,000 each
Awarded: June 2019

 

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. Applicants must be Ontario residents.  The application requires that you submit a letter of application outlining your eligibility for this award along with a completed Trinity College Bursary Application. 

Application: On-line
Deadline: January 8, 2019
Value: up to $1,200 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: April 2019

 

The Solar Panel First-Year Award

Awarded to a current first-year student entering second year in September 2018, 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.   

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $2,000
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019

 

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.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: $15,000 per year (one award), twice renewable
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019

 

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 2017 who will be entering second year in September 2018. 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 Budget Form for Application Awards.  The selection procedure may include an interview with the committee.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: $15,000 per year (two awards) – twice renewable
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019

 

The Buscombe Awards

These awards are available to Trinity College students entering their final year of registration in 2018-2019.  Please submit a statement of application that addresses how you fit the criteria listed below along with a completed Budget Form for Application Awards.  

  • 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 student loans and employment.
  • Established to the satisfaction of the Student Awards Committee constructive career plans following the acquisition of a degree.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • 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.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $5,000 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019

 

The George Gray Falle Scholarships

This scholarship is available to Trinity College students entering second, third or fourth year in 2018-2019 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. 

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $2,000 each (one or more awards)
Awarded: October 2019

 

The Provost Painter Award in Drama

Awarded to a current third-year student entering fourth-year in September 2018, who has been actively involved in the Trinity College Dramatic Society.  Please submit a letter outlining your involvement in the TCDS.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $500 (one award)
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019 

 

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.  Please submit a letter outlining your proposed course of study with a letter of reference.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $4,000 (one award)
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in Fall 2019 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 2018-2019 session.  If no suitable candidate is found, then students studying in France for the 2018 summer session or students studying in other European countries for 2018-2019 will be considered.  Please submit a letter of application outlining your proposed course of study along with an academic letter of reference.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $1,500 (one award)
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in Fall 2019 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 Budget Form for Application Awards.

Application: On-line
Deadline: May 2, 2019
Value: up to $2,000 (one award)
Awarded: June 2019, payment made in September 2019