Automatic Awards

Automatic Awards

In-course Awards & Scholarships

Outstanding University of Toronto Scarborough undergraduate degree students are automatically considered for in-course awards and scholarships. Eligible students will be notified in August if they have been selected.

University of Toronto Scarborough Dean's List

Students who have achieved a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.5 or better in their most recent year of study, and have earned a minimum of 1.5 credits in the prior Fall, Winter, and Summer sessions will be named to the Dean's List. Students are notified in the Fall if they qualify.

University of Toronto Scholars

In-course scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduate students who have completed the first, second, or third year of their program. There are approximately 20 scholarships at each level, which have a maximum value of $1500. These awards are tenable with other in-course awards.

A.D. Allen Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Dr. A.D. Allen, a former Principal of U of T Scarborough, this is awarded to the outstanding student in each year at UTSC, in any field of study.

Vincent Bladen In-Course Scholarships

In memory of Professor Vincent Bladen, two scholarships for each of first, second, and third year are awarded to students on the basis of exceptional academic achievement.

Graduation Awards

Students who graduate at the Fall Convocation ceremony are considered for awards at the following Spring Convocation ceremony, alongside the spring graduands.

Departmental Awards

The top student from each academic department will be selected.

Governor General's Silver Medal

Each campus at the University of Toronto nominates two outstanding students for the Governor General's Academic Medal - one from the sciences, and one from the arts. The Silver Medal is awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a University of Toronto undergraduate program.

The Governor General's Academic Medals was established in 1873 by Lord Dufferin, and it is considered to be the most prestigious academic award that a University of Toronto student can achieve.

John Black Aird Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to the top student from an undergraduate degree program from the University of Toronto in honour of John Black Aird. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, and obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall. Among his many accomplishments, he served as a Canadian Senator (1964-1974), a Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (1980-1985), and Chancellor of the University of Toronto (1986-1991).

Rose Sheinin Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the top female student graduating from the University of Toronto. Eligibility is open to female students across all three U of T campuses.