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Awards

Unless specified, the following awards do not require an application; all Scarborough College undergraduate degree students with excellent academic standing are considered. The official award records are on file in the Office of the Registrar (Room S415). Scarborough students are also eligible for consideration for other general University of Toronto scholarships and bursaries in addition to the awards listed below.

Students should check the "Awards" binder in Room S415. Inquiries (416) 287-7529.

A general condition for holding an entrance or in-course award is that the student must register at Scarborough College in the following academic year with degree status. Students who have been awarded a scholarship which is based on enrolment in a particular programme of study must continue in that programme to receive the award. Scarborough College may not award a scholarship, if, in a particular year, the academic achievement of the candidate is not of high standard. For graduation awards, students who graduate at the fall convocation are considered for awards at the following spring convocation along with the spring graduands.

Admission awards

A substantial number of admission scholarships are awarded each year on the basis of excellent academic standing. Successful applicants will be notified at the time they receive an offer of admission to the University.

University of Toronto Scholars Programme - National Scholarships

The National Scholarship Programme recognizes the very best students from secondary schools across Canada. Each secondary school is invited to nominate its most outstanding graduating-year student to receive a National Book Award. The student is then eligible for consideration for a University of Toronto National Admission Scholarship. Five National Scholarships are awarded each year. The scholarships have a value of $5,000 per year for four years, and include free residence for the first year. Finalists in the National Scholarship competition will receive Arbor Scholarships. These awards are also renewable but carry a value of $3,000 per year (95-96). Ontario secondary school students should contact their high school guidance offices for scholarship

applications and information. All other students should write to University of Toronto, Admissions and Awards, 315 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario, M5S lA3.

University of Toronto Scholars Programme - Admission Scholarships

The University of Toronto will honour the most outstanding admission applicants as University of Toronto Scholars. These scholarships, which have a value of $3,000 (95-96), may be held in any programme of study at the University, and in conjunction with the faculty or college admission awards. Approximately the top 120 students entering the University may expect to be selected as University of Toronto Scholars.

Plumptre Admission Scholarship

Awarded to the student entering first year whose achievement in secondary school is considered to be the most outstanding. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Professor A. F. Wynne Plumptre, a former principal of Scarborough College.

Frederick A. Urquhart Admission Scholarships

Eight scholarships are awarded to students entering first year on the basis of exceptional academic achievement in secondary school. The scholarships are awarded in honour of Professor Emeritus F.A. Urquhart, a distinguished entomologist.

University of Toronto, Scarborough College Admission Scholarships

Approximately forty scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of excellent academic achievement.

Scarborough College Alumni Admission Awards

Awarded to students applying directly from secondary school who have demonstrated significant contribution to community service work and who have high academic achievement. Applications will be mailed to schools in the Scarborough area. Other applicants may request an application from the Office of the Registrar. Telephone (416) 287-7529.

John Ball Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering first year on the basis of academic excellence in the secondary school programme.

Warner-Lambert Admission Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering first year on the basis of academic excellence in the secondary school programme.

Ting Sum Tang Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to a student on the basis of excellent academic achievement in the secondary school programme.

Donated by the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario Education Foundation).

In-course awards

University of Toronto Scholars Programme - In Course Scholarships

The University will recognize outstanding undergraduates completing 1st, 2nd or 3rd year as University of Toronto Scholars.

A. D. Allen Scholarship

Awarded to the outstanding student in each year at Scarborough College, in any field of study. The scholarships are awarded in memory of Dr. A. D. Allen, a former principal of Scarborough College.

Vincent Bladen In-course Scholarships

A total of six scholarships are awarded on the basis of exceptional academic achievement at the completion of each year of study. The scholarships are awarded in memory of Professor V. Bladen, a former member of the faculty in Economics.

Scarborough College In-course Scholarships

Awarded to the outstanding students in each year at Scarborough College.

Scarborough Campus Student Council Prizes

Awarded to a student in good academic standing entering the second, third or fourth year who has made an outstanding contribution to the Academic, Social or Cultural life of Scarborough College.

Application required.

Joan E. Foley Award

Awarded to a student, alumnus/a, administrative staff member or faculty member who has made a significant contribution toward improving the quality of academic or extra-curricular student life on campus. Sponsored by the University of Toronto Alumni Association. Nomination required.

Stanley Kosta Todorow Scholarships

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to one or more students registered in a Life Sciences or Physical Sciences programme which leads to a Bachelor of Science degree.

Norman F. Brown Memorial Award in Humanities

Awarded to a student enrolled in the second or third year of a programme in the division of Humanities on the basis of excellent academic achievement.

The Hudson's Bay Company Scholarship

Awarded to the student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement at the end of third year.

Gilchrist Prizes in Science*

1. One prize will be awarded to a student entering the fourth year of the Specialist Programme in Cell and Molecular Biology.

2. One prize will be awarded to a student entering the fourth year of a Specialist programme in Computer Science (including Co-op and joint programmes)

3. One prize will be awarded to a student entering the fourth year of a Specialist programme in Environmental Sciences (including Co-op and Environmental Earth Sciences)

Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 10 of the FCEs required for the programme with excellent standing.

*Pending approval by College Council

The University of Toronto Women's Association Lois Dove MemorialScholarship

Awarded to a student on the basis of excellent academic achievement in the third year of a four year undergraduate degree programme.

The Ali Tayyeb Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates excellent scholarship in political geography or studies of developing nations.

Bladen Prize in Economics

Awarded on the basis of an essay submitted by a student specializing in Management or Economics on any subject covered by a B, C or D level course in Economics.

Tom McFeat Prize in Anthropology

Awarded to the outstanding student entering the final year of the Major or the Specialist Programme in Anthropology.

John Pounder Prize in Astronomy

Awarded to a full-time student entering the third year of a physical sciences programme on the basis of excellent achievement in ASTA03Y and one B or C level course in Astronomy.

John S. Moir Prize in Canadian History

Awarded to the student with the highest standing in HISB04Y Introduction to Canadian History.

William Beardmore Memorial Prize in History

Awarded to the student completing third year, who in the opinion of the members of the teaching staff in History, has excelled in the study of History.

Awarded in the memory of the late William Beardmore, a History graduate of Scarborough College.

The Morris Krever History Prize

Awarded to a student entering the third year of the Major or Specialist Programme in History on the basis of academic performance (at least B+ standing) and financial need. Emphasis is placed on academic performance. Application required.

Diefenbaker Essay Prize

Awarded on the basis of an essay on a topic focusing on Canadian politics or a similar field of Canadian Studies. The essay should have Canada as its primary focus. Essays are normally those submitted for course work . Nominations are usually made by instructors to the Chair of the Division of Social Sciences by April 15, and should include a copy of the essay and a cover page showing full name of the student, student number and the name of the course for which and professor to whom the essay was originally submitted.

McClelland and Stewart Essay Prize in Canadian Studies

Awarded on the basis of an essay, 2,500 to 5,000 words in length, on a topic focusing on Canadian art, drama, music or literature. Essays are normally those submitted for course work and nominated by instructors. However, students may also submit a copy of their essays directly to the Chair of the Division of Humanities by April 30. Include a cover page showing full name, student number and the name of the course for which and professor to whom the essay was originally submitted.

The Oxford University Press English Essay Prize

Awarded for the best essay written for an English course, in the past academic year. Essays are nominated by instructors.

The Margaret H. McCoy Johnston Scholarship

Awarded to the student enrolled in a major or specialist programme(s) in a modern language who, on entering the third or fourth year, has the highest grade point average in courses taken to satisfy the programme(s). (minimum gpa 3.2).

Peter Moes Prize in French

Awarded for the best undergraduate essay in French drama. Essays will be nominated by instructors.

Anita Fitzgerald Prize in Women's Studies

Awarded for the best essay in the area of Women's Studies. Essays are nominated by instructors.

Dr. Vivian Paskal Memorial Prize in Psychology

Awarded to a full-time student entering the fourth year of the Specialist Programme in Psychology, on the basis of excellent academic achievement.

The Katherine Nagel Philosophy Prize

Awarded to the student in the Major or Specialist Programme in Philosophy before the beginning of the third or fourth year of study whose grades and performance in Philosophy, in the opinion of the Faculty in Philosophy, have best demonstrated excellence in the subject.

Margeson Scholarship in English

Awarded to an outstanding student who has completed the second year of the Major or Specialist Programme in English.

Leigha Lee Browne Scholarship in Drama

Awarded to a student displaying outstanding ability in the dramatic arts who is either continuing in a Drama Programme at Scarborough College or is graduating and has registered in an advanced training programme in the dramatic arts. Application required.

Arthur Louden Scholarship(s)

Awarded to one or more students enrolled in the Early Teacher Project (open to students enrolled in Physical Sciences Scarborough programmes) on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 3.3 gpa).

The Scarborough College Physics Prize

Awarded to the student in a Physics Specialist or Major Programme, including joint Programmes, who has the highest combined grade point average in PHYB01, PHYB03, PHYB04, PHYB17 and PHYB19, provided that the average is at least 3.3 (B+).

(This award is currently under review.)

Toronto Kaiteur Leo Club Prize in Physical Sciences

Awarded to a student enrolled in the Division of Physical Sciences' Early Teacher Project on the basis of excellent academic achievement and contribution to the programme through leadership activities and success in the teaching practicum.

Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club Prize in Environmental Chemistry

Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of the Specialist Programme in Environmental Chemistry who has demonstrated excellent academic achievement, especially in the laboratory component of the courses, and has shown evidence of a commitment to a career in Environmental Chemistry.

The William D. Peek Award in Biology

Awarded to a full-time student entering the second year of any programme in the biological sciences on the basis of excellent achievement in BIOA03Y Introductory Biology (minimum 3.3 gpa/

B+). Emphasis will be placed on the laboratory component of the course and overall contribution to the class.

Scarborough College Prize in Biology

Awarded to a full-time student entering the fourth year of a specialist programme in biological sciences on the basis of excellent academic achievement. Emphasis will be placed on achievement in the third year of study.

Brian David Radford Memorial Scholarship in Management

Awarded to one or more students entering the third or fourth year of a Management programme whose academic and athletic achievement, combined, best exhibit dedication to excellence. (Minimum grade point average of 3.3/B+). Application required.

Management Accounting Student of Merit Scholarship

Awarded to the student who has completed the third year of study in the Specialist Programme in Management or Management and Economics, and who has completed the following courses with the highest average grade: MGTB03H, MGTC06H, MGTC03H, MGTC09H, MGTC75H.

Donated by The Society of Management Accountants of Ontario

(This award is currently under review.)

North Scarborough Rotary Club Scholarships

One scholarship is awarded to a student in a Management Programme and one is awarded to a student in a Political Science Programme. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents, graduates of a City of Scarborough secondary school and have achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 (B+). Application required.

The Harvey Babiak Award in Financial Accounting

Awarded to a student completing the third year of the Specialist Programme in Management or Management and Economics with the highest grade (at least A minus) in MGTC01Y.

Donated by KPMG

Jean Black Memorial Scholarship in Management

Awarded to a student enrolled in a Management programme on the basis of excellent academic achievement. Preference will be given to a student entering fourth year who has completed the Finance courses, MGTC03H and MGTC09H, with high standing.

Donated by Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3261

Warner-Lambert Arts Administration Scholarships

One scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Co-operative Programme in Arts Administration who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. One scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Co-operative Programme in Arts Administration who has demonstrated outstanding achievement on the work placement.

SKF Canada International Development Scholarship

Awarded to the student enrolled in the

Co-operative Programme in International Development Studies who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.

Canadian Society for Chemistry Silver Medal

Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of a specialist programme in chemistry who has the highest standing in the programme in third year.

Canadian Society for Chemistry, Toronto Section Book Prize

Awarded to the most improved student entering the fourth year of a specialist programme in chemistry.

Division of Physical Sciences Book Award in Chemistry

Awarded to a student entering the third year of a programme in chemistry based on academic achievement in the courses required for the programme (a minimum of three chemistry courses must be completed to be considered).

Rohm & Haas Canada Scholarship in Chemistry

Awarded to an outstanding student entering either (i) the third year of a major programme in chemistry or (ii) the third or fourth year of a specialist programme in chemistry.

Andrew Tsang Memorial Scholarship in Sino-Canadian Studies

Awarded to the undergraduate, whose academic performance and extra-curricular activities in the area of Chinese studies and Sino-Canadian studies best exhibits commitment to Chinese-Canadian cultural and economic ties.

Samuel Beatty In-Course Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolled in second, third or fourth year, in a Specialist Programme offered by the departments of Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science (Faculty of Arts and Science, Scarborough College) on the basis of academic performance and financial need. Application required.

APUS Scholastic Awards

Part-time undergraduate students who (a) have completed at least ten full courses, of which four are in an area of specialization, and; (b) have obtained a B average (G.P.A. of 3.0) in the most recent five full courses, may be considered. Application required.

APUS Award for the University of Toronto's Sesquicentennial

Part-time undergraduate students who (a) have completed at least five full courses with a B average (G.P.A. of 3.0) in the last five full courses, and (b) have demonstrated outstanding achievement or commitment in activities distinct from their University studies or have overcome adverse circumstances in order to attend University, may be considered. Application required.

Jovita Nagy Scholastic Awards

Part-time students who have a G.P.A. of at least 3.3 in the most recent five courses who have completed the majority of their courses on part-time basis may be considered. Sponsored by APUS.

Application required.

Graduation prizes

Graduation Prizes in Humanities, Life Sciences, Management& Economics, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences

Awarded to the outstanding member of the graduating class in each of these areas of scholarship.

Ali Tayyeb Prize in Geography

Awarded to the outstanding student graduating in Geography in a Major or Specialist programme.

The Irwin Publishing Prize in Classical Studies

Awarded to the outstanding member of the graduating class who has completed the Major Programme in Classical Studies.

Forrin Prize in Psychology

Awarded to the outstanding member of the graduating class who has completed the Specialist Programme in Psychology.

CGA Ontario Award for Excellence

Awarded to an outstanding graduating student completing a Management programme who has displayed excellent achievement in accounting, with grades not less than A minus in each of MGTB03H, MGTC06H and MGTC01Y.

Robert James Prize in Sociology

Awarded to the outstanding student graduating in Sociology in a Major or Specialist programme.

Ciba-Geigy Award in Neuroscience

Awarded to a student graduating with a four-year degree who has completed either the Neuroscience Specialist or Major Programme, who in the judgement of the Faculty, has demonstrated the most outstanding academic and laboratory performance.

The Society of Chemical Industry Student of Merit Award

Awarded to a member of the graduating class who has completed a Specialist programme in chemistry and achieved the highest standing in the final year.

(Minimum GPA of 3.0/75%; has completed the degree within the normal number of years)

Orpheus Prize in Humanities

Awarded to an outstanding member of the graduating class who has completed either the College Programme in the Humanities, the Major Programme in Music History and Literature, or the Specialist Programme in the Arts.

Graduation Prize in Political Science

Awarded to an outstanding member of the graduating class who has completed a programme in political science.

(This award is under review.)

Digital Equipment of Canada Limited Award of Merit

Awarded to the most outstanding student graduating in Computer Science in the University.

John H. Moss Scholarship

Exceptional all-round students graduating in the spring who intend to enter a graduate or second undergraduate degree programme should request an application for this prestigious scholarship from the University of Toronto Alumni Association in the fall. The deadline is normally in December.

Gordon Cressy Award/University of Toronto Student LeadershipAward

To qualify for consideration, students must be in their final year, be in good academic standing and must have made a substantial contribution to their college, faculty, or the University as a whole. The award, established by the University of Toronto Alumni Association, requires a nomination by the college. The nomination deadline is normally in January.

Scarborough College Honours List

Scarborough College publishes annually an honours list, including the names of all degree students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.70 or better in their most recent year of full-time study or equivalent amount of part-time study. Students are considered for the honours list at the end of the session in which they complete their 5th, 10th, 15th and 20th credit. Other students may be nominated by the academic Divisions of the College.

Graduation With High Distinction and With Distinction

Scarborough College students who have completed at least ten full courses while registered at Scarborough College or at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts and Science will graduate with high distinction if their cumulative grade point average is 3.50 or better and will graduate with distinction if their cumulative grade point average is between 3.20 and 3.49. Other students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better will be considered on an individual basis.

Bursaries

University of Toronto Undergraduate Bursaries

Applicants for bursaries must demonstrate financial need. Applications may be obtained from the Counselling Services Office (Room S-302) and the Admissions and Awards Office (Room S-415). Application Deadline: November 1; however, applications will be accepted after this date should emergencies arise and funds still be available.

Gavin Livesey Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student enrolled in the

Co-operative Programme in International Development Studies returning from work placement to complete the fifth and final year; Given on the basis of financial need. Where two or more students qualify on this basis, the students' contribution to the programme and college will also be considered. Application required.

Deadline: September 30.

Edward A. Pickering Placement Bursaries in Arts Administration

Awarded to students enrolled in the

Co-operative Programme in Arts Administration undertaking Placement, on the basis of financial conditions during Placement. (Applications are required.) Donated by the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thompson Hall.

The MacDonald Bursary

Awarded to a full-time degree student registered in second, third or fourth year who achieved at least a Grade B standing in the previous year and who can demonstrate financial need.

Ontario Student Assistance Programmes

Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have established themselves as Ontario residents, and who demonstrate financial need, may be eligible for interest-free loans. OSAP applications may be picked up from Counselling Services, Room S302. The Admissions and Awards telephone number for OSAP inquiries is (416) 978-2190


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