Women & Gender Studies Institute

WGS Scholarships

In addition to funding that is available from the home graduate units, the Graduate Collaborative Program in Women and Gender Studies offers the following scholarships:

 Janka Seydegart Scholarship in Feminist Studies

Value Deadline
Approximately $1,000 October 15, 2016

This scholarship is based on financial need and academic merit, and is awarded in alternate years to a student in the Faculty of Social Work and in any other GCWS collaborating unit. All applications must be in letter form. Support documentation must demonstrate the candidate’s financial need and academic merit. The supporting documents should include a detailed covering letter, a completed Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Funds (OSOTF) Financial Need Assessment Form, a resume, one sample of written work and letters of reference.

Applications should be sent to the Program Office, Room 2036, Women & Gender Studies Institute, New College, University of Toronto, 40 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C6.

Kay Armatage Graduate Women and Gender Studies Entrance Prize

Value Deadline
$500 Announced in September 2016

This prize is awarded each year to the best incoming student in the Graduate Collaborative Program in Women and Gender Studies.

City of Toronto Women’s Studies Graduate Scholarship

Value Deadline
Approximately $2,000 November 1, 2016

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit to the student deemed most likely to contribute to studies on the status of women, community studies and public policy, including studies in the areas of transportation, housing, urban planning, employment, public works and municipal services.  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Ontario.  Please include a resume, an example of written work (20 pages or less), two letters of academic reference and an ACORN/ROSI academic transcript with your application.

The City of Toronto Women’s Studies Scholarship application form.