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:

 City of Toronto Women’s Studies Graduate Scholarship

Value Deadline
Approximately $3,000 November 1, 2013

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 a ROSI academic transcript with your application.

The City of Toronto Women’s Studies Scholarship application form is available on-line through the Faculty of Arts & Science Enrolment Services website.  Go to the link for the “City of Toronto Women’s Studies Graduate Scholarship.”

Janka Seydegart Scholarship in Feminist Studies

Value Deadline
Approximately $500 October 15, 2013

This scholarship is based on financial need and academic merit, and is to students in the Collaborative Program in Women and Gender Studies.  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 OSOTF Financial Needs Assessment Form, an OSOTF II Form, a resume, one sample of written work and two letters of reference.

Applications should be sent to the Women and Gender Studies Institute Program Office, Room 2036, 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 Fall 2013

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