Women & Gender Studies Institute

Awards & Scholarships

City of Toronto Women Studies Undergraduate Scholarship

Value Deadline
$5,000.00 November 1, 2013

Awarded to a full-time/part-time student entering her/his 4th year of study and who is enrolled in a major or specialist program in Women and Gender Studies.  The 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.

The City of Toronto Women’s Studies Undergraduate 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 Undergraduate Scholarship.”

Women and Gender Studies Grant

Value Deadline
$500.00 November 14, 2013

Awarded on the basis of need to full-time or part-time, graduate or undergraduate Women and Gender Studies students. Applicants are required to complete a University of Toronto Undergraduate Grant Application form and supply names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of two referees.

The Women and Gender Studies Grant application form is available on-line through the Faculty of Arts & Science Enrolment Services website.  Go to the link for the “Women and Gender Studies Grant.”

The Elsie Gregory MacGill Prize (St. George Campus)

Awarded to the most outstanding student graduating with a Specialist or Major degree in Women and Gender Studies.

The Helen Gregory MacGill Prize (St. George Campus)

Awarded to the student who achieves the highest standing in WGS160Y or WGS261Y.

*Application Procedure

Please submit two clean (unmarked) copies of your essay. We require separate title pages for each copy. The first title page should list the prize name, the essay title, and the student’s personal contact information. The second title page should list the essay title only. Submit your essay(s) to the Women and Gender Studies Program Office, Room 2036, Wilson Hall, New College.