SGS University-Wide Awards

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Overview and Application Guidelines


Through the generous support of numerous donors, a number of endowed awards have been established at the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). This year, approximately 20 awards with individual eligibility criteria and values are available within the SGS University-Wide Awards competition.

Please find the application-form and individual Award Descriptions on the SGS Website (see under University-Wide Awards).

Eligibility to Apply

Please view SGS University-Wide Awards (Eligibility Requirements) for more details.

Eligible Awards for Faculty of Information Students

Please see below for a list of specific awards that our students are eligible for.

Incoming Students (September 2021)

Please review individual award’s eligiblity criteria before applying.

Current Students

Please note the following before applying:

    • The majority of these awards require eligible applicants to be currently registered in a University of Toronto graduate program at the time of application (and must maintain this registration throughout the 2021–21 academic year).
    • Students returning in September 2021 to complete their degree are eligible.
    • Students convocating in June 2021 are not eligible.
    • Faculty of Information Master’s students who have been accepted into a doctoral program are eligible for incoming awards only.

Current students may apply for the following awards:

Award Value

Varies. Please view SGS University-Wide Awards for more details.


Varies. Please view SGS University-Wide Awards for more details.

Deadline to Apply

No late applications will be accepted.

How to Apply

To be considered for these awards, please complete both of the following application processes.

School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Application Process

Please view SGS University-Wide Awards (Application Process) page for more details.

Faculty of Information Application Process

Submit applications and all other relevant documentation by the established deadline to:

Selection Process

Graduate units will inform applicants regarding the unit’s internal results. Nominees to SGS will be contacted directly by SGS in July regarding the outcome of the centralized competition.

Contacts & Resources

Inquiries regarding these awards or the nomination process may be directed to: