Closing Dates: May 6, 2022
The University of Toronto is glad to offer the College of Medicine Scholarship Award 2022 in Canada. The scholarship is open to all Master’s or Doctoral applicants who wish to commence a degree course work at the University.
Established with initial funding from the Donner Canadian Foundation, the School of Graduate Studies
and Massey College provide this Fellowship, on an annual basis, as an established mechanism through
which the University of Toronto is able to support eligible graduate candidates who meet the criteria listed below.
The Fellowship offers financial support for academic endeavours and the opportunity to participate
in the Massey College community.
The scholarship of Toronto is glad to offer scholarship award worth $10,000 for one year. Fellowships will be awarded and held by current or incoming students in addition to the program’s normal funding commitment (for those within the funded cohort).
- Be a current or newly admitted graduate student who meets one of the following criteria:
- who is, or has been within the last 5 years, an asylum/refugee seeker anywhere in
the world (regardless of status in Canada);
- whose current or proposed program of study has been impacted by changing political environments in their country of current or future study, including changes in immigration law
- Be registered, or have accepted an offer of admission as a new or transfer student to a full-time master’s or doctoral program at the University of Toronto for the upcoming academic year.
Application College of Medicine
Applicants must submit an electronic copy of their completed application as a single PDF file via email
to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline, using the file naming convention “Last name, first initial– SAR 2022 App”. Applications that are incomplete, ineligible or are submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
- Statement of Intent describing how the applicant meets all of the Scholars-at-Risk
Fellowship eligibility criteria. This statement should include background information on why the candidate came to Canada, or why they are seeking to study in Canada; their current circumstances, including financial hardships they are facing, and why they are pursuing their chosen graduate program (2 pages max – single spaced, 12pt font);
- Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (scans of official, unofficial, student-issued
or web transcripts are permitted);
- Curriculum vitae outlining academic achievements, scholarships and awards received,
plus publications, work experience, and extracurricular involvement both inside and outside a
university. Extracurricular experience should be clearly separated into two categories: inside and
outside of the university context;
- Copy of University of Toronto Offer of Admission letter, if not currently registered in a U of
T grad program;
- Proof of asylum/refugee seeker status.