If you're looking for scholarships & bursaries to help fund your education, U of T maintains a comprehensive database – Awards Explorer – which includes opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Below are some examples of undergraduate and graduate awards.
|Barbara Green Scholarship in Environmental Entrepreneurship
|Awarded of to a full time undergraduate student beginning year two in the School of the Environment. Awarded on the basis of merit. The award is renewable on the basis of continued full-time registration in the School of the Environment and minimum annual GPA of 3.0. Please contact the Department for an application.
|Approx $2,500 in year 2, $ 4,000 in year 3, and $ 4,500 in year 4
|Bobby Hundal Memorial Scholarship
|To be awarded to a full-time student who is registered in the third or fourth year of the Rotman Commerce program. The candidate must have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates an interest in entrepreneurship, as evidenced through his or her application.
|Building Canadian Leaders: Scrymgeour Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Management I
|Awarded to full-time students from Eastern Ontario interested in studying the disciplines associated with the Management Specialist who have a track record of demonstrated community engagement and involvement in extracurricular activities, sports and culture. The award is renewable on the basis of continued full-time registration in the Rotman Commerce program and minimum annual GPA of 3.0.
|$3,000 upon admission, renewable to $5,000, $7,000, and $9,000 in Year 2, 3, and 4
|Fred Reilly Award
|Awarded to a graduating student of Victoria College who is not necessarily planning to attend graduate school, but who after graduation plans to develop a product or procedure, preferably of an environmental or humanitarian nature. Such a student will have an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in innovation and invention. Financial need may be taken into consideration. An application is required.
|Up to $2,000
|Konrad Group Digital Innovation Scholarship
|Awarded to a third or fourth year student enrolled in a Specialist or Major program in the Department of Computer Science. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates creativity and innovation with respect to the field of technology. Award will be made on the basis of academic achievement, reference letters and an essay. Please contact the Department for an application.
|RBC Scholarships for Diversity and Innovation in Technology
|The RBC Scholarships for Diversity and Innovation in Technology will support Women and members of other equity-deserving groups, including Black and/or Indigenous students, with an interest in a career at the intersection of technology and financial services, based on academic achievement and innovative accomplishment.
|$15,000 a year for 2 years
|Brianna O'Connor Hersey Scholarship
|The scholarship will be awarded annually to a WGSI PhD student who has completed their first year of study. The scholarship recognizes a student who demonstrates resilience and drive, shows strong communication skills, exemplifies creative thinking and methods, connects large and small scale thinking in their research, as well as engages with local or transnational communities in meaningful ways.
|Jim Guillet Chemistry Graduate Scholarship
|To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry based on academic merit and the potential for significant innovation in any area of Chemistry. Financial need will also be considered.
|PPEF - Dr. H. O. Seigel Scholarship in Applied Geophysics
|To be awarded to a student successfully completing their PhD who had been study Geophysics and pursuing his/her graduate degree in the Department of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science. To be awarded based on academic merit to a student who had been engaged in research and innovation of new procedures in Applied Geophysics.