Explore the wide range of financial support available, in the form of scholarships and merit-based awards.

Students registered in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching & Learning (or if applicable, those applying to one of our graduate programs) must submit a complete application by the deadlines posted here.

Note on Degree eligibility: Unless otherwise stated, students in the MA, MEd, and MT degree programs may apply for any award listed here as long as all award eligibility criteria are met. Award names are hyperlinked to more detailed information. Awards available only to students in a specific degree program will be noted with an * asterisk symbol. 

External Graduate Awards

Award Required Legal Status Degree Student Submits to: Student Deadline
Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award Doctoral School of Graduate Studies November
Autism Scholars Awards Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies December
C. David Naylor University Fellowships Endowed by a Gift from the Arthur L. Irving Foundation Doctoral, Master's Faculty led submissions Date set by graduate unit
CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards & John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize for Interdisciplinary Research Doctoral Department nominated Winter
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral program Doctoral Online Fall
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s program Master's Online Fall
Canada Graduate Scholarships: Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Doctoral, Master's Online Fall
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Doctoral Faculty led submissions Summer
Connaught International Scholarship Doctoral Winter
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies December
Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) Doctoral Department
Governor General’s Gold Medals Doctoral, Master's Department Winter
John Charles Polanyi Prizes School of Graduate Studies Date set by graduate unit
Mackenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Winter
Master's Completion Bursary Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall/Winter
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall 2022
NAGS/NEAGS Master's Thesis & Dissertation Awards Graduates Department Fall
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral, Master's Online
Ontario Women's Health Scholar Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Date set by graduate unit
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Doctoral School of Graduate Studies December
Scholars-at-Risk Fellowship​ Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Summer
SGS Conference Grant Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall / Winter / Summer
SGS Indigenous Graduate Travel Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies
SGS Research Travel Grant Doctoral School of Graduate Studies Fall / Winter / Summer
SGS Summer Gym Bursary Doctoral, Master's Online Summer
University-Wide Awards Doctoral, Master's Department
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Department Summer
​SGS Master’s Completion Bursary (MCB) Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall / Winter

OISE Internal Awards - CTL Students

Award Required Legal Status Degree Student Submits to: Student Deadline
The Waldorf Schools Scholarship for Evidence-based Research Doctoral, Master's May 1, 2023

OISE Internal Awards - Faculty Wide

Award Required Legal Status Degree Student Submits to: Student Deadline
Alexandra & Leonid Semeniuk Award Doctoral, Master's December 15, 2022
Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Doctoral, Master's June 30, 2023
Burstow Scholarship for Research into Antisemitism Doctoral September 30, 2022
Christopher Parker Memorial Fund Doctoral, Master's
Hetty C. Chu Memorial Entrance Scholarship Doctoral, Master's March 31, 2023
Keith A. McLeod Bursary Doctoral, Master's June 30, 2023
Margaret I. Hambly Memorial Scholarship Doctoral, Master's March 31, 2023
OISE Alumni Association Doctoral Fellowship Doctoral March 31, 2023
OISE Scholarship Program for Indigenous Students Doctoral, Master's April 30, 2023
Wilfred Rusk Wees Fellowship Doctoral, Master's January 13, 2023
William G. Davis Golden Anniversary Leadership Scholarship Doctoral September 30, 2022
William Pakenham Fellowship Doctoral, Master's March 31, 2023
William Waters Scholarship in Urban Education Master's September