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 Fall - November 24, 2023
Autism Scholars Awards Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall - December 1, 2023
C. David Naylor University Fellowships Endowed by a Gift from the Arthur L. Irving Foundation Doctoral, Master's Faculty led submissions Winter - January 17, 2024
CAGS/ProQuest & SGS Doctoral Dissertation Award & John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize for Interdisciplinary Research Doctoral Department nominated Winter - February 1, 2024
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral program Doctoral Online September 18, 2023
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s program Master's Online Fall - December 1 at 8:00 pm (EST)
Canada Graduate Scholarships: Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Doctoral, Graduates, Master's Online Winter - January 22, 2024
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Doctoral Faculty led submissions Winter - March 20, 2024
Connaught International Scholarship Doctoral Department nominated Winter
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall - December 1, 2023
Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) Doctoral Department Summer 2024
Governor General’s Gold Medals Doctoral, Master's Department Winter - March 20, 2024
John Charles Polanyi Prizes Department Fall (November 8, 2023)
Mackenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Winter - January 26, 2024 by 4:30 pm
Master's Completion Bursary Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall deadline: January 15, 2024 / Winter deadline: April 30, 2024
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall - September 25, 2023
NAGS/NEAGS Master's Thesis & Dissertation Awards Department Fall (November 8, 2023)
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral, Master's Online Winter - March 6, 2024
Ontario Women's Health Scholar Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall (November 8, 2023)
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Doctoral Foundation Fall - December 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm (EST)
Scholars-at-Risk Fellowship​ Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Summer - May 17, 2024
SGS Conference Grant Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall (TBD) / Winter (TBD) / Summer (TBD)
SGS Indigenous Graduate Travel Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies
SGS Master’s Completion Bursary (MCB) Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall (January 12, 2024) / Winter (April 30, 2024)
SGS Research Travel Grant Doctoral School of Graduate Studies Fall (TBD)/ Winter (TBD)
SGS Summer Gym Bursary Doctoral, Master's Online Summer - August 31, 2024
SGS University-Wide Awards Doctoral, Master's SGS Fall - November 24, 2023
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Department Summer - August 28, 2023

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, 2024

OISE Internal Awards - Faculty Wide

Award Required Legal Status Degree Student Submits to: Student Deadline
Alexandra & Leonid Semeniuk Award Doctoral, Master's December 15, 2023
Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Doctoral, Master's June 30, 2024
Bonnie Burstow Scholarship for Research in Violence Against Indigenous Women in Memory of Helen Betty Osborne Doctoral, Master's June 30, 2023
Burstow Scholarship for Research into Antisemitism Doctoral September 30, 2023
Christopher Parker Memorial Fund Doctoral, Master's N/A
Keith A. McLeod Bursary Doctoral, Master's June 30, 2024
Leithwood Award for OISE Outstanding Thesis of the Year 12:00 PM EST February 15, 2024
Margaret I. Hambly Memorial Scholarship Doctoral, Master's March 31, 2024
Master's Students Inclusive Excellence Admissions Scholarship Master's N/A
OISE Alumni Association Doctoral Fellowship Doctoral March 31, 2024
OISE Scholarship Program for Indigenous Students Doctoral, Master's April 30, 2024
Wilfred Rusk Wees Fellowship Doctoral, Master's January 13, 2024
William G. Davis Golden Anniversary Leadership Scholarship Doctoral September 30, 2023
William Pakenham Fellowship Doctoral, Master's March 31, 2024
William Waters Scholarship in Urban Education Master's June 30, 2024