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. 

Award Sessions: The CTL Student Experience

Learn how specific awards are adjudicated in CTL and gain some useful tips from our successful recipients.  These sessions will be held virtually and details will be emailed to the CTL Student Listserv prior to the session.  You can also email oise.ctlawards@utoronto.ca for more information (For students, please include your name, program and student number.  For those applying to the program, please include your name and program applied to).

  • November 16, 2022, 4:30-5:30 pm: 2023-24 Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters (CGS-M SSHRC) Awards (for MA and MT students)
  • January 18, 2023, 4:30-5:30 pm: 2023-24 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) (Masters and Doctoral students)
  • April 19, 2023, 4:30-5:30 pm: 2024-25 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral students)
  • April 26, 2023, 4:30-5:30 pm: 2024-25 Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Awards (SSHRC)

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 25, 2022
Autism Scholars Awards Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies December 1, 2022
C. David Naylor University Fellowships Endowed by a Gift from the Arthur L. Irving Foundation Doctoral, Master's Faculty led submissions January 18, 2023
CAGS/ProQuest & SGS Doctoral Dissertation Award & John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize for Interdisciplinary Research Doctoral Department nominated February 1, 2023
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral program Doctoral Online September 21, 2022
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s program Master's Online December 1 at 8:00 pm (EST)
Canada Graduate Scholarships: Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (Winter) Doctoral, Master's Online January 20, 2023
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Doctoral Faculty led submissions April 19, 2023
Connaught International Scholarship Doctoral Department nominated Winter
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies December 1, 2022
Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) Doctoral Department June 1, 2023
Governor General’s Gold Medals Doctoral, Master's Department April 19, 2023
John Charles Polanyi Prizes School of Graduate Studies Fall (November 9, 2022)
Mackenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarship Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Winter (January 20, 2023) by 4:30 pm
Master's Completion Bursary Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall deadline: January 16, 2023 / Winter deadline: April 28, 2023
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies September 19, 2022
NAGS/NEAGS Master's Thesis & Dissertation Awards Graduates Department November 9, 2022
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral, Master's Online March 8, 2023
Ontario Women's Health Scholar Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies November 9, 2022
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Doctoral Foundation Fall (December 2, 2022 at 5:00 pm EST)
Scholars-at-Risk Fellowship​ Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies May 19, 2023
SGS Conference Grant Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies Fall (November 30, 2022) / Winter (March 31, 2023) / Summer (July 31, 2023)
SGS Indigenous Graduate Travel Award Doctoral, Master's School of Graduate Studies
SGS Research Travel Grant Doctoral School of Graduate Studies Fall (November 30, 2022)/ Winter (March 31, 2023)
SGS Summer Gym Bursary Doctoral, Master's Online August 31, 2023
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