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Help give students the educational experience they deserve. 

Campaigns | Stories of Impact | Mentorship Program

Global citizens like Yecid Ortega are making an impact with the help of generous donors. Growing up in an impoverished neighbourhood in Colombia, Yecid learned early on the value of an education. Today, he is researching how different communities can work together for a more just society for all.


William G. Davis Golden Anniversary Leadership Scholarship

Through vision and leadership, William G. Davis changed the course of education in Ontario. This scholarship will support graduate student leaders who are the next generation's change-makers.  

Indigenous Education Network Anniversary Fund

This truly is a pivotal time for OISE's Indigenous Education Network (IEN) and for Indigenous studies in Canada. Be a part of our journey forward.

Graduate Teacher Education Fund

Help change the life of one future teacher, who will change the lives of countless students and children. Make a contribution towards world-class teacher education today. 

Professor David Booth Memorial Bursary

Educator. Mentor. Friend. That person was Professor David Booth. Together with David's family, OISE has created a bursary to honour David's legacy and support students in financial need.

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Stories of Impact

OISE alumni, donors, faculty and students are making a meaningful difference. 

These stories illustrate the tremendous impact your contributions can have. 

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A Student's Story

Once an at-risk student, now a Vari Scholar

A Donor's Story

Inspired alumnus makes the gift of a lifetime

Dr. William Waters

Three initiatives to change the face of urban education


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A Mother of Four's Story

Today, Krystal motivates countless children to reach their potential thanks to a prestigious scholarship.

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A Vari Scholar's Story

One student shares the profound impact a donor has made in her life.



A Lab School's Story

OISE's world acclaimed lab school opens its "new" doors with incredible donor support.




The Mentorship Program


Connecting alumni and students, experience and talent.

Experience the rewards of mentoring a student. Give advice, make connections and see what you discover along the way!

How do alumni benefit? 

  • Network with graduate students and fellow alumni
  • Build your skills and professional experience
  • Share wisdom with up-and-coming professionals
  • Help build a strong education community