listing of innis-based awards

Award Name
When
Uses IC In-Course Process?
Academic Merit?
Leadership?
Financial Need?
Other?
Single/Multi
Required Affilliation
Application Required?
Decided
Awarded/ Paid
Value
Conditions (from Award Record)
Aron Avraham Tanny Scholarship in Cinema StudiesIn-CourseNoYesNoYes (OSOTF)Program; YOS 3/4SingleEnrolment in any Cinema Studies programNoSpringFallAnnual IncomeAwarded to a student from any Arts and Science College enrolled in the Cinema Studies Program who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need.
Atom Egoyan Cinema Studies ScholarshipAdmission (grad)NoYesNoNoProgram; Broad interest and studySingleAdmission to graduate Cinema program at U of TNoSpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded for academic excellence to a student accepted into the graduate program of the Cinema Studies Institute at U of T. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate broad interest and documented study in related disciplines.
Audrey Perry Student Life AwardIn-CourseNoNoYesNoLiving off campusSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an outstanding Innis College student living off campus who has contributed significantly to community life at the College and at the University.
Cinema Studies 30th Anniversary AwardGradNoYesNoYes (OSOTF)ProgramSingle or MultipleCinema student accepted into graduate Cinema programNoSpringSpringAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an undergraduate Arts and Science students in Cinema Studies who have been accepted into a graduate program in cinema studies and who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrate financial need.
David King Memorial ScholarshipIn-CourseNoYesNoNoProgramSingleWriting & Rhetoric; Innis College UG StudentNoSummerFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an outstanding Innis College student enrolled in the Writing & Rhetoric, on the basis of academic excellence.
Dean Garry Spencer AwardSpecial In-CourseNoYes (In good standing)YesNoInnis resident on completion of first yearSingleInnis resident finishing first yearNoSpringSummerAnnual IncomeAwarded to a first-year student in the Innis Residence who has completed the academic year in good standing and who has contributed to the life of the Innis Residence.
Edward Moss Davidson and Hilda Ruth Rous Davidson OSOTF AwardIn-CourseNoYes (CGPA 3.50+)YesYes (OSOTF)NoSingleInnis College UG studentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. Preference will be given to students who, by their leadership, have contributed to the life of the College and/or University and/or community.
Edward Moss Davidson and Hilda Ruth Rous Davidson ScholarshipIn-CourseNoYes (CGPA 3.50+)YesNoNoSingleInnis College UG studentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.50 who, by their leadership, have contributed to the life of the College and/or University, and/or community.
Evelyn Cotter Book AwardIn-Course or GradNoNoNoNoAccumulated improvement in writing through use of Writing CentreSingleInnis College UG StudentNoSpringSpring or Fall100To be awarded to the Innis College student from all faculties who has demonstrated through diligent work in the Writing Centre his/her commitment to achieving excellence in writing.
Evelyn Cotter OSOTF AwardIn-CourseNoNoNoYes (OSOTF)Yes - family responsibilities (See Conditions)SingleInnis College UG StudentNot requiredSummerFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded on the basis of financial need to an Innis College student who, because of family responsibilities, has had to or has chosen to postpone or interrupt post secondary education.
Frank Cunningham Award for Admission to Programs at Innis CollegeSpecial In-CourseNoYesNoNoFirst enrolment in program at Innis CollegeThree SingleInnis College UG Student; enrolled in a program at Innis CollegeNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to the Innis College student with the highest CGPA entering an Innis College academic program. One award per year per program. Newly admitted transfer students are eligible. Students are eligible for this award only during their first opportunity to enroll in a subject POSt (whether upon finishing 4.0 credits or upon transferring to the Faculty).
Geoffrey Payzant Memorial Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary StudyIn-CourseYesYesNoNoProgram; See ConditionsSingleInnis College UG Student; enrolled in a program at Innis CollegeNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an outstanding Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS), enrolled in one of the programs at Innis College, whose academic work demonstrates a commitment to interdisciplinarity. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Harold Innis Graduate AwardAdmission (PhD)NoYesNoYes (OSOTF)See ConditionsMultipleCinema; likely MA student (See Conditions)NoSummerFallAwards total $3,750To be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit to a U of T Cinema Studies/Film Masters student who has been accepted into a PhD film program. Payable upon registration in recognized PhD program.
Harold Innis Undergraduate PrizeIn-CourseNoYes (Min 2.00)YesYes (OSOTF)NoSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFall1000To be awarded on the basis of financial need to an outstanding Innis College student. The recipient must have achieved distinction in the political, social, or athletic life of the College or University and would normally be expected to have a CGPA of at least 2.0. The highest sessional grade point average (SGPA) will be the determining factor in the event of equally qualified applicants.
Harold Innis Undergraduate ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)Specialist/Major in Social SciencesSingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFall1000To be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS), specializing or majoring in the Social Sciences, for outstanding academic performance and financial need. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Hungarian Helicon Foundation AwardIn-CourseNoYes (special)NoYes (OSOTF)Submitted academic work (See Conditions)Single or MultipleUndergraduate student U of TYes (Spring)SummerFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to full time University of Toronto students on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. Eligible students will have completed at least 4.0 courses and be returning to undergraduate study within the University of Toronto. Applicants must submit for adjudication a piece of original work, demonstrating their ability to discuss Hungarian themes in relation to their area of study. Letters of reference and a transcript may be required.
Innis College "Kitchen Sink" AwardAdmissionNoYes (admitted to Innis and U of T)YesNoNoSingleAdmitted to Innis College into first year from High SchoolYes (Spring)SpringFall$300 - $500To be awarded to a student entering the first year of studies at Innis College in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and involvement in school and community life. Financial need may be considered.
Innis College Admission AwardAdmissionNoYesNoNoNoMultipleAdmitted to Innis College into first year from High SchoolNoApplication cycle (April through May)Fall$2,500 - $3,500To be awarded on the basis of academic merit in the secondary school program to candidates entering first year.
Innis College Alumni and Friends OSOTF AwardIn-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)NoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance and financial need. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Innis College Alumni Association ScholarshipsIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual DonationsTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Innis College Alumni ScholarshipIn-CourseNoYes (CGPA 3.50+)YesNoNoSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFall2500To be awarded to an outstanding Innis College student who has contributed to the life of the College and has a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.50.
Innis College Anniversary ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Innis College Classes Graditude ScholarshipGradNoYes (highest CGPA + leadership)YesNoNoSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringSpringAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an outstanding Innis College graduand (June and previous November) in the Faculty of Arts and Science with the highest CGPA who has demonstrated some commitment to and involvement in the life of Innis College during the undergraduate academic career.
Innis College Exceptional Achievement AwardIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual ContributionTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session. .
Innis College GRADitude OSOTF II AwardIn-CourseNoNoYesYes (OSOTF)Volunteer work outside university; completed 5.0 to 13.0 creditsSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeAwarded to an Innis College student in financial need, from the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of excellent academic achievement. The recipient will have completed at least five full credits and no more than thirteen. They will be selected for their volunteer work outside the university.
J. J. Stren OSOTF AwardIn-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)NoSingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and financial need. Students who pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
J. J. Stren ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoAlternates Sci/non-Sci (see Conditions)SingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in a program leading to a BA/HBA in odd-numbered years, to the full-time Innis College student with the highest CGPA in a program leading to BSc/HBSc in even-numbered years. In the event of a tie, the award may be shared. Students who pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
John W. Browne OSOTF AwardAdmissionNoYes (admitted to Innis and U of T)YesYes (OSOTF)NoSingleAdmitted to Innis College into first year from High SchoolYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an undergraduate student entering first-year studies in Arts and Science at Innis College. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an Ontario resident. Preference will be given to students who, by their leadership, have contributed to the life of their high school and/or community.
Later Life Learning OSOTF AwardIn-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)NoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance and financial need. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Later Life Learning ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Linda Schuyler Cinema Studies AwardIn-CourseNoYesNoYes (OSOTF)ProgramSingleSpecialist/Major in Cinema StudiesNoSpringFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an academically deserving undergraduate student enrolled in a Major or Specialist program in Cinema Studies who is entering third or fourth year and who demonstrates financial need. Receipt of the award is contingent on re-registeration in the faculty and enrolment in cinema courses.
M. "Fuzz" Friend Memorial AwardIn-Course or GradNoYes (2.00 CGPA+)YesNoInnis resident (current or past)SingleInnis resident (current or past)Yes (Spring)SpringSpring or FallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to a student past or present on the Innis Residence with a minimum 2.0 CGPA who, based on voluntary contribution, has had an outstanding an positive impact on residence life. Students may only receive the award once.
Mark & Lorraine Weisdorf Family Scholarship for Programs at Innis College In-CourseYesYesNoSee ConditionsSee ConditionsSingleRotates between Cinema and Urban Studies students; Innis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an undergraduate Innis College student enrolled in Cinema Studies or Urban Studies with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.70 or above as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session. The scholarship will rotate between the two academic programs.

Students will be considered on the basis of merit; however, if no suitable candidate can be found, the award will be made based on merit and financial need.
Mark & Lorraine Weisdorf Family Scholarship for Programs at Innis College (OTSS Award)In-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)See ConditionsSingleRotates between Cinema and Urban Studies students; Innis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an undergraduate Innis College student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) enrolled in Cinema Studies or Urban Studies based on financial need and academic excellence. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session. The scholarship will rotate between the two academic programs with 2 consecutive years awarded to a Cinema Studies student.
Mary Ann Duffy Graduating Student AwardGradNoYes (3.00 CGPA+)YesNoYes - female studentSingleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringSpringAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an outstanding female Innis College student graduating from the Faculty of Arts and Science who has distinguished herself in the qualify of her voluntary service (not undertaken for academic credit) outside of the university.
Nathan A. Taylor Scholarship in Film StudiesIn-CourseNoYes (3.50+ SGPA)NoNoProgramSingleSpecialist/Major in Cinema Studies; Innis College UG Student (See Conditions)NoSpringFall1000To be awarded to an Innis College student (full time or part time) who has completed at least 13 credits and no more than 17 credits with a 3.5 sessional grade point average and who, in the opinion of the Director of the Cinema Studies Institute and the Principal of Innis College, shows promise of making a signiciant contribution to the field. In the veent that there is no qualified candidate from Innis College, the award may be made to a qualified candidate from another college. The recipient must register at the University of Toronto in the next Fall/Winter Session and be enrolled in a Major or Specialist Program in Cinema Studies. The scholarship may not be awarded to the same candidate more than once.
Norman Jewison Fellowship in Film StudiesGradNoYesNoNoProgramSingleSpecialist/Major in Cinema Studies; proceding to further study in CinemaNoSpringFall10000To be awarded to an outstanding student who is graduating or has graduated within the last year with a Specialist or Major in Cinema Studies, and who is proceeding to do further study in film and/or film and related media.
Rhea V. Scott Scholarship In-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Robin Harris Memorial ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoSpecialist/Major in HumanitiesSingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) specializing or majoring in the Humanities. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
T. A. Reed ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoSingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Students who pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Taddle Creek Residence Life AwardSpecial In-CourseNoNoYesYes (OSOTF)In Innis ResidenceMultipleInnis resident and studentYes (Spring)NovemberDecemberSecond term residence fee installmentTo be awarded to outstanding Innis Residence students. First year students may be considered only in the absence of a sufficient number of outstanding upper-year candidates. Candidates must be in good standing in their Faculty, they must demonstrate financial need, and they must demonstrate distinguished voluntary commitment to fostering and supporting community life in the Innis Residence. To receive the award, the recipients must live in the Innis Residence for the balance of the session in which the award is given.

Candidates who have previously received a Taddle Creek Residence Life Award will be considered on the basis of achievements since receipt of the last award.
University of Toronto Women's Association ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoYes (OSOTF)NoSingleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to an Innis College undergraduate degree student in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) on the basis of financial need and Ontario residency. Academic merit may also be considered.
In the context of considering outstanding academic performance, students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered first, so long as they meet the primary criteria of financial need and Ontario residency.
To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.
Wasser Achievement AwardIn-Course and GradNoYes (academic standing is considered)YesNoSee ConditionsMultipleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeThe Wasser Achievement Awards aim to encourage student leadership at all levels and in all years at the College. They are to be awarded on the basis of academic standing, contribution to Innis College, the University of Toronto, their workplace or their community. The awards will be decided at the end of each winter session and will be tenable on registration in the next session. Candidates for a Wasser Achievement Award who have previously received a Wasser Achievement Award will be considered on the basis of achievement since receipt of the last award.
Wasser Leadership ScholarshipIn-Course and GradNoYes (academic standing is considered)YesNoSee ConditionsMultipleInnis College UG StudentYes (Spring)SpringFallAnnual IncomeThe Wasser Scholarship recognize sustained leadership contributions over several years. All candidates will exhibit the promise of transferring their leadership skills to their community or workplace after graduation. The Scholarships will be awarded to senior year students who have excelled academically and who have made outstanding contributions through their involvement in student life, their voluntary activities, and their service to others. The scholarships will be decided after the winter session of each academic year and non-graduating students will normally be expected to register in the subsequent academic year to be eligible to receive the award. Senior students are students who have completed at least 14.0 courses when decisions on the awards are made. A student is eligible for only one Wasser Scholarship in an undergraduate career.
Winifred Florence Hughes ScholarshipIn-CourseYesYesNoNoNoMultipleInnis College UG StudentNoFallFallAnnual IncomeTo be awarded to Innis College undergraduate degree students in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) for outstanding academic performance. Students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 3.70 as they pass their 5th, 10th & 15th courses completed in the FAS will be considered. To receive the award, recipients must register at Innis College in the subsequent Fall/Winter academic session.