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Please note: The 2018/2019 scholarships and awards documents, applications and links are currently being updated and published on a rolling basis. Please check back here frequently for updates on the applications you would like to complete. Thank you!

Awards - Faculty Wide

Choose your faculty from the list below. For detailed information/eligibility criteria or to print a copy of an application click on the PDF link in the Application Required column beside the award you are interested in.

Faculty of Arts
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Carla Cassidy Award
The award recognizes an eligible fourth year student enrolled full-time with the highest cumulative GPA across their Arts program through six semesters of study. The award will be rotated among the various programs in the Faculty of Arts as follows: 2017-18 Arts & Contemporary Studies, 2018-19 Criminology, 2019-20 English, 2020-21 Environment & Urban Sustainability, 2021-22 Geographic Analysis, 2022-23 History, 2023-24 International Economics & Finance, 2024-25 Language & Intercultural Relations, 2025-26 Philosophy, 2026-27 Politics & Governance, 2027-28 Public Administration & Governance, 2028-29 Psychology, 2029-30 Sociology.
Fall 2018 Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
COMMA Book Award
The COMMA Book Award in the Faculty of Arts will be awarded in each of the fall and winter terms to a full-time undergraduate student who has demonstrated financial need and who has self-identified as being from a racialized group or who has self-identified as an Aboriginal (Metis, Inuit, First Nations, status and non-status) person. Applicant must be registered in a minimum 4 courses in the semester in which the award will be received, must have a minimum CGPA of 1.67 and a clear academic standing.
Fall 2018 Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
Dean's Liberal Studies Essay Prize
Every year the Dean of Arts awards four academic prizes for the best essays in Liberal Studies courses from a selection nominated by faculty professors. To qualify an essay must have been awarded a grade of A. The prizes are awarded in June. Two prizes are given for essays in lower-level courses and two for upper-level courses. Faculty and Chang School instructors teaching liberal studies courses are asked to nominate essays.
Fall 2018 Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
Irene Gammel & Jean-Paul Boudreau Undergraduate Research Award
To be eligible students must have successfully completed a minimum of 10 semester courses towards any BA degree in the Faculty of Arts; must be enrolled in good standing and have a minimum CGPA of 2.50 (B); must have a demonstrated minimum of 50 hours of Faculty of Arts based research experience from either a research practicum course, a research volunteership, or a research assistantship.
Fall 2018
Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
Karen Mulhallen Prize in English
The student must have completed at least two lower level Liberal Arts English courses and have a clear academic standing. The recipient will have the highest CGPA in two lower level Liberal Arts English courses.
Fall 2018 Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
Kiki Maniatakos Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible students must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program and have a clear academic standing. There will be one scholarship for achieving the highest grade in Musicology (MUS300) and one scholarship for achieving the highest grade in Popular Music and Culture (MUS505).
Fall 2018 Details: Faculty of Arts - Funding & Awards
Ryerson Gold Medals 
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
Fall 2018
No Application Required
Faculty of Communication and Design
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Barbara Turnbull Award
This award was created in memory of Barbara Turnbull, an accomplished reporter at the Toronto Star. To be eligible for this award, students must be registered as full-time undergraduate students at Ryerson University enrolled in one of the Faculty of Communication and Design programs and have a clear academic standing. Must submit a 250-500 word essay describing the barriers they experience as a result of their physical disabilities, their efforts to overcome such challenges and examples of personal and academic achievements and successes.
TBD Coming soon!
FCAD Dean's Travel Bursary
The Dean's Travel Bursary is open to full-time students who have maintained clear academic standing and who will be participating in an approved international exchange program for the academic year.
TBD Details: FCAD Bursary and Scholarships - Dean's Travel Bursary
Ryerson Gold Medals 
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Faculty of Community Services
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Dean's Graduate Essay Writing Award
This award acknowledges graduate students for the winning essay within each of the Faculty of Community Services graduate school programs - Early Childhood Studies, Nursing, Nutrition Communication, Social Work and Urban Development. No application is required. Graduate Program Directors may submit their recommendation throughout the year.
N/A No Application Required
Full-Time & Part-Time Student Undergraduate Awards
These awards are open to students enrolled in a Faculty of Community Services degree program. Students must demonstrate leadership, collaboration, creativity, innovation, commitment or contribution to their discipline, program or community.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Isabella and Oscar Zacharias Undergraduate Research Award
This award promotes and recognizes outstanding research and high academic achievement for undergraduate students in a Faculty of Community Services degree program. Students must be active or recently participated in a research project within their field of study, and demonstrated excellence in their contributions to a research project.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Philip and Dorothy Barnoff First Generation Student Award
This award supports a first generation full-time student in the Faculty of Community Services who is in financial need, good academic standing and demonstrates engagement in community by working towards the goal of advancing the rights of equity seeking groups.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
RBC Community Services Award
This award is open to students who are enrolled in a Faculty of Community Services full-time degree program. Students must be intending to pursue a career in the non-profit sector as well as demonstrate leadership within Ryerson and/or the external community.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Ryerson Gold Medals 
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Social Development Experience Grant
This grant funds students who have had proposals accepted by their programs for placement opportunities that will contribute to social development activities related to the applicant's field of practice. The grant is intended to support placement opportunities that will contribute to quality of life and enhance the capacity of adults, families, children and communities to create healthy, caring, safe and supportive environments for all.

TBD

 

Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Social Innovation Award
The Faculty of Community Services Social Innovation Award was established to support students that think boldly and act courageously who have a strong interest in working towards addressing a social issue.  
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Student Conference Support Grant
This grant aims to provide funding to students in the Faculty of Community Services who have had a paper accepted and who have been invited to attend an academic conference.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Toronto Eglinton Rotary Club / Dr. Robert McClure Award in Health Science
The Toronto Eglinton Rotary Club / Dr. Robert McClure Award in Health Science supports Aboriginal students pursuing a degree in a Health Sciences program in the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University. The award was created to honour the work of Dr. Robert McClure, an outstanding humanitarian, gifted surgeon, the first lay Moderator of the United Church of Canada and member of the Toronto Eglinton Rotary Rotary Club.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Undergraduate Research Scholarship
The Faculty of Community Services Undergraduate Research Scholarship was established to encourage undergraduate students to engage in a research project focused on a question they have that has emerged from their academic experience, student engagement, transition from student to a professional role, and/or teaching and learning experience.
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Usha George Students-in-Action Award
The Usha George Students-in-Action Award has been established in recognition of Usha George, former Dean of the Faculty of Community Services, for her active commitment to student engagement, learning opportunities beyond the classroom and social innovation. Students can apply for project funding for a student-led initiative that addresses complex social issues in the local/global community. Examples may include launching a campaign, organizing an event, hosting a lecture, facilitating a workshop, or executing a project. Innovation and creativity is encouraged!
TBD Faculty of Community Services Award and Grant Opportunities
Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Aileen Clark Lambie Awards
Awards are open to second, third or fourth-year undergraduate female engineering students who have made a notable contribution to women in engineering activities in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science; must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who meet modest academic expectations and demonstrate financial need.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
George and Helen Vari Foundation Entrance Awards
To be eligible for this award, students must: Be currently enrolled full-time in a secondary school (minimum of three Ontario grade 12 U/M courses or Canadian provincial equivalent within the 2017-2018 regular school year; Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person; Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution for the first time; Have a final admission average of 85% or higher in six Grade 12 U/M courses; Have been offered admission by the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science in an engineering program (Aerospace Engineering; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Undeclared Engineering; Demonstrate financial need, as determined by Ryerson University, through submission of a Student Budget Form.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
George Wong Scholarship in Engineering
Open to second, third or fourth-year full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an Engineering program within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement by attaining a minimum CGPA of 3.75. The recipient will be selected by the Dean. Names of candidates will be provided by the Chairs of the Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Ledcor Construction Ltd. Award
The award recognizes the combination of extra-curricular contributions in the field of study related to Architecture/Building/Construction and the academic achievements of a student enrolled full-time at the time of award selection in the third or fourth year of study in Architectural Science or Civil Engineering.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards
The Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards provide financial assistance to current engineering and architectural science students, with the purpose of enabling new, innovative ideas for products, inventions and technologies that are relevant to the Canadian economy now and in the future. All undergraduate and graduate students with clear academic standings in the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science are eligible to apply. For applicants from architectural science, projects and/or ideas must be related to sustainability, i.e., projects should aim to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. If you have already applied to or received other awards for the same project/business idea, you are still eligible to apply for an Esch Award, however, your application must represent a different scope of work.
September 18, 2018 Details: Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science - Norman Esch Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship Awards
Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarships
To be eligible for this award, a student must be registered as a full-time, in-course student in a CEAB accredited program within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science and have clear academic standing. Must have achieved a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and demonstrate leadership within an academic or extracurricular environment. 
TBD
Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Gold Medal
To be eligible for this award, a student must be graduating as an undergraduate student in a CEAB accredited program within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science and have clear academic standing. Must have achieved the highest academic standing in their graduating year.
N/A No Application Required
Pierre Lassonde Optional Specialization in Management Sciences (OSMS) Award
Open to second or third-year undergraduate students enrolled full-time in an Engineering program and are pursuing the Optional Specialization in Management Sciences (OSMS), are in clear academic standing and have demonstrated academic excellence and financial need.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Pierre Lassonde Undergraduate Award
Award for a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year undergraduate student enrolled full-time in an Engineering program within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science and who demonstrates leadership skills. Student must be on the Dean’s List; identify as the first in their family (not including a sibling) to attend university in Canada, where at least one parent has immigrated to Canada; and be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
October 1, 2018 Pierre Lassonde Undergraduate Award Form
Pivotal Projects Award
To be eligible for this award, students must be registered as undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing. Be enrolled in one of the following programs/streams: Architectural Science (Project Management stream), Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering programs. Be enrolled in second, third or fourth year. Have a minimum CGPA of 3.67. Must submit a letter of application (max 200 words) outlining the student's strengths in academic areas related to project management.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Ryerson Gold Medals 
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Seed Awards
To be eligible for this award, a student must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in one of the engineering programs and also enrolled in the Optional Specialization in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, must have a clear academic standing, must have a minimum CGPA of 3.00, and must not have won the award previously. Must submit an application letter/written statement (up to 500 words) summarizing the applicant's achievements on innovation and creativity as reflected in a course project on venture development arising from a course or courses as part of the Optional Specialization in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship curriculum.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Stalin Boctor Circuits Award
To provide financial support for a student who has demonstrated financial need and academic excellence in course/courses focused on electrical circuits. To be eligible students must: be enrolled full-time in a degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate overall success in their studies with a CGPA of 3.00 or higher, have a clear academic standing;  demonstrate academic excellence in course/courses focused on electrical circuits.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Stalin Boctor Graduating Student Award
To provide financial assistance for a student who has demonstrated financial need and academic excellence in their fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science. To be eligible students must: be enrolled in a full-time Masters program in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University, have completed an undergraduate degree program from the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ryerson University, demonstrate overall success in their studies with a CGPA of 3.00 or higher and have a clear academic standing, demonstrate financial need, must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person, must be an Ontario resident, and must demonstrate academic excellence in the fourth year of undergraduate studies in Engineering or Architectural Science.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Stalin Boctor Undergraduate Award
To provide financial assistance for a student enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science who has demonstrated financial need and academic excellence in their third year of study. To be eligible students must: be enrolled full-time in a fourth-year degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate overall excellence in their studies with a CGPA of 3.00 or higher, have a clear academic standing and demonstrate academic excellence in third year of undergraduate studies in any program in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science for details.
Faculty of Science
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Bruce Beauchamp Memorial Award
To be eligible for this award students must be registered as full-time undergraduate students in the Biology, Biomedical Science or Medical Physics program in the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing. Have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 at the end of third year.
October 5, 2018
Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
Connections in Science Award
To be eligible students must be registered as full-time undergraduate students in a B.Sc. Program in the fourth year and have a clear academic standing. Must achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.67 at the end of the third year of study ensuring that the calculation was based on a minimum of four billing units in each semester. Demonstrate strength in understanding connected science by an academic history that is multidisciplinary in nature, such as extensive coursework in two or more disciplines and/or through roles that integrate science with extracurricular activities such as mentorship, volunteer work, or governance.
October 5, 2018 Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
FIRST Entrance Awards at the Faculty of Science
To be eligible for this award, students must: Be conditionally accepted to the Faculty of Science in a degree program. Be registered as an Undergraduate, Full-time student at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing (at time of award payment); Have a minimum secondary school admission average of 80%; Be an alumni of the FIRST Robotics program (documentation indicating the student is an alumnus of the FIRST Robotics program); Additional Eligibility Conditions: Preference given to under-represented groups including women, racialized groups, students with disabilities and aboriginal students. Written Statement - Approximately 250 words outlining the impact their FIRST Robotics experience has had on their future goals.
TBD Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
Imogen R. Coe Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
To be eligible for this award, students must: Be registered as an Undergraduate, full-time student at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing Be enrolled within a program offered through the Faculty of Science Be enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of their program A written statement of a maximum 500 words demonstrating their impact through activities within the Ryerson community and/or outside Ryerson that help foster an inclusive environment, advance the understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion, increase accessibility for and/or engage under-represented groups or communities in STEM educational and/or career pathways. One letter of support, not exceeding one page in length, written by Ryerson faculty, staff or community members that speak to the impact based on the criteria above.
Fall 2018 Coming soon!
Noel Award in Science
To be eligible for this award a student must be registered as a full-time undergraduate student in a Faculty of Science program at Ryerson University, have a clear academic standing, demonstrate financial need, and demonstrate contribution to the Faculty, School or university community through involvement in student leadership activities or involvement in academic program activities such as competitions by submitting a short statement of activities.
October 5, 2018 Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
Rodney Yip Award
To be eligible for this award students must be registered as undergraduate students at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing. Must be a fourth-year full-time student registered in a program with the Faculty of Science. Have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 at the end of third year. Demonstrate financial need.
October 5, 2018 Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
Ryerson Gold Medals 
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Stalin Boctor Undergraduate Award
To be eligible students must be enrolled full-time in the fourth-year of a degree program in the Faculty of Science. Demonstrate overall excellence in their studies with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher and have clear academic standing. Demonstrate academic excellence in the third year of their undergraduate studies in any program in the Faculty of Science. Demonstrate financial need. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person. Be an Ontario resident.
October 5, 2018 Contact the Faculty of Science for procedures and/or applications
Ted Rogers School of Management
Scholarship
Name
Deadline Application
Required
Ryerson Gold Medals
The Ryerson Gold Medal is the University's highest student award available across all Faculties. Students are nominated for this award by their academic Program Departments.
N/A No Application Required
Ryerson University Business Alumni Association (RUBAA)/Ken Jones Award
To be eligible for this award, students must be registered as undergraduate full-time students at Ryerson University and have clear academic standing. Must be enrolled as third or fourth year undergraduate students in the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) at the time of application. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.67 (B-). Submit a 250-500 word written statement demonstrating leadership contributions to the TRSM community, as well as to the greater Toronto community. Submit a current resume.
March 29, 2019 Ted Rogers School of Management Student Awards
Ted Rogers School of Management Business Leadership Award
To recognize the academic achievement and exceptional leadership of a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce program. The award is open to students entering second, third or fourth year of undergraduate study this coming fall semester in the Business Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Business Technology Management or Retail Management program. Must have attained a minimum 3.50 CGPA and a clear academic standing. Must demonstrate exceptional leadership and initiative within the Ryerson community and the community at large.
May 25, 2019 Ted Rogers School of Management Student Awards