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Every year, Woodsworth College distributes more than $225,000 in scholarships. For most of these scholarships, you do not need to submit an application as you will be automatically considered on the basis of academic merit and, in some cases, volunteer work


Admission scholarships

Every year, Woodsworth College provides admission scholarships to the most promising new students entering U of T directly from high school.

  • No application is necessary (students are considered automatically).

Academic Bridging Program graduation awards

Through the generosity of Professor William Waters and other donors, a number of scholarships are awarded each year on the basis of both financial need and academic achievement to students who were registered in the Academic Bridging Program and have now begun their degree studies.


Alayne & Kenneth Christie Award for Part-time Students

This award will assist part-time, mature students who are working a significant number of hours per week (i.e. more than 20 hours) while intending to complete their undergraduate degree. The award will cover 2/3 of the tuition cost for one Y course (or the equivalent).


Brookfield Peter F. Bronfman Gold and Leadership Scholarships

The Brookfield Peter F. Bronfman Gold and Leadership Scholarships are awarded to superior, all-round Woodsworth College students who are in their final year of an undergraduate degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50. One Gold Scholarship valued at $12,000 and five Leadership Scholarships valued at $6,000 will be awarded each year.

Before you apply, please carefully review the criteria for the scholarships (found on the application instructions) which includes:

  • High academic achievement;
  • Financial need;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • Community involvement

Deadline to apply: 12 noon (ET) on October 22, 2021.


Faculty of Arts & Science scholarships

The Faculty of Arts & Science offers over 300 in-course and admission scholarships to undergraduate students. 

Learn more about Faculty of Arts & Science scholarships. 


Graduation awards

Graduation awards are given out to a certain number of graduating students on the basis of academic merit.

  • No application is necessary (students are considered automatically).

In-course scholarships

Woodsworth College distributes in-course scholarships in December of each year. These recognize the college’s highest achieving students. These include Leadership Awards, which are normally awarded to fourth-year students who have significant volunteer experience.


Sole-Support Parent Scholarships

Woodsworth College has a number of scholarships designed to assist sole-support parents.

The application deadline for 2021-2022 has now passed. 



University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards

The University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating students for their exemplary contributions and significant impact on U of T and on the university experience of their peers.


Other University of Toronto scholarships

U of T's Award Explorer online tool can help you explore the diverse funding opportunities that recognize your achievements and financially support your studies.