Scholarships and Awards
There are several miscellaneous in-course scholarships for which undergraduate students may be eligible. Except for the following three scholarships, students should be advised that there are no application procedures. Students will be awarded based on their eligibility under each scholarship's criteria. Please note that only St. George campus students are eligible for these awards.
George Mandler Research Fund:
Value: TBA (amount could be split up between multiple awardees)
Description: Awarded on the basis of academic merit to Psychology program students undertaking research initiatives in the Department of Psychology at the St. George Campus (not open to UTM/UTSC students). Financial need may also be considered.
Application Procedures: Fill out the required application form and submit it along with a printout of your academic history from ACORN/ROSI to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sidney Smith Hall, room 4014 by Tuesday November 1st, 2017.
Linda Mamelak Undergraduate Award:
This award value varies from year to year and can be split up between multiple awardees. Students must qualify for OSAP, be in a St. George PSY Major or Specialist program, and have a CGPA of at least 3.0 or higher. Application forms can be downloaded here and are due by July 31st, 2017. Please submit applications to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sidney Smith Hall, room 4014. Note: Award not open to UTM/UTSC students.
Horace O. Frosty Steer Award in Psychology:
This award will go to a graduating student (June 2017 or November 2017) in the St. George PSY Specialist or Major programs or the Research Specialist who enrols in an approved graduate program in Psychology, concentrating in the area of problems of children. If you will be enrolling in and starting a graduate program this coming fall in this particular area of study, please fill out the application form and return it along with proof of your enrolment and of the concentration of your studies, as well as a printout of your academic history from ACORN/ROSI to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sidney Smith Hall, room 4014. Value varies from year to year in the range of $3000-4000 CDN. Deadline: July 31st. Note: Award not open to UTM/UTSC students.
Additional information on scholarships is available on the Faculty of Arts & Science website at: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/undergraduate/undergraduate-scholarships
**2016 Psychology In-Course Scholarship/Award Recipients**
1. Linda Mamelak Undergraduate Award: Amanda Choi
2. The McNab Scholarship in Psychology: TBA
3. The George Mandler Research Fund: Rachel Forbes/Anna Petersson
4. The Psychology Graditude Scholarship: TBA
5. The Dept. of Psychology Student Award: TBA
6. The John Davidson Ketchum Memorial Scholarship: TBA
7. The John Davidson Ketchum Memorial Bursary: TBA
8. The Horace O. Frosty Steer Award: Natalie Holtby
2017 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs)
The Dept. of Psychology departmental deadline for NSERC USRA applications is Friday February 24th, 2017 . Students apply via the NSERC website. Applications must then be printed and submitted to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sid Smith, room 4014 along with an official UofT transcript and the student/supervisor certificate form. Please see the following for more information.
- Information/Procedures Sheet
- Application Checklist
- List of Eligible Psychology Department NSERC Supervisors
- Student/Supervisor Certification Form
- NSERC FAQs
- NSERC Sample Application
Dept. of Psychology Rules for NSERC Applications:
- We will not accept applications from students at other universities
- We will not accept applications from non-PSY Program students or UTM/UTSC students
- Students must have a current minimum CGPA of 3.0 on their transcript
- Students must be in at least second year to apply
- We will not accept LATE applications
- You MUST commit to the full 16-weeks of the work term (40 hours per week)
2017 University of Toronto Undergraduate Excellence Awards in the Natural Sciences and Engineering (UTEA-NSE)
Applications are due Friday March 17th, 2017 in SS 4014. We are only permitted to nominate 1-2 students from our department to be placed in the competition and we only nominate those who are in a St. George Psychology undergraduate program. Application package must include two copies of all application forms and two ACORN printouts of academic history/grades. If you are nominated, you may be asked to order an official UofT transcript.
Information on the 2017 UTEA-NSE awards:
2017 University of Toronto Excellence Award in the Social Sciences and Humanities (UTEA-SSH)Applications are due Firday March 17th, 2017 in SS 4014. We are only permitted to nominate 1-2 students from our department to be placed in the competition and we only nominate those who are in a St. George Psychology undergraduate program. Application package must include two copies of all application forms and two ACORN printouts of academic history/grades. If you are nominated, you may be asked to order an official UofT transcript.
Information on the 2017 UTEA-SSH awards: