Giving donations to the Department of English
Gifts to the Department support our work in a way no other contribution can. We are proud of the achievements of our faculty and our students, and we are extremely proud and gratified by the faith in our programs shown by generous friends and alumni.
How To Give
To support our students and the Department of English at the University of Toronto, go to https://donate.utoronto.ca/english
Designation Options for Giving to the Department of English
You may wish to choose to direct your support to a specific trust or scholarship fund. To learn more about some of the giving options, click on the links below:
English Departmental Trust
Donations to the Departmental Trust will support student research, travel grants, and fellowships.
Graduate Futures Scholarship Fund in English Literature
Donations will support the creation of graduate recruitment scholarships.
The Brian Corman Graduate Prize
The prize is to be awarded to a graduate student or students in the Department of English, who are working on Restoration and/or eighteenth-century studies, and who have distinguished themselves both academically and by their leadership and contribution to the life of the University through student governance, community service or volunteer work.
Emerging Writers Scholarship Fund
Donations will support the next generation of Canadian literary talent.
Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship in Creative Writing
Donations to this scholarship, which was established by the friends and family of the late Adam Penn Gilders, will support the most talented aspiring writers enrolled in the MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing Program.
The Linda Hutcheon Graduate Scholarship
Donations will help create a scholarship to honour University Professor Emeritus Linda Hutcheon for her stellar contributions to scholarship and teaching. This scholarship is shared between English and Comparative Literature. The student recipient will alternate between both units annually.
The Professor Linda Munk Graduate Futures Scholarship
The Scholarship will be awarded based on exceptional academic merit to one full-time graduate student, preferably a Masters (MA) student, in the University of Toronto's Department of English in honour of Professor Linda Munk.
The Vincent A. De Luca Memorial Fellowship
Donations to the V.A. De Luca Memorial Fellowship will support full-time graduate students in the Department of English, who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.
Records of Early English Drama (REED)
REED is a major international humanities research project that is transforming our understanding of the social and cultural life of Great Britain before 1642. Donations support the publication of the series and the development of dynamic website.
The A.S.P. Woodhouse Prize
Awarded to the best PhD thesis in the Department of English in honour of Professor A.S.P. Woodhouse.