Department of English

University of Toronto

Awards

To view the recipients of the 2015-16 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards, please visit the Accolades page here.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS DESCRIPTIONS:

Aikins Scholarship in English: Awarded to an outstanding full-time second-year English Specialist student who has taken at least three full-course equivalents in English.

Jane Austen Society of North America—Toronto Chapter Scholarship: An in-course award with financial need requirements for a Department of English program student demonstrating academic merit in courses (e.g., ENG322Y1, ENG323H1) related to major eighteenth- and nineteenth-century authors, including Jane Austen.

Avie Bennett Prize in Canadian Literature: Awarded to an undergraduate student who has submitted the best essay in Canadian Literature. Students may self-nominate by submitting an attachment of their essay from any suitable course on any campus in the proceeding summer or winter session by May 1st (surname_AvieBennett_EssayPrize.doc to nick.mount@utoronto.ca). 

Beverley Beetham Endersby Prize: Awarded to a Department of English program student who has demonstrated "an exceptional understanding of, and respect for, the logic, structure, and history of the English language" (e.g., ENG240Y, ENG285H, ENG385H).

Department of English Book Prize: Awarded to the most outstanding third-year English Specialist student, taking into consideration the difficulty of the courses taken.

Department of English Prize: Honours excellent performance by a second- or third-year English Major or Specialist.

C.B. Farrar Undergraduate Scholarship in English: Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a full-time Department of English program student.

John King Scholarship in English Language and Literature: Awarded to the most outstanding third-year English Specialist.

Winston and Stephanie Ling Award in English: Awarded to a third- or fourth-year Department of English program student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need.

Glen Mawr Old Girls' Association Scholarship in English: Awarded to an outstanding female Canadian first-year student taking at least one full-course equivalent in English.

Lucy Ingram Morgan Gold Medal in English: Awarded to an outstanding graduating English Specialist who has taken a majority of courses in English and has obtained the highest average in English courses of that year.

Walter O'Grady Undergraduate Scholarship in Eighteenth-Century English Literature: Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a second- or third-year English Major or Specialist studying eighteenth-century literature (e.g., ENG306Y, ENG307H, ENG337H).

Walter O'Grady Undergraduate Scholarship in English Literature: Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a second- or third-year English Major or Specialist.

E.J. Pratt Medal in Poetry: Competition open to any undergraduate or graduate student based on the poem or group of related poems judged to be the most outstanding submission.  Students may apply through Enrolment Services by their March 30 deadline.

Elinore Siminovitch Memorial Bursary: Awarded to a female undergraduate student who has shown proficiency in writing in the field of English literature and has demonstrated financial need. 

Elinore Siminovitch Memorial Prize: Awarded to a female undergraduate student who has shown proficiency in writing in the field of English literature.

John W. Spitzer Scholarship: Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Anne Tanenbaum Scholarship in English Literature (Second Year): Awarded to the outstanding second-year Department of English program student.

Anne Tanenbaum Scholarship in English Literature (Third Year): Awarded to the outstanding third-year Department of English program student.

Christopher Wallis Undergraduate Scholarship in English: Awarded to a Department of English program student on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Milton Wilson Prize: Awarded to the first-year undergraduate student who obtains the highest marks in two English courses while completing a five-course load.


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