Award opportunities for globally-minded U of T students and faculty abound. Whether coming from abroad or looking to venture beyond Canada’s borders, a wide array of internal and external sources of funding is on offer to help make valuable international experiences within reach.
We invite you to explore the resources below, which are meant to provide a meaningful sample of the funding options available. Should you see any relevant awards not included on this page that you think would benefit other site visitors, please write us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the award names and URLs. We would love to profile them and keep growing our inventory!
In addition to the awards profiled below, we encourage you to consult the Government of Canada’s international scholarships database for Canadians. Searchable by country of destination, it features government-supported awards that facilitate study and research abroad.
A permanent endowment fund established by the Faculty in partnership with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU) and U of T to promote innovative programs, courses or initiatives that support student activities involving Hebrew University. Applicants must be current Arts and Science (St. George) degree students in good standing, or faculty will a continuous undergraduate appointment to a St. George department, program or school.
The Fulbright Program offers grants to qualified Canadian students to study at the graduate level in the United States. Canadian scholars may apply to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions and are eligible for Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence grants.
The Deans International Initiatives Fund (DIIF) supports creative and innovative international activities in areas of need not already addressed by existing programming (Research Excursions (399), International Course Modules, Germany/Europe Fund, Undergraduate Research Fund). The goal of DIIF is to leverage Faculty resources to provide a broad range of new and innovative international opportunities for undergraduate students. Faculty members and undergraduate students are invited to apply.
The mandate of The Germany/Europe Fund is to promote innovative programming, course-based enrichments or research initiatives that support undergraduate, graduate and faculty activities with a clear German/European component. Examples of such activities might include:
This list is meant to be illustrative only; applicants are encouraged to submit creative proposals that are in keeping with the spirit and objectives of this fund. Proposals are solicited from students and faculty up to a maximum request of $15,000.
The International Course Module (ICM) program provides an opportunity for faculty members to incorporate an intensive international experiential module into the framework of existing undergraduate courses. ICMs enhance students’ classroom learning in a wide range of areas through the application of course content to relevant resources around the globe. Faculty members and undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals.
Please note that while a broad offering of award options is available to students coming from abroad to study at U of T, the list below highlights awards that are open exclusively to international students.
In addition to these awards, we encourage you to consult the Government of Canada’s international scholarships database for non-Canadians. Searchable by country of origin, it features government-supported awards that facilitate study and research in Canada.
The Fulbright Program offers grants to Canada for U.S. citizens. U.S. students and young professionals may apply for a grant to pursue independent research in Canada, while U.S. scholars may teach and/or research in Canada through Fulbright. In addition, U.S. faculty and professionals may apply for Fulbright Specialist grants or the Fulbright-Carlos Rico Award for North American Studies to study in Mexico and Canada, while U.S. students are eligible for the Fulbright Canada Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program.