Funding

There are a number of funding opportunities available to students, including internal, university, government and non-government, foundation and professional society opportunities. Students can also search for funding opportunities using the Community of Science (COS) search engine.

University Funding Opportunities

A number of funding opportunities are available to University of Toronto students, including Postdocs) through the School of Graduate studies.

Federal and Provincial Funding Opportunities

Canadian Institutes of Health Research offers awards for masters, doctoral and postdoctoral trainees. Students can apply for awards using ResearchNet, manage their CV data through Common CV and browse opportunities using the Funding Opportunities Database.

National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program

Non-Government, Foundation and Professional Society Funding Opportunities

Ontario Mental Health Foundation

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Internal Funding Opportunities

Yedessa Helendes Graduate Student Endowment Fund

  • The award is open to all graduate students (Master’s or PhD) enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, who meet the criteria of financial need and excellence.

Jack and Rita Catherall Fund – Travel

  • Graduate students are eligible for up to $500 for travel expenses for conference participation or collaboration.

Jack and Rita Catherall Fund – Research

  • Postdoctoral Fellows and graduate students are eligible for up to $1000 to support the conduct of research. This may include participant fees, software purchases or licensing, equipment use charges or other such direct costs.

Men’s Service Group Graduate Student Fellowship

  • This Fellowship is open to all graduate students conducting research under the supervision of a Baycrest Scientist.

Finkler Graduate Student Fellowship

  • This Fellowship is open to all graduate students conducting research under the supervision of a Baycrest Scientist.

Max and Ruth Wiseman Graduate Student Fellowship

  • This Fellowship is open to graduate students conducting research under the supervision of a Baycrest Scientist and studying in one of the following programs at the University of Toronto: nursing, psychology, nutrition, medicine, rehabilitation sciences or social work.

Ontario Research Coalition Early Researcher Award

  • The Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied and Evaluative Research Unit (KLAERU) at Baycrest, a coalition partner, invites applications for the ORC Early Researcher Award. This Award is open to graduate students and fellows conducting research under the supervision of a Baycrest Scientist. Multiple awards are available in the 2014-2015 competition. The award may be used for research expenses and/or knowledge translation activities, such as conference materials and travel costs.