The Gladys Watson Indigenous Education Fund provides grant funding to Indigenous students include First Nation (Status, Non-Status), Inuit and Metis students enrolled in University of Toronto graduate programs at the masters, and second-entry professional programs. All full- and part-time Indigenous students in these programs are eligible to apply, with preference given to those students who demonstrate financial need.
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Gladys Watson Indigenous Education Fund
Aim and Benefits of Gladys Watson Indigenous Education Fund
Multiple awards ranging in value (approximately $1,000-$3,000)
Requirements for Gladys Watson Indigenous Education Fund Qualification
- Be Indigenous/First Nations (Status, Non-Status),Metis and Inuit);
- Be a Canadian citizen /permanent resident and resident of Ontario;
- Be enrolled in a University of Toronto graduate program at the masters or doctoral level, and second-entry professional programs.
Application DeadlineFebruary 1, 2024
How to Apply
- New for Fall 2023 / Winter 2024: All in-course awards will be awarded in the Winter term. The application will close on Thursday February 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. Only one application is required. You may apply for multiple awards on one U of T Student Award Application Form. Please be sure to check the award criteria before selecting the award. Applications will open on Tuesday September 5, 2023.
Notification of decision:
- Award recipients will receive an award letter by email from the University Registrar’s Office, usually one month after the application deadline.
- The award letter will include information on the award payment and should be kept for future reference.
For more details, visit University of Toronto website.