Graduate Awards

Title Body Award Deadline
Tanenbaum Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Established by the Tanenbaum Enhancement Fund. Awarded to outstanding students enrolled in any program in the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies.

Andrea and Charles Bronfman Student Awards in Israeli Studies

Awarded to a graduate student who is pursuing study or research related to Israel. Both travel and non-travel awards will be made. Preference will be given to requests for travel support. Financial need will be considered. Apply to the Faculty of Arts and Science Student Awards Committee. Click here for more information on the application and deadline.

Lieba Sharon Wilensky Lesk Graduate Scholarship for Women in Jewish Studies

David Lesk and friends and family of Lieba Sharon Wilensky Lesk have endowed funds for an award to a female graduate student affiliated with the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. Awarded on the basis of financial need. Academic merit may also be considered.

Molly Spitzer Scholarship

The annual income from a bequest of the late Mrs. Esther Spitzer provides an award to a graduate student enrolled in a degree program in the Department for the Study of Religion whose principal subject of study is Judaism. Contact the Department for the Study of Religion for application and deadline information.

Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarship in Jewish-Canadian History

To be awarded to a student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who are studying the history of Jewish settlement in Canada. Alternatively, more broadly to be awarded to students studying modern Jewish history in the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.

Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarships in Jewish-Christian Relations and/or Jewish-Muslim Relations

To be awarded to a student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who are studying the relationship between Church and Synagogue through the ages. Alternatively, more broadly to be awarded to students studying Jewish-Christian or Jewish-Muslim relations.

Tarek Heggy Graduate Scholarship in Jewish-Muslim Relations

To be awarded to a graduate student who is studying the history of Jewish-Muslim relations.

Travel Grant for Graduate Research or Study in Israel

Through the generous donation from Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University, a travel grant has been established to assist MA or PhD students to conduct research or study in Israel. Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time graduate students. Applications available in early spring at the SGS Graduate Award Office.

Rabbi Dr. Aubrey L. Glazer Award in Hebrew Hermeneutics

To be awarded to graduate students undertaking research in the area of Hebrew Hermeneutics with a focus on Hebrew Poetry and/or Jewish Mysticism.

Shier Family Graduate Awards

To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative Ph.D. program. Priority will be given to students studying the history of Judaism (encompassing the ancient, medieval, and modern periods), Jewish thought, or languages and literature.

Earl and Renee Lyons Scholarship in Jewish Studies

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.

Joseph and Gisela Klinghofer Scholarship in Jewish Studies

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program based on academic merit. Financial need will also be considered.

Shiff Family Graduate Student Endowment Fund

To be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.

Kornberg-Jezierski Family Memorial Essay Prize in Holocaust Studies

Established by Professor Jacques Kornberg. To be awarded to an outstanding student essay (undergraduate or graduate) in Holocaust Studies written for a UofT course or under a UofT faculty member’s supervision during the current academic session. Essays should be submitted to the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies by May 1.

Israel and Golda Koschitzky Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Through a generous gift from the Israel Koschitzky Family Foundation, a scholarship has been established for a graduate student enrolled in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.

Arthur Vaile Memorial Graduate Prize in Jewish Studies

Sandy Rotman has generously endowed funds to provide an annual award to graduate students in Jewish Studies. Financial need and academic merit are considered.

Granovsky-Gluskin Graduate Award

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies collaborative program.

T. J. Meek Prize in Hebrew Syntax

Established through a gift of the late Professor T.J. Meek. Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student submitting the best essay in an aspect of Hebrew syntax. Apply to the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations by March 1.