Undergraduate Awards & Scholarships

Awards By Application

Adrian and Donald Macdonald Intern Scholarship

To be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Peace, Conflict and Justice undergraduate program at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, based on academic merit and participation in an internship program/placement with government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.

2017-18 awardee (awarded in 2018-19): Jennafer Lemieux
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Engin Polar

Dr. Anatol Rapoport Award in Peace & Conflict Studies

[open to 3rd, 4th or graduating students]

The Dr. Anatol Rapoport Award in Peace & Conflict Studies is available to PCJ students with preference to a student working in the areas of game theory and mathematics psychology. Interested students should submit a letter indicating whether you are working in game theory and mathematical psychology, and how it has affected your understanding of peace, conflict and justice.

2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Sayeh Yousefi

Louis Savlov Scholarship in Peace & Conflict Studies

[open to 3rd, 4th or graduating students]

The Louis Savlov Scholarship in Peace & Conflict Studies recognizes academic performance and involvement in activities related to the peace, conflict and justice program. Interested students should submit a one two-page letter outlining your involvement in PCJ (activities, group).

2017-18 awardee (awarded in 2018-19): Semira Duman & Muriam Fancy
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Tea Cimini

Pearson College Scholarship

[open to any year]

The Pearson College Scholarship is available to provide funds to cover tuition expenses for a PCJ student with preference for a student from Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific of Victoria, B.C.

For those who attended Pearson College, please submit a maximum two page application on how your education at Pearson College informed your understanding of Peace and Conflict Studies and contributed to your interest in the subject matter.

2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Jonah Toth

Terry Gardner Scholarship

[open to a student who is not graduating in June or November 2019]

To be awarded to a third year undergraduate student studying peaceful approaches to preventing and resolving conflicts among individuals, and groups and/or finding just solutions to ongoing global and local issues. Recipient’s studies MUST be focused on peace studies. Applicants must submit a brief, one page, essay outlining their program of study and/or project/research, and how it relates to the study of, and/or will allow them to pursue, peaceful approaches to preventing and/or resolving conflicts among individuals and groups and/or finding just solutions to ongoing global and local issues. Recipients must satisfy the eligibility requirements of the OTSS program (must be receiving OSAP).

2017-18 awardee (awarded in 2018-19): Sydney Wilson
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Ibnul Chowdhury

Instructions on all awards that require applications

  • The deadline to submit applications for 2018-2019 is February 15, 2019 
  • Submit all documents as PDF (no Word documents please)
  • In addition to specific supplementary documents noted for each award, submit a resume and unofficial transcript from ROSI
  • Name each file as Lastname_Firstinitial_attachmentname_awardname.pdf
    • File name examples:
      Smith_J_letter_TerryGardner.pdf
      Smith_J_resume_TerryGardner.pdf
      Smith_J_transcript_TerryGardner.pdf
  • Submit all documents in one email to pcj.program@utoronto.ca.
  • The email subject line should read as Award name – Full name.
    • Example:
      Terry Gardner Scholarship – Jane Smith
  • If applying to multiple awards, please email them separately

In-Course Awards

A&S Award in Peace & Conflict Studies

Awarded to an outstanding student in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program.

2017-2018 awardee (awarded in 2018-2019): Cindy Wu
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Joshua Gold

A&S Scholarship for Excellence in Peace & Conflict Studies (Graduating)

One Graduating Year Award, recognising outstanding achievement of one or more graduating students who have completed a program in Peace & Conflict Studies (Must be OSAP recipient).

2017-2018 awardees (awarded in 2018-19): Joshua Gold; Katrina Fettes
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Mehreen Jiwan

A&S Scholarship for Excellence in Peace & Conflict Studies (in-course)

One in-course Award, recognizing excellent performance. (Must be OSAP recipient)

2017-2018 awardee (awarded in 2018-2019): Jordan Imahori
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Katrina Fettes

Malcolmson Prize in Peace & Conflict Studies

To be awarded to a student with the best performance in PCJ260Y.

2017-2018 awardee (awarded in 2018-2019): Uma Rajiv Kalkar
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Cindy Wu

Petro and Paraskewia Wjunenko Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to a student in the Peace & Conflict Studies Program on the basis of financial need and a minimal GPA of 3.25.

2017-2018 awardee (awarded in 2018-19): Tara Zammit
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Victoria Yang

Shannon L. Hamm Award

Awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding performance by students enrolled in the Peace & Conflict Studies Program who demonstrate financial need. (Must be OSAP recipient)

2017-2018 awardees (awarded in 2018-2019): Connor Engels; Ibnul Chowdhury
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): Abigail Lendvai

Thomas Homer-Dixon Scholarship in Peace & Conflict Studies

To support students enrolled in the Peace & Conflict Studies Program. Awards will be made on the basis of financial need and will be variable in value and number. (Must be OSAP recipient)

2017-2018 awardees (awarded in 2018-2019): Ameer Sarwar; Daria Mancino; Benjamin Maclean-Max
2016-17 awardee (awarded in 2017-18): ANA GONZALES

Research Grants & Awards

William Beattie Fund for Undergraduate Research in Peace & Conflict Studies

The William Beattie Fund for Undergraduate Research is available to PCJ students to support research travel overseas that is associated with an approved directed-reading course focusing on a topic relevant to peace, conflict and justice. The letter of application should include a detailed plan for foreign travel and research (topic, date of departure, duration, research methodology etc.) and an outline of the directed-reading course (including confirmation of the agreement of an instructor to oversee the project).

Please note: Beattie Awards are not intended to cover a student’s full travel and research budget, so substantial supplemental funding should also be sought.  Please also note that all proposals for undergraduate independent involving human subjects must receive Ethics Review clearance.

Applications for 2018-2019 are due on February 15, 2019.

AWARDEES FOR 2018-19: ENGIN POLAR, RUSHAY NAIK

AWARDEES FOR 2017-18: TYLER MCDERMOTT, ATIF KHAN, SAAMBAVI MANO, STEPHANIE XU


Fullerton Scholarship/Fullerton OSOTF Scholarships

Fullerton/Fullerton OSOTF Scholarships are available to assist PCJ students who are completing original research in the field. This will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. OSOTOF scholarships are reserved specifically for students who qualify for OSAP. If applicable, please include a copy of your OSAP assessment.

Interested students should submit a letter of application for funding that includes a detailed plan for foreign travel and research (topic, date of departure, duration, research methodology etc.) and an outline of the directed-reading course (including confirmation of the agreement of an instructor to oversee the project).

Please note: Fullerton Scholarships are not intended to cover a student’s full travel and research budget, so substantial supplemental funding should also be sought.  Please also note that all proposals for undergraduate independent involving human subjects must receive Ethics Review clearance.

Applications for 2018-2019 are due on February 15, 2019. 

AWARDEES FOR 2018-19: SYDNEY WILSON

AWARDEES FOR 2017-18: KASSANDRA NERANJAN 


Kiessling Papers

The Kiessling Papers are published regularly by the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice with the sponsorship of Greg Kiessling and Pam Isaak.  The series gives the Centre’s faculty, senior researchers, fellows and students, as well as members of the broader scholarly community, the opportunity to disseminate their work to scholars, specialists and policymakers worldwide.  Manuscripts, comments and mailing list inquiries should be directed to pcj.program@utoronto.ca . Statements of fact or opinion appearing in The Kiessling Papers are solely those of the authors and do not imply endorsement by the editors, publishers or sponsors.

Applications for 2018-2019 are due on February 15, 2019. 


Trudeau Centre Fellowships in Peace, Conflict and Justice (graduate)

Application deadline is March 4, 2019 AT 9:00 A.M. EST

This Ph.D. Fellowship is for Political Science doctoral students at the University of Toronto who are conducting research in areas related to peace, conflict and justice. The recipients of this award become fellows of the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice and participate in its academic life.

Application requirements: Applications for the Beattie Fellowships must include a précis (max 2 pages) of their dissertation project, CV and unofficial transcript. Selection will be based on the recommendation of the Director of the Trudeau Centre in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Political Science.

Submission Instructions

  • Submit all documents as PDF (no Word documents please)
  • Name each file as Lastname_Firstinitial_attachmentname_awardname.pdf
    • File name examples:
      Smith_J__Fellowship.pdf
      Smith_J_CV_Fellowship.pdf
      Smith_J_transcript_Fellowship.pdf
  • Submit all documents in one email to pcj.program@utoronto.ca.
  • The email subject line should read as Trudeau Centre Fellowship Application – Full name.
    • Example:
      Trudeau Centre Fellowship Application– Jane Smith

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