The following award list contains awards intended for undergraduate and/or graduate students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. The list, while broad, is not exhaustive and does not contain every detail of the award record. For more information on the awards, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Ivan Franko Scholarship in Ukrainian Language and Literatures
To be awarded to the student, either full-time or part-time, who has achieved the highestA grade in any undergraduate course in Ukrainian language or literature.
The Taras Shevchenko Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship shall be awarded either to:
A) a person who is a graduate of a recognized university and who is enrolled or intends to enrol in the School of Graduate Studies taking or intending to take a course in Ukrainian Language in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures;
or B) to two students in the Faculty of Arts & Science, each to enjoy one half the income under the following conditions: that the student has completed their first, second or third year with at least B standing and enrols in Ukrainian in their ensuing year or who has obtained the higehst standing (at least B standing) in Ukrainian in their first, second or third year.
The Milan Surducki Memorial Scholarship
To be awarded to an undergraduate or a graduate student in any year of study who has obtained the highest standing (at least A-) in an undergraduate or graduate course in Serbo-Croatian language and literature. In lieu of Serbo-Croatian, the scholarship may be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student with the highest standing (at least A-) in an undergraduate or graduate course in Slavic Linguistics. Preference will be given to a student who has achievedan overall standing of A.
George Luckyj Prize
To be awarded to an undergraduate (enrolled ina 200, 300 or 400-level course) or a graduate student who have obtained the highest standing (at least A) in an undergraduate or graduate course in Ukrainian Literature. Preference will be given to a student who has achieved an overall standing of A. Student is eligible to receive this award only once (twiceonly if as an undergraduate or graduate). Only one award to be given in a year.
Toronto Polish-Canadian Hall Award
To be awarded to students at either the undergraduate or graduate level in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures:
1. Undergraduate: An undergraduate student must present evidence that they are planning to undertake (or is already engaged on) a major or specialist program in Polish language and literature (as such programs are defined in the University calendar).
2. Graduate: A graduate student will be considered eligible only if they are enrolled in a program leading to a doctorate in Polish literature or linguistics.
Nancy Park Travel Scholarship to Russia
Awarded to a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate whose program includes at least one joint graduate/undergraduate course. The recipient must have completed or is currently enrolled in a third year Russian language courser or equivalent and be registered in one of the following disciplines: Russian language and literature, history, law, music, women's studies, art or art history. The recipient must undertake an internship in Russia, for a minimum of 6 weeks, with a total stay in Russia of at least 10 weeks, with a governmental or non-governmental, not-for-profit organization whose mandate is aimed at improving the daily lives of Russian people or making Russia a more just society. Excluded are internships related to business activities. Preference will be given to students who were not born and raised inRussia and who have not had a long exposure to Russian society previously. Preference will also be given to students who, while in Russia and in addition to the internship, will pursue research or studies in Russian language, literature, history, law, music, women's studies, art or art history.
Nancy Park Book Prize
Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in a coursein Russian language or literature offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and LIteratures.
Dr. M. Huta Scholarship
To be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. To be awarded anually to a student enrolled in any of the Ukrainian language, literature, or culture course(s) currently offered in the Department of Slavic languages and Literatures. The purpose of the award is to help defray the costs of travel to Ukraine to participate in an approved program of study in Ukrainian language, literature, culture or related subjects. Preference will be given to summer programmes at major Ukrainian universities and approed for credit at a Canadian university.
Applications will be judged on the basis of the student's standing in Ukrainian courses in the Department, overall academic standing, commitment to a programme of Ukrainian studies, and the quality and significance of the proposed programme in Ukraine.
Elizabeteh Ruth Karch Award in Ukrainian Studies
Financial need must be considered, academic merit will also be considered. Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in coruses in Ukrainian language and/or literature.
Serbian Brothers' Help Scholarship in Serbian Studies at the University of Toronto
To be awarded to an undergradaute student enrolled in a program in South Slavic Studies. The award will be made on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
Wolodymyr (Walter) Iwanyk Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies
Graduate students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
pursuing an MA or PhD degree specializing in Ukrainian Languages,
Literature, or Culture.
2. Graduate students in other departments whose work is primarily focused
on Ukraine (Ukraine or Ukrainian culture must be the primary focus of
their work, no merely a component in a broader selection) and who have
enrolled in graduate courses in Ukrainian Language, Literature, Culture,
3. Undergraduate students in the second or higher years who have already taken (will have completed by the time of the award) no fewer than two
full courses in Ukrainian language, literature, or history.
Eligibility is not limited by financial need but is enhanced by good grades.
Graduate students who have exhausted the University of Toronto funding package are eligible.
Wilk and Bogdan Scholarship in Polish Language
To be awarded to students studying the Polish language. Academic merit
and financial need will be considered.
Stefan Jankowski Undergraduate Scholarship in Polish Studies
To be awarded to an outstanding student in second or third-year
undergraduate student enrolled in the Polish Studies or Polish Language
and Literature program. In order to recognize academic excellence and
exceptional effort, grades will serve as the primary criterion.
Rosa Somborac Award
Awarded to students (undergraduate and graduate) taking at least 1
FCE course in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
for academic research study programs (such as language study,
research or to present scholarly work) and/or costs for summer study
programs travel abroad.
Joanna DeMone Award at the University of Toronto
To be awarded to a graduate student from Poland pursuing either a
masters or doctoral program in the Polish Language and Literature
Program, Faculty of Arts and Science. The Award is renewable
provided the student maintains academic standing. The next
candidate for admissions from Poland will be selected when the
incumbent recipient convocates or is no longer eligible for renewal.
Priority will be given to a student with academic interest in Poland's
Catholic cultural heritage.
Alternatively, a visiting graduate research or exchange student from
Poland visiting the University through programs such as the
International Visiting Graduate Student Study Abroad or other
approved programs. Priority will be given to a student with
academic interest in Poland's Catholic cultural heritage.
Finally, in an academic year where section A and B of the above
conditions cannot be satisfied, the award will be given to a student
in the Polish Language and Literature Program, Faculty of Arts and
Science. The Award is not renewable however candidates may be
reconsidered in subsequent years if conditions A and B cannot be
Milutin Bajcetic Scholarship Fund
Academic merit and record of volunteerism/ activism within the Serbian community, contributing towards an informed understanding of the respective community's culture.
Tibor Gregor Rotary Memorial Scholarship in Czech and Slovak Studies
To be awarded to an undergraduate student in Czech and Slovak Studies who shows commitment to the program and the study of Czech and Slovak language and culture.
Kenneth Lantz Scholarship for Excellence
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To be awarded to one full-time/part-time student who is enrolled in the Russian specialist or major programin the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of academic merit. The student will have a GPA in SLA-designated courses that is higher than the application pool average.
The student must be enrolled in a Russian language course and a Russian literature or culture course at 200-level or above during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.
A student may apply for and hold a scholarship more than once, but priority will be given to new applicants who meet the above criteria.
Dr. Sergiy and Tetyana Kryvoruchko Undergraduate Award in Ukrainian Studies
To be awarded on the basis of academic merit to 2 full-time undergraduate students in the
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures. The students must be enrolled in Ukrainian language, culture and/or literature courses. A student may receive the award up to two times during their studies.
Ernest Tauber Scholarship
To be awarded to the best undergraduate student taking SLA105 or SLA204. This award can be awarded to a graduate student at the department's discretion in alternating years.
The Polish Consulate General in Toronto Scholarship
The scholarship is to be granted for the academic best project or paper in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in a given acaemic year related to Polish culture broadly conceived.
Hanka Markowicz Undergraduate Award
To be awarded on academic merit to a student enrolled in any of the Polish language and literature course(s) offered in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures