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Fellowships

Faculty of Divinity doctoral Students (PhD and DMin) are eligible for junior fellowships that are given out on a competitive basis. Each applicant will be considered for a fellowship with ߲Ƶ. There are up to five fellowship packagesawarded each year valued at least$10,000.Criteria on which awards are based include academic merit, year in program (with preference given to students engaged in course work) and contribution to the community. Fellows are expected to participate in College activities as Divinity representatives. Applicants should forward a letter stating qualifications to the Dean of Divinity by May 1 each year. These fellowship packages are renewable for up to four years of study, provided the winner makes normal progress towards the doctorate.PhD students are also eligible for teaching assistantships.

Applicants should forward a letter stating qualifications to the Dean of Divinity. Each applicant will be considered for all Fellowships.

The Sidney Childs Junior Fellowship

Candidates must be graduates in both Arts and Theology, though applicants who graduate in a Faculty other than Arts before entering upon their theological studies will be considered in certain circumstances. Applicants will normally be candidates for the ThM or ThD degree in the Toronto School of Theology. Participation in the events of the College is expected. The Fellowship includes membership in the Senior Common Room.

The Archbishop H.H. Clark Junior Fellowship

This fellowship is awarded for proven excellence in graduate studies taken at the doctoral level in the Faculty of Divinity. Whenever possible, candidates will be selected from among those whose studies will prepare them to teach theology in a Canadian institution. Participation in the events of the College is expected. The Fellowship includes membership in the Senior Common Room.

The Hannah Cairns Junior Fellowship

The fellowship, drawn from the Hannah Cairns Fund, is awarded annually for graduate work in theology, to be undertaken in the Toronto School of Theology or some other recognized centre of graduate theological studies.

The John Strachan Junior Fellowship

The fellowship, made possible through the funds donated for the “Bishop Strachan (Trinity Centenary) Bursaries” in 1952, is awarded on the basis of financial need and proven excellence in both Arts and Theology, for studies in Divinity at the doctoral level within the Toronto School of Theology.

The Howard Buchner Fellowship

Candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program in the Toronto School of Theology, and must be eligible to apply for OSAP. Preference will be given to those already in holy orders. Participation in the events of the College is expected. The Fellowship includes membership in the Senior Common Room.