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Awards, financial assistance and fees

The following describes the various scholarships, prizes, bursaries and loan funds available to students in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Scholarships and Prizes are awarded to students of high academic standing and generally financial need is not taken into account. In most cases application is not required.

Bursaries are awarded to students who can show a need for financial assistance and have a satisfactory academic record. Bursaries listed here are, with few exceptions, restricted to dental students.

Loan Funds are available to students who need further financial assistance and are in clear standing. The Kellogg loan fund is restricted to students in this Faculty.  Application is required, and a formal loan agreement must be signed.

As the value of an endowed award is dependent on the income of a fund, it is possible that the value at time of payment may differ from the amount shown here. In the case of awards not endowed, payment will be dependent on the receipt of the annual amount from the donor.

Awards for graduate study and research will be paid in one installment as soon as possible after the granting of the award. All other awards will be credited first against outstanding fees and the balance will be paid to the student.

To be eligible for any award, students must achieve standing satisfactory to Faculty Council in the overall work of the year. Students repeating courses are not eligible for any prizes or scholarships associated with the courses being repeated. In the case of book awards, Faculty Council reserves the right to approve the selection of the book to be presented.

There are sources of financial aid, not specifically directed to students in dentistry that are not listed here. Information about these funds may be obtained from the Student Services Office.

Scholarships and Prizes for the D.D.S. Program

Admission

Antony and Hedy Kalamut Award

This award was established by Dr. Frank Kalamut, a part-time instructor in the dental program, in honour of his parents. This award is to be given to a student upon entrance into the first year of the D.D.S. program on the basis of financial need. Not tenable with other admission awards. First awarded in 2005.

George and Olga Haas Scholarship at the University of Toronto

This endowment was established by Dr. Daniel Haas and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), in memory of his parents, who placed tremendous value on higher education. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in first year of the program on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Javenthy Soobiah Admission Scholarship

This award was established by Miss Javenthy Soobiah in the Faculty of Dentistry. The monetary award will be given to the student entering the First Year of the D.D.S. program who shows outstanding academic ability based upon application documents. Not tenable with other admission scholarships. First awarded in 1992.

Somborac Admission Scholarship

This award was established by Mrs. Roxy Somborac, the widow of Dr. Stephen Somborac, Class of 1959, and the mother of Dr. Milan Somborac, Class of 1964, in their honour. The monetary award will be given to the student entering First Year of the D.D.S., program who shows outstanding academic ability based upon admission documents. Not tenable with other admission scholarships. First awarded in 1991.

The Albert Dahlberg Admission Scholarship

This award was established by Dr. John Mayhall, a professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, in honour of the memory of Dr. Albert Dahlberg, one of the founders of the field of dental anthropology. The award is to be given to a student upon entrance into the first year of the D.D.S. program on the basis of financial need.  Academic merit will also be considered. The student must have completed a graduate degree or equivalent before enrolling in the D.D.S. program. First awarded in 1998.

The Dr. Paul LaDelfa Memorial Admission Scholarship

This award was established in memory of Dr. LaDelfa, Class of 1982, who died in May 1996 in a tragic car accident. This award is to be given to a student upon entrance into the first year of the D.D.S. program on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered. First awarded in 1998.

Tom Lykos Memorial Scholarship

This award was established by members of the class of 1989, family and friends of Tom Lykos to honour his memory. Tom died (in 1987) while in the second year of the program. The monetary award is given to a student entering first year that shows outstanding academic ability. First awarded in 1989.

First year

Dr. Myers L. Stitt Scholarships

These awards were established in honour of the memory of Dr. Myers Lawson Stitt, Class of 1927, by his son, Mr. Bert Stitt and family. These awards are to be given to the students with the highest overall academic achievement in the work of First Year Dentistry. The monetary value of the awards will depend upon the recipients’ financial need. First awarded in 1998.

Dr. Edmund J Friedberg Memorial Award

To be awarded to a first-year dental student who has demonstrated overall excellence in the anatomy laboratory on the basis of financial need.

Isaak Orfanidis Achievement Award

This award was established by family, friends and members of the Class of 1992 to honour the memory of Isaak Orfanidis, an undergraduate dental student who died in an airplane crash the summer following his first year. The monetary award from the endowment is to be awarded to the most outstanding first year full time student based on academic achievement and extra-curricular activities in the Faculty. First awarded in 1990.

James Branston Willmott Scholarships

The James Branston Willmott Scholarships are the gift of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in memory of James Branston Willmott, D.D.S., LL.D., who was Dean of the School of Dentistry of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons from 1875 to 1915.

Schwetz Gross Anatomy Scholarships

An endowment has been established by Dr. Viola Labodowsky to commemorate the late William Stephen Schwetz, D.D.S., an oral surgeon on the Faculty staff until his death in 1968. Monetary scholarships are awarded annually to the First Year students with the highest and second highest mark in Gross Anatomy. Honours’ standing is required. First awarded in 1977.

The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Scholarships

Two annual awards of $500 each have been established by the F.C.C.P. (Ontario) Education Foundation. These will be given to (1) the most outstanding student in Dental Anatomy & Occlusion in first year; and (2) the most outstanding student in Clinical and Theoretical Periodontics in third year. First awarded in 1986.

The J. N. Wilkinson Prize

Through a bequest from the late Jonathan Norman Wilkinson, D.D.S., an annual prize has been established comprising a book or subscription, to be awarded to the most outstanding student in Microbiology. Honours standing in the subject is required. First awarded in 1971.

Zindart Award in Community Dentistry

A monetary award of $500 has been established by the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation. It will be awarded to the most outstanding student in First Year Dental Public Health. To be eligible, the candidate must complete the first year of the course in Dentistry with standing satisfactory to the Faculty Council. First awarded in 2000.

Second year

Albert E. Webster Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established, with funds donated by members of the dental profession, in memory of the late Albert E. Webster, M.D., D.D.S., LL.D., a member of the staff from 1893 to 1936, and from

1915 to 1923 Dean of the School of Dentistry. The first award was made in 1940, and was for Fourth Year students only. A bequest to the Faculty in 1990 from Dr. Howard George Lloyd to further honour Dr. Webster permitted the extension of this award to Second Year students as well. The monetary income from the endowment fund will provide two equal awards for the Second and Fourth Year students who are the most outstanding in the subject of clinical Restorative Dentistry over First and Second, and Third and Fourth Years respectively. First awards under the new terms were made in 1991.

Dr. Howard Rocket Preventive Scholarships

These awards were established by Dr. Howard Rocket, Class of 1972. A maximum of four awards will be made each year; two awards to the two students with the most outstanding marks in Second Year Preventive Dentistry and two awards to the two students with the most outstanding marks in Third Year Preventive Dentistry. The monetary awards will depend upon the recipients’ financial need. First awarded in 1998.

Dr. I. Ben Ezra Scholarship

The estate of the late Isaac Ben Ezra, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of a scholarship in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Medicine. An award will be given alternating years to the most outstanding student in Restorative Dentistry in Second Year. The award will consist of the annual income from the fund. First awarded in 1978/79.

Dr. Marvin Kopel Memorial Scholarship in General Pathology

This scholarship was established by colleagues, friends and family of Dr. Kopel. The annual monetary award is awarded to the most outstanding student in Second Year in the subject of General Pathology. First awarded in 2003.

Frank Martin Scholarship

The Crown and Bridge Study Club offers a prize of $2,000 and a certificate to the most outstanding student in the preclinical technique courses of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry in second year. First awarded in 1963/64.

James Branston Willmott Scholarships

The James Branston Willmott Scholarships are the gift of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in memory of James Branston Willmott, D.D.S., LL.D., who was Dean of the School of Dentistry of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons from 1875 to 1915. In its present form the award comprises two scholarships of $500 each, presented to the students with the highest overall achievement in First and Second Years respectively.

Robert S. Locke Scholarship in Anaesthesia

This scholarship was established by friends and associates of Dr. Locke upon his retirement as Head of Anaesthesia from 1960 to 1990. The monetary award is awarded to the most outstanding student in Second Year in the subject of Anaesthesia. First awarded in 1991.

S. G. Bridgman Prize

The S. G. Bridgman Prize was established in memory of Shaun Bridgman who died in 1973 while an undergraduate in the Faculty, and is donated by the Dental Students' Society. A permanent plaque is engraved with the names of winners, each of whom receives a replica. It is awarded annually to the most deserving student in Second Year Dentistry on the basis of extra-curricular activities, leadership qualities and scholastic attainment. First awarded in 1974.

The Sally and Bernard Gruszko Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Ms. Helen Grad, Faculty Pharmacist and Assistant Professor and a member of the Faculty of Dentistry since 1980, in memory of her parents, Sally and Bernard Gruszko.

This scholarship is awarded to a DDS II student with the highest mark in Second Year Pharmacology. First awarded in 2006.

Wallace Seccombe Memorial Scholarship

The Wallace Seccombe Memorial Scholarship was established with funds donated by members of the dental profession, to commemorate the life and work of the late Wallace Seccombe, D.D.S., who was an officer of the School of Dentistry and of the Faculty of Dentistry for many years, and Dean from 1923 until his death in 1936. The monetary scholarship, will be awarded to the student who, having completed without condition the First and Second Years, shows outstanding ability in the subject of Preventive Dentistry. First awarded in 1940.

Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou Award

The estate of the late Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of scholarships to be awarded to the student with the highest overall achievement in the work of First and Second Years and the student with the highest overall achievement in the work of Third and Fourth Years. The award consists of the annual income to be awarded equally to a student in Second and Fourth Years. First awarded in 1981/82.

Third year

Dental Services Group of Toronto Inc. Award

Formerly the Posen and Furie Award, the Dental Services Group of Toronto Inc. awards $1,000 annually to the most outstanding student in Third Year clinical and didactic Prosthodontics. First awarded in 1952.

Dentistry Class of '23 Scholarship

A gift of the members of the 1923 class is awarded annually to the student with the highest overall achievement in academic and clinical courses in Third Year. The value of the monetary scholarship is the annual income from the endowment fund. In the event that no award is made in any session, two scholarships may be awarded in a subsequent session, the second going to the student with second highest overall achievement. First awarded in 1947.

Dr. Howard Rocket Preventive Scholarships

These awards were established in 1998 by Dr. Howard Rocket, Class of 1972. A maximum of four awards will be made each year; two awards to the students with the most outstanding marks in Second Year Preventive Dentistry and two awards to the students with the most outstanding marks in Third Year Preventive Dentistry. The value of the monetary awards will vary and will depend upon the recipients’ financial need.

Dr. Isaac Ben Ezra Scholarships

The estate of the late Isaac Ben Ezra, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of scholarships in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Medicine. Every other year an award will be given to the most outstanding student in Restorative Dentistry in Second Year and a second award to the most out- standing student in Oral Surgery in Third Year. Each award will consist of one-half the income from the fund. The awards will alternate with the Schwetz Memorial Scholarships given in the same subject areas. First awarded in 1978/79.

Dr. John A. Sherman Memorial Award

This monetary award was established by Mrs. John A. Sherman in memory of her late husband, Dr. John A. Sherman, a graduate of the class of 1924, who gave great leadership to dentistry across the world and also served the profession as an inventor of dental equipment. The winner of this award will be the student who, having satisfactorily completed the Third Year of the course in Dentistry, is judged to be most outstanding on the basis of academic standing (didactic and clinical), extra-curricular activities, character and leadership qualities. First awarded in 1985.

Helen Chomyn Prize in Orthodontics

This prize was established to honour Mrs. Helen Chomyn's retirement from the Faculty of Dentistry in June 1988 following 27 years of loyal and devoted service. A monetary award is awarded to the most outstanding third year student in clinical and theoretical Orthodontics. First awarded in 1989.

International College of Dentists (Canadian Section) Scholarship

Through the generosity of the International College of Dentists (Canadian Section), an annual scholar- ship of $1,000 and a plaque is offered. This scholarship is to the most outstanding student based on scholastic record in Third Year and participation in extra-curricular activities. First awarded in 1956.

Michael Hagen Memorial Scholarship in Restorative Dentistry

This award was established by the Hamilton Dental Research Study Club and various donors in honour of Dr. Michael Hagen who was devoted to achieving excellence. Dr. Hagen graduated from U of T in 1972 and died in 2007. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in Third Year for excellence in both theoretical and clinical restorative dentistry. The value of the award is the annual income on an endowment of $30,000. First awarded in 2008.

Schwetz Memorial Scholarships

Income from an endowment of $7,000, established by Dr. Viola Labodowsky in memory of William Stephen Schwetz, D.D.S, an oral surgeon on the Faculty staff until his death in 1968, generates these awards. An award will be made annually to a Third Year student with the highest mark in Oral Surgery. First awarded in 1979/80.

Students-for-Students Extra Curricular Award of Excellence

This award was founded by the proceeds from Dentantics 2005 and 2006 and is awarded to a DDS third year student or students who have promoted the collegial environment of the Faculty of Dentistry. This contribution may include participation in a variety of extracurricular activities such as Dentantics, student mentorship, community outreach programs and sports while still achieving a strong academic record. First awarded in 2007.

The Earl West Fuller Award

The estate of Earl West Fuller, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of an award to outstanding students in Operative Dentistry--clinical. The value of the award is the annual income on a trust fund of $15,000. First awarded in 1979/80.

The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Scholarships

Two annual awards of $500 each have been established by the F.C.C.P. (Ont.) Education Foundation. These will be given to (1) the most outstanding student in Oral Anatomy in first year; and (2) the most outstanding student in Clinical and Theoretical Periodontics in third year. First awarded in 1986.

The University of Toronto Chinese Dental Students' Association Scholarship

The University of Toronto Chinese Dental Students' Association has established a scholarship to be awarded to the most outstanding student in Third Year in the subject of Medicine and Oral Medicine. The award consists of the annual income from an endowment. First awarded in 1990.

The William J. Evon Scholarship

This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of the late William J. Evon, D.D.S. It is awarded annually to the most outstanding student in Pharmacology. Honours’ standing in the subject is required. The value of the scholarship is the annual income from the endowment fund. First awarded in 1967/68.

Wroblewski Memorial Prize

This prize was established through the generosity of the family, friends and associates of the late P. A. Vincent Wroblewski, D.D.S., Dip. Pedodontics. The award consists of the annual income from an endowment and will be given to the Third Year student displaying superior ability in the field of Pediatric Dentistry. The student's interest, attitude and conduct will also be considered in making this award. First awarded in 1978.

Fourth year

3M Clinical Award

To be awarded to a D.D.S. 4 student who has demonstrated excellence and superior aptitude in the use of conservative restorative materials in the final year of the clinical undergraduate program.

Alpha Omega Fraternity Prize

This prize, the gift of the Alpha Omega Fraternity, is awarded annually to the student with the highest overall achievement in the four years of dental studies in this Faculty. First awarded in 1950.

John A. Bothwell Scholarship

The estate of the late John A. Bothwell, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of a scholarship, to be awarded every two years to the most outstanding student in clinical Prosthodontics. The value of this monetary scholarship consists of the income generated over two-year periods from a trust fund. First awarded in 1959.

The J. G. Bourassa Cup

The Bourassa Cup is presented annually to the most outstanding member of the graduating class in Dentistry on the basis of academic proficiency and extra-curricular activities. It was provided by classmates of the late Joseph Gregory Bourassa, an outstanding member of the class of 1959, who lost his life a few months after graduation. The winner must obtain standing each year without supplementals or conditions and have significant achievements in the field of community service or participation in athletics and preferably both. The cup is kept permanently in the Dentistry building and the winner receives a commemorative plaque. First awarded in 1961.

Harold Keith Box Prizes

From an endowment given by Dr. Hubert W. deRenzy in recognition of the contributions to dentistry made by the late H. K. Box, Ph.D., D.D.S., and now co-sponsored by The Ontario Society of Periodontists, two medals are awarded annually, to two students who are the first and second most outstanding respectively in clinical Periodontics. First awarded in 1944.

The Canadian Academy of Periodontology Prize

The Canadian Academy of Periodontology has established an award of the value of $400 which is to be presented to the most outstanding student in the field of clinical Periodontics. First awarded in 1971.

Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou Award

The estate of the late Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou, D.D.S., has provided for the establishment of scholarships to be awarded to the student with the highest overall achievement in the work of First and Second Years and the student with the highest overall achievement in the work of Third and Fourth Years. The award consists of the annual income to be awarded equally to a student in Second and Fourth Years. First awarded in 1981/82.

Crown and Bridge Study Club (Toronto Academy) Scholarship

The Crown and Bridge Study Club (Toronto Academy of Dentistry) has established an award comprising $2,000 plus a certificate to be awarded to the most outstanding student in the Crown and Bridge component of clinical Restorative Dentistry. First awarded in 1974.

Davis Orthodontics Award

This award was established by Dr. Kevin Davis and is awarded to a Fourth Year dental student who has an interest or shows promise in Orthodontics. Not tenable with other Orthodontic awards. First awarded in 2006.

Dean's Gold Medal

At the Dean's discretion a gold medal will be awarded to a student with exceptional achievement throughout the four years. First awarded in 1978/79.

Dean’s List

Awarded to the top ten percent of the fourth year graduating class.

Edward G. Dore Award

This award was established by friends and family in memory of Dr. Edward G. Dore, Class of 1935 and Diplomat in Dental Oral Surgery in 1952. The income from the endowed fund will be used to purchase a book in Oral Surgery or related field to be given to the Fourth Year student who demonstrates excellence in clinical Oral Surgery. This award is not tenable with other awards in Oral Surgery. First awarded in 1992.

Irwin Fefergrad Award

This award was established by Mr. I. Fefergrad and is awarded to one of the top fourth year dental students with a strong emphasis placed on ethics from the Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Administration course (DEN406Y) who through class participation has shown a community minded ethical interest. First awarded in 2005.

Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award

Awarded to a fourth year graduating undergraduate student who demonstrates academic and clinical proficiency in endodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry.

Dr. Paula Gregory Memorial Award

This award was established in memory of Dr. Paula Gregory, who died in 1986, by her classmates in the Class of 1980. The monetary award is given to the graduating student who has been involved in programs offering dental services to the under-privileged or handicapped, and who has also demonstrated academic proficiency and involvement in extra-curricular activities during the four years of the D.D.S. program. First awarded in 1988.

George Hare Endodontic Study Club Scholarship

The George Hare Endodontic Study Club has established a scholarship in honour of George C. Hare who taught at the Faculty for twenty-five years. The scholarship is for $500 and a plaque and is be awarded to the most outstanding Fourth Year student in clinical Endodontics. First awarded in 1977.

George Hare Essay in Endodontics Award

The West Toronto Dental Society has established the George Hare Essay in Endodontics Award consisting of an annual donation of $250 and a plaque. All fourth year students are eligible to compete for this award by writing an essay on the topic prescribed by the Endodontics Department as the elective essay topic for that year, and the award is given to the student who writes the best essay. First awarded in 1987.

Hugh Alexander Hoskin Scholarship

This prize was established in 1954, through the generosity of friends and associates of the late Hugh Alexander Hoskin. The award is made annually to the most outstanding student in clinical Oral Diagnosis. The value of the award is the annual income from an endowment. First awarded in 1955.

William R. Jackson Award

This monetary award is presented annually on the basis of superior ability in clinical Prosthodontics, taking into account the students interest, attitude and conduct. It was established by Mrs. J. D. McLean in honour of her father, W. R. Jackson, D.D.S., who was a member of the Faculty for twenty-one years. First presented in session 1968/69. Its value is $500. The award is not tenable with any other award based on the subject of Prosthodontics.

Dr. Alan K. Joe and Family Scholarships in Orthodontics

These scholarships were established through an endowment from the Dr. Alan K. Joe Family Foundation. There are two monetary awards and a plaque for each recipient and are to be given to two graduating students who have shown academic excellence, aptitude and initiative in Orthodontics throughout the undergraduate Orthodontic program. This award is not tenable with other Fourth Year awards in Orthodontics. First awarded in 1993.

Joseph Harker Johnson Scholarship

This award was established by former students and professional colleagues "in recognition and honour of Joseph Harker Johnson, D.D.S., formerly Professor of Oral Surgery and Anaesthesia, Librarian of the Faculty, Curator of the Museum, distinguished author and outstanding representative of his profession." It is awarded to the most outstanding student in clinical Oral Surgery and Anaesthesia. Its annual value is the income from the endowment fund. First awarded in 1967/68.

Barry H. Korzen Endodontic Award

This award was established by friends and colleagues of Dr. Korzen to honour his term as Head of Endodontics from 1978 to 1989. The annual income from the endowment fund will be awarded to the Fourth Year student with the highest overall achievement in Second, Third and Fourth Year Endodontics. First awarded in 1992.

Dr. Norman Levine Award in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

An endowment for this award was established upon the retirement of Dr. Levine as the first Director of the Qualifying Program in June 2001, by his friends and colleagues. First awarded in 2002. The Qualifying program graduated the last class in June 2007 and the award was changed to be awarded to a Fourth Year D.D.S. graduating student with the highest cumulative standing in the didactic and clinical aspects of third and fourth year pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. First awarded under the new terms in 2008.

Dr. Charles Hyman Moses Award

This award was established by Dr. J. H. Griss in honour of Dr. Charles Hyman Moses. A monetary award will be awarded to the student who shows superior ability in clinical Prosthodontics. First awarded in 1988.

Dr. Michael Oliver Memorial Scholarship

An endowment for this award was established by a generous donation from the estate of the late Dr. Oliver. Dr. Oliver was a role model for aspiring dentists and taught periodontics in our faculty from 1974-1993. He was tragically killed in a car accident in 2003. The award is for the student in fourth year who has the most promise to contribute to research in Periodontology. This is based on summer studentships, papers and abstracts, as well as general interest in research. First awarded in 2004.

Oral Anatomy Scholarship

The Oral Anatomy Scholarship was established in 1955 by an anonymous donor. This scholarship of $250 is awarded to a student with honours standing in the subject of Oral Anatomy in First Year and who is the most outstanding in the related subjects in Fourth Year, viz. clinical Oral Surgery and Orthodontics. First awarded in 1955.

Orthodontic Book Prize

An anonymous donor has generously provided for the annual award of a selected dental textbook to the most outstanding student in the subject of clinical Orthodontics. First awarded in 1959.

Dr. Kenneth F. Pownall Memorial Award

Awarded to the 4th year DDS student with the highest overall academic achievement having entered through the IDAPP program.

Prosthodontics Prize

The Prosthodontics Prize, donated in 1948 by the late F. L. Cole, D.D.S., will be awarded to the most outstanding Fourth Year student in the field of clinical Prosthodontics. The monetary award is derived from the income from the trust fund. First awarded in 1949 and the terms revised in 1974.

Dr. Boris Pulec Implant Dentistry Scholarship

This award was established by Dr. Boris Pulec, an alumnus of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, a general practitioner and an active proponent of implant dentistry. The award will be awarded to a fourth year graduating student with the highest combined academic average in the fourth year courses in the programs of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics and Prosthodontics. First awarded in 2006.

Maxwell Rockman Memorial Prize

In honour of the late Maxwell Rockman, D.D.S., former Chairman of the Department of Radiology, a book is given annually by his son, Dr. P.S. Rockman. The award is based on outstanding performance in clinical Radiology, and was first presented in 1969/70.

Lynda Sellars Award in Comprehensive Patient Care

This award was established by Ms. Corrine Sellars, daughter of Lynda Sellars, friends and colleagues in memory of Lynda who worked in the Faculty of Dentistry, Student Services Office for 18 years. The award will be awarded to the graduating student(s) who demonstrates the greatest overall proficiency with respect to the assessment, planning, treatment and management of assigned patients in the multi- disciplinary Comprehensive Care Program. First awarded in 2011.

Dr. Edward G. Sonley Book Award in Clinical Restorative Dentistry

Dr. David Gardner established this award in honour of Dr. Sonley upon his retirement as Director of Clinics in 1997. The prize, consisting of a book to be selected by the recipient and purchased from the annual income from the endowment, is to be awarded to the most outstanding student in the subject of Clinical Restorative Dentistry in Fourth Year. First awarded in 1998.

Paul Takahashi Scholarship

Through the generosity of Dr. Paul Takahashi, of Toronto, an annual scholarship of the income from a trust fund is awarded to the student who is the most outstanding in clinical Periodontics. First awarded in 1959.

Piret Truuvert Memorial Award

his award was established in memory of Dr. Piret Truuvert, who died in 1990, by her classmates in the class of 1978. The monetary award is given to the graduating student who has the highest overall achievement in Second, Third and Fourth Year Preventive Dentistry. The recipient will be selected on the basis of didactic and clinical performance and extramural activities in Preventive Dentistry. First awarded in 1991.

Bridget Wang Memorial CCP Award

Dr. Laura Tam, UofT faculty member and her family and friends established this award in memory of her daughter, Bridget Wang, a DDS 1 UofT Faculty of Dentistry student who died tragically on December 5, 2017. To be given to the graduating student(s) who demonstrated the most outstanding combined performance in their 3rd and 4th years of the Comprehensive Care Program at the Faculty of Dentistry and who finished the 4th year course with exemplary standing.

Albert E. Webster Memorial Scholarship

This Scholarship was established, with funds donated by members of the dental profession, in memory of the late Albert E. Webster, M.D., D.D.S., LL.D., a member of the staff from 1893 to 1936, and from

1915 to 1923 Dean of the School of Dentistry. The first award was made in 1940, and was for Fourth Year students only. A bequest to the Faculty in 1990 from Dr. Howard George Lloyd to further honour Dr. Webster permitted the extension of this award to Second Year students as well. The annual income from the endowment fund provides two equal awards for the Second and Fourth Year students who are the most outstanding in the subject of clinical Restorative Dentistry over First and Second, and Third and Fourth Years respectively. First awarded under the new terms in 1991.

Dr. Horace Wells Prize

In 1951 the Canadian Oral Prophylactic Association donated the sum of $1000, together with a completed die and gold medal, to recognize interest and accomplishment in dental anaesthesia and to commemorate Dr. Horace Wells who introduced the clinical use of nitrous oxide. The Dr. Horace Wells Medal will be awarded annually to the most outstanding graduating student in Anaesthesia. The first award was made in 1951 and the name was changed from the Canadian Oral Prophylactic Association prize to the Dr. Horace Wells Prize in 2001.

Zindart Award in the Comprehensive Care Program

An annual award of $500 has been established by the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation. This award is given to the most outstanding student in the Fourth Year Comprehensive Care Program. First awarded in 2000.

Rotating Awards for the D.D.S. Program

These awards are based on a subject chosen and announced each year by Faculty Council. The awards are given to the most outstanding student in the subject.

Elsevier Canada Health Sciences Book Award (Varying Years)

Through the generosity of Elsevier Canada Publishing Company, a gift certificate is awarded from the Elsevier Canada (formerly Harcourt Brace & Co.) publishing list. First awarded in 1957/58 and amended in 2005.

Royal College of Dental Surgeons Scholarship in Basic Sciences (First Year)

Through the generosity of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, an award is given in the amount of $350. Honours’ standing is required. First awarded in 1971/72.

Henry Schein Canada Inc. Award (Varying Years)

This Scholarship of the value of $400 is donated annually to commemorate the first President of the Ash Temple Limited Company. Honours’ standing in the subject is required. First awarded in 1947 and the name changed in 2006.

Summer Funding for D.D.S. Students

Dental Alumni Association Summer Student Research Award

In 1957, the University of Toronto Dental Alumni Association established a Loan Fund, which was designed to help students in need.  In 1995, this fund was converted from a loan fund to a fund to provide support for undergraduate students to do research in the summer. It is awarded to the best undergraduate student in the D.D.S. program who is selected for a summer student research position and funding is provided at the same level as to other summer research students. To be considered for this award, a student must apply for a summer student research position in the Faculty.

Dr. Robert E. Echlin Memorial Fund in Outreach Dentistry

This fund was established by Mrs. M. L. Echlin, her family and friends in memory of Dr. Robert E. Echlin. It is intended that the annual income from the endowment be used to provide expenses (e.g., board, lodging, travel) and a small honorarium if possible to enable the Faculty to send students to work in underserviced areas with underprivileged people (the life-long interest of Dr. Echlin). Students will be permitted to spend a period sometime during their third or fourth dental years with a project or institution providing such levels of dental care.

In practice, the students spend three weeks in the summer following Third Year at Moose Factory in Northern Ontario since the student must be supervised by a dentist recognized by the Faculty.

Students must apply for funding by January 31 each year to the Faculty Registrar in a written proposal detailing their plans. Funding will be granted by the Faculty Council on the advice of the Undergraduate Student Awards Committee. For further information, students should consult the Faculty Registrar.

H. M. Bradley Fund

A legacy was provided to the Faculty by the late Helen Merrill Bradley, the income from which is used for the assistance of students registered in the Faculty of Dentistry. Income from this fund may be used to help defray the travel expenses of undergraduates participating in an official exchange visit to an overseas dental school, providing they are able to furnish evidence of financial need. The income may also be used for the assistance of needy students registered in one of the Faculty's postgraduate programs who are receiving no assistance from any other source. The fund was established and first used in session 1971/72. Application should be made to the Faculty Registrar.

C.I.H.R. Summer Student Scholarship Program

The Faculty receives a number of awards to support undergraduate students in carrying out research projects. One of the major sources of funds is the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Summer Student Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance for several students to work through the summer months in the research laboratories of Faculty members. On the basis of presentations made by the students concerning their research, some are selected to attend various meetings of the dental research community to present their work.

ODA Summer Research Award

An endowment for this award was established by a generous donation by the Dentistry Canada Fund on the recommendation of the Ontario Dental Association. This will be awarded to undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Dentistry undertaking summer research.

Pynn Family Travel Award

An endowment for this award was established by a generous donation by Dr. Bruce Pynn and family.  Dr. Pynn graduated in 1990 from U of T and obtained his post graduate degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has been working in private practice in Thunder Bay since graduation. He has always been active in research having obtained his MSc prior to entering dental school and was fortunate to travel extensively during his research years. Thus this award is targeted to undergraduate students to assist travel and present their work during those formative years. This award is to be awarded annually to an undergraduate University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry student or students with the strongest scientific content at the Faculty of Dentistry’s Summer Student program presentations in August to support travel to the IADR Conference. The amount of the award will be based on the annual income from the fund. First awarded in 2006.

The Margaret & Clifford Zettle Award

An endowment for this award was established by a generous donation by Dr. Katherine Zettle, a graduate of the University of Toronto’s D.D.S. program (’87) and the M.Sc. in Pediatric Dentistry program (’95) in honour of her parents. This award will be given to two students who have successfully completed third year of the DDS program. This award is for a one month summer elective placement for each student for the provision and care for persons with disabilities (including geriatric care) at one of the Faculty of Dentistry’s affiliated teaching hospitals. Payments will be matched through an expendable gift annually.

Dr. Aviv Ouanounou Student Service Learning Outreach Fund

This fund was established in 2017 by Dr. Aviv Ouanounou (0T0), Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. It is intended that this expendable fund be used to provide expenses (e.g., board, lodging, travel) to enable the Faculty to send students in the fourth year of their DDS program to work in Uganda to gain service learning experience and support the local community. Students must apply for the program.  For further information, students should consult the Program Director, Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh.

Class of 8T2 Student Service Learning Outreach Fund

This fund was established in 2017 by the Class of 8T2.  It is intended that the income generated from this endowment be used to provide expenses (e.g., board, lodging, travel) to enable the Faculty to send students in the fourth year of their DDS program to work in international locations to gain service learning experience and support the local community.

Students must apply for the program.  For further information, students should consult the Program Director, Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh.

Dr. Rowshani Student Outreach Fund

This fund was established by Dr. Shervin Rowshani 1T0.  It is intended that the income generated from this endowment be used to provide expenses (e.g., board, lodging, travel) to enable the Faculty to send students in the fourth year of their DDS program to work in international locations to gain service learning experience and support the local community.

Students must apply for the program.  For further information, students should consult the Program Director, Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh.

Other Funding for D.D.S. Students

National Defence Dental Officer Training Plan

The Canadian Forces offers a plan to assist dental students with the costs of attending Dental School. In addition to pay and allowances for the rank in which the student is enrolled, provision is made for payment of tuition, instruments, supplies, and an allowance for books. To be eligible a student must be able to meet the Canadian Forces standards for enrolment, be a Canadian citizen, and be academically acceptable, without condition, to any one of the four professional years of the Dental Faculty. A term of service in the Canadian Forces as a dental officer is required after graduation.

Full details of the Dental Officer Training Plan may be obtained from the Canadian Forces Recruiting and Selection Unit, 4900 Yonge Street, Suite 600, Willowdale, Ontario, (416) 224-4015, or from the University Liaison Officer, Canadian Forces Base Toronto, Downsview, Ontario, (416) 633-6200 Loc. 205.

 

Research Awards

Eleanor and Gerald Copeland Grants in Dental Research

This endowment was established by Dr. and Mrs. Copeland and matched by the Government of Ontario pursuant to the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). It is to be awarded to University of Toronto, D.D.S. students with a desire to work as a summer research assistant.

Tau Tau Undergraduate Research Award

The Tau Tau Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon has established a research award to be awarded to an undergraduate dental student who presents the best research paper or abstract and is invited to present this paper at a North American meeting of a scientific organization. The value of the award is the expenses incurred to a maximum of $1,000 in presenting the research paper. The winner of the award will be selected by the Research Co-coordinator in consultation with other members of the Faculty. First awarded in 1982.

 

Graduate Awards and Bursaries

Graduate awards

Dentsply Sirona Research Fellowship in Prosthodontics

This award was established by Astra Tech, now under Dentsply Sirona.  To be awarded to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Dentistry, Discipline of Prosthodontics based on academic merit to support Prosthodontic research. First awarded in 2008.

Manly Badner Graduate Orthodontic Award

Donated by Dr. M. Badner, to be awarded each year to purchase a set of premium orthodontic pliers and an appropriate plier’s holder. The recipient is a Graduate Orthodontics student completing their final year of the program and is awarded for excellence in the clinical application of biomechanical principles. First awarded in 2005

Gerald I. Baker Scholarship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

To be awarded to a graduate student in the area of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. First awarded in 2007.

H. M. Bradley Fund

A legacy was provided to the Faculty by the late Helen Merrill Bradley, the income from which is used for the assistance of students registered in the Faculty of Dentistry. Income from this fund may be used to help defray the travel expenses of undergraduates participating in an official exchange visit to an overseas dental school, providing they are able to furnish evidence of financial need. The income may also be used for the assistance of needy students registered in one of the Faculty's postgraduate programs who are receiving no assistance from any other source. The fund was established and first used in session 1971/72. Application should be made to the Faculty Registrar.

Eleanor and Gerald Copeland Bursary

This award is open to Canadian Citizens with Ontario residency. The award is to be given to a graduate student on the basis of strong academic achievement and financial need, as documented in information provided by the student.

Dentistry Periodontics Graduate Award (OTSS)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Dentistry’s Periodontics graduate programs on the basis of financial need.

Wilson G. Harron Trust

A bequest of $2,000,000 was made in 1989 from the estate of Mrs. Norma F. Harron as a memorial to her late husband, Dr. Wilson G. Harron, member of the Class of 1925. The terms of the bequest were to provide scholarships and bursaries for students in the Faculty of Dentistry. The awards established under this trust are listed below.

1.    Harron Scholarships

The Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto will offer scholarships each year to support students with a demonstrated interest in pursuing research training in preparation for an academic career.

All awardees will be known as Harron scholars. The scholarship will guarantee an income of $17,000 per annum (plus a differential fee waiver equivalent to the difference between the international and domestic doctoral fees for an international scholar) for up to four years, contingent upon the scholar maintaining an excellent academic performance. Further, applications may be considered for a travel allowance, to a maximum of $2,000 per annum for presenting research papers at scientific meetings.  Carryforward to the next academic year is NOT permitted. It is required that Harron scholars compete for funding from other sources, (O.G.S., CIHR.) for which they are eligible, in the second and continuing years of their program. For Harron scholars who are successful in external competition, the Harron award will be in the form of a fellowship top-up that brings the scholar up to the departmental standard for support. The Faculty may support continuing Ph.D./Specialty students until completion of both programs contingent upon satisfactory progress and success in external scholarship competitions.

Applicants for these scholarships will normally be to the Graduate Department of Dentistry for entry to Ph.D. programs, to M.Sc. programs where transfer to Ph.D. program will be sought within 18 to 24 months, or be Graduate Department of Dentistry Ph.D. candidates who are currently registered in Year 1 or 2 of their Ph.D. program.

Applications for Harron Scholarships must be received by July 31 of the academic year preceding tenure of the scholarship. Only applicants with excellent academic records will be considered.  Applicants short-listed for consideration for scholarship will normally be expected to undergo an interview. The Graduate Department will normally approve up to four new Harron Scholars a year. However, where funds permit, the subcommittee, at their discretion, may award additional scholarships if there are highly deserving applicants, or may provide top-ups to help recruit/sponsor an outstanding student.

2.    M.Sc. Dental Specialty Scholarship

This award category provides two annual scholarships; each valued at $12,000 to be awarded to outstanding students entering M.Sc. Dental Specialty Programs. Each year one scholarship will be allocated to the student with the best record in academic, research and creative activities, the other annual award will rotate among the specialty programs and will be allocated to the student with the best record in academic, research, and creative activities.

3.   Bursary for Graduate Students

This award is open to Canadian or foreign students. The award is to be given on the basis of need, as documented in information provided by the student.

4.  Aboriginal Students

This award is open to Canadian aboriginal students (status, non-status, Metis as defined by the Federal Government) entering or attending an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate program in the Faculty of Dentistry, and is to assist with the costs incurred in dental education not covered by federal grants to aboriginal students. Renewal of the award for the duration of the program is dependent on maintenance of satisfactory standing. Up to four awards will be made each year.

Dr. Barry Korzen Scholarship at the University of Toronto

The award was established by Dr. and Mrs. Nusbaum and family to honour Dr. Korzen for his outstanding contributions and leadership at Head of Endodontics and Assistant Dean of the Faculty. The award will financially support Ph.D. students with preference given to students in Endodontics.

Dr. Norman Levine Bursary in Graduate Pediatric Dentistry

This award was established in 1997 by Dr. and Mrs. Norman Levine and family. Dr. Levine, Class of 1960, was a member of the Faculty for many years and was head of Pediatric Dentistry from 1978 to 1993.

This award is to be given to a student currently in the graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry who demonstrates financial need and has satisfactory academic standing.

Donald Lewis Dental Public Health Student Award

This award was established by his friends and colleagues to honour the retirement of Dr. Donald Lewis from the Faculty of Dentistry in 1997. The award is to be given to a student in the graduate program in Dental Public Health student based on academic achievement and financial need. First awarded in 1998.

PPEF ‚Äď David Locker Doctoral Scholarship in Dental Public Health

This award was established by the Estate of Dr. David Locker, who was a long time faculty member at the Faculty of Dentistry. An internationally renowned researcher, Professor Locker was recognized for revolutionizing the quantification of oral health and disease through his work on patient-based measures of oral health related quality of life. It is to be awarded to Ph.D. student(s) with preference given to students in Dental Public Health. Should there be no qualifying student(s) preference will be given to other clinical specialties. The award will become part of the guaranteed funding package. First awarded in 2017.

David Locker Graduate Scholarship in Dental Public Health

This award was established by the Estate of Dr. David Locker, who was a long time faculty member at the Faculty of Dentistry. An internationally renowned researcher, Professor Locker was recognized for revolutionizing the quantification of oral health and disease through his work on patient-based measures of oral health related quality of life. It is to be awarded to graduate student(s) with preference given to students in Dental Public Health based on academic merit. First awarded in 2017.

David Locker Graduate Travel Award in Dental Public Health

This award was established by the Estate of Dr. David Locker, who was a long time faculty member at the Faculty of Dentistry. An internationally renowned researcher, Professor Locker was recognized for revolutionizing the quantification of oral health and disease through his work on patient-based measures of oral health related quality of life. It is to be awarded to graduate student(s) with preference given to students in Dental Public Health for travel to conferences where the recipient is presenting a poster or paper. First awarded in 2017.

Dr. David Mock Scholarship at the University of Toronto

The award was established by Dr. and Mrs. Nusbaum and family to honour Dr. Mock for his outstanding contributions and leadership during his tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry from 2001-2012. The award will financially support Ph.D. students with preference given to students in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine.

Howard James MacLaurin Scholarship

Through a bequest from the late Howard James MacLaurin, D.D.S., the annual income from an endowment fund provides a monetary award to the most outstanding student in the graduate program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the year preceding the final year of the program. The award is to be used to attend a professional or scientific meeting in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. W. Bruce and Susan Malloch Fellowships

To be awarded to graduate students on the basis of financial need. One award is designated specifically for a Graduate Orthodontic student, and the second award is available to another graduate student enrolled in any other Dentistry graduate program including Orthodontics. First awarded in 2006.

Constantine Maniatopoulos Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honour the memory of Dr. Constantine Maniatopoulos who graduated from the Faculty with a Ph.D. in Biomaterials in 1988, and died suddenly in March 1989. The annual income from the endowment will be given to the graduate student(s) presenting the best poster(s) at the Faculty of Dentistry’s annual Research Day. First award given in 1990.

Glenn T. Mitton Medal

Presented by the Ontario Association of Public Health Dentists, this medal is awarded annually to the student standing highest in general proficiency in the graduate program in Dental Public Health. The award was established and first presented in the University in session 1966-67, although the Association had privately given a Mitton medal in 1965-66.

Nobel Biocare Research Fellowship in Prosthodontics

Created by Nobel Biocare to be awarded to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Dentistry, Discipline of Prosthodontics based on academic merit to support Prosthodontic research. First awarded in 2008.

The Government of Ontario/Dentistry Scholarship in Science and Technology ‚Äď OGSST

Two awards are currently held by the Graduate Department of Dentistry. Each award is currently valued at $15,000 per annum. Awards to be allocated on the basis of excellence in academic and research activities.
 

Dr. Michael Pharoah Graduate Scholarship in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

This award was established in honour of Professor Michael John Pharoah, BSc 7T1, DDS 7T5, MSc 8T4, Diploma in Oral Radiology 8T5, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology on the occasion of his retirement from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 2015. Professor Pharoah advanced the art and science of oral and maxillofacial radiology at the University of Toronto, nationally and internationally by focusing and describing radiology characteristics based on disease mechanisms of abnormalities of the maxillofacial bones. It is to be awarded to graduate student(s) in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for academic excellence. First awarded in 2017.

Ontario Society for Preventive Dentistry ‚Äď Public Health Research Fellowship

This award was established by the Ontario Society for Preventive Dentistry to support research by graduate students in Dental Public Health.  First awarded in May 2008.

Aaron L. Posen Award

Donated by Dr. A. L. Posen's friends in recognition of his service to the Faculty and his contribution to Orthodontics, particularly through research, this award is given each year for creativity and excellence to the most deserving of the students in the graduating class of Orthodontics.

Poyton Graduate Award for Research in Oral Radiology

This award was made possible by a generous donation from Dr. H.G. and Mrs. E.M. Poyton. The award is given to graduate students in the M.Sc. (Oral Radiology) degree program based on academic achievement and financial need. First awarded in 2005.

Poyton Graduate Student Bursary in Oral Radiology

This bursary was established through a generous donation from Dr. H.G. and Mrs. E.M. Poyton. The bursary will be awarded to students in M.Sc., (Oral Radiology) degree program who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Ontario on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. First awarded in 2005.

Dr. Jaroslav Sodek Memorial Award

This award was established by the University of Toronto in memory of Dr. Jaroslav Sodek who impacted people and institutes around the world through his depth of understanding of biology, his rigorous devotion to science, and his appreciation of the human element of the research enterprise. Dr. Sodek was a founding member of the MRC Group in Periodontal Physiology and was an active staff member in the Faculty of Dentistry from 1973 to his untimely death in 2007. This award is to be given to graduate student(s) showing the most promise in biochemical sciences related to matrix biology.

The Southern Ontario Surgical Orthodontic Study Club Award

Award made possible by a donation from the Southern Ontario Surgical Orthodontic Study Club.

Awarded to the Second Year student in the graduate program in Orthodontics who gives the best Craniofacial Morphology and Development presentation and literature review for that year.

The Javenthy Soobiah in Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Soobiah/Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Dentistry

Ms. Javenthy Soobiah made these scholarships possible by the generous donation of her home to the Faculty of Dentistry. Three scholarships are given annually to three graduate students enrolled in full- time graduate programs in the Faculty of Dentistry. The funding for these scholarships is shared between the University of Toronto and the Provincial Government under the revised terms for Ontario Graduate Scholarships effective 2001/2002.

Dr. George Vasiga Scholarship

This annual award was established in 2011 by Dr. George Vasiga, an alumnus of the Faculty of Dentistry (DDS and Orthodontics). The award is to be given to a graduate student in Dental Public Health on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. The recipient must meet OSST conditions.

Dentistry Graduate Student Bursary Fund

Through the generous donations of various faculty members and others, an endowment fund has been established to provide bursaries, of varying amounts, for Graduate Students in any of the Faculty of Dentistry’s graduate programs on the basis of financial need.

 

Bursaries ‚Äď All Degree Programs

Some of these bursaries are awarded to students as part of a U.T.A.P.S. grant. Others are awarded through the Faculty of Dentistry and require a bursary application to be submitted to the Student Services Office.

Deadlines for these bursaries will be provided to the students each year. Please note that students must be in good academic standing to apply for bursary assistance.

Bursaries for all programs

The Dr. W. B. & Edna May Amy Bursary Fund

Through a generous bequest of the late Edna May Amy, degree students registered in the Faculty of Dentistry who are in financial need may apply for bursary assistance from this fund.

BPP ‚Äď Dr. Greg S. Anderson Dentistry Award

An endowment was established by a generous donation from Dr. G.S. Anderson who wanted to give back to the Faculty of Dentistry. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Dr. Aldo and Peggy Boccia Scholarship

 (Any D.D.S. Year). This endowment was established by Dr. Aldo and Peggy Boccia and matched by the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS), D.D.S. students who are in financial need may apply for bursary assistance from this fund.

Charles Hunt Scholarship

This endowment was established by Dave Hunt and matched by the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). It is to be awarded to D.D.S. student(s) in first or second year of the program on the basis of financial need.

 BPP - Class of 6T3 Dentistry Award

This endowment was established by the Class of 1963 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their graduation from the Faculty of Dentistry. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Class of 7T3 Dentistry Award at the University of Toronto

This endowment was established by the Class of 1973 and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), on the occasions of their 35th and 40th class reunions. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

BPP - Class of 7T9 Dentistry Student Assistance Award

This endowment was established by the Class of 1979 on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of their graduation from the Faculty of Dentistry. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Dr. H. Keith Davey 2T4 Award

This endowment was established by Dr. K.W. Davey (5T3) and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), in memory of his father, Dr. Harold Keith Davey (DDS 2T4). It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Dr. Keith W. Davey 5T3 Award

This endowment was established by Dr. K.W. Davey (5T3) and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP). It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Dentistry Annual Fund Bursary Fund

Through the generous donations of alumni, which were then matched by the University of Toronto and the Government of Ontario, an endowment fund has been established to provide bursaries for needy students in the Faculty of Dentistry. First awarded in 1998.

The Robert B. Dunlop Award

This endowment was established from the estate of Robert B. Dunlop to establish bursaries in honour,of Dr. Dunlop. Dr. Dunlop taught for many years at the Faculty of Dentistry, along with 40 years in private practice. To be awarded to D.D.S. students on the basis of financial need.

BPP ‚Äď Professor Forst Fuller Scholarship

An endowment was established by a generous donation from Dr. J.T. and Mrs. M. Mayhall in memory of Mrs. Mayhall’s father. It is to be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit with a preference for a student in second year.

BPP-Valerie Stavro Student Bursary

The bursary was established by Dr. Valerie Stavro (D.D.S. 8T4), past UofT Dentistry Alumni Board President and long-time instructor in dentistry in memory of her late father, Chris Stavro.  It is to be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student in the Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need.

BPP-Zettle Family Boundless Award in Dentistry

This endowed award was established by Dr. Katherine Zettle, a graduate of the University of Toronto’s D.D.S. program (’87) and the M.Sc. in Pediatric Dentistry program (’95).  To be awarded to (a) full-time, undergraduate student(s) at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Gina Furtado Memorial Bursary

This award was established by Alda Furtado in loving memory of her daughter Dr. Gina Furtado who tragically passed away in 2006. Dr. Furtado graduated from U of T with a B.Sc. degree in 1991 and received her DDS from New York University in 1995. Dr. Furtado believed in giving back to her community and her family and her mother are continuing this tradition. To be awarded to one or more students in any year of study on the basis of financial need.

Dr. Thomas Howard Graham Bursaries

The estate of Ms. Audrey Graham, who passed away in 2003, donated an endowment to establish bursaries in honour of her father, Dr. Thomas Howard Graham, a 1909 D.D.S. graduate. To be awarded to D.D.S. students on the basis of financial need. First awarded in 2008.

The Dr. Harry Jolley Bursary

The Dental Service Associates Volunteers of Mount Sinai Hospital have established this bursary in honour of Dr. Harry Jolley. It is awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need who has performed satisfactorily in the D.D.S. program to date. Preference will be given to a student who has shown a special interest in community service. First awarded in 1988.

Dr. James Kerr/Oral Health Award

This endowment was established by Oral Health Magazine in honour of Dr. James Kerr (D.D.S. 6T6). It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Dr. L.W. Leake Bursary

This award was established by Dr. J. Leake, family and friends to honour the memory of Dr. Lawson Leake, who graduated from the University of Toronto in 1934. To be awarded to a student in any year of the D.D.S. program on the basis of financial need. First awarded in 2005.

Hugh MacKay ‚Äď Dental Emergency Bursary

This endowment was established by the Dental Emergency Service and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP). It is to be awarded to full-time D.D.S. students in any year on the basis of financial need.

Dr. Nicholas A. Mancini Bursary

This endowment was established by Dr. Nicholas A. Mancini and matched by the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). Dr. Mancini graduated from U of T in 1945 with a B.A. He also served as Chairman of the board of the ODA from 1969-96 and was appointed Chair Emeritus for life in recognition for his contributions.

The CDA recognized his years of service with Honorary Membership. The annual income of the endowment is to be awarded to D.D.S. students on the basis of financial need.

Lisa Montanera Bursary at the University of Toronto

This endowment was established by Dr. and Mrs. Montanera, family and friends and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), in memory of Lisa, a warmhearted and caring D.D.S. student who passed away unexpectedly during her second year. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

BPP - ODA Boundless Promise Dentistry Award

An endowment was established by a generous donation by the Dentistry Canada Fund on the recommendation of the Ontario Dental Association. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in second, third or fourth year of the program on the basis of financial need.

ODA Student Bursary

This endowment was established by the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and matched by the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). Bursaries are to be given to D.D.S. students on the basis of financial need.

Poyton Graduate Student Bursary in Oral Radiology

This bursary was established through a generous donation from Dr. H.G. and Mrs. E.M. Poyton. The bursary will be awarded to students in M.Sc., (Oral Radiology) degree program who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Ontario on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. First awarded in 2005.

The Ontario Dental Association Bursaries

The Ontario Dental Association each year provides $1000 for bursaries, which are, awarded to students in any year of the course whose academic standing, is satisfactory and who have demonstrated financial need.

Dr. Victor C. Stanziani Dentistry Award

This endowment was established by Mr. J. Stanziani and family and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), in loving memory of Dr. V.C. Stanziani (D.D.S. 5T8). It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

Tomkins Family Award in Dentistry

This endowment was established by Mr. and Mrs. Tomkins and matched by the Boundless Promise Program (BPP), in honour of their daughter, Dr. J.L. Tompkins (DDS 8T1) association with the Faculty of Dentistry. It is to be awarded to D.D.S. students in any year of the program on the basis of financial need.

John Flewelling West Bursary

This gift from the estate of the late John Flewelling West, is awarded annually to the student or students in any year of the Faculty of Dentistry who demonstrate serious financial need and who are deserving of assistance. The bursary is the annual. First awarded 1977/78.

University of Toronto Bursaries

Bursary assistance is available from a general University fund. The Faculty application form is used for assessment purposes.

Bursary for Aboriginal Students in the D.D.S. or Graduate Programs

Gladys Watson Education Fund

To be awarded to Aboriginal students, including Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit students, enrolled in graduate programs at the master’s or doctoral level, and second-entry programs. All Aboriginal students in these programs are eligible to apply, full-time and part-time, with preference given to those students who demonstrate financial need.  Eligible students should submit a letter of application listing their estimated costs and sources of funding to First Nations House, Office of Aboriginal Student Services and Programs, 563 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A1 by April 30th. Enquiries: please call (416)

978-8227 or (416) 978-7960.

Loan Funds

The University of Toronto Alumni Association Loan Fund

This fund comes from subscriptions received originally from graduates of the University and is administered by the University of Toronto Alumni Association. Loans are available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a full-time course at the University, in second and subsequent years. Funds are available for emergency purposes only. Particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the Loan Committee, Alumni House, 47 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 (Telephone 978-2366).

Ontario Student Assistance Program (O.S.A.P.) Full-time Students

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (O.S.A.P.) is available to Ontario residents who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents to assist with educational and living expenses.  (Please note that students in self-funded programs such as the International Dentist Advanced Placement Program are not eligible for O.S.A.P.)  O.S.A.P. loans are interest-free and non-repayable while the student remains enrolled in full-time studies. The Loan Forgiveness Program provides partial forgiveness of loans at graduation for students who have incurred large debt loads.

Information concerning the eligibility and assessment criteria may be obtained from Enrolment Services, Financial Aid, 172 St. George Street, University of Toronto (416) 978-2190. Application forms are available from the Faculty and Enrollment Services. It is recommended that returning students apply for O.S.A.P. assistance by May 31 and that new students apply by June 30.

Students from other Canadian provinces should apply through their provincial financial aid authority. Admissions and Awards can provide addresses, and in many cases, application forms.

Ontario Work-Study Plan

This program is funded by the University and the Ministry of Education and Training, and provides on- campus, part-time employment to students with financial need in second year or higher. Eligibility information and applications are available from Enrolment Services.

Ontario Bursary for Students with Disabilities

Non-repayable assistance of up to $2000 is available for full-time and part-time O.S.A.P. recipients who have special educational expenses as a result of a disability. Information and applications are available from Admissions and Awards.

Ontario Child Care Bursary

This O.S.A.P. bursary assists married and sole-support parents with the costs of unsubsidized child care. Applicants must have qualified for O.S.A.P. and can be enrolled in either full-time or part-time studies. Information and applications are available from Admissions and Awards.

Professional Line of Credit

Most lending institutions offer a professional line of credit. You may go to any lending institution offering professional lines of credit to secure your funding. Scotiabank is the preferred provider for the University of Toronto, specifically the branch at Queen and McCaul, 222 Queen Street West, Toronto. However, we encourage you to shop around and find the best deal for you. Contact the Student Services Office for further information about these loans.


Annual Fees 2020-21

The fees quoted below are for guidance. Fees Invoices for the session are available from the School of Graduate Studies (for graduate programs) and from the Fees Department of the University for all other programs. Fees must be paid at chartered banks. For further details check the Fees website

at  www.fees.utoronto.ca.

Doctor of Dental Surgery

First Year

Academic fee

37,080.00

 

Non-academic incidental fees

 

1,449.86

 

Dental Instruments*

 

10,006.00

 

Total fee payable

 

48,535.86

 

Second Year

Academic fee

37,080.00

 

Non-academic incidental fees

 

1,449.86

 

Dental Instruments*

 

8,701.00

 

Total fee payable

 

47,230.86

 

Third Year

Academic fee

37,080.00

 

Non-academic incidental fees

 

1,449.86

 

Dental Instruments*

 

4,526.00

 

Total fee payable

 

43,055.86

 

Fourth Year

Academic fee

37,080.00

 

Non-academic incidental fees

 

1,449.86

 

Dental Instruments*

 

2,791.00

 

Total fee payable

 

41,320.86

* A portion of the instrument fees consists of optional charges for phantom heads, models and laundry service. See the Fees Guide for exact amounts

The academic fees listed above are for domestic students only.  International students are occasionally accepted to the DDS program and the academic fee differs by year:

 

DDS I                               $93,700.00

 

DDS II

$91,100.00

 

DDS III

 

$88,570.00

 

DDS IV

 

$86,110.00

 

 

A fee of $1,394.78 is charged for non-academic incidental fees along with the corresponding fee for Dental Instruments. The University Health Insurance premium of $636.00 is also charged to international students.

International Dentist Advanced Placement Program in Dentistry (2019)

Academic fee

50,824.00

 

Non-academic incidental fees*

 

689.48

 

Dental instruments**

 

10,895.00

 

Total fee payable

 

$62, 408.48

 

* estimated for 2019 based on 2018 fees.

** A portion of the instrument fees consists of optional charges for phantom heads, models and laundry service.  See the Fees Guide for exact amounts.


Graduate Students

For information on fees for all M.Sc./Ph.D. graduate programs in Dentistry see the University of Toronto Student Accounts Website:  http://www.fees.utoronto.ca/

 

Postgraduate Students

Residencies in General Dentistry ‚Äď Registration fee is $700.00

Special students - The fees are based on academic activity‚ÄĒthe registration fee is $700.00 plus dental instrument fees where applicable.

Notes:

  1. The University reserves the right to alter the fees and other charges described in this calendar.
  2. The Academic Fee includes tuition, and library and laboratory supply and service.
    • ¬†The Incidental Fee includes the following charges: Students' Administrative Council or Graduate Students' Union; Athletics; Health Services; Dental Students' Society or Graduate and Postgraduate Students' Society; Hart House.
    • The Instrument Fee includes the following charges as appropriate: purchase and rental of instruments, equipment and materials; clinic wear, masks and gloves; required course manuals; laundry service.
  3. Students are required to pay either the Total Fee for the session, or at least the First Installment, on or before the day of registration.
  4. Tuition fees for all sessions must be paid at the bank. The Fees Department will not accept payments in person or by mail.
  5. For further information concerning payment by OSAP, University awards, outside awards, etc. see the University's Schedule of Fees.
  6. Service Charges. All outstanding fees, regardless of the source of payment, are subject to a service charge of 1.5% per month compounded (19.56% per annum) calculated from the 15th of each month.  Please refer to: http://www.fees.utoronto.ca/contact.htm for relevant informaiton.
  7. A student who has not paid his/her total fee at the opening of the session is required to pay the second installment on or before the opening day of the second term. After the 15th of the month in which the second term starts, a penalty will be imposed.
  8. Tuition Fee Certificates (T2202A) may be downloaded by students via ROSI but will include only payments made in the previous calendar year.
  9. The University of Toronto no longer mails paper invoices throughout the session. Students are expected to monitor their account on the Student Web Service at  www.rosi.utoronto.ca.
  10. Supplemental Examination fee is $70 for each paper. Supplemental preclinical evaluation fee is $70 per subject. Each student requiring a supplemental examination or evaluation must pay the appropriate fee.
  11. UHIP A University Health Insurance premium (U.H.I.P.) is charged to international students. This fee also applies to international students exempt from the international student academic fee.