The Chancellor Bennett Doctoral Scholarship for Liberal Arts


The Chancellor Bennett Doctoral Scholarship for Liberal Arts is available to a student entering a full-time PhD program who has achieved a minimum admission average of an A and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person and is an Ontario resident* who demonstrates financial need. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four years provided the recipient has maintained satisfactory progress and demonstrate financial need.

Value and Duration

  • One award up to $20,000 (Subject to change)
  • Renewable for a maximum of four years


  • Student entering a full-time Doctoral program in Liberal Arts programs;
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident and/or protected person who is a resident of Ontario;
  • Minimum admission average of A;
  • Demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply

Applicants for admission must be nominated by the graduate program.

Graduate Program Responsibility

  • Graduate programs are encouraged to forward nominations.

Documentation (supplied from the Admissions file where possible)


  • Program nomination is due to FGS by March 1.

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Upcoming academic year


Scholarship Coordinator
230 York Lanes
Faculty of Graduate Studies
(416) 736-2100 ext. 33954