“I am studying Industrial Engineering with hopes of becoming one of many innovators in the tech world. I wish to positively impact peoples’ lives. Of course, the breadth of knowledge required for me to reach these goals is invaluable, and it is because of this that I am so grateful for your support.”

“I have been fortunate enough to have learned from some amazing faculty members and have even had the opportunity to work on a published book. I cannot thank the donors of the scholarship enough.”

“Your generosity has inspired me to pay it forward. Despite my personal battles and financial struggles, I feel confident that I can accomplish what is needed to perform professionally and to sing my story on my beautiful instrument; to use it as an instrument of preservation, beauty and change.”

“I had always dreamed of becoming a scientist. Because of your generous donation, I will be able to undertake research at my first choice university without increased stresses of financial burden.”

“Your donations have not only supported my education, but have allowed me to discover my passion for social justice. Your assistance has significantly relieved financial constraints so I have been able to be an active member of the Innis College community, and bring attention to voices that are often underrepresented in society.”

“I plan to take full advantage of this incredible opportunity, and hope to be able to one day inspire and motivate students as you have inspired and motivated me.”

“I returned to the University after a 20-year absence to complete my Bachelor of Arts degree. As you can imagine, going back to school has been a financial challenge, so the money from this award is a huge help. It is my very great honour to be this year’s recipient.”

“I thank you from the bottom of my heart for not only helping me study what I want to study, but funding students’ actions to help solve this generation’s most pressing issues and to help improve the world just a little bit.”

“I am benefiting from the world-class academic community at U of T in a way that would not be possible without the aid of this scholarship. I view higher education as an opportunity to nurture genuine intellectual curiosity, and am extremely thankful I am able to pursue such academic interests.”

“This award is of particular significance to me as it recognizes my area of research. I am proud to have been selected for my work on identifying and proposing policy solutions to systemic racial inequities in Canada. Thank you.”

"This scholarship, which I truly appreciate, not only allows me to maintain focus on my studies and career interests, but also allows me to further engage in my communities through various volunteer and extracurricular activities."

“Without the generous donors of the University of Toronto, many students, including myself, would be hard pressed to continue attending school. I am very grateful and honoured.”

“This scholarship will allow me to not only maintain focus on my studies and research, but to also work in energy and economic policy in developing countries. Thank you for your generous support.”

“This scholarship has allowed me to not only maintain focus on my studies, but also to allocate my time towards community volunteer positions. I would like to express my sincere gratitude.”

“I assure you that your donation is going to a very good cause, for students are the future of tomorrow. I hope to follow your footsteps and make a difference in other peoples’ lives.”

“The scholarship I received has greatly helped me to broaden my knowledge through travel to China, Nepal and Japan. Because of my visits to these countries, I have set my goal in mining and geotechnical engineering to focus on the environment, in order to help the people in developing countries.”

“You have not only lightened my financial burden but also reminded me of the importance of being involved in school life. Your generosity has inspired me to help others and give back to the community.”