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Scholarships & Awards

Viola Desmond Awards and Bursary

The annual Viola Desmond Awards and Bursary program celebrates the past, present and future of the Black community in Canada and at Ryerson. 

Additional awards available specifically for Black-identified students, each with different eligibility and criteria requirements:

  • Dr. Denise O’Neil Green Student Leadership Award
  • Akua Benjamin Award
  • Black Liberation Collective at Ryerson Award
  • Blackness Yes! Blockorama Scholarship
  • Marsha Brown Award of Diversity

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Grants and Scholarships (Graduate Students)

Graduate Studies at Toronto Met offers Black Graduate Student Awards


Graduate Studies at Toronto Met offers Indigenous Graduate Student Awards

Grants and Scholarships (Undergraduate Students)

The EDIJ committee would like to highlight the Jackman Psychology Undergraduate Award for Black & Indigenous Students, which is a departmental award that is intended to support a psychology undergraduate student who has demonstrated both academic accomplishments and an interest in using psychology for the pursuit of positive change in the world. This award is for students who self-identify as Black or Indigenous.

You can learn more about grants and scholarships for psychology undergraduate students by checking the Scholarships & Awards page of the psychology undergraduate website.