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Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship at the University of Toronto, Canada 2024

Application is now open for the Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship at the University of Toronto. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Toronto and Scholarship

The University of Toronto, often referred to as UToronto or U of T, is a prestigious public research university located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the property that encircles Queen’s Park. The university has a long history that began with its establishment as King’s College, the first postsecondary school in Upper Canada, under royal charter in 1827. The university was once governed by the Church of England, but in 1850 it changed its name to something secular and became independent.

The University of Toronto is a collegiate school with 11 separate colleges, each with its particular history, character, and degree of financial and institutional autonomy. Three campuses make up the university’s operations: St. George, the biggest and oldest campus, is situated in Toronto’s downtown. There are also two satellite campuses located in Mississauga and Scarborough.


With more than 700 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs, the University of Toronto provides a wide range of academic offerings. It is renowned for having one of the largest yearly endowments and financing for scientific research among Canadian institutions. Notably, it and McGill University in Canada are the only two non-American universities to belong to the esteemed Association of American Universities. Through the renowned Toronto School, the University of Toronto has made substantial scholarly contributions to communication theory and literary criticism.

With more than 97,000 students, the University of Toronto has the biggest enrolment in all of Canada. Due to its exceptional academic program, the institution has continuously achieved top positions in several international university rankings. It came in first in Canada and 22nd overall in the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking). The 2023 QS World University Rankings placed the university 21st in the world and first in Canada. Furthermore, the 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the University of Toronto 18th globally and first in Canada. Maclean’s, a Canadian magazine, ranked the university second in its 2022–2023 Medical Doctoral University category, while in the reputation survey, it was ranked first in the nation.

Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship is specifically awarded to University of Toronto students based on financial need, and it is intended for students who have at least one parent born in Italy.

Details about Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship at the University of Toronto:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Toronto, Canada

Scholarship Value: $600

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: Undergraduate

Host Institution(s): University of Toronto, Canada

Eligibility Criteria for Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship

Applicants are advised to meet the following conditions to be qualified for the Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship at the University of Toronto:

  • Participate in any University of Toronto program.
  • If at least one of your parents was born in Italy,
  • Prove your need for money.

Application Procedure for Jess Hann Bursary Fund Scholarship

  • New for Fall 2023–Winter 2024: The Winter term will see the awarding of all in-course prizes. The application period will end at 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2024. You just need to submit one application. On a single U of T Student Award Application Form, you may submit applications for many awards. Before choosing the prize, please make sure to review the criteria. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, September 5, 2023.

Notification of decision:

  • The University’s Registrar’s Office will send an award letter to award recipients via email one month following the application deadline.
  • The award letter will include payment details and should be stored for future reference.

The Submission Deadline is: February 1, 2024

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