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Faculty of Arts & Science
Department of English

U of T has one of the finest, most comprehensive programs for the study of English language and literature in the world. Students are taught by award-winning scholars and writers who are committed to helping them expand their intellectual and creative horizons by engaging with literature in new ways, while developing their analytical and critical writing skills. The department has built on traditional strengths by adding post-colonial and diasporic writing, as well as world, children's and Native North American literature. Graduates of the Master's program in creative writing are forming a new generation of Canadian literary talent. Your gift will support the education of gifted scholars and writers who understand the role of literature in shaping culture.

Graduate Futures Scholarship Fund in English Literature

Your support will help establish a new fund for graduate recruitment scholarships in English Literature at the University of Toronto.

Department of English Departmental Trust

The English Department Trust supports teaching in a way that no other contribution can. Donations to this trust play a crucial role in the quality of both graduate and undergraduate teaching and programs, as they support student research, travel grants, and fellowships.

Emerging Writers Scholarship Fund

Donations will support the next generation of Canadian literary talent.

Records of Early English Drama (REED)

REED is a major international humanities research project that is transforming our understanding of the social and cultural life of Great Britain before 1642. Donations support the publication of the series and the development of dynamic website.

Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship in Creative Writing

Donations to this scholarship, which was established by the friends and family of the late Adam Penn Gilders, will support the most talented aspiring writers enrolled in the MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing Program.

The Linda Hutcheon Graduate Scholarship

Donations will help create a scholarship to honour University Professor Emeritus Linda Hutcheon for her stellar contributions to scholarship and teaching.

This scholarship is shared between English and Comparative Literature. The student recipient will alternate between both units annually.

The A.S.P. Woodhouse Prize

Awarded to the best PhD thesis in the Department of English in honour of Professor A.S.P. Woodhouse.

Brian Corman Graduate Prize

The prize is to be awarded to a graduate student or students in the Department of English, who are working on Restoration and/or eighteenth-century studies, and who have distinguished themselves both academically and by their leadership and contribution to the life of the University through student governance, community service or volunteer work.

Henry Beissel Scholarship in Creative Writing

This scholarship was established to honour Henry Beisell, a poet, playwright and author with a particular interest in humanism.

The Vincent A. De Luca Memorial Fellowship

Donations to the V.A. De Luca Memorial Fellowship will support full-time graduate students in the Department of English, who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.


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