Snil “Sunny” Sahanan Memorial Scholarship

This award is not offered in the 2018-19 academic year. Award information for the 2019-20 academic year will be posted on this page.

Approximate value: $800 CAD.

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  • The student must be enrolled in a UTM Anthropology program (Specialist, Major, or Minor).
  • The student should have a record of social activism and is required to write an essay on "the importance of non-violence in international relations and world peace". The Chair of the department will review the applications with a committee and make the final selection.
  • The student must have demonstrated financial need in accordance with university guidelines (receiving OSAP or other funding).

Two-step application procedure:

  1. Submit the online application form with contact information and record of social activism.
  2. Submit your essay to the Departmental Assistant via email at The essay must be in the following format:
    • two to three pages long
    • 1.5 line spacing
    • 12 point Times New Roman font
    • 1" margin
    • Word or PDF file


If you have any questions about this scholarship or the application process please contact the Departmental Assistant at