EL Bursaries - Application Instructions

Please note that applications for F&Y summer courses have now closed. Applications for S summer courses will open on June 28, 2021. 

In order to submit an application to the EL Bursaries, please follow the instructions below.


Step One: Download and complete the EL Bursary Cover Sheet

*When demonstrating financial need, please remember to include costs associated with eligible EL courses in your expenses. On the EL Bursaries Cover Sheet, you must specify the EL course(s) in which you are enrolled and provide a brief description of the additional costs associated with the course activities. Such costs may include, but are not limited to: ancillary fees, transportation, equipment, professional attire, and more. Associated costs will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, so please be as specific as possible in your descriptions. Applicants who fail to provide this information may not be considered for an EL Bursary.

Step Two: Review this tutorial video on the application portal system

Step Three: Go to the University of Toronto Undergraduate Grant Portal to fill out your application* where you must also upload your completed Cover Sheet in order to be considered for an EL bursary

*Please note that when completing your application, you must select UTM as your division - this also applies to UTSG and UTSC students taking UTM EL courses.  In addition, in the ‘Personal Statement’ section of the application, kindly ensure that you have entered the course code.

Please note that Approved applicants will also be asked to complete a pre-course and post-course self-assessment survey as part of their participation in the program.

Application Timelines:

Term Application Period Review Periods

Summer (F & Y Courses)

May 17 -May 30, 2021

June 2021

Summer S Session

June 28, 2021 – July 11, 2021

July 2021

Fall 2021-2022



Winter 2022



Any applications submitted for the S Summer session will be carried over to July.