Automatic Entrance Scholarships

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When you are admitted to the University of Toronto Mississauga, you are automatically eligible for some scholarships, based on academic excellence and other criteria. You are notified of your eligibility of an entrance scholarship on your offer letter, along with any terms and conditions of retaining the scholarship.

Please review the terms and conditions of UTM's Entrance Scholarships at the bottom of this page.

UTM Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships

The University of Toronto Mississauga has defined criteria for awarding guaranteed entrance scholarships to all domestic and international students admitted to our campus.

Scholarship Name Admission Average Scholarship Value

U of T Mississauga Principal's Entrance Award

95.0% and above

Up to $12,000
($3,000 x 4 years)

U of T Mississauga Entrance Award of Distinction

92.0% — 94.9%


U of T Mississauga Entrance Award of Merit

90.0% — 91.9%


UTM Automatic Scholarships

The University of Toronto Mississauga offers a variety of scholarships and awards in partnership with other organizations. The following require no application and are awarded automatically.

U of T Mississauga International Undergraduate Award
The International Undergraduate Awards are offered to exceptional international students at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Recipients are selected by committee, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement and overall academic competitiveness.  
Value: Up to $40,000 ($10,000 x 4 years)
Quantity: Varies

Arthur Lindsay Fernie Endowment Award in Drama
Awarded to U of T Mississauga student(s) registered in Theatre and Drama program; based on academic excellence and audition performance. Some awards are granted on the basis of financial need.
Value: Varies
Quantity: Varies

A.W. Oughtred Memorial Admission Scholarship
To be awarded to a student with high academic standing who is entering UTM from Erindale Secondary School
Value: Varies
Quantity: 1

City of Mississauga Pope John Paul II Admission Scholarship
To be awarded to the student graduating with the highest standing from a Mississauga Secondary School who is enrolling in full-time studies at UTM in Year 1. This scholarship may be combined with any other admission scholarship provided the maximum aggregate value does not exceed $5,000.
Value: Varies
Quantity: 1

Clarkson Rotary Club and Peel Region Science Fair Scholarship
To be awarded to a full-time student, with high academic standing, admitted to a Science Specialist program. The student must be a graduate of a Region of Peel high school. Registration in the following Winter Session is a requirement of this award.
Value: Varies
Quantity: 1

L.M. Picchione Admission Scholarship in Italian
To be awarded to an outstanding high school student based on their academic achievement in a senior level Italian course and on the recommendation of the Italian Department. Payment conditional on registering at UTM in one of the following courses, ITA200Y or higher level courses
Value: Varies
Quantity: 1

Saini Family Entrance Scholarship
Awarded to a UTM first-year student registered in a full time course load at the undergraduate level. The student must be a top applicant and have demonstrated financial need.
Value: Varies
Quantity: 1

U of T Automatic Scholarships

The following scholarships are open to all applicants to U of T. They require no application and are awarded automatically. More information about additional U of T Scholarships, including terms & conditions, can be found here:

President's Scholars of Excellent Award
The most highly qualified students applying to first year of direct entry, undergraduate studies will be distinguished as President’s Scholars of Excellence. They will receive an entrance scholarship in their first year of studies; guaranteed access to part-time, meaningful, on-campus employment during second year; and guaranteed access to an international learning opportunity during their U of T experience. To learn more about what these experiences may look like, please visit our PSEP website.

U of T Scholars Award
The U of T Scholars Program provides recognition to the University’s outstanding students, at admission and on an on-going basis. In some cases a U of T Scholars award is tenable in conjunction with other admission awards that students may receive from their college/faculty. Outstanding domestic and international secondary school students are considered automatically for these awards on the basis of their average at the time of admission.

UTM Entrance Scholarship Terms & Conditions 

The following conditions apply to all UTM Entrance Scholarships:

  • The availability and monetary value of all scholarships are for the current admission cycle/or applicants for the current admission year, and are subject to change in the future.
  • Each year, the University of Toronto Mississauga reserves the right to change the value and eligibility criteria for awards without notice.
  • Admission averages listed pertain to the high school curriculum in Ontario.  In other jurisdictions, eligibility will be determined based on local curriculum and other criteria, such as standardized tests and entrance examinations. If you qualify for an entrance scholarship, your eligibility and value of your scholarship will be outlined in your offer of admission.
  • Scholarships are contingent on full-time registration at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

The following conditions apply to all UTM Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships:

  • Available to all newly admitted students directly from high school and are assessed automatically on admission (no application required).
  • Scholarships are based on the admitted average.
  • Where a course has been repeated, the first grade attained will be used in calculating average for scholarship eligibility.
  • Transfering, internal application, visiting, or non-degree students are not eligible for these scholarships.

The following conditions apply specifically to U of T Mississauga's Principal's Entrance Award and the International Undergraduate Award:

  • Students must achieve and maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.70 at the end of Fall/Winter session to be eligible for renewal.
  • The scholarship is renewed on the basis that you continuously maintain full-time registration at UTM in the Fall/Winter sessions.
  • Students need to have completed at least 3.0 credits by the end of the Fall/Winter session of each year to qualify for renewal of the scholarship. 
  • If the award is lost in any year due to any conditions not being met, it may not be renewed in a subsequent year, even if all conditions are met.
  • The scholarship may be renewed up to three consecutive times.
  • Scholarship is paid in the subsequent Fall/Winter session.
  • Specifically for the Principal's Entrance Award: The renewable portion of the scholarship is tenable for upper year students who have received the initial $3,000 portion of this entrance scholarship in 2017 or later; scholarships for students admitted in previous years are not renewable.
  • Specifically for the International Undergraduate Award: This award may be combined with all other entrance scholarships, except any U of T Mississauga Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship or the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship. International students paying domestic fees are not eligible for this award.