Admission Awards

Afro-Canadian Scholarship

Ian Stewart graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree. From there he embarked on a career in retail pharmacy, first as a Pharmacist/Pharmacy Manager and then as a Pharmacist/Franchise Owner for Shoppers Drug Mart. Active in the profession and the community, Mr. Stewart serves on the Board of Directors of numerous industry associations, organizations and not-for-profits.  He established the Afro-Canadian Scholarship to recognize a deserving black student (African-Canadian, Caribbean-Canadian, or Afro-Caribbean heritage) entering Year 1 of the undergraduate program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy who has community/volunteer involvement prior to entering the Faculty, and also demonstrates financial need.

Chinese Canadian Pharmacists’ Association (Ontario) Entrance Scholarship

This Chinese Canadian Pharmacists’ Association (Ontario) offers a scholarship to a student who is accepted into the entry-to-practice PharmD program with high academic achievement who has not received another entrance scholarship.

Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation, is awarded to the student who obtains the highest admission index and has not received an entrance scholarship of greater value.

Horace David McCord Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the late Horace David McCord, is awarded to a student entering the undergraduate program who originally was educated in the Ottawa Valley, and who has high academic standing.

Merck Canada Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the student entering the undergraduate program who obtains the highest admission index and has not won an entrance award of greater value.

Nathan Moses Entrance Scholarship

Nathan Moses was a 1946 graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy and owned a pharmacy in Forest Hill Village. This scholarship is awarded to the student entering the undergraduate program who has obtained the highest admission index and has not received an award of greater value.

Pharmacy Admission Scholarships

The Governing Council of the University of Toronto has established admission scholarships at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy to be awarded on the basis of the admission index.

Rexall Pharmacy Group Scholarship

The Rexall Pharmacy Group Scholarship is awarded to the student who obtains the highest admission index and who has not won an admission award of greater value.

Rho Pi Phi Fraternity Entrance Scholarship

The Rokeah Chapter of the Rho Pi Phi Fraternity has established a scholarship, which is awarded to the student entering the undergraduate program who obtains the highest admission index and has not won an award of equal or greater value.

Arthur A. Shapiro Memorial Award

The Estate of Arthur A. Shapiro, Class of 3T7, has provided this scholarship to be awarded to the student who obtains the highest admission index and has not received an award of greater value.

Colonel F.A. Tilston Admission Scholarship

The late Colonel F.A. Tilston established admission scholarships for students entering the First Year Pharmacy, with the highest admission index and who have not won an admission award of greater value. One of these scholarships will be awarded to an Indigenous student. Colonel Tilston was a 1929 Pharmacy graduate and retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Drug Limited. He was the first University of Toronto graduate (and the 9th Canadian) to receive the Victoria Cross, the highest Commonwealth award of wartime honour, in World War II.

William James Toth Pharmacy Memorial Scholarship

The William James Toth Pharmacy Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student from Brant County entering First year in the Faculty of Pharmacy. If there are no candidates, the award will be forfeited until the following year.

Undergraduate Pharmacy Society Leadership Entrance Scholarship

The Undergraduate Pharmacy (UPS) is the student governing council which supports the academic, social, athletic and professional activities of the undergraduate students at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. This scholarship was established by the members of the 2016-17 UPS Council to support and encourage leadership in the profession. It is awarded to a student entering Year 1 of the PharmD program based on demonstrated leadership and potential to contribute to the Faculty and to the Pharmacy profession. The recipient must not have already received an entrance scholarship, and this scholarship will not be awarded if a suitable recipient is not identified.

War Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship from the graduates of the Ontario College of Pharmacy is awarded to the student who is accepted into the program with the highest admission index.

David White Entrance Scholarship

David White was the Assistant Dean, Advancement, at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy from 2007 to 2017. He established this scholarship to recognize the student entering the undergraduate program who obtains the highest admission index and has not received an entrance award of greater value.