Student Fellowship Award

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The School of Cities Student Fellowship Award to provide unique opportunities for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, mentorship, research, experiential and service-based learning to students at all three campuses and across divisional boundaries.

The School of Cities invites applications for eight undergraduate fellows and seven graduate fellows to join our vibrant and engaged community. The duration of the fellowship is four months, with flexibility to extend, based on the type of project.

The SofC Student Fellowship is open to current students at the University of Toronto with strong interest in and passion for urban issues and critical challenges, motivated to initiate and lead an innovative and impactful project, available to participate in the SofC program activities and contribute to the SofC community in unique ways. Areas of engagement include but are not limited to animating a monthly student-led conversation café, community engagement and outreach, working on a policy brief, writing op-eds, an activation, art installation, running a blog, organizing debates, mindstorms, a podcast etc.

Fellows are expected to organize a bi-weekly meeting and social sharing their project, support peer-learning, interdisciplinary team work, collaboration and mentorship. Fellows are required to participate in a public presentation or seminar at the end of the fellowship period.

The fellowship program provides a monetary award of $2000 to each fellow, mentorship, and shared space in the School of Cities office for the duration of the fellowship.

Applications for student fellowships are currently closed.