Scholarships and awards

Departmental awards

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology offers a number of awards given to the top students.

Allan Gornall Testimonal Prize

The Gornall Prize is awarded annually to the graduating student with the highest cumulative GPA.  

Past winners include:

  • Frederick Zhang and Zixuan Xiao (2019-2020)
  • Yuki Leung (2018-2019)
  • Yizhuo Gao (2017-2018)
  • Charles Lee (2016-2017)

3rd year prize

This award is given annually to the student with the highest cumulative GPA after third year.

Past winners include:

  • Elizabeth Yan (2019-2020)
  • Christina Ji (2018-2019)
  • Yuki Leung (2017-2018)
  • Khalid Fahoum (2016-2017)

Temerty Faculty of Medicine Graduate and Life Science Education (GLSE) Leadership Awards

Graduate and Life Sciences Education, Temerty Faculty of Medicine will award up to three annual Undergraduate Student Leadership Awards in Life Sciences.

The purpose of these awards is to provide opportunities for our undergraduate students in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Arts and Science Programs to be recognized for their leadership and scholarship.

GLSE is recognizing these students for their outstanding contributions to academic and student life at the University of Toronto.

The award carries a value of $500 each.

How to apply

Eligibility extends to all undergraduate students who hold full time enrollment in a third or fourth year specialist and/or major program in a Basic Science department and in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine.

Candidates for these awards must be nominated by the undergraduate coordinator through their departmental undergraduate program office.

Past winners from our department include:

  • Michael Lee and Laura Tang (2019-2020)
  • Christina Ji and Abdullah Malik (2018-2019)
  • Linwen Huang (2017-2018)
  • Sudarshan Bala and Kahlid Fahoum (2016-2017)

    University of Toronto Student Leadership Award (formerly Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award)

    The student experience at the University of Toronto is about more than classes and books. It’s about engaging in campus life and getting involved, either at the divisional level or across the university more broadly.

    The University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating students for their exemplary contributions and significant impact on U of T and on the university experience of their peers. 

    Past winners from our department include:

    • Michael Lee (2019-2020)

    Faculty of Arts and Science scholarships and awards

    The Faculty of Arts and Science offers a number of undergraduate student scholarships and in-course scholarships.

    In addition, each UofT college offers awards based on leadership, merit and other criteria.

    See the Faculty of Arts and Science Scholarship website for full details of criteria, value, and application instructions and deadlines.

    University of Toronto maintains a full list of available scholarships.