Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student in any program of any year who has been accepted to pursue course work or significant scholarly activity for a minimum of three months at a university or college in Greater London Authority or the City of London, England. Preference will be given to graduate students whose scholarly pursuits would benefit from the opportunity to travel and live in London, England. However, undergraduate students applying for an approved exchange program, study abroad or other international experience to take place at a university or college in London, England also may apply. The Honourable Company will endeavour to introduce the student to a Guild event in the City of London, England.
Award applications can be accessed online through the Registrarial Services and the Exchange Program and Study Abroad Web sites, among others. Award applications must be submitted in association with the exchange program, study abroad or other type of application by the specified deadline, and must include a one-page statement indicating how the award will assist the student in achieving his or her academic goals. A committee specific to this award, composed of representatives of Student Development Services, at least one representative from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and representatives from other programs or departments as required based on the applicant pool, will be established for the selection of award recipients.
A student who accepts this award must agree to be contacted, upon return to Canada, by the Honourable Company of Freeman of London, Ontario, and to attend the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto, Ontario and speak briefly on the value of the award.
Value: 1 at $5,000 annually ($1,000 of the award to support travel cost, including the cost of attendance at the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto.)
Effective: 2013-2014 to 2016-2017 academic years inclusive