Residential College Scholarship | Trinity College

Scholarships

Trinity offers more than 100 scholarships each year to residential students. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic excellence, personal qualities, and the student's likely contribution to the College community.

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Trinity Residential College awards scholarships totaling approximately a million dollars each year. 

The Scholarships range in value from $100 to more than $20,000.

All students are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

The majority of our scholarships are given on the basis of financial need to enable access for students from a wide range of backgrounds and financial circumstances. Typically students are offered no more than 50% of the cost of full residential fees. 

Scholarships are also offered for academic excellence, members of the College Choir, Organ Scholars, Indigenous students, and members of the Theological School.

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Considerations in awarding scholarships

In general terms, scholarships are awarded on the basis of:

  • financial need

  • academic excellence

  • personal qualities

  • the student’s likely contribution to the College community. 

Candidates should therefore possess:

  • an outstanding academic record or academic potential

  • a strong commitment to learning, personal development and community service

  • the intention to contribute to the College community and respect for our values of excellence, diversity and community. 

Many scholarships require the applicant to also meet certain conditions unders which the endowed funds are distrubuted. The College will identifiy which funds may be suitable. 

Scholarships are provided for: