Naming opportunities


Philanthropic naming provides enduring recognition for the University's most generous supporters. 

A number of opportunities exist:

Student support

  • graduate student fellowship - $250,000
  • Ontario graduate scholarship award - $125,000
  • graduate bursary, scholarship or award - $50,000
  • undergraduate bursary, scholarship or award - $40,000

Faculty support

  • faculty fellowship - $500,000
  • professorship - $1-$3 million
  • chair - $3 million+

Other opportunities

  • support for student life such as athletics, study centres, and recreational spaces
  • support for facilities including new buildings, additions, and renovations

A named endowment for a purpose that is not included in the above list may be established, with the amount required determined by the cost of achieving the desired objectives.


For more information on naming opportunities, contact Bonnie Oberle.