Graduate Degree Application Form

Submitting this form and the required attachments is the first step in the application process. Please complete all sections of the application form. An asterisk (*) next to a field indicates a required field. 

At the conclusion of the form, please attach in PDF format your statement of intent and, if required, a writing sample.  PhD applicants may also attach a curriculum vitae. Copies of transcripts may be attached as PDF scans or they may be sent to the GCTS by regular mail. (Official transcripts, send directly by your previous educational institutions to us, are only required if you are admitted.) If you experience difficulty with the attachment function you may also send electronic materials to

For information on how to pay the application fee, please see Payment Methods for TST Fees.  For information on how letters of reference may be sent to the Graduate Centre, please see How to Apply.

All further required application materials must be sent to:

Admissions Committee
c/o Graduate Centre for Theological Studies
Toronto School of Theology
47 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, ON M5S 2C3

Please note that your application will not be considered until all supporting material, including the application fee, have been received by TST.

Financial aid must be applied for separately from this application for admission. Please contact the college you have selected on this form for financial aid information.


Section 1: Personal Information

Please be sure to enter your full legal name (e.g. as it appears on your passport).

Current Address
Please enter only one email address.
Permanent Address
Place and date of birth and citizenship status:

Please indicate in which city and country you were born. For your date of birth, the format for entering this information is "year-month-day" in numeric format. Thus if you were born on May 8, 1967 you would enter "1967-05-08." Your date of birth is used for administrative purposes only. It will not be considered by the Admissions Committee.

Please list all countries for which you hold citizenship (e.g. Canada, Nigeria, India)
Section 2: Program Information

You are required to choose one programs at one TST college and to indicate whether you have applied to a TST Graduate (Advanced) Degree Program within the last two years. MA and ThM applicants are also required to indicate a department (area of specialization) and whether you will be applying for part-time or full-time studies. Note: ThM Option II is a terminal degree and does not lead to doctoral studies at TST.

Section 3: Academic Background

Please list your post-secondary education, starting with the most recent (count from year of convocation, or, for unfinished degrees, last year studied). Please provide us with the name of the institution, the years that you attended, your major subject, the name of the degree or qualification sought, and, if applicable, the year the degree was conferred. If you have attended more than four institutions, please enter information for the additional institutions in the "Questions and Comments" box below.


Language requirements vary from program to program. Please review the appropriate handbooks for language requirements.

Section 4: Letters of Recommendation Requested From

Please indicate the names of the individuals from whom you have requested academic letters of recommendation.You are required to have two letters of academic reference sent directly to TST. Please briefly indicate their title (e.g. Dr. John Smith, Professor of Systematic Theology).

Section 5: Application Materials
Section 7: Privacy Policy

Personal information is collected for the purpose of admission, registration, academic programs, university-related student activities, activities of student societies, safety, financial assistance and awards, graduation and university advancement, and reporting to government. Your personal Information will be protected at all times. If you have questions please contact the TST Registrar, Toronto School of Theology, 47 Queen’s Park Crescent East, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C3 or call 416-978-4040.

Section 8. Questions or Comments; Questionnaire
Please indicate all that apply.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.