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Funding and awards

AHS scholarships

For a complete list of scholarships available to students in specific Applied Health Sciences programs, visit the Student Awards and Financial Aid Scholarships page.

You can also find hard copy applications of some of the AHS scholarships in the BMH undergraduate lounge (BMH 1035).

Bursaries

A bursary is similar to scholarships in that you are not required to repay it, but it's awarded primarily on financial need rather than academic achievement.

Find out what bursaries you may be eligible for on the Student Awards and Financial Aid Bursaries page.

Hallman Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Hallman Undergraduate Research Fellowship supports undergraduate students who wish to participate in research projects under the supervision of Faculty of Applied Health Sciences researchers working on health promotion issues. The proposals must be submitted by the AHS faculty member who would be supervising the student. Availability is dependent on the income generated by the Hallman Endowment Fund and the suitability of the proposals submitted.

RBC Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The RBC Undergraduate Research Fellowship supports undergraduate students who wish to participate in research projects about issues related to retirement and aging under the supervision of a University of Waterloo faculty member. The proposals must be submitted by the faculty member who would be supervising the student. Availability is dependent on the RBC funding cycle and on the suitability of the proposals submitted.

Undergraduate Research Experiential Fund 

The Undergraduate Research Experiential Fund (REF) is available to  students who are travelling in connection with a University of Waterloo research activity. The fund provides financial support for undergraduate students in AHS to promote communication of their research experiences, at conferences, workshops or other research events.

Contact Rebecca Lintaman, Assistant to the Associate Deans for  information about eligibility, application deadlines and the application form.

Interested in graduate studies?

If you're planning on applying to post-graduate education following your undergraduate studies, you are encouraged to apply for various graduate studies scholarships and funding in your fourth year.

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