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Funding and awards

  University of Waterloo students in a classroom

University is a big investment. But there are ways that Waterloo and the Government of Ontario can help.

Entrance Scholarships

  • Available to any student entering a first-year program and beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September 2018.
  • Awarded automatically if your admission average is 80% or higher.

Admission Average

Scholarship

Amount

95% +

President's Scholarship of Distinction

$2,000 + $1,500 International Experience Award and/or $1,500 Research Award

90 - 94.9%

President's Scholarship

$2,000

85 - 89.9%

Merit Scholarship

$1,000

80 - 84.9%

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Entrance Scholarship

$500

Learn more about these scholarships, including eligibility and conditions, and information about additional entrance scholarships.

Financing your education

Learn more about paying for your education, including bursaries, student loans such as the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), and more.