International Student Funding

International Graduate Student awards

In addition to the general Sources of Funding International students are eligible to receive the International Doctoral/Master's Students Awards (IDSA/IMSA)

Master's Award

New full-time international students starting a master's program will receive an International Master's Student Award (IMSA) valued at $1800 per term for 6 terms (the value is approximate to one-half of the differential fee per term). Students who are receiving major external awards or sponsorship are not eligible to receive this award. (Other restrictions may apply.)

Doctoral Award

New full-time international students starting a PhD program will receive an International Doctoral Student Award (IDSA) valued at $3600 per term for 9 terms (the value is approximate to the full differential fee per term). Full-time international students (who were admitted from a Masters degree) will receive an additional year of this scholarship support for terms 10 through 12 (funded by University of Waterloo/faculty and supervisor). Students who are receiving major external awards or sponsorship are not eligible to receive this award. (Other restrictions may apply.)