Sustainable Development Capstone Design Award

Eligibility and selection

Student groups whose projects address one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). There are two phases of selection:

  1. Program award - the winning group from each participating program is selected at the program's Capstone poster symposium. 
  2. Faculty award - program award winners are invited to present their posters in the faculty contest.


Program awards are valued at $500. The Faculty of Engineering award is valued at $1,000.

Application deadline

For more information on the program award deadline, please contact your department's Capstone coordinators. 


These awards are made possible thanks to funding from the University of Waterloo Sustainability Action Fund and the Faculty of Engineering.