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  1. Jan. 26, 2018An additional $1.5 million funding available for domestic graduate students

    University of Waterloo has recently announced additional financial incentives totalling $1.5 million to encourage the continued development of Canadian graduate research. The funds are available for both domestic (Canadian and Permanent Resident) PhD and research Master’s students beginning their studies in fall 2018.

    Funding details and eligibility requirements are specific to each Faculty. Each eligible program has a link to the Faculty-specific funding details.  A general overview can be found below.

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Naima Samuel

Naima Samuel

MA student, Graduate Student Association President

Naima is an MA student in Recreation and Leisure Studies, focusing on educational tourism. She also serves as President of the Graduate Student Association (2018-19)

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