100 awards and fellowships

Beginning in Spring 2018, the Faculty of Engineering has offered 100 scholarships and fellowships for Canadian and Permanent Resident students entering Engineering graduate research programs.

There are Engineering Excellence Fellowships (EEF) and Advanced Manufacturing Fellowships (AMF) for both MASc and PhD students.

The Doctoral (PhD) Fellowships are valued at up to $160,000 over 4 years and the Master’s of Applied Science (MASc) Fellowships are valued at up to $55,000 over 2 years.

Tri-Agency (Vanier, NSERC, CIHR and SSHRC) award recipients will continue to receive the President’s Graduate Scholarship top-up, valued in the Faculty of Engineering at $10,000-$15,000 annually, for as long as the Tri-Agency award is held.

There are alternative scholarship opportunities available to international student applicants.

Your ideas, your intellectual propertyAt Waterloo Engineering, we think graduate students should have ownership over what they create. The ideas that PhD and MASc students develop during their studies are their own intellectual property; our policy gives creators 100% ownership over the ideas and technology they produce. This gives our students the control to patent or license their ideas, to commercialize them, or even start their own company.

If unanswered questions motivate you and collaboration with brilliant colleagues inspires you, Waterloo Engineering offers your ideal path forward. Our graduate programs invite exceptional people like you to advance solutions for real-world problems.

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