New PhD scholarships and fellowships

Engineering Excellence Doctoral Fellowships (EEF-D)

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to offer up to 20 Doctoral (PhD) Fellowships for top Canadian/Permanent Resident students.

These Fellowships are valued at up to $120,000 (paid over 4 years) and can be held in any research area within the Faculty of Engineering.

How to be considered

There is no separate application process for PhD Fellowships or the entrance awards. Eligible applicants will automatically be considered and students will be notified in their offer letter. Current domestic MASc students who plan to transfer to the PhD are also automatically considered once their transfer is approved.

Entrance Awards

In addition to the fellowships, the Faculty of Engineering also offers Dean's Entrance Awards (DEA), valued at $5,000, to highly qualified domestic applicants.

The University of Waterloo along with the Faculty of Engineering also offer's the Provost Doctoral Entrance Award for Women (PDEAW), valued at $5,000, for outstanding full-time female doctoral students.

Top-up for Vanier/NSERC/CIHR Award holders

For questions related to these funding opportunities, please contact Jennifer Collins, Engineering's Strategic Graduate Enrolment Manager.