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Funding and Opportunities

Funding and Opportunities

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Your university education is one of the most important investments you'll make in your lifetime. A variety of scholarships, assistantships, and other forms of financial aid are available for graduate students in the Faculty of Environment.

2019 Funding Packages

Waterloo is proud to offer nationally competitive funding packages to the majority of incoming graduate students. 

The amount of graduate funding offered to individual students depends on the particular graduate program and, most importantly, on the applicant’s overall academic merit, as evidenced by the application support documents (transcripts, letters of reference, applicant statement).






Domestic Eligibility

You are a domestic student if you meet one of the below criteria.

  • You are a Canadian citizen, living in or outside of Canada
  • You are a Permanent Resident of Canada

Scholarships administered by the Faculty of Environment

George Mulamootil Graduate Scholarship

Established in honour of Dr. George Mulamoottil, a past faculty member in the Faculty of Environment, this scholarship will be awarded annually to outstanding graduate students conducting research in the field of environmental planning in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo. The scholarship will be valued at $1,500 and will normally be paid out in the winter term.

Download the George Mulamoottil Graduate Scholarship application form (DOCX).

Emily Ruston Mann Memorial Graduate Scholarship

This $1,800 scholarship has been made possible by donations from family and friends of the late Emily Ruston Mann, a 2016 SERS graduate. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduate student registered full time in a Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, who is researching the area of food security or sustainable agriculture.

Download the Emily Ruston Mann_Memorial Graduate_Scholarship_Application Form (DOCX). 

Scholarships and funding administered by the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA)