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Visit Student Awards & Financial Aid website for more info about scholarships, bursaries, and other financial aid.
One scholarship of $7,500 is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student entering Year One of any program in the Faculty of Environment. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence combined with leadership potential and interest in environmental issues, as evidenced by involvement in extracurricular and/or volunteer activities.
Five scholarships of $7,500 are available, awarded to students based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership and commitment to the environment.
Awards are available to up to 10 incoming Environment students and are valued at $4,000 each. Recipients are selected based on their previous volunteer, leadership, and/or sustainability-related activities in their communities.
Named for the former Governor General and current Chancellor of United College, up to three students entering the International Development (INDEV) program will be selected for this prestigious honour. These scholarships pay $10,000 over the four years of the degree.
Find a complete list of scholarships available to students in specific Environment programs in our entrance awards database.
See awards offered by the Faculty of Environment.
Every undergraduate student admitted to full-time first-year studies in the Faculty of Environment is automatically considered for the following scholarships provided they are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in Fall 2021.
No application is required. You must accept your Offer of Admission by the date specified on the offer to remain eligible for these scholarships.
|Early May admission average||University of Waterloo entrance scholarship||Faculty of Environment entrance scholarship||Total|
|95% or higher||$2,000||$4,000*|
|90 to 94.9%||
President's Scholarship - $2,000
|85 to 89.9%||
Merit Entrance Scholarship - $1,000
Note: These and other scholarships are subject to change.
*Plus a $1,500 International Experience Award and/or a $1,500 Research Award. These awards are available in your upper years if you choose to claim them and if you complete your first year with at least an 80% average.
If you qualify, you’ll receive a letter with your Offer of Admission.
In August, you’ll receive an email with instructions about how to use the award to help pay your tuition fees.
A bursary is similar to scholarships in that you are not required to repay it, but it's awarded primarily on financial need rather than academic achievement.
Find out what entrance bursaries you may be eligible for on the Student Awards & Financial Aid website.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Office of Indigenous Relations.