The following awards are for Black students. For the purpose of these or other similar awards, Black students may include African, Afro-Caribbean, Black Canadian, Afro-Latine, African American, Afro-Indigenous, or other African descent.
You will be considered for any that you qualify for, based on the award criteria and your responses to the application questions. This includes any additional entrance awards, based on similar criteria, which may become available.
Contact Akua Asare Anim if you have any questions about applying for admission or scholarships as a Black student.
Deadline to apply: April 15
4KPi Award for Black and Indigenous Students in Mathematics
Aziz Shallwani Memorial Award for Black and Indigenous Students
Dumanski Family Scholarship for Black and Indigenous Students in Engineering
Engineering Entrance Awards for Black and Indigenous Students
Faculty of Mathematics Entrance Scholarship for Black International Students
Several scholarships, valued at $20,000 to $40,000 each, paid over eight academic terms, will be provided to Black international undergraduate students (study permit, paying international fees) entering Year One of any full-time degree program in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement and community involvement through extracurricular and/or volunteer activities. Preference will be given to students who best demonstrate what receiving this award would mean to their pursuit of postsecondary studies. To be considered, students must submit an online award application by April 15. The scholarship will be issued in eight equal payments (lA-4B). Payments beyond Year One are dependent on maintaining a minimum overall average of 80% and full-time enrolment in the Faculty of Mathematics.
Faculty of Mathematics Entrance Scholarship for Black Students
O’Malley-Hikel Accounting Award for Black and Indigenous Students
RLB Accounting Award for Black and Indigenous Students
One award, valued at $2,000, will be provided annually to a Black or Indigenous undergraduate student entering Year One of any program in the School of Accounting and Finance. Selection will be based on extracurricular involvement and/or participation in volunteer leadership activities. This award is generously funded by RLB LLP. RLB understands that Black and Indigenous students are underrepresented in accounting careers and are committed to taking meaningful steps to give back and help provide access to this career path.
Romesh and Manju Batra Award for Black and Indigenous Students
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship for Black and Indigenous Students
Vitaly Pecherskiy Entrance Award for Black and Indigenous Students
Waterloo Black Brilliance Sankofa Award
Contact Student Awards and Financial Aid if you have questions about specific award requirements, completing the form, or award decisions.