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BlackBerry Scholars Entrance Award Application

Several renewable awards, valued at up to $20,000 paid over eight academic terms, will be awarded to Indigenous undergraduate students (a person who self-identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), Metis or Inuit as defined in the Canadian Constitution Act 1982) entering Year One of any full-time degree program at the University of Waterloo. Selection will be based on a combination of academic excellence (minimum 80% admission average) and community involvement through extracurricular and/or volunteer activities. Recipients will receive $2,500 per academic term for up to eight terms (1A-4B). Payments beyond Year One are dependent on maintaining a minimum cumulative overall average of 70% and full-time enrolment.

Application deadline: April 15.


Contact Student Awards and Financial Aid if you have questions about specific award requirements, completing the form, or award decisions.

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