Deer Ridge Entrance Award Application

One or two awards, valued at up to $3,500, are available annually to students entering first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program at the University of Waterloo from a secondary school in the Region of Waterloo. To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have lived in the Region of Waterloo for at least 10 years, have a minimum admission average of 80%, and demonstrated financial need. Financial need will be assessed through the University of Waterloo Entrance Bursary program. Preference will be given to students who have participated in extracurricular activities in the school and community. This fund was established by the Deer Ridge Charitable Foundation to reflect its concern for the youth of the Region of Waterloo.

Note: If you, your parents, or your spouse are members of the Deer Ridge Golf Club, you are not eligible for this award.

Application deadline: April 15.

Questions

Contact Jessica Bruni if you have questions about specific award requirements, completing the form, or award decisions.

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Award criteria
Have you lived in the Region of Waterloo for at least 10 years?
Are you, your parents, or your spouse members of the Deer Ridge Golf Club?

Based on your answers to the above questions, you are not eligible for this award. Go back to Forms home page.

Financial need * (required)
In order to assess financial need, you must apply for the University of Waterloo Entrance Bursary program by completing the online application by April 15. Have you submitted the entrance bursary application?

Please refer to our entrance bursary web page for  details on how to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/student-awards-financial-aid/waterloo-bursaries/entrance-bursary

Personal information
(8 digits)
Indicate the program(s) you have applied to and/or been accepted to at Waterloo.
Award requirements
In the area below, provide a statement/essay describing your involvement in extracurricular activities at school and/or in the community. Your statement should be between 500-1,000 words in length.
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