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Scholarships

Entrance scholarships are for students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies and who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September 2018.

Available to all students (no application required)

  Value Criteria
President’s Scholarship of Distinction

$2,000 Entrance Scholarship;

$1,500 International Experience Award* or;

$1,500 Research Award*, or both

Open to students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies at Waterloo who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September.

Early May admission average of 95%+

Visit the President's Scholarship web page for details.

*Note: The International Experience Award and/or Research Award 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.

President’s Scholarship $2,000 Entrance Scholarship

Open to students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies at Waterloo who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September.

Early May admission average of 90% to 94.9%

Visit the President's Scholarship web page for details.

Merit Scholarship $1,000 Entrance Scholarship

Open to students admitted to full-time first-year degree studies at Waterloo who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September.

Early May admission average of 85% to 89.9%

Visit the President's Scholarship web page for details.

HeForShe IMPACT Scholarship

6 renewable scholarships valued at up to $12,000 over four years

Open to outstanding female students applying to science, technology, engineering, and math programs in which females are underrepresented.

Academic performance (minimum 80% admission average)

Must meet any other entrance scholarship criteria as set out by each faculty

Admission Information Form is required

Entrance scholarships sponsored by alumni, private donors and corporations Several at $1,000 - $5,000

Academic performance

International Student Entrance Scholarships Several at $10,000 each

Open to international students admitted to Year One of a full-time, undergraduate degree program

Academic performance (minimum 90% admission average)

Admission information form

Results of Euclid Mathematics Contest (Mathematics and Computer Science applicants only)

Results of Accounting and Financial Management Admissions Assignment (Accounting and Financial Management applicants only)

An application is required for the following scholarship

  Value Criteria
Schulich Leader Scholarship

2-4 awards at the University of Waterloo:

1-2 scholarships of $80,000 over 8 academic terms for a student in Science, Technology, or Mathematics.

1-2 scholarships of $100,000 over 8 academic terms for a student in Engineering.

Open to students applying to programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.

Visit the Schulich Leader Scholarship website for more details or speak to your high school administration to learn how you can become the Schulich Leader nominee for your school.

The high school nomination deadline is February 1, 2018.

View all scholarships for first-year students

To search our full list of scholarships for new students, visit our entrance awards website.


 

Additional scholarships awarded by faculty/program

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