David Zaharchuk Memorial Bursary

Award type: 
Financial need awards/bursaries
Award description: 

This award has been established in memory of David Zaharchuk, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical Engineering. The University of Waterloo wished to honour David, and at the request of David's family, the bursary was established. Full-time graduate students registered in any discipline at the University of Waterloo may apply. The students need to be in good standing with proven financial need. This bursary will be adjudicated in the Fall term. Students must complete the Graduate Student Award Application found on the Graduate Studies Forms site.

Value description: 

The value and/or number of Awards may change from year to year.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Must be a full-time graduate student in any Faculty/department in good academic standing.
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident, as well as an Ontario resident (must have resided in Ontario for 12 months prior to beginning their post - secondary education).
  • Must apply to OSAP for the term in which the award is due and provide a printout (screenshot) of their OSAP Funding Summary. Note: If a student has been restricted from applying to OSAP then they must instead provide proof that they are restricted.
  • Must have demonstrated financial need. From their budget, within the Graduate Student Award application, their “Current term expenses” must exceed their “Current term income”. All amounts entered will be reviewed and only standard expenses will be allowed.
Masters, Doctoral
Open to any program
Canadian/Permanent resident
Selection process: 
Application required
Application details:
  • Graduate Award Application
    • Complete the Graduate Student Award application
    • Attach required documentation (as per the application form)
    • Submit your complete application package to Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) by the appropriate term deadline below
Application deadline: 
October 1
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