At Waterloo, graduate students may be able to receive funding from various sources such as awards, bursaries and emergency loans. Many of these have been made financially possible through donations from the public sector and private donors. The majority of internal awards do not require an application; instead, students are nominated by their departments based on specific award & selection criteria. Normally, scholarships are only available to students registered full time. Students who must register part time for a co-op or internship opportunity as part of a program requirement or for medical reasons may also be eligible for consideration. In addition, students may have the opportunity to fund their studies with part-time employment through the University, in the form of Teaching Assistantships (TA), Research Assistantships (RA) or Graduate Research Studentships (GRS). For more information, review the following web pages or contact your  Department Graduate Co-ordinator.