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Faculty of Mathematics Entrance scholarships

As an applicant applying directly from high school to a full-time honours program in the Faculty of Mathematics (excluding Software Engineering (SE) and Computing and Financial Management (CFM)), you are eligible for the following entrance scholarships.

National and Global Scholarships - Faculty of Mathematics

Eligible students are invited to apply for these scholarships. Subject to change.

Scholarships Eligible students Eligible programs Number available
CIBC National Scholarship
  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident

BBA/BCS, BBA/BMath, Computer Science

  • One
  • $25,000
  • Spread equally over eight academic terms
Mathematics National Scholarships
  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident

Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE or CFM)

  • Up to 15
  • $12,000 to $25,000
  • Spread equally over eight academic terms
Mathematics Global Scholarships
  • International

Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE or CFM)

  • Up to 10
  • $12,000 to $25,000
  • Spread equally over eight academic terms

The 2021 application should be available in November 2020.  Deadline for submission will be February 1, 2021. 

All of the above scholarships are subject to renewal requirements after first year. Details are included in offer letters. 

Faculty of Mathematics Entrance Scholarships - no application necessary

The Faculty of Mathematics awards 200 entrance scholarships in values of:

  • $10,000 over four years
  • $8,000 over four years
  • one year scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

To be considered you must be a current high school student admissible to the Faculty of Mathematics, fill out and submit an Admission Information Form (AIF) and write the Euclid Mathematics Contest and/or the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest.

Faculty of Mathematics International Elite Awards: India - no application necessary

The Faculty of Mathematics awards 5 scholarships, each valued at $40,000, to students applying directly from a high school in India entering the Honours Mathematics or Honours Mathematics/Business Administration program.

To be considered you must be a current high school student studying in India, submit an Admission Information Form (AIF), and participate in the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest (CSMC).

Faculty of Mathematics International Excellence Awards: India - no application necessary

The Faculty of Mathematics awards 10 scholarships, each valued at $20,000, to students applying directly from a high school in India entering the Honours Mathematics or Honours Mathematics/Business Administration program.

To be considered you must be a current high school student studying in India, submit an Admission Information Form (AIF), and participate in the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest (CSMC).

University of Waterloo President's Scholarships - no application necessary

The University of Waterloo President's Scholarships is open to applicants to any undergraduate program at University of Waterloo. Eligibility based on admission average.

Computing and Financial Management Entrance Scholarship - no application necessary

Applicants to our Computing and Financial Management program may be awarded an entrance scholarship valued at $3,000 or $4,000. Eligibility is based on admissions average, your admissions information form (AIF) and your participation in the Euclid Mathematics Contest and/or the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest.

More information

First year tuition and scholarships.

If you have Faculty of Mathematics entrance scholarship questions, please email Carolyn Sedore.