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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)), please consider applying for one of the following entrance scholarships.

National Scholarships - Faculty of Mathematics - National application required

Please note these are subject to change.  

Open to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

The Fall 2022 application should be available by November 2021. 

Deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST, February 9th, 2022. 

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
  • Renewal requirements after first year*
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
  • Renewal requirements after first year*

*Must maintain a minimum 80% average and take five courses each academic term to receive payments after first year. 

Global Scholarships - Faculty of Mathematics - Global application required

Please note these are subject to change. 

Open to students studying on a Student Visa.

The Fall 2022 application should be available by November 2021. 

Deadline will be 11:59 p.m. EST, February 9th, 2022.

Scholarships Eligible students Eligible programs Number available
Mathematics Global Scholarships                                      
  • International                                     

BBA/BCS, BBA/BMath, Computer Science.                               

  • Up to 10
  • $12,000 to $40,000
  • Spread equally over eight academic terms
  • Renewal requirements after first year*

Mathematics International Elite Awards: India

  • International
  • Studying in high school in India     

Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE or CFM)

  • Up to 5
  • $40,000
  • Two equal payments in first year
Mathematics International Excellence Awards: India
  • International
  • Studying in high school in India

Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE or CFM)

  • Up to 10
  • $20,000 
  • Two equal payments in first year

*Must maintain a minimum 80% average and take five courses each academic term to receive payments after first year. 

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.

University of Waterloo President's Scholarships - no application necessary

University of Waterloo President's Scholarships are 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.