Money laid out on a table

University is a big investment, and there are ways that Waterloo can help.

Entrance sch​olarships

  • Available to any student entering a first-year program and beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September 2022.
  • Awarded automatically if your admission average is 80% or higher.
Admission Average Scholarship Amount
95% + President's Scholarship of Distinction $2,000 + $1,500 International Experience Award and/or $1,500 Research Award
90 - 94.9% President's Scholarship $2,000
85 - 89.9% Merit Scholarship $1,000
80 - 84.9% Faculty of Health Scholarship $500

Learn more about these scholarships, including eligibility and conditions, and information about additional entrance scholarships.

Financing your education

Learn more about paying for your education, including bursaries, student loans, and more.