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Funding and awards

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

Entrance scholarships

  • Available to any student entering a first-year program and beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September 2017.
  • 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 Applied Health Sciences Entrance Scholarship

$500

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