Adel Sedra Entrepreneurship Award for Capstone Design

Award type: 
Entrepreneurial awards
Award description: 

An award, valued at approximately $3,300, is presented annually to a student team enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering’s Fourth-Year Capstone Design Project that has submitted an outstanding design project and an accompanying business plan using the template provided by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre (Conrad). Students interested in participating in this award competition should submit a one-page Notice of Intent by October 15 to the Director of Conrad. Details regarding the application process, business plan and template are available from Conrad. This fund is made possible by donations from the Dean’s Development Council in honour of Adel Sedra’s contributions to the Faculty of Engineering during his tenure as Dean and includes gifts from: Savvas Chamberlain, Art Church, Rod Coutts, Paul Spafford, Gerry Sullivan, Bill Tatham, University of Waterloo matching funds.

Value description: 

one award valued at up to $3,300

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • selection based on eight-month Capstone Design Project
Year Four
Engineering→Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Management Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering, Systems Design Engineering; Software Engineering
Canadian citizen/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Spring, Fall
Application deadline: 
Additional instructions: 

Apply through the Faculty of Engineering - Adel Sedra Entrepreneurship Award for Capstone Design

  • See contact detail below.
Contact detail: 

More information available through the Faculty of Engineering - Adel Sedra Entrepreneurship Award for Capstone Design

Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your Quest account each term. Fall 2021 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.