Ali Arts Entrepreneurship Award

Award type: 
Scholarships/awards, Entrepreneurial awards
Award description: 

An award, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in the Faculty of Arts who is pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavour. Selection will be made on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 75%) and a letter (1-2 pages maximum) describing the student’s passion for entrepreneurship (eg., involvement in Velocity Residence, Velocity start-ups, GreenHouse, etc.). Interested students should submit an application by February 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from alumnus Mr. Tanveer Ali, (BA, ’09) who experienced firsthand how an Arts education can provide a solid foundation for success in the business world.

Value: 
$2,500
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • minimum 75% cumulative average
  • pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavour
Level: 
Year Two, Year Three, Year Four
Program:
Arts→Accounting and Financial Mgmt, Anthropology, Classical Studies, Communication Arts, Economics, English Language and Literature, Fine Arts, French Studies, Gender and Social Justice Studies, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Global Business and Digital Arts, History, International Trade, Liberal Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies, Social Development Studies, Sociology and Legal Studies, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Citizenship: 
Canadian citizen/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Term: 
Winter
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable term Undergraduate Award Application
    • At this time we are only accepting applications for awards with a Fall deadline (September to December).
    • The application for awards with deadlines in a future term will be available by the start of that term – please check back later.
    • Complete a separate application for each award you wish to be considered for.
    • Access the form on our Undergraduate Studies Forms page.
Application deadline: 
February 15
Contact:
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • Hannah Ellingham, Undergraduate Awards Co-ordinator
    • hcellingham@uwaterloo.ca
    • The Centre, Needles Hall

Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your Quest account each term. Fall 2020 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts starting August 5 and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.

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