Arts International Exchange/Study Abroad Award

Award type: 
International experience awards
Award description: 

Five awards, valued at $1,000 each, are provided annually to assist undergraduate students enrolled in any program in the Faculty of Arts who are participating in an exchange or study abroad program at an overseas institution. Candidates must have an overall academic average of 75%. Preference will be given to students travelling to an unfamiliar country where they will experience a different culture in a new learning environment. Interested students should submit the general International Experience Award by July 15 for Fall term experiences.

Value: 
$1,000
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • participating in an exchange or study abroad program at an overseas institution
  • overall academic average of 75%
  • preference given to students travelling to an unfamiliar country where they will experience a different culture in a new learning environment
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: 
Spring
Application details:
  • Complete the general International Experience Award Application form.

    All University-sanctioned international travel is suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. As a result, the international experience award program is suspended during this time.

Application deadline: 
July 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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