C.W. McLeish Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence in Probability

Award type: 
Award description: 

Two scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, will be awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Two, Three or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics with preference given to students enrolled in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. The successful recipients will have the highest grades in Probability courses at the University of Waterloo. This fund was created in memory of Charles William McLeish (1915-1987), a pioneer in Radiometry and Interferometry at the National Research Council of Canada.

Value description: 

two awards are available annually (one intermediate and one senior)

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • one intermediate (2nd or 3rd Year) and one senior (4th Year) award
  • For intermediate award, students must have completed STAT 230 or STAT 240 in the first two years of their program
  • For senior award, selection will based on the top grade in STAT 333
Year Three, Year Four
Mathematics→Actuarial Science, Statistics
Canadian citizen/permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Students considered automatically - no application.
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca
    • The Centre, Needles Hall