Dr. Douglas Snyder Alumni Athletic Excellence Award

Award type: 
Athletic awards
Affiliation: 
Varsity athlete
Award description: 

One award, valued at $2,000, is given to an exceptional student-athlete in a health-related program, who best displays the values and mission of the interuniversity athletics program, and who has a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the health sciences. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in full-time studies, with a minimum academic average of 70%.  Preference will be given to members of the varsity football, varsity men’s ice hockey or varsity women’s ice hockey teams, with further preference given to someone who has demonstrated good character and leadership skills through involvement in faith-based extracurricular or volunteer activities. An application is required by November 1st. This fund is supported by University of Waterloo alumnus Dr. Doug Snyder.

Value: 
$2,000
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • student-athlete enrolled in full-time studies in a health-related program
  • minimum academic average of 70%
  • preference to members of the varsity football, varsity men’s ice hockey or varsity women’s ice hockey teams
  • demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the health sciences
  • preference to a student who has demonstrated good character and leadership skills through involvement in faith-based extracurricular or volunteer activities

Please note: recipients of other athletic financial awards valued at $2,500 or more, are not eligible for consideration due to OUA and CIS award policies.

Level: 
Year One, Year Two, Year Three, Year Four
Program:
Engineering→Biomedical Engineering; Health→Kinesiology, Public Health and Health Systems; Science→Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Optometry, Pharmacy
Citizenship: 
Canadian citizen/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Term: 
Fall
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable term Undergraduate Award Application
    • At this time we are only accepting applications for awards with a Winter deadline (January to April).
    • 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: 
November 1
Contact:
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@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. Winter 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.