Engineering Society Leadership Excellence Award

Award type: 
Award description: 

An award, valued at $1,000, is presented each term to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in any term from 1B-4B of any Faculty of Engineering program who has displayed exceptional leadership within the University, Faculty of Engineering, or community at large. Candidates must have attained an average of 60% in their most recent academic term.  This award is supported by the University of Waterloo Engineering Society and the Office of the Dean of Engineering.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • must display exceptional leadership within the University, Faculty of Engineering or community at large
Year One, Year Two, Year Three, Year Four
Engineering→Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Management Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering, Systems Design Engineering; Software Engineering
Canadian citizen/permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Winter, Spring, Fall
Application deadline: 
February 15, June 15, October 15
Additional instructions: 

Submit a completed application on or before deadline to the University of Waterloo Engineering Society. Attach a detailed letter explaining how your leadership roles have had an impact or importance to the University of Waterloo, the Faculty of Engineering or the Waterloo community (one to five pages maximum).

  • See contact detail below.
Contact detail: 

Applications should be submitted to the University of Waterloo Engineering Society in person at Carl Pollock Hall Room 1327, or via e-mail to