Marga I. Weigel Engineering International Exchange Award

Award type: 
International experience awards
Award description: 

One award valued at $5,000 for two academic exchange terms or two awards valued at $2,500 for one academic exchange term each, will be provided to assist one or more undergraduate students enrolled in second, third, or fourth year of any program in the Faculty of Engineering who will be participating in an active exchange program between Waterloo and a partner institution in Germany or Austria. Candidates must have an overall academic average of at least 75%. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need for the term(s) abroad. Further preference will be given to students with some proficiency in German. Interested students should submit the general International Experience Award application to the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office by July 15. This award is supported by Dr. Marga Weigel, a proud Waterloo alumna to encourage engineering students to pursue exchange opportunities in Germany or Austria.

Value description: 

$2,500 - $5,000

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • participating in an active exchange program between Waterloo and a partner institution in Germany or Austria
  • must have an overall academic average of at least 75%
  • preference to students who demonstrate financial need for the term(s) abroad
  • further preference to students with some proficiency in German
Level: 
Year Two, Year Three, Year Four
Program:
Engineering→Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Management Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering, Systems Design Engineering; Software Engineering
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.
    • Access the application on our Forms page.
    • Attach required documentation (refer to application form).
    • Only submit one general form to be considered for the majority of available international experience awards, unless a specific form or process is indicated.
    • Apply prior to your departure term, by above term deadline.
Application deadline: 
July 15
Contact detail: 

Please contact the Undergraduate Awards Co-ordinator if you have questions about this award.

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