Olive Carrick Scholarship in English

Award type: 
Award description: 

A scholarship, valued at $2,000, will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four of the Literature program in the Department of English Language and Literature in the Faculty of Arts. Selection is based on academic excellence (minimum 80% cumulative average) combined with extracurricular involvement in the arts and culture sector. Interested students should submit an application by February 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Joe and Nancy Mattes (BA’89, MEDI ’21) in honour of Nancy’s mother, in celebration of her 96th birthday, and to honour her passion for higher education.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • minimum 80% cumulative average
  • extracurricular involvement in the arts and culture sector
Year Three, Year Four
Arts→English Language and Literature
Canadian citizen/permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable term Undergraduate Award Application
    • At this time we are only accepting applications for awards with a Spring deadline (May - August).
    • 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: 
February 1
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca
    • The Centre, Needles Hall