Ontario Power Generation Engineering Award

Award type: 
Indigenous, Woman
Award description: 

Ontario Power Generation provides one award valued at $2,400 to undergraduate students entering Year Two of Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical or Software Engineering. In support of employment equity, eligible candidates will be women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities or visible minorities. Students will have demonstrated strong communication skills, leadership skills, involvement in extracurricular activities and will have achieved a minimum 75% average in first year. Interested students should apply during their 1B term.  The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation.

Note: if selected as the award nominee, the University will produce an academic transcript on your behalf and submit it to Ontario Power Generation, along with your application.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • minimum 75% overall average
  • open to women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities or visible minorities
  • must demonstrate strong communication skills and leadership skills
  • extracurricular activities
Year One
Engineering→Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; Software Engineering
Canadian citizen/permanent resident
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.
  • A resume is also required.
Application deadline: 
July 15
  • 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. Spring 2022 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.