President's upper-year awards

The President's Upper-Year Award program is the renewable part of the President's Scholarship of Distinction. It was created to encourage student participation in undergraduate research and international experiential activities among these scholars.

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.

Processing

Full-time OSAP 

  • Documentation received the week of March 1
  • Appeals received the week of Feb 15
  • Spring extension received the week of Feb 1
  • Winter extensions have all been processed. 

Full-time Bursary

  • Please allow 6-8 weeks from the start of the winter 2021 term for a decision.

Academic Readiness Bursary

  • Please allow 4-6 weeks for review

Financing your education presentation

Undergraduate Awards Database

Check out our Undergraduate Awards database where you can search for Waterloo scholarships, awards, and bursaries using a variety of selection criteria.