About Waterloo entrance awards
Each year the University of Waterloo offers numerous entrance scholarships and awards to outstanding students. Entrance bursaries are also available to help students in financial need.
General eligibility for entrance awards
- Entrance scholarships, awards, and bursaries are for full-time, first-year students who are in a degree program and beginning university or college for the first time in September 2020.
- You'll automatically be considered for the majority of scholarships when you apply.
- A small number of scholarships and awards require an application - these are noted in the database.
- An application is also required for the entrance bursary program. Note that this bursary is for Ontario students only.
- Special note for applicants to Mathematics and Computer Science programs: In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak, participation in the Euclid Mathematics Contest will NOT be a mandatory part of a scholarship or admission decisions for fall 2020. You will not be penalised in any way for not participating in the Euclid this year