Barji and Gulab Scholarship for Women in Computer Science

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

One scholarship, valued at $15,000, will be awarded to a full-time female undergraduate student, currently living in India, entering Year One of a Computer Science program in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science (excluding Software Engineering), wherein women are underrepresented. Selection will be based on academic excellence combined with extracurricular and leadership involvement as assessed through the Mathematics Global Scholarship application. Interested candidates must submit an application by February 9th, 2022. This fund was created to support women in Computer Science by a donation from Namrata, Juhie, Trisha, and Aditya Shivam Kothari (BCS’20) in honour of their grandmothers. Both women were pioneers in their time for encouraging higher education their granddaughters in India.

Value: 
$15,000
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Female students entering Year One of a Computer Science program
  • currently living in India
  • extracurricular and leadership experience
Program:
Computing and Financial Management; Mathematics→Business Administration (Laurier) and Computer Science (Waterloo) - Double Degree, Computer Science
Citizenship: 
International student
Application required?: 
Yes
Application details:
  • Complete the Scholarship application
    • go to the Faculty of Mathematics website for further details on application process
    • application is due February 9, 2022
Contact:
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca