Engineering Entrance Awards for Black and Indigenous Students

Award type: 
Awards for Black students, Awards for Indigenous students
Award description: 

Up to five awards, valued at $5,000 each, will be provided to full-time undergraduate Black or Indigenous students who are entering Year One of any program in the Faculty of Engineering. For the purpose of this scholarship, an Indigenous person is one who is a citizen or member of a First Nations community (Status/Non-Status), M├ętis, and/or Inuit. Selection will be based on a combination of academic excellence as well as extracurricular and leadership involvement as assessed through the Admission Information Form (AIF) and the online video interview. Recipients will be encouraged to engage in outreach activities in their community and/or high school to create pathways for future students and additional financial incentives will be provided to support these endeavours. The online application form must be submitted by April 15. This award is made possible by numerous donors that contributed to the Engineering Diversity Fund established by the Faculty of Engineering.

Value description: 

Up to five awards, valued at $5,000 each

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • limited to Black or Indigenous students
  • academic performance
  • Admission Information Form (AIF)
  • online video interview
Program:
Engineering→Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Management Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering, Systems Design Engineering; Software Engineering
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International student
Application required?: 
Yes
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable online entrance award application.
    • Select the correct form, based on your identity:
      • Application for Entrance Awards Designated to Black Students
      • Application for Entrance Awards Designated to Indigenous Students
    • Access the application on our forms web page.
Application deadline: 
April 15
Contact:
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca