Faculty of Mathematics Entrance Scholarship for Black International Students

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships, Awards for Black students
Award description: 

Several scholarships, valued at $20,000 to $40,000 each, paid over eight academic terms, will be provided to Black international undergraduate students (study permit, paying international fees) entering Year One of any full-time degree program in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement and community involvement through extracurricular and/or volunteer activities. Preference will be given to students who best demonstrate what receiving this award would mean to their pursuit of post­secondary studies. To be considered, students must submit an award application by April 15. The scholarship will be issued in eight equal payments(lA-4B). Payments beyond Year One are dependent on maintaining a minimum overall average of 80% and full-time enrolment in the Faculty of Mathematics.

Value description: 

Several valued at $20,000 to $40,000 each

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Full-time undergraduate Black international students entering Year One of any program in the Faculty of Mathematics
  • Black students may include African, Afro-Caribbean, Black Canadian, Afro-Latine, African American, Afro-Indigenous, or other African descent
  • study permit, paying international fees
  • Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement and community involvement through extracurricular and/or volunteer activities
  • Preference will be given to students who best demonstrate what receiving this award would mean to their pursuit of post¬≠secondary studies
Program:
Mathematics→Business Administration (Laurier) and Computer Science (Waterloo) - Double Degree, Business Administration (Laurier) and Mathematics (Waterloo) - Double Degree, Honours Mathematics, Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management, Computer Science, Mathematics/Business Administration, Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy
Citizenship: 
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