Mathematics National Scholarships

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

Approximately 10 scholarships, valued at $12,000 to $25,000 each over eight academic terms, are awarded to incoming undergraduate students enrolled in any of the academic plans offered by the Faculty of Mathematics (excluding Software Engineering and Computing and Financial Management). These scholarships are open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada only. Payments beyond Year One are dependent on the student maintaining an overall academic average of 80% or greater and continued enrolment in an approved program. The typical candidate will have a distinguished academic standing, especially in mathematics, as well as a record of accomplishments in mathematics and/or computer science contests throughout high school. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate interest in mathematics or computer science beyond standard course requirements, including activities such as active membership in math or computer science clubs, enriched mathematics studies, employment/voluntary experiences, or hobbies. Participation and achievement in student government, athletics, music, art, etc. are also considered. Application forms may be obtained from the Faculty of Mathematics website and candidates must apply by early-February.

Value description: 

range $12,000 to $25,000 split equally over eight terms

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • academic performance
  • extracurricular involvement as assessed through the National/Global Scholarship application
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
Canadian/Permanent resident
Application required?: 
Application details:
  • Complete the Scholarship application
    • go to the Faculty of Mathematics website for further details on application process
    • application is due February 16, 2024
Additional instructions: 

Please email in the Faculty of Mathematics if you have questions about this award.

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