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Michael and Ophelia Lazaridis Olympiad Scholarship

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

A scholarship will be presented annually to a full-time undergraduate student entering first year of a program in the Faculty of Mathematics (excluding Software Engineering, Computing and Financial Management, double-degree programs, and students participating in the Mathematics/English Language for Academic Studies program). Recipients of this scholarship must be medalists in either the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) or the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) before their final year of high school. This scholarship will cover the cost of the following for a maximum of eight terms: full tuition (including incidental fees), co-op fees, text book allowance, a residence allowance, and a food allowance. This scholarship is supported by a generous donation made by Michael and Ophelia Lazaridis to attract exceptional individuals to join Waterloo as researchers and students.

Value description: 

full cost of tuition, books, living expenses for eight terms

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • academic performance
  • medalist in IOI or IMO
  • extracurricular involvement as assessed through the National/Global Scholarship application
Mathematics→Honours Mathematics, Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management, Computer Science, Mathematics/Business Administration, Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Application required?: 
Application details:
  • Complete the National/Global Scholarship application
    • go to the Faculty of Mathematics website for further details on application process
    • application is due February 4, 2019
Additional instructions: 

Please contact Carolyn Sedore in the Faculty of Mathematics if you have questions about this award.