PureFacts PureScholars Award in Mathematics

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

One award, valued at $5,000, will be provided to a deserving undergraduate student entering Year One of any co-op program in the Faculty of Mathematics. Preference given to students in Computer Science, Business Administration and Mathematics Double Degree, Business Administration and CS Double Degree, and Computing and Financial Management. Selection will be based on a combination of academic excellence, community involvement as assessed through the Admission Information Form (AIF), contest scores as assessed through the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), and on demonstrated financial need as determined by Waterloo. To be considered, students must complete the University of Waterloo Entrance Bursary application by April 15. This award is made possible by a donation from PureFacts Financial Solutions, a growing wealthtech company that provides global enterprise wealth management and asset management solutions for the financial services industry, founded by Robert Madej (BMath ’92, MMath ’94). Alongside this award comes the opportunity to participate in the PureScholars program at PureFacts. Program involvement may extend beyond the term of the financial award, and may include mentorship opportunities, internship information, and chances to connect with company leaders throughout the student's time at UWaterloo. Scholarship winners are encouraged but not obligated to participate in the PureScholars program.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Entering Year One of a co-op program in the Faculty of Mathematics
  • selection based on academic excellence, AIF, contest scores, and financial need
Computing and Financial Management; Mathematics→Business Administration (Laurier) and Computer Science (Waterloo) - Double Degree, Business Administration (Laurier) and Mathematics (Waterloo) - Double Degree, Computer Science
Canadian/Permanent resident
Application required?: 
Application details:
  • Complete the online Entrance Bursary application.
Application deadline: 
April 15
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca