Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship for Black and Indigenous Students

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

One scholarship, valued at $10,000, will be awarded annually to a Black or Indigenous student entering Year One of any program within the Faculty of Mathematics (excluding Software Engineering). For the purpose of this scholarship, an Indigenous person is a person who self identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), M├ętis, or Inuit. Selection is based on a combination of academic excellence (minimum admission average of 80%), and extracurricular involvement and/or volunteer activities. Preference will be given to students who are attempting to advance Black or Indigenous initiatives in their community. Interested students should submit an online application by April 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Scotiabank with the goal to support marginalized students.

Value: 
$10,000
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • minimum admission average of 80%
  • extracurricular involvement and/or volunteer activities
  • preference will be given to students who are attempting to advance Black or Indigenous initiatives in their community
Program:
Computing and Financial Management; 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: 
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