Umra Vati Goyal Memorial Scholarship

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

A scholarship, valued at $5,000, will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate female student entering Year One of an eligible STEM program (science, technology, engineering or math) wherein women are underrepresented. Selection is based on academic excellence. Depending on the program, consideration may also be given to extracurricular achievements as assessed through the Admission Information Form (Engineering and Mathematics), an online video interview (Engineering) as well as contest scores assessed through the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (Mathematics). This fund is made possible by a donation from Amrit Goyal in honour of his mother, Umra Vati Goyal, and to support the next generation of women in STEM.

Value: 
$5,000
Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • female student
  • eligible STEM program
  • extracurricular achievements¬†
Program:
Engineering→Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Management Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering, Systems Design Engineering; Software Engineering; 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; Science→Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy, Biotechnology/Economics, Environmental Science, Honours Science, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Science and Business, Science and Aviation
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International student
Application required?: 
No
Contact:
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca