University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship of Distinction

Award type: 
Entrance scholarships
Award description: 

Students who are admitted to the University of Waterloo with an early-May admission average of 95% or above will receive the following awards:

  • one-time $2,000 University of Waterloo President's Scholarship of Distinction
  • the opportunity after your first year for a $1,500 Research Award and a $1,500 International Experience Award

Full details about both the scholarship and awards can be found on the Undergraduate Programs website.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • early May admission average, including required courses, must be 95% or higher for the program for which you’ve received and accepted an offer of admission
  • admitted to a full-time, first-year degree program
  • beginning post-secondary studies for the first time
  • not applicable at Renison University College or St. Jerome's University, who offer their own scholarships
Open to any program
Canadian/Permanent resident, International student
Application required?: 
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid