Scholarships at University of Waterloo

Rank 5
Location Waterloo
Established 1959
Famous For Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics
President’s Scholarship of Distinction
Scholarship Name President’s Scholarship of Distinction
Academic Year 2023
Scholarship amount Up to $2,000
Nationality Any

If you meet the following conditions, you’ll be awarded a one-time University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship of Distinction valued at $2,000 and the opportunity for a $1,500 International Experience Award and/or a $1,500 Research Award.

  • Your 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.

  • You must accept your Offer of Admission by the date specified on the offer.

  • You must be enrolled at Waterloo in full-time degree studies for the entire September to December term.

The International Experience Award will be awarded to Distinction Scholars who participate in an international study or work experience. It is available in your upper years should you choose to claim it and is subject to the following conditions:

  • You must complete your first year with an average of at least 80%.

  • You must be in your second year or higher at Waterloo.

  • You must claim the award before you complete your undergraduate program.

The International Experience Award may also help you meet the requirements for the Global Experience Certificate.

The Research Award will be awarded to Distinction Scholars for an on-campus research position with a Waterloo professor or for a research-based co-op position with the University.

You will be invited to find a Waterloo professor to engage you as a full- or part-time research assistant for a term to carry out research under his or her supervision. It is available in your upper years should you choose to claim it and is subject to the following conditions:

  • You must complete your first year with an average of at least 80%.

  • You must be in your second year or higher at Waterloo.

  • You must claim the award before you complete your undergraduate program.

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