The University of Waterloo awards its undergraduate first-year admitted students with an entrance scholarship- Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to international students who want to study in Canada.
The International Student Entrance Scholarships are awarded by the University of Waterloo on merit-basis. Hence the student needs to showcase academic excellence.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, College-Specific|
|Organization||University of Waterloo|
|No. of Scholarships||20|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://uwaterloo.ca/undergraduate-entrance-awards/awards/university-waterloo-international-student-entrance|
To be considered for the International Student Entrance Scholarships, an applicant must fulfill the criteria set by the University of Waterloo. Applicant should:
NOTE- Applicants applying for mathematics or computer degree should have Euclid Math Contest results. Also, applicants applying for accounting and financial management degree should have their accounting and financial management admissions assignment results.
There is no different application needed for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship consideration. Applicants who successfully apply for admissions to the University of Waterloo and also meet the eligibility for scholarships are eligible.
Applicants would need to submit:
Since only 20 awards are available, applicants must complete their admission applications on time to be eligible.
Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship, hence the admission committee’s main criteria is to select an applicant is academic excellence.
Awards are awarded starting early May for students starting their studies in September 2020
Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship is only for the international students applying for an undergraduate full-time degree program at the University of Waterloo. The award only provides grants for the first two semesters (Year 1) of the degree.
|Basis of granting the award||Academic-merit|
|Number of Scholarships||20|
|Duration of Scholarship||1 year|
|Result Date||May 2020|
|Separate Application Needed||No|
|Award Value||10,000 CAD|
|Citizenship Eligibility||International Students|
The awards will be declared in May after the university has received the final mark sheets from the previous institution. Applicants starting their post-secondary studies for the first time, who can fulfill the eligibility criteria might be considered for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship. Once the applicant has applied for admissions to the university, they will be automatically considered for the scholarship.