Hira and Kamal Ahuja Award is a type of financial need award or bursary that values up to 6000 USD awarded annually to a graduate student registered full time in a Master’s or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Engineering. Students with good academic performance and in need of financial help are considered for this award by the University of Waterloo. For the application to be considered, the students are required to complete the Graduate Student Award Application form available on the website and demonstrate their cultural contributions to the Indian community.
The number or value of awards changes from year to year. Students who pursue Master’s and Doctoral degree programs at the University of Waterloo are eligible for this award.
Programs for which the scholarship is available are:
Engineering→Architecture, MBET, Mechanical & Mechatronics Eng, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Eng, Management Sciences, Systems Design Engineering, Civil & Environmental Eng.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, College-Specific|
|Organization||University of Waterloo|
|Application Deadline||Oct 01 ,2020|
|No. of Scholarships||N/A|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/awards/hira-and-kamal-ahuja-graduate-engineering-award|
Eligible candidates must be full-time masters or doctoral students in the Faculty of Engineering with good academic performance. Other requirements to be eligible for the scholarship are as follows :
Note: If a student has been restricted from applying to OSAP then they must provide evidence that they are restricted.
Candidates are required to follow the steps to apply for Graduate Award Application are listed below:
Students who wish to avail of the benefits of scholarship should also know about the admission process at the University of Waterloo.
Application to Waterloo (by International Students) can be made through OUAC (Ontario Universities Application Centre). Before filling this form, candidates must check whether they meet the admission requirements or not.
Within 2 weeks of receiving the application, the university will send instructions for further steps. These instructions will be sent through email, from the address firstname.lastname@example.org.
The selection process takes place once the application is received by the university.
Hira and Kamal Ahuja Award of 6000 USD is given exclusively to the meritorious students who are keen on demonstrating their cultural contribution to the Indian community. The best part about the grant is, it is awarded to the deserving candidates who provide evidence of their financial situation. The scholarship must be applied for the fall term.
This grant came into existence because of the donation from Professor Hira Ahuja, a Waterloo Engineering alumnus to encourage students to pursue graduate studies.
Only the candidates with Canadian citizenship or permanent residents can apply for this. All the students are required to submit the grant application by October 01, 2020, to be considered for this award.
Students who wish to study in Canada at the University of Waterloo are advised to check the official website for any further updates.