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Professor James A.A. Field Graduate Scholarship in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ontario (ON), Canada

Award value

CAD$4,000.00 (US$ 2,919)


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount




Study level


About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University of Waterloo

Number of awards

Not specified

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

One award valued at CAN $4,000 annually. The period of this defined term award will be from 2021 to 2025. The first selection will be made in March 2021 and the last in March 2025.

Entry requirements


Canada , All International



Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

Only selective applicants are considered

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

September 2023, January 2024

Other criteria

Academic excellence, Automatic

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Computer Science and IT

Study level


Subject area(s)*


Study level


Other eligibility requirements

Eligibility & selection criteria: 

Female graduate students registered full-time in the course-based master’s program (MEng) in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, wherein women are underrepresented. Underrepresented criteria are subject to annual review and may change as per framework from IAP and Dean’s Council.
Eligible candidates must have a minimum cumulative average of at least 80% in their current program at Waterloo

Award description: 

A scholarship, valued at CAN $4,000, will be awarded annually to a full-time female graduate student enrolled in the course-based master’s program in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department in the Faculty of Engineering, wherein women are underrepresented. Eligible candidates must have a minimum overall average of 80% in their current program. Selection of a recipient will be made automatically in the Winter term by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This award is made possible by a donation from Isobel Field in memory of her late husband to help support female graduate students. Professor James A. A. Field was one of the founding members of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, from which he retired as Professor Emeritus.

Selection process: 
Student selected automatically by Faculty/Department

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You will be automatically considered for scholarship eligibility when you apply for the relevant course at this institution

Application details (from the awarding institution)

Application is not required. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will identify candidates and select recipients normally each Winter.

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