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University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship of Distinction

Ontario (ON), Canada

Award value

CAD$2,000.00 (US$ 1,481)


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

Value: CAN $2,000

Entry requirements


Canada , All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Automatic, Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Not subject specific

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

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

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

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)

No application required.

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