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Merit Scholarship

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Entrance scholarships are available if you're starting full-time first-year degree studies and, in September 2020, are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time. These scholarships are available to students in all programs. 

Scholarship Requirements:

If you meet the conditions outlined below, you’ll be awarded a University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship valued at $1,000.

  • Your early May admission average, including required courses, must be 85 - 89.9% 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.

How To Apply:

Once you’ve applied for admission, we’ll automatically consider you for these awards.