Graduate Student Contingency Bursary Ongoing

Awarded By: University of Waterloo in Canada
Updated on Apr 5, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
Amount: Not Available

Scholarship Overview

The eligibility of the students to qualify for Graduate Student Contingency Bursary would solely depend on the applicant’s admission to University of Waterloo Masters Degree, his/her aptitude for an overall contribution towards University of Waterloo community and of course the academic achievements.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Waterloo in CanadaMaster of Taxation

  • Master of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Business,Entrepreneurship and Technology
  • Master of Mathematics- Computer Science
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
  • Master of Management Science
  • Master of Quantitative Finance
  • MA in Economics
  • Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Systems Design Engineering
  • Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Applied Science in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering


Scholarship amount details

Varies but will be restricted to a maximum based on the student’s situation.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Financial/Tax Documents – Required
  • Completed application
  • Supporting documents showing evidence of the extenuating circumstances that have occurred since your time of admission
  • Written confirmation that you are seeking financial support elsewhere and identify how you are going to cover any shortfall The written confirmation should also include a financial plan for future terms
  • Letter from spouse/partner’s employer or your spouse/partner’s most recent tax assessment, if applicable
  • If your department provided you with a funding letter for the term of application, please upload

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required


Important Dates & FAQ info:

Date Additional Details
Application final end date- January 15, 2024
Winter term – January 15 , 2024
Spring term – May 15, 2024
Fall term – September 15, 2024
Notification Not Available. Applicants will normally be notified of bursary decisions within one month of the deadline
Phone number +1 519 888 4567


Additional Information:

  • Applications will not be accepted after the deadline. Where the advertised deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline date will be the following Monday
  • Students may not submit an application until the start of the term in which they want to be considered


Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be international
  • be a full-time graduate student in good academic standing
  • normally be in term 40 or beyond of their academic program
  • show evidence of the extenuating circumstances that have occurred since their time of admission; students past their term limits (with extenuating circumstances) may also be considered
  • demonstrate their financial shortfall through the completion of the budget section of the application
  • provide written confirmation that they are seeking support elsewhere and identify how they are covering any shortfall; written confirmation should also include a financial plan for future terms

Special Restrictions:
No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site. Student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required


iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
To qualify for the award, candidates must have completed the 12th grade.
What is the procedure for applying?
No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Financial/Tax Documents

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not Mentioned