President’s Scholarship of Distinction

Awarded By: University of Waterloo in Canada
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
Amount: CAD 2000

Scholarship Overview

This is a Merit Based Scholarship, which is provided to only maximum number of students, depending on the University student. President’s Scholarship of Distinction are valued at CAD 2000 for maximum number of students, depending on the University student who qualify from University of Waterloo. Also, the President’s Scholarship of Distinction is a one time tuition reducing scholarship, offered in the first year of Bachelors Degree only. Applications for President’s Scholarship of Distinction at University of Waterloo are filed separately.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management
  • Bachelors of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor in Business Administration and Mathematics (Double degree)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration / Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Honours Science and Aviation
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Studies
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Applicable for all undergraduate courses

Scholarship amount details

Students will be awarded scholarship valued at $2,000.
Two other awards International Experience Award and/or Research Award are available for $1500 each.
These awards are available in the upper years if students choose to claim them and if they complete their first year with at least an 80% average.
International Experience Award will be awarded to Distinction Scholars who participate in an international study or work experience.
Research Award will be awarded to Distinction Scholars for an on-campus research position with a Waterloo professor or for a research-based co-op position with the University.
Conversion rate used: 1 CAD = Rs. 61.33 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
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, Canada, 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, United Kingdomraine, 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

  • No application is required You must accept your Offer of Admission by the date specified on the offer to remain eligible for these scholarships

Scholarship Application:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

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

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Deadline Not Available
Contact Email: Not Available
FAQ Link: https://uwaterlooca/find-out-more/financing/common-financing-questions
Phone Number: Not Available

Additional Information:
To receive the full value of the scholarship, a student must remain enrolled in full-time degree studies at Waterloo for the full 4-month fall term.
If a student qualifies for the scholarship, they will receive scholarship information with Offer of Admission in Quest:
If a student receives a scholarship before May, they must meet all the conditions specified.
Once the university reviewed grades available in early May, they will confirm the University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship.
If a student receives the scholarship offer in May, the university will already have reviewed grades available in early May.
A student must still meet all other conditions specified.
In late July, the student will receive an email with information about how to use the award to help pay tuition and fees.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Students’ early May admission average, including required courses, must be 95% or higher for the program
  • Students must be enrolled at Waterloo in full-time degree studies for the entire September to December term
  • A student must accept the Offer of Admission by the date specified on the offer

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if exam is required
12 Required (minimum score 95%)

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?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time