Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

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Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate first-year admitted students at the University of Waterloo. International students who desire to study in Canada are eligible for the scholarship.

Offered by  Institution 
Amount granted  INR 6,30,000
Level of program Undergraduate 
Type of scholarship Merit-based 
Application deadline March 13,2025 (tentative)
International students  Yes 
Official url  University of Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

 

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What are the benefits of the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship?

The Waterloo International student entrance scholarship provides a financial aid of INR 6,30,000 to all its scholarship holders. 

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What is the eligibility criteria for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship?

To be considered for the International Student Entrance Scholarships, a candidate must meet the University of Waterloo's standards. The applicant must:

  • list items Be an international student in Canada with a study permit
  • list items Be applying to a full-time undergraduate degree programme at the University of Waterloo 
  • list items Demonstrate academic distinction with a grade point average of 90% or higher.
  • In addition, applicants must meet the university's entrance requirements:

  • list items A high school diploma or its equivalent is required, as well as a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses, including all necessary courses.
  • list items If English is not the applicant's first language, they may be required to complete the university's English language requirements:
  • list items AIF (Admission Information Form) may also be considered.
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    What is the application process for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship?

    There is no separate application required for consideration of the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship. Applicants who apply for admission to the University of Waterloo and meet the qualifying requirements for scholarships are eligible.

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    What are the documents required for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship?

    Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • list items AIF stands for Admission Information Form. The form will request brief essays.
  • list items Results of the Euclid Math Contest (for math students)
  • list items Academic transcripts 
  • list items Copy of passport 
  • list items Offer letter from the university 
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    What is the selection process for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship?

    Because the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship is merit-based, the admission committee's primary criterion for selecting an applicant is academic proficiency.

  • list items Students that have a grade point average of 90% or higher will be considered for the scholarship.
  • list items The AIF may also be taken into account when awarding the scholarship.
  • list items Results of the Euclid Math Contest
  • After the university receives the final mark sheets from the prior institution, the prizes will be announced in May. Applicants who are beginning their post-secondary education for the first time and meet the eligibility requirements may be considered for the Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship. After applying for admission to the university, the applicant will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

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    How can you contact Waterloo University for the scholarship?

    You can contact Waterloo University on the below mentioned contact details.

    Address

    University of Waterloo
    200 University Avenue West
    Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1

    Phone

    519-888-4567 — automated switchboard, 24 hours a day.

     

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    Frequently asked questions

    Is it difficult to get into Waterloo?

    The acceptance percentage for the University of Waterloo is 53%, reflecting a slightly more difficult admissions process as compared to other universities.

    What is the most difficult programme to get into at Waterloo?

    The Software Engineering programme at the University of Waterloo is the hardest to enter. Students with an average of 90-95% have a 10% chance of admission, making software engineering one of the most difficult undergraduate programmes in Canada.

    Is Waterloo sending rejection letters?

    For each Waterloo programme to which you apply, you will get an admission decision (either an offer of admission or a denial).

    Is Waterloo an expensive place to live?

    A single person renting in Waterloo pays $3,930 per month on average. This average is based on a variety of criteria, including housing, transit, groceries, and entertainment.