Graduate Student Contingency Bursary

Awarded by : University of Waterloo

Updated on Nov 23, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Graduate Student Contingency Bursary

  • Applicable for

    University of Waterloo in Canada

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

  • Intake year

    Aug 2023 +1 more

  • Type of scholarships


Report Incorrect information Last updated on 23-Nov-2022

Scholarship Overview

  • This bursary is offered by the University of Waterloo to provide financial assistance to International graduate students who are in need of financial aid
  • The bursary provides funding to assist with educational and reasonable living expenses

Scholarship amount details

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if 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

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

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

  • Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


Applicants must:

  • Be international with a valid Canadian study permit
  • Be a full-time graduate student in good academic standing
  • Normally be in term 4.0 or beyond of their academic program
  • Show evidence of the extenuating circumstances that have occurred since their time of admission; students passed 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

International students in a Master’s program (professional or non-professional) can receive a maximum of one bursary throughout their entire program

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +238 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Financial/Tax Documents Required

  • Financial/Tax Document-
    • Six months of detailed bank statements for all bank accounts in your possession. Statements must show name and
      detailed transactions (must include all bank statements for your spouse/partner, if applicable)
    • Most recent tax assessment for you, if applicable (and your spouse/partner, if applicable)
  • 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, if applicable
  • Application Process: The student must submit the application package to The Centre or Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA), Needles Hall

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • Fall term – September 15  
  • Winter term – January 15  
  • Spring term – May 15
Notification Not Available
  • Applicants will normally be notified of bursary decisions within one month of the deadline

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

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

Similar Scholarships

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.