President’s Scholarship of Distinction

Awarded by : University of Waterloo

Updated on Oct 31, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

President’s Scholarship of Distinction

  • Applicable for

    University of Waterloo in Canada

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 1,19,840/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • This scholarship is awarded by the University of Waterloo to incoming students entering Bachelor degree

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

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

  • Applicable for all UG courses

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: CAD 2,000 => Rs 1,19,840

Conversion rate used: 1 CAD = Rs. 61.18 (last updated 30th January 2023)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

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

  • 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

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required (minimum score 95.0%)


  • 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

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

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

  • Official Transcripts required
  • Proof of english language skills
  • Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

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.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline is available
Scholarship Awards Not Available
  • Scholarships are awarded starting in early May once the university receives updated marks

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

FAQ Link

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


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