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2017-2018

Awards and Financial Aid


Upper-Year Scholarships and Awards

Faculty of Mathematics
 

Accenture Award

One award, valued at up to $1,500, is provided to a full-time undergraduate student entering Year Four of a Co-op Mathematics program. Selection of the recipient will be based on active participation/leadership in extracurricular activities, interest in pursuing a consulting-type career, academic achievement (minimum 75% overall average), and strong communication skills. Relevant work-term experience will also be considered. Interested students in the 3B term should apply by March 15.

Elie and Doris Albers Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,500, is presented annually to an undergraduate student entering second, third, or fourth year of regular or co-op Statistics. This scholarship has been established by Cathy Cotton (nee Albers), BMath '71, MMath '74, and Paul Cotton, BMath '71, MMath '74 in honour of Cathy's parents and their commitment to education.

Upkar Arora School of Accounting and Finance Leadership Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Three or Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance. Eligible candidates will be in excellent academic standing (minimum 80% cumulative average) and have a strong interest in entrepreneurship, volunteerism, and civic or community leadership. Interested students should apply by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from alumnus Upkar Arora (MAcc ’85).

Ailey Bailin Memorial Scholarship in Actuarial Science

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, in memory of the late Ailey Bailin, is presented to a student with the highest cumulative overall average who is entering the fourth year of Honours Actuarial Science.

George Barnard Statistics Prize

This prize is awarded annually to a student completing third-year studies, and who has taken STAT 331, STAT 333, and at least one other third- or fourth-year Statistics course. It goes to the student deemed by the Statistics and Actuarial Science Department to have obtained the best results in these courses. The prize consists of one or more books in probability and statistics.

Gaby Barsky Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,500, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%) and extracurricular involvement (e.g., work with children, athletic talent, or an interest in travel and cultural exchange). Interested students should submit an application by October 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from friends, family, and colleagues to honour the memory of Gaby Barsky, a Computer Science student with a remarkable generosity of spirit. Gaby will be greatly missed, but his example of how to live life to the absolute fullest will never be forgotten.

Arthur Beaumont Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, will be provided to a third-year student in Applied Mathematics with Engineering Electives or in Mathematical Physics who demonstrates academic excellence. This scholarship has been established in honour of the late Arthur Beaumont, Prof. Emeritus and Honorary Member of the University, to recognize his outstanding contribution to the Applied Mathematics Department. The successful candidate will be chosen by the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies of the Applied Mathematics Department.

Howard and Marita Boyd Scholarship

Two scholarships, valued at $1,500 each, are awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students entering Year Two, Three, or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics and/or the Faculty of Engineering (excluding Architecture) on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%) and demonstrated commitment to volunteerism. Preference will be given to students who have been involved in Scouts Canada, Scottish dance, or the Royal Canadian Air Force, cadets, or any other military service. Interested students should submit an application by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Howard Boyd (BMath ’76) in memory of his wife, Marita Boyd. Marita had a passion for volunteerism as shown through her service of over 40 years with Scouts Canada. She also loved all things Scottish, expressed through her active membership in the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. In 2012, Marita was awarded the Queen’s Silver Jubilee medal by His Excellency the Right Honourable Governor General, David Johnston, for her commitment to community service. 

Brock Solutions Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to an outstanding full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four in one of the following programs: Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Software or Systems Design Engineering. Selection is based on a combination of strong academic achievement (minimum 80%) and demonstrated leadership as evidenced through involvement in extracurricular or volunteer activities either at the University or within the community. Interested students should submit an application by June 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Brock Solutions to support Engineering students.

J.A. Brzozowski Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,000, is presented annually to a student entering fourth year of a Computer Science program. Selection is based on academic performance with emphasis on achievement in courses focusing on theoretical computer science.

Winston and Diana Cherry Awards in Statistics

Awards, valued at $400 each, are provided each term to full-time undergraduate students achieving the highest grade in each of the fourth-year undergraduate statistics courses offered by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. This fund is made possible by donations from Winston and Diana Cherry. 

Anish Chopra Excellence in Finance Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, will be presented annually to a full-time undergraduate student entering Year Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF). The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic excellence (cumulative average of 80% or greater) and show an interest in finance through work experience and/or related activities, such as finance competitions or the SAF Student-run Investment Fund. Interested students should submit an application by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Anish Chopra, MAcc '94.

Jim Colvin Scholarship in Computing and Financial Management

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,200, will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four of the Computing and Financial Management program. Selection is based on strong academic achievement (minimum overall average of 80%) and leadership abilities as demonstrated through involvement in extracurricular activities. Interested students must apply by February 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Jim Colvin, BMath '84 (Computer Science).

Combinatorics and Optimization Book Prize

A book prize is awarded to an outstanding student of Combinatorics and Optimization.

Computational Mathematics Undergraduate Scholarships

A number of scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in full-time studies in the Computational Mathematics program. The number and value of the scholarships varies from year to year. Selection is based on academic achievement. No application is required.

Co-operators Group Ltd. Award

Awards, valued at up to $750, are provided annually to an undergraduate student who has completed the second year of study in Actuarial Science and to an undergraduate student who has completed the second year of study in Environmental Engineering. Selection is based on good academic standing at the end of Year Two and demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced by involvement in extracurricular activities either at the University or within the community. Applications should be submitted during 3A (Co-op students) or 2B (Regular students) by June 15.

Cecil and Edna Cotton Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,500, is presented annually to an undergraduate student entering second, third, or fourth year of regular or co-op Computer Science. This scholarship has been established by Paul Cotton, BMath '71, MMath '74, and Cathy Cotton (nee Albers), BMath '71, MMath '74, in honour of Paul's parents and their commitment to education.

Doris Dixon Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four of a Business program in the Faculty of Mathematics on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 80%). These funds are made possible by a donation from The Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation in honour of its founders.

Ross Dixon Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four of a Business program in the Faculty of Mathematics on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 80%). These funds are made possible by a donation from The Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation in honour of its founders.

Samuel Eckler Medal in Actuarial Science

This prize was established to recognize the contribution of Samuel Eckler to the actuarial profession and is provided by Eckler Partners. The medal, which is cast in gold, is awarded each year to the outstanding graduating student in Honours Actuarial Science.

Economical Insurance Upper-Year Actuarial Scholarship

Three scholarships, valued at $5,000, will be awarded to outstanding students who are entering their third or fourth year and are enrolled in an Actuarial Science program. Eligible students are to be enrolled in any term between 2B - 4A, have a cumulative average of 80% or above, and have successfully completed at least one professional examination set by the Society of Actuaries. Selection will be based on: proven ability to balance academic studies, professional examinations results, and active participation and demonstrated leadership in activities within the University or community. In addition, eligible candidates should have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career as a Property & Casualty Actuary. Interested students should apply by June 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Economical Insurance.

Electrohome 75th Anniversary Scholarship

Established by the Victor Company of Japan Ltd. and Kanematsu-Gosho Ltd. in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of Electrohome Ltd., one scholarship, valued at up to $1,500, is presented to an outstanding undergraduate entering the final year of Computer Science or Software Engineering. The award will be based on academic performance in the second-year core and a minimum of three third-year Computer Science courses. An application and a recent résumé should be submitted during the third year or 3B term by March 15.

Faculty of Mathematics Senate Scholarships

Several scholarships are awarded to students who have established outstanding academic records by the end of their first or second year in the Faculty of Mathematics and who are not on continuing Faculty of Mathematics scholarships. Recipients receive $750 per term through graduation. These awards are supported through donations from faculty, staff, and retirees to the Senate Scholarship Fund.

Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (FCCP) (Ontario) Education Foundation Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,000, is presented annually to the student achieving the highest grade in CS 341 (Algorithms).

Scott Kelsey Fevreau Memorial Award

One award, valued at $500, has been established in memory of Scott Kelsey Fevreau, a first-year Mathematics student. The award is to be presented to a second-year Honours Co-op Mathematics student, based on high academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and personal characteristics.

K.D. Fryer Gold Medal

This award is presented annually, at Fall Convocation, to a graduating Mathematics student who best exemplifies academic excellence and good citizenship. Involvement in extracurricular affairs such as athletics, cultural activities, and student government are important criteria in making the award decision. The medal is in honour of Kenneth D. Fryer, a professor of Mathematics since 1959. As Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for a number of years, he served the Faculty with academic distinction and good humoured dedication until his death in 1984.

William Gartrell Scholarship

Dr. William Gartrell received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1968 from the University of Waterloo. To commemorate his contributions to education in high school Mathematics, the Faculty has established this $1,000 scholarship to recognize the scholastic achievements of a second- or third-year student not previously awarded a continuing Faculty of Mathematics scholarship.

Monique Goold Scholarship in Accounting and Finance

One scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance in the Faculties of Arts, Math, or Science on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 80% cumulative average) and a demonstrated commitment to helping others achieve their academic goals by working or volunteering as a teaching assistant or a tutor. Interested students should submit an application by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Kieng Iv (MAcc ’11) in recognition and appreciation of an elementary school teacher who had a positive impact on his life.

IBM Upper-Year Award

One award, valued at $4,000, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate Aboriginal student enrolled in Year Three or Four in the Faculties of Mathematics or Engineering on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 75%). This fund is made possible by a generous donation from IBM Canada Ltd.

Jha Family Scholarship for Excellence in Finance

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Year Three or Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF). The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic excellence (minimum 85% cumulative average), as well as an average of 85% in the following finance courses as it relates to their program: Accounting & Financial Management: AFM 121, AFM 273, and AFM 274; Science/Biotechnology – CPA: AFM 273 and AFM 274; Computing & Financial Management: AFM 121, AFM 272, and AFM 372; Mathematics/CPA: AFM 272 and AFM 372. Preference will be given to students who show an interest in pursuing a career in finance through work experiences and/or related activities, such as finance competitions or the SAF Student-run Investment Fund. Interested students should submit an application by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Professor Ranjini Jha, School of Accounting and Finance.

Stewart and Ann Kelland Award in Pure Mathematics

One award, valued at up to $1,000, is provided annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two of Pure Mathematics in the Faculty of Mathematics. Students must have a minimum overall average of 75% and must have demonstrated their involvement in Pure Mathematics and another discipline. This fund is made possible by a donation from Stewart Kelland (BMath '72) and his wife Ann.

Dr. Leslie Klein Mathematics Scholarships

Scholarships, valued at $3,000 each, paid in instalments of $500 per term from 2A to 4B, will be awarded to two students who have established an outstanding academic record by the end of their first year in the Faculty of Mathematics. This fund is made possible by a donation from Dr. Leslie Klein, PhD, PEng, whose son is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

Joe C. Lee Mathematics Entrepreneurial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,200, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two or Three in any program in the Faculty of Mathematics (excluding Computing & Financial Management and Software Engineering). Selection will be based on scholastic excellence (minimum 80% average), a demonstrated passion for entrepreneurship, involvement in the community, and related extracurricular activities, e.g., completion of side business projects, participation in competitions, etc. Interested students should submit an application by November 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from alumnus Joe C. Lee (BMath '98, MAcc '98) to recognize and reward entrepreneurial-minded students who embody some of Joe C. Lee's core values of trying non-conventional approaches, being innovative, and caring about social impact.

K.C. Lee Computer Science Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, is presented annually to an outstanding undergraduate student entering Year Three of Computer Science. Selection will be based on excellent academic standing and commitment to Computer Science as evidenced by related work experience and/or related special projects. An application should be submitted during 2B or the second term of Year Two by July 15. This fund was established by Francis Lee, an alumnus of the University, in honour of his father K.C. Lee.

Frank Lun Scholarship for Excellence

One scholarship, valued at $1,000, is presented annually to an outstanding fourth-year student enrolled in Computer Science or Software Engineering who has a minimum overall average of 80% and leadership abilities as demonstrated through involvement in extracurricular activities. Applications should be submitted during the 3B term.

Richard and Elizabeth Madter Mathematics/Teaching Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $3,500, is awarded annually to the student entering the Mathematics/Teaching  program in the Faculty of Mathematics who has achieved the highest overall average. No application is required.

Mathematics Graduation Committee (MGC) Award

Three or more awards, valued at $500 each, will be presented annually to students entering their final year of study in an Honours Mathematics program who have contributed leadership and involvement to student life in the community while maintaining at least a 70% cumulative academic average. It is hoped that this award will encourage further leadership and involvement in the recipients' final year of study. Interested students should submit an application by February 15 each year.

A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, are presented annually to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance. The recipients will have achieved the highest cumulative grades in courses in the undergraduate tax sequences (either AFM 361 and 461; or AFM 362, 363, and 462). This fund is made possible by a donation from the Tax Executives Institute, Toronto Chapter in honour of A.B. (“Mac”) McKie.

C.W. McLeish Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence in Probability

Two awards, valued at $1,000 each, will be presented annually to one third-year and one fourth-year student enrolled in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. The successful recipients will have the highest grades in Probability courses at the University of Waterloo. This fund was created in memory of Charles William McLeish (1915-1987), a pioneer in Radiometry and Interferometry at the National Research Council of Canada.

W.I. Miller Mathematics/Teaching Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to a fourth-year student in Mathematics/Teaching who has demonstrated academic excellence and who has also displayed, during co-op teaching terms, the promise of leadership in mathematics teaching. The award is given in memory of Wilfred Isaac Miller, who, following a distinguished teaching career in Ontario schools, was an assistant to the Dean and a Lecturer, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, from 1967 to 1974.

Morneau Shepell Women in Actuarial Science Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to a full-time female undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four in the Department of Actuarial Science. Selection will be made on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 80% overall average) and demonstrated leadership abilities. Interested students should submit an application by June 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Morneau Shepell.

NZ/C Actuarial Science Scholarship

Two scholarships, valued at up to $2,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in Year Three or Four of the Actuarial Science program in the Faculty of Mathematics. Eligible candidates must demonstrate their interest in achieving their FCIA designation by having passed at least two of the professional examinations set by the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society. Additional criteria include grades achieved at the University of Waterloo and extracurricular involvement. Preference will be given to students who are engaged in activities outside of the University of Waterloo and contribute to the society in which they live. This fund is made possible by an anonymous donor to encourage and support students who are interested in pursuing a career as an actuary. Interested students should submit an application by June 15.

Friar Luca Pacioli Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,000, is provided annually to a Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy student entering Year Two. The award is based on academic merit combined with contributions and involvement in extracurricular activities. Applications should be submitted during the 1B term by March 15. 

Friar Luca Pacioli Fellowships

Two fellowships, valued at $1,500 each, are provided annually: one to a Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy student entering Year Three and one to a Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy student entering Year Four. The fellowship is based on academic merit combined with contributions and involvement in extracurricular activities. Each recipient will be required to provide a maximum of eight hours per week of teaching/research assistance for Faculty for one of their two terms. Selection of the term will be at the discretion of the recipient. Fellows will be allocated to faculty members based upon their requests for teaching/research assistance for a specific term. Applications should be submitted during the 2B/3B terms by July 15.

Palantir Scholarship for Women in Computer Science

One scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded annually to a full-time female undergraduate student enrolled in Year Four in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. Selection is made on the basis of completion of CS 341 (Algorithms), CS 343 (Concurrent and Parallel Programming), and CS 350 (Operating Systems), within the past year and with the highest major average. No application is required. This fund is made possible by a donation from Palantir Technologies Inc.

Piquard Family Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,500, is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics. Preference will be given to students who are persevering to obtain a degree while facing the challenges of a severe chronic medical condition and/or a physical disability. This fund is made possible by a donation from Nicolas Piquard in honour of the Piquard Family. Interested students should submit an application by October 15.

Barry Reed Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $1,000, is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics. This fund is made possible by a donation from Steve Shaw in honour of Barry Reed.

Rees-Botzang Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $1,500, is awarded to an undergraduate student beyond Year One in the Faculty of Mathematics in recognition of outstanding academic achievement. The recipient will also have demonstrated some contribution to student life in the Faculty or in society through volunteer activities. Applications should be submitted by October 15 each year.

School of Accounting and Finance Servant Leadership Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance. Eligible candidates will be in excellent academic standing (minimum 80% overall average) and have demonstrated leadership in service to others, the community, or the world at large. Strong preference will be given to students who have also shown an interest in entrepreneurship. Interested students should apply by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from alumnus Howie Kroon and his family (MAcc ’88).

School of Accounting and Finance Volunteer Award

One award, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in any program in the School of Accounting and Finance in the Faculties of Arts, Mathematics, or Science on the basis of academic achievement (minimum 75%) and participation in volunteer activities. Interested students should submit an application by October 1 along with a one-page letter explaining the importance of volunteering to them and the impact of their volunteer involvement. 

Ron Scoins Award for Excellence in Mathematics/Teaching

This $1,500 award will be presented annually to a student entering fourth year of the Mathematics/Teaching program who has demonstrated academic excellence with an affinity for teaching and a love of mathematical problem solving. The recipient is selected by the Director of Math/Teaching and the Associate Dean, Outreach. This award honours the memory of Professor Ronald Scoins who made outstanding contributions to mathematics and mathematics education as a teacher of mathematics at both the secondary and university levels, as an instructor of mathematics teachers through service to GVMA, OAME, NCTM, and other mathematics associations as well as through the writing of textbooks.

David Shepherd Upper-Year Scholarship in Mathematics

Three scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, will be awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Two, Three, and/or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection will be made on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated extracurricular participation in volunteer activities, mentorship, sports, and/or public service. Interested students should submit an application by October 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Krysia Piorczynski in memory of her husband, David Shepherd, BMath ’75. 

Side Effects Software Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $2,000, is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three in the School of Computer Science or Software Engineering on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%) and demonstrated leadership. Interested students should submit an application by October 1. This fund is made possible by a donation from Side Effects Software Inc.

Thomas R. Suttie Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $2,500, will be made to an undergraduate student entering third year of Actuarial Science who has an above average academic standing. This scholarship has been established in honour of Thomas R. Suttie who was President and Chairman of the Board of Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada.

Lloyd Switzer Upper-Year Scholarship in Applied Mathematics

One scholarship, valued at $2,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Four in the Department of Applied Mathematics who obtains the top academic achievement at the end of Year Three. This fund is made possible by a donation from Lloyd Switzer, BMath '88, to encourage students to pursue an education in Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

Karen Padham Taylor Scholarship for Women in Computer Science

Two scholarships, valued at $7,500 each, are awarded annually to full-time female undergraduate students enrolled in Year Three of Honours Computer Science (co-op) or Software Engineering in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. Selection will be made on the basis of academic excellence. This fund is made possible by a donation from Karen Padham Taylor, BMath ’03, to encourage female students to continue to pursue Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. 

John Hin Chung Tsang Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $750, is available annually to a student entering second year of Honours Mathematics. Selection of candidates is based on academic achievement. The award has been endowed by Mrs. Pauline Tsang, through the Education Foundation of the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals of Ontario, in memory of Mr. John Hin Chung Tsang.

University of Waterloo Alumni@Towers Watson Actuarial Science Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at up to $2,000, is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four of the Actuarial Science program. Selection is based on academic achievement and no application is required. This fund is made possible by a donation from University of Waterloo alumni employed at Towers Watson.

Mike Vangoch Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, is given in memory of the late Mike Vangoch, BMath '85, a graduate of the Pure Mathematics Department. It is presented annually to an outstanding fourth-year undergraduate student in Pure Mathematics. No application is necessary.

WATCOM Scholarship in Computer Science

One scholarship, valued at up to $6,000, is awarded annually to a student entering second year of Honours Computer Science. The recipient will have a very strong academic record and will not have any other ongoing scholarship support. The value of the scholarship is $1,000 per term and is renewable for each of six academic terms until graduation, provided a cumulative average of 80% is maintained in Honours Computer Science.

Waterloo-Wellington Chartered Accountants Association Scholarships

Two scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, are provided annually to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in Year Two or Year Three of School of Accounting and Finance programs including Accounting and Financial Management, Computing and Financial Management, Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy, or Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy. Selection will be made on the basis of academic achievement as well as demonstrated involvement in the community and submit a 100-word essay on why they would like to become a chartered accountant. The recipient must also originally be from the Region of Waterloo or Wellington County. This fund is made possible by a donation from the Waterloo-Wellington Chartered Accountants Association. An application is due by October 1.

R.A. Wentzell Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships, valued at up to $500 each, are presented annually to the top male and top female students who are enrolled in Year Three in the Department of Applied Mathematics on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%). This fund has been created by family, friends, and faculty members of the Department of Applied Mathematics to honour the memory of Professor R.A. Wentzell who was a valued member of the Department of Applied Mathematics for over 20 years.

Wilson Family Scholarship for Women in Math

One scholarship, valued up to $2,000, is presented annually to a full-time undergraduate female student enrolled in Year Two, Three, or Four in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection will be based on scholastic excellence (minimum 80% average) and the proven ability to balance academic studies with active participation and demonstrated leadership in activities within the university community. Interested students should submit an application by October 15. This fund is made possible by a donation from Lynn Wilson in honour of the Wilson Family.

Wish Scholarship

Ten scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, will be awarded annually to outstanding full-time undergraduate students enrolled in programs in the Faculties of Engineering and Mathematics. One scholarship will be awarded to a top student enrolled in Computer Science, Combinatorics and Optimization, or Pure Mathematics and one scholarship will be awarded to a top student enrolled in Computer Engineering or Software Engineering on the basis of academic performance for each of the 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B terms. An application is not required. This fund is made possible by a donation from ContextLogic, a company created by two University of Waterloo Math grads, Peter Szulczewski (BMath '05) and Danny Zhang (MMath '05, BMath '03).

Women in Mathematics Undergraduate Scholarship

One or more scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, will be awarded to outstanding undergraduate female students who have completed the 3A term and are enrolled in any program in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection is based on academic achievement.

Jessie W.H. Zou Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

One award, valued at a minimum of $1,000, is presented annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in their final year of any program within the Faculty of Mathematics. Students must have demonstrated excellence in research and have been nominated by a faculty member who has supervised that research.

 


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