The University of Waterloo, Canada is offering a $30,000 stipend and complete financial support for students who are interested in studying at the Institution In the Perimeter Scholars International Awards.
The school (commonly referred to as Waterloo, UW, or UWaterloo) is a public research university with the main campus in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is on 404 hectares (998 acres) of land adjacent to “Uptown” Waterloo and Waterloo Park. The university also operates three campuses and four affiliated university colleges. The university has six faculties and thirteen faculty-based schools. Waterloo operates the largest post-secondary co-operative education program in the world, with over 20,000 undergraduate students enrolled in the university’s co-op program. Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.
The university originates from the Waterloo College Associate Faculties, established on 4 April 1956; a semi-autonomous entity of Waterloo College, which was an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario. This entity formally separated from Waterloo College and was incorporated as a university with the passage of the University of Waterloo Act by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1959. It was established to fill the need to train engineers and technicians for Canada’s growing postwar economy. It grew substantially over the next decade, adding a faculty of arts in 1960, and the College of Optometry of Ontario (now the School of Optometry and Vision Science), which moved from Toronto in 1967
The school is a co-educational institution, with approximately 36,000 undergraduate and 6,200 postgraduate students enrolled there in 2020. Alumni and former students of the university can be found across Canada and in over 150 countries; with a number of award winners, government officials, and business leaders having been associated with Waterloo. Waterloo’s varsity teams, known as the Waterloo Warriors, compete in the Ontario University Athletics conference of the U Sports.
The University of Waterloo will provide tuition scholarships and Perimeter Institute (PI) will provide awards intended to cover expenses related to travel, housing, food, textbooks and reference material, student services fees, and incidental stipends as assessed by PI.
Eligibility criteria for the Perimeter Scholars International Awards
- Applicants must be Canadian, Permanent resident, or International.
- Applicants must have an honors bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Science or related field with at least a 75% standing.
- Applicants must have to be proficient knowledge of the English language.
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award: $30,000
Number of Awards: Not Mentioned
Eligible Field of Studies: Masters degree in Science, Physics and Astronomy at the university.
Method of Application: Applicants have to take admission in the master’s degree programme at the University of Waterloo.
Application Deadline: June 1
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