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Faculty of Arts Scholarships


Arts Faculty Entrance Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts offers several entrance scholarships funded by the Senate Scholarship Fund. These scholarships, valued at $1,000, are awarded on the basis of secondary school performance. Renewal beyond Year One requires that the student maintain an 89% overall average. No application is necessary.

Arts Alumni Entrance Scholarships

A number of scholarships funded by donations made by alumni of the Faculty of Arts are available each year to outstanding students entering the Honours Arts Regular and Applied Studies Co-op programs in the Faculty. These scholarships, currently valued at $3,000 over Years 1 and 2, are awarded on the basis of performance in Ontario Secondary Schools. Renewal beyond Year Two requires that the student maintain an 89% overall average. No application is necessary.

Federal-Provincial Conference Simulation Entrance Award

One award valued at $100 is given annually by the Political Science Department to a student entering the first year of fulltime studies at the University of Waterloo and who has been a participant in the annual Federal-Provincial Conference Simulation sponsored by the Department and the History Heads Council of the Waterloo County Board of Education.

Catherine E.B. Hanna Accounting Entrance Scholarship

The Catherine E.B. Hanna Accounting Entrance Scholarship valued at $2,000 is named in recognition of Mrs. Hanna's support of, and interest in, accounting education. The award is made annually to a student entering an Accounting Program within the Faculty of Arts at the first-year level. In addition to overall academic excellence the student will have attained high levels of success in humanities subjects at the high school level.

*Bill Harvie Scholarship/Fellowship

This award, valued at $4,500 over three years, is provided to a student entering Year One of an Arts or Mathematics Accounting program. Selection will be based on academic achievement and leadership qualities. Continuance in Years Two and Three may be in the form of a fellowship and will be dependent on the student maintaining a B+ overall average.

Richard L. Knight Entrance Scholarship

A $100 scholarship will be presented to a student entering First Year of an Honours Arts (Regular) program. The scholarship has been established to recognize the contribution of Richard L. Knight to the Faculty of Arts and the University of Waterloo community. The scholarship will be presented in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Entrance Scholarships.

*RJR MacDonald Accounting Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $4,000 over four years is awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the first year of the Honours Accountancy Studies program in the Faculty of Arts. Continuance of the award beyond Year One is dependent on the student maintaining an 80% overall average in the Honours Accountancy Studies program.

*J. Sayer Minas Entrance Scholarship

The award, valued at $2,000 in the first year and renewable at $1,000 for three years if the student maintains an AJaverage, to a possible total value of $5,000, is given to the most outstanding student entering first year in the Faculty of Arts.

National Trust Accounting Entrance Scholarship

The National Trust Accounting Entrance Scholarship valued at $1,000 is awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the first year of the Accounting Studies program in the Faculty of Arts.

*Robin K. Banks/Pacioli Fellowships

One award, with a total possible value of $5,000 is provided annually to a Year One applicant to an Accounting program in the Faculty of Arts. One thousand dollars is allocated in first and second year and $1,500 is allocated in third and fourth year, if the student maintains a B+ average in accounting-related subjects. Applicants must complete the Faculty of Arts Admission Information Form. Selection of the fellow is based on academic merit and extra-curricular activities.

Mary Rosenthal Entrance Scholarship

One scholarship, valued at $400 is presented to a top student from Wellington County entering the Faculty of Arts.

W.J. Schlatter Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding high school student entering an Accounting Program in the Faculty of Arts. This scholarship is in honour of Dr. William Schlatter who, during his long career, instilled a search for knowledge and a broad interest in life in students and colleagues, many of whom now teach at Waterloo. The recipient will have demonstrated the breadth of interests beyond accounting that Dr. Schlatter values so highly. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic performance and information provided by the applicant on the Arts Admission Information Form.

Muriel Shepherd Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student entering Year One of the Honours Co-op Applied Studies program. The scholarship has been established to recognize the contribution of Muriel Shepherd to the Faculty of Arts in general and the Applied Studies program in particular.

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