An award will be presented annually to a female student entering Year Four of an Honours program in which women are currently under represented. Eligibility will be based on academic standing and demonstration of a sincere interest in and commitment to the area of study in which the student is enrolled. Interested third-year female students should apply by April 30 each year.
This award(s) is given annually to a student who is either a Union employee, a spouse of a Union employee or a child or grandchild of a Union employee and who is involved in and contributes to community activities, has achieved a B average and may have demonstrated financial need. Applicants should complete and submit the special application form for this award and the RUnion Award Validation FormS (available from the Union Local Office, GSC 120) to the Student Awards Office by the end of the first month of registration for each term.
The Governor General of Canada provides one silver medal annually to the undergraduate student graduating with the highest academic standing.
This award is given annually to a deserving undergraduate student who has a minimum B average and is involved in, or contributes to, athletics or the sports therapist function in the University or the community. Letters of recommendation and the special application should be forwarded to the Student Awards Office by mid-January.
One scholarship with a total value of tuition, Co-op fees and incidental fees for one academic year is awarded to an outstanding Co-op student entering Year Two, Three or Four who has worked for Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. for at least one work term.
This award of $600 is available to students from the University of Waterloo in any faculty that have been approved for the Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange Program. The record of marks and resume that accompany the application for the Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange Program are considered part of this award application. In addition, candidates must write a 250 word essay describing their extra-curricular activities and reasons for going to Leeds. In general, candidates of good academic standing with abilities in other areas are encouraged to apply. Once the award is made, the successful candidate must participate in the Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange Program, otherwise the award is forfeit.
This $500 prize was established to recognize the contribution of Professor J.D. Leslie, the first Director of the Distance Education Program. It is awarded to the graduating student with the highest average who has completed at least 50% of his or her credits through the University of Waterloo Distance Education Program.
Awards are provided to deserving third- and fourth-year students who have financial need, a good academic record, and who have achieved a high level of accomplishment in extra-curricular activities. A bursary application plus a resumé and letters of reference should be directed to Neil Widmeyer, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Special application is required.
University undergraduate student research awards are intended to stimulate the interest of undergraduate students in research by providing them with valuable experience in a university laboratory, and to encourage these students to undertake graduate studies. These awards are valued at $800 per month for 3 or 4 months. Applications and information are available from the University Graduate Office or from the Department Chair. U.G.O. Deadline: January 9.
University of Waterloo Alumni provide a maximum of six gold medals annually to be awarded in recognition of academic excellence. Each medal will be awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of a Faculty. The medals may be awarded, at either the Spring or Fall Convocation, as follows: one each to a student in each of the six Faculties of the University who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance on completion of an undergraduate degree program.
This award valued at one term tuition has been established by members of the university community to honour Douglas T. Wright upon his retirement as President of the University and to recognize his contribution to the University's international reputation. All full-time, undergraduate students who have participated in a University of Waterloo Co-op international work placement may apply. Candidates, during the foreign experience, will have distinguished themselves in their Co-op work-term placement and may have demonstrated leadership qualities as indicated through extra-curricular activities. Second-, third- or fourth-year students will apply in the term they return to full-time study at the University of Waterloo. Application deadline is October 15 each year.
This award valued at $2,000 has been established by Joseph Rotman to honour Douglas T. Wright upon his retirement as President of the University and to recognize his contribution to the University's international reputation. All full-time Co-op undergraduate students who have participated in a work placement in Japan may apply. Candidates, during the foreign experience, will have distinguished themselves in their work-term placement and may have demonstrated leadership qualities as indicated through extra-curricular activities. Second-, third- or fourth-year students will apply in the term they return to full-time study at the University of Waterloo. Application deadline is October 15 each year.
The Tom York Memorial Award was established in memory of Dr. Thomas L. York (1940-88), writer, scholar, adventurer, and pastor, who served the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University as Chaplain from 1985 until his death. The award will be given for short fiction, not essays. Undergraduate or graduate students in any faculty, program or year, full or part time, may apply for this award by sending an item of prose unpublished, to TYMA Selection Committee, St. Paul's United College, Westmount Road, North, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G5. Application deadline is December 31 each year.
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