We are pleased to announce the establishment of the David Johnston International Experience Awards, a special initiative to honor the unparalleled leadership of David Johnston during his remarkable tenure as President of the University of Waterloo. These prestigious awards aim to recognize his outstanding contributions to Canada and his unwavering commitment to promoting cross-cultural understanding among individuals from all corners of the globe.
Overview of the Awards:
- Number of Scholarships: The number of scholarships to be awarded may vary each year.
- Type of Scholarship: The scholarships will be merit-based, acknowledging exceptional academic achievements.
- Renewability: The scholarships are renewable for deserving candidates.
- Application Deadline: The application deadline for the year 2023 is September 30th.
- Announcement of Award: The announcement date for the award recipients is not specified.
All prospective international undergraduate and graduate students admitted to their first year of study in any faculty at the University of Waterloo are eligible for consideration. Preference will be given to students enrolled in thesis-based programs.
To be eligible, students must have their tuition expenses assessed at international student tuition fees and must have achieved an entrance average of at least 80%. Students who receive substantial financial aid, exceeding $7,000 per year for undergraduates or $20,000 per year for graduate students (excluding IMSA and IDSA funds), may not be eligible for this particular grant.
Prospective students who have enrolled in courses eligible for this scholarship will automatically be considered for the David Johnston International Experience Awards. No separate application is required, streamlining the process for applicants.
For more information and to apply, interested students can visit the official scholarship website at https://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/awards/david-johnston-international-student-entrance-scholarship.
In case of any queries, applicants may reach out to the University of Waterloo via email at [email protected] or call them at 519-888-4567.
We encourage all eligible students to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to honor David Johnston’s legacy and enhance their educational journey at the University of Waterloo. Let us come together to celebrate exceptional talent, foster cultural exchange, and create a brighter future for students from around the world.