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Apply for Waterloo International Master’s Award of Excellence.


The University of Waterloo is offering the International Master’s Award of Excellence (IMAE) to international students who wish to undertake Masters degree programs that are research-based, at the University of Waterloo. Faculties will nominate eligible students based on the Faculty’s award allocation. Students will be selected based on academic excellence as demonstrated through their application for admission to the graduate program.


  • The scholarship award is valued at $2,500 per term for a maximum of 5 terms.


• Applicants must be International students with a valid Canadian study permit who are registered full time and assessed international tuition fees.

• The scholarship will normally be awarded to Masters degree students in research-based programs (thesis or major research paper).

• Only students entering the first term of their program are eligible.

• Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence through criteria established by the Faculty and must meet the academic progress requirements of their program and not have outstanding probationary admission requirements.


Students will be automatically considered for this award based on their application for admission.

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