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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
July 1, 2016

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Undergraduate Students



The Student Awards Office is responsible for the administration of financial assistance and award programs for all students. This information is for all full time undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships

The process for applying for all competitive scholarship and award opportunities whichare available throughthe Student AwardsOffice, involves the completion of the online student profile(s) which are available on LORIS during the program timelines. Students will be asked to submit both their student and applicable faculty specific profile.

Once these profilesare completed, the Student Awards Office automatically considers all submissions for any applicableaward opportunities, based on the information whichis submitted on the profile. Questions on the student profile will be related to a candidates particular interests (academic or personal),volunteer experiences, athletic endeavors, and personal goals. Not all questions will be relevant to all candidates, we just ask the candidates complete the sections that are applicable and wewould select recipients from these profile submissions.

For complete details on this process, click here.

Explore specific award opportunities on ourStudent Awardssearch engine.

Undergraduate Bursary Programs

DEFINITION: a bursary is a monetary gift based on demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. Bursaries do not have to be paid back to the university.

Click here for specific information on undergraduate bursary programs.

In Course Scholarship Program

Full-time undergraduate students not in first year will be considered for in-course scholarships based on marks attained in courses taken at Laurier during the previous academic year. Potential recipients must be registered in an established program leading to a recognized undergraduate degree (general or honours). No application is required; these scholarships are granted automatically. Changes to the value of these scholarships may be made in future years.

Successful recipients are notified byemail to the WLU email account in July (co-op students in class for the spring academic terms would be notified by early October).

Click here for specific information on the In Course Scholarship Program (including information regarding the renewal requirements for the President's Gold Scholarship, formerly known as the President's Centennial Scholarship).

General Information including OSAP

Click here for links to general information and definitions ofprograms and opportunities which are both internal and external to WLU, including OSAP information.