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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
July 25, 2016

Canadian Excellence

President's Gold Scholarship (formerly President's Centennial Scholarship)


Dollar Value:
$3,000 (Year 1); $5,000 (after Year 1)

Eligible Discipline(s):
No restriction

Application Required:

Application Deadline:
Not applicable

Eligible Applicants:
Full-time undergraduate students entering Year 1; Canadian citizens, permanent residents or bearers of a valid student visa (visa applicants must have completed their senior year at a Canadian high school); successful completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) (or equivalent); minimum overall average of 95 percent in best six Grade 12 U and/or Grade 12 M courses or Ontario Academic Credits (OACs) (or equivalent); the university reserves the right to modify the minimum grade requirement for this scholarship


Endowed scholarship; renewable for up to three years if a minimum GPA of 10.50 is achieved during the fall, winter and spring terms of the previous academic year (see the regulations for the In-Course Scholarship program for complete regulations concerning renewal) for a total potential value of $18,000 (over 4 years); candidates who receive this scholarship at admission are also eligible for scholarships granted under the Entrance Scholarship Grid; candidates who are eligible for renewal of this scholarship are not eligible for scholarships granted under the In-Course Scholarship program;

Students in the following double degree programs are eligible to renew this award for a fifth year of undergraduate study: BBA/Honours Computer Science, BBA/Honours Computing and Computer Electronics, BBA/Honours Mathematics (Waterloo), Concurrent Education(Brantford Campus). The full value of this scholarship for students in an approved double degree program would therefore be $23,000.