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September 3, 2015
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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies


Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to full-time entering or continuing graduate students who achieve high academic standing in their program. All qualified students meeting the current "scholarship" standard for the academic unit are automatically considered. Application is not required. A scholarship is awarded on academic merit, not financial need. WLU Graduate Scholarships have a minimum value of $1,000 and are tenable for study at WLU while enrolled as a full-time student completing coursework and/or research. Normally, scholarships are paid in three equal instalments over three terms. Students awarded a WLU scholarship must sign and agree to abide by the terms below.

Terms and Conditions of Laurier Graduate Scholarships

All WLU Graduate Scholarships are conditional on registering as a full-time graduate student during the term in which the scholarship is held.

Scholarships are awarded for registration in the program indicated on the offer, and are not transferrable from one program to another.

Scholarship funds will be credited to student accounts. Upon written request, a credit balance will be refunded by direct deposit, no earlier than one week following the last day for a late registration for the term.

Students who withdraw from the program during the term will be required to repay a pro-rated portion of their graduate scholarship.

Laurier Graduate Scholarships may not normally be held concurrently with a major external award. In its place, either a Graduate Incentive Scholarship (for students in the professional master's programs) or a Dean's Graduate Scholarship (for students in the research-intensive programs) may be offered.