President's Gold Scholarship

Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus

Available to full-time undergraduate students entering first year who have never previously attended a postsecondary institution.

If your average is 95% or higher, we’ll award you $5,000 for your first year. If you maintain the eligibility requirements, you will receive another $5,000 per year for years 2 through 4 (or 5 for some programs). This scholarship is automatically renewable if you achieve an annual GPA of 10.5 or higher based on the completion of 5.0 credits each academic year (5.0 credits = 10 half-year courses).

To be eligible to receive your full President’s Gold Scholarship amount, you must be registered full-time in at least 2 academic terms within the same academic year.

Scholarship values are subject to change. For the most up-to-date figures, visit


Scholarship Summary

Quantity Unlimited
Application Required No
Value $5,000 in first year ($3,000 President's Gold Scholarship + $2,000 entrance scholarship). $15,000 - $20,000 ($5,000 per year in years 2 through 4 or 5 for approved five-year undergraduate programs).
Renewable? Yes
Deadline No application required; granted automatically based on high school grades.