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University of Waterloo George Vanderkuur Scholarship
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One scholarship valued at $5,000 or two scholarships valued at $2,500, will be awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate students enrolling in Year One of any degree-studies program at the University of Waterloo who are graduates of The Erindale Academy or Toronto Central Academy in Ontario. Selection will be based on academic excellence combined with community involvement and leaderships skills, as assessed through the Admission Information Form. Preference will be given to students enrolling in programs within the Faculties of Mathematics or Science and to international students. This scholarship has been established to honour George Vanderkuur, The Erindale Academy and Toronto Central Academy's current Director of Education, in recognition of his passion and commitment to education.