Each year the Foundation makes available research grants to university students who are undertaking graduate research projects related to the heritage of Waterloo Region. The aim of the award is to encourage research at an advanced level into one or more aspects of the heritage of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.
A research grant of $3000 may be made at the beginning of the academic year to students who meet the following criteria:
Applicants must be full-time graduate students at the University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, or the University of Waterloo or be full-time graduate students at universities outside the Region who are undertaking research projects on some aspect of our regional heritage.
Applicants must be registered full-time at the masters or doctoral level in the fields of:
- Fine arts
- Natural heritage
- Political science
- Or any other discipline deemed to be relevant to heritage matters.
Application packages must be received by the Foundation no later than the fourth Tuesday in January.
- To be considered, please submit the following:
- A letter of application
- A proposal for a research project
- Official transcripts for all graduate and undergraduate studies
- A confidential letter of reference from a professor familiar with the candidate's work, outlining the scholarly importance of the proposed work.
Please forward application package to