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Schulich Leader Scholarship

The Schulich Leader Scholarship is an undergraduate entrance scholarship for students intending to enrol in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at one of 20 Canadian or 5 Israeli universities. The award is valued at $60,000 over 4 years for the study of science, technology, or mathematics and $80,0000 over 4 years for the study of engineering. The final selection of the 25 winners will be done by the participating universities.


UCC is allowed to nominate only one candidate for this award. The nominee must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and possess two of the three following attributes:


• Academic excellence;
• Outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership;
• Financial need.

Profiles of former winners and more details about the award can be found here.

In order to be considered for nomination, interested students must write a short statement in which they indicate the nature of their interest in STEM subjects and their plans for post-secondary study in related areas. They must also provide a résumé outlining their extracurricular leadership and/or entrepreneurial activities. These documents must be submitted to Ms Ridout by 9 a.m. on Monday, December 1.

Students should apply for the nomination only if they would accept the award. The nominee must arrange for two letters of reference (at least one of which must be academic) to be submitted to the University Counselling Office via Naviance by Monday, January 19 at the latest.

The nominated student will be given a link to the online application.