Schulich Leader Scholarships


Schulich Leader Foundation Announcement 

The Schulich Foundation will double the Schulich Scholarship endowment to $200 million. This will double the annual distribution of scholarships at top universities across Canada, including Western from 50 to 100 starting with the 2020 cohort!    

50 scholarships at $100,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing an Engineering degree
50 scholarships at $80,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing a Science, Technology or Math degree

The Western News story is available at


Meet our 2019 Schulich Leaders

 Katie Brown and Liam Israels


Western University prides itself on providing the best student experience among Canada’s leading research-intensive universities and attracting the highest caliber of well-rounded students.  

Western is proud to be one of the 20 participating university partners of one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship programs, the Schulich Leader Scholarship program.

With this partnership, Western is in support of students pursuing their dreams to become the next global pioneers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.    The scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for higher learning. 

Applicants should demonstrate 2 of the 3 following criteria: academic excellence, leadership (entrepreneurial, community or business), and/or financial need. As well, applicants should be entrepreneurial minded, intending to pursue a career in technology, innovation, engineering, or scientific research.

$100,000 to a student pursuing an Engineering degree
$80,000 to a student pursuing a Science, Technology or Math degree

List of Eligible STEM programs at Western University (pdf)

Watch this Western-produced video on what it means to be a Schulich Leader Scholarship Recipient at Western University.

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