Schulich Leader Scholarship

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)

2019 Key Program Dates

  • January 30, 2019 – High School and Cegep Nominee Submission deadline
  • February 20, 2019 – Schulich Leader scholarship application deadline
  • March 1- universities receive scholarship applications
  • June 14, 2019 – Schulich Leaders finalized

Meet our 2019 Schulich Leader Scholarship Recipients

Liam Israels

Katie Brown

Meet past Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients who studied or are studying at Western

Lovdeep Singh

Sandra Sabongui

Linda Guo

Amelia Carver

Dane Sisinni

Kyra Moura

Mark Krammer 

Benjamin Congram

Flora Jung 

Blake VanBerlo

Grace Wang

Gurleen Chahal

Joy Shah

Luke Ingratta

Tony Xu

Ryan Harlen

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

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