Sponsoring Institution: Schulich Leader Scholarships
Type: Funding for STEM majors
Eligibility: Graduating high school student seniors in Canada who plan to enroll in a STEM program at a partner university.
Application Deadline: High schools must submit nominees for this STEM scholarship by the end of January, and nominees submit their application by end of February.
Highlight: Are you a student that excels in science, technology, engineering or math and are in need of financial assistance to pursue your dreams? Well, the Schulich Leader Scholarship may be the right opportunity for you. This STEM scholarship aims to assist students that have a passion in STEM, by offering scholarships to STEM programs in 20 partner universities in Canada. Students graduating from high school in Canada can be nominated by their high school if they have great academic excellence and leadership, with focus areas in technology, engineering, entrepreneurship and business enterprise, or applied scientific research. Check out the FAQs page for more details on the eligibility requirements for this STEM scholarship. With over 300,000 candidates, 1,500 nominees and 100 winners, there is very steep competition amongst students, but the funding awards are pretty huge as well! If selected, nominated students can win between $100,000-150,000 (CAD), and each Schulich leader will have access to many other benefits as well, including network events, access to top STEM employers, mentorship opportunities, and more! Read up on the scholarship perks, and cross your fingers that you get nominated at your school! And… if you do get the opportunity to apply to this STEM scholarship, whether it’s to win the scholarship or to be recognized nationally for all your hard work as a nominee, we wiSCH-U-LICH!