Schulich Leaders Scholarship

What are Schulich Leader Scholarships?

Schulich Leader Scholarships are Canada’s most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarships.

Up to one hundred are awarded to entrepreneurial-minded high school graduates enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at 20 partner universities across Canada. Half are valued at $100,000 for engineering scholarships and half are valued at $80,000* for science and math scholarships.

Every high school in Canada can nominate one graduating student each year to apply for the scholarship.


Fulton Secondary Nominee Application deadline: January 15

Steps to follow to be considered the Fulton nominee

  1. Completed the Fulton specific nomination application form
  2. Submit your application form to your school counsellor or the principal
  3. If you are selected to be the Fulton nominee, you will have until January 17 to submit your official application.

High School nominee application deadline: January 27, 2021

General Pool nominee application deadline: February 17, 2021

Student eligibility criteria:

  • Graduate high school in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Plan to enroll in an eligible STEM program at one of our partner universities Meet the following criteria:
    • Academic excellence, AND
    • Leadership, charisma and creativity.
    • Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.
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Be entrepreneurial-minded and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following focus areas:

  • A.    Technology;
  • B.    Engineering;
  • C.    Entrepreneurship and business enterprise;
  • D.    Applied scientific research.

The Schulich Foundation is NOT considering students who:

  • Focus on activism (environmental/political/societal)
  • Intend to become a practicing physician and/or medical researcher (e.g. Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Optometrist, etc.)
  • Intend to become a Professor and conduct theoretical research