Schulich Leader Scholarships

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 leadership, charisma and creativity.  Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.

Applicants should be entrepreneurial minded, and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following areas:  Technology, engineering, entrepreneurship and business enterprise, applied scientific research.

$120,000 to a student pursuing an Engineering degree
$100,000 to a student pursuing a Science, Technology or Mathematics degree

 

List of Eligible STEM Programs at Western University

Engineering Programs
Faculty of Engineering - BESc (4 years)

• Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  - General Chemical Engineering Option

• Civil and Environmental Engineering
  - Structural Engineering Option
  - Structural Engineering with International Development Option

• Electrical and Computer Engineering
  - Electrical Engineering Program
  - Computer Engineering Program
  - Software Engineering Program

• Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  - Mechanical Engineering Option

• Mechatronics Systems Engineering
 -  Mechatronics Systems Engineering

Delivered jointly by all departments
• Integrated Engineering Program

Science & Math Programs
Faculty of Science – BScH (4 years); BSc (4 years)

• Applied Mathematics
  - Honours Specialization in Applied Mathematics
  - Honours Specialization in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
  - Major in Applied Mathematics

• Chemistry
  - Honours Specialization in Chemistry
  - Major in Chemistry
  - Specialization in Chemistry
  - Minor in Chemistry
  - Minor in Advanced Chemistry

• Computer Science
  - Honours Specialization in Computer Science
  - Honours Specialization in Information Systems
  - Specialization in Computer Science
  - Major in Computer Science
  - Minor in Computer Hardware Design
  - Minor in Computer Science
  - Minor in Game Development
  - Minor in Software Engineering

• Earth Sciences
  - Major in Geology
  - Major in Geophysics
  - Minor in Geophysics
  - Minor in Geology
  - Minor in Planetary Science and Space Exploration

• Mathematics
  - Honours Specialization in Applied Mathematics
  - Honours Specialization in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
  - Honours Specialization in Mathematics
  - Specialization in Mathematics
  - Major in Applied Mathematics
  - Major in Mathematics
  - Minor in Mathematics

• Physics and Astronomy
  - Honours Specialization in Physics
  - Honours Specialization in Astrophysics
  - Major in Physics
  - Major in Astrophysics
  - Major in Scientific Computing and Numerical Methods
  - Specialization in Physics
  - Specialization in Astrophysics
  - Minor in Physics
  - Minor in Advanced Physics
  - Minor in Conceptual Astronomy
  - Minor in the Physics of Materials
  - Minor in Astrophysics

• Statistical and Actuarial Science
  - Honours Specialization in Actuarial Science
  - Honours Specialization in Data Science
  - Honours Specialization in Statistics
  - Honours Specialization in Financial Modelling
  - Major in Actuarial Science
  - Major in Financial Modelling
  - Major in Applied Statistics
  - Major in Data Science
  - Minor in Applied Financial Modelling
  - Minor in Applied Statistics
  - Minor in Data Science

• Integrated Science
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Astrophysics
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Chemistry
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Computer Science
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Earth Sciences
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
 - Honours Specialization in Integrated Science with Physics

2023 Key Program Dates

  • High School nomination deadline: January 31, 2023
  • Student scholarship application deadline: February 21, 2023
  • Universities make offers: March 7-June 15, 2023

Meet our 2022 Schulich Leader Scholarship Recipients

Xander Chin

Brent Davison

Eric Hout

Holly Morton

Marianna Speranza

Tina Xu

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

Katie Brown

Liam Israels

Natalie Loewen

Charlotte Motuzas

Katja Murray

Elizabeth Olsson

Cole Sweet

Christy Xie

Aimee Petrea Chiripuci

Christian Goff

Andréa Jackson

Shaelagh Stephan (Note: Shaelagh has decided to defer attending Western until 2022)

Mandric Sittaro

Daniel Weppler

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

Visit the Schulich Leader Scholarships website for more information.