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.

$100,000 to a student pursuing an Engineering degree
$80,000 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
• Civil and Environmental Engineering (Excluding the Environmental Engineering and Environmental Engineering with International Development options selected in upper year.)
• Electrical and Computer Engineering
• Mechanical and Materials Engineering
• Mechatronic Systems Engineering
• Integrated Engineering

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

• Applied Mathematics
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Earth Sciences
• Mathematics
• Physics and Astronomy
• Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
• Integrated Science

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.