Schulich Leader Scholarships

Established in March 2012 by Seymour Schulich and last revised in March 2021. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, leadership, charisma, and creativity to entrepreneurial-minded students entering first year of Schulich eligible Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics degree programs (STEM) at Queen’s University. Strong consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. The award is renewable for three years provided the student maintains full time enrolment status in an eligible STEM degree plan.  Applications are submitted according to the process defined by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

Category Details
Total value $100,000 (Bachelor of Applied Science)

$80,000 (Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Computing (Honours))

Program of study
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)* OUAC program codes: QS, QIS only
    • *Excluding progression or transfer Into Biology, Biochemistry, Kinesiology and Health Studies, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, and Psychology after year 1
  • Bachelor of Computing (Honours)* OUAC program codes: QD only
    • *Excluding progression or transfer into Biomedical Computing and Cognitive Science after year 1
  • Bachelor of Applied Science OUAC program codes: QE, QEM, QEC only
Criteria
  • Entrepreneurial-minded STEM students that demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, creativity, and charisma
  • Financial need strongly considered
Note: Schulich Leader nominees applying to Queen's are asked to submit a Queen's Admission Bursary, by February 15, 2022, to enable Queen's to assess their financial need
High school grades Variable
Duration Renewable for 3 subsequent years (4 years total) provided the student maintains full time enrolment status in an eligible STEM degree plan and meets the renewal conditions as per their award offer letter
Annual value $25,000 (Bachelor of Applied Science)

$20,000 (Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Computing (Honours))

Number available Number and distribution of scholarships will be confirmed on March 1, 2022. In 2021, 100 scholarships were awarded across 20 partner universities

Applications are submitted according to the process defined by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

High schools are permitted to nominate one Schulich Leader nominee (CEGEPS may nominate up to four students each). 

Deadline

  • High school nominations must be submitted by January 26, 2022
  • Schulich Leader nominees must submit their application by February 16, 2022
  • Queen’s to review applications: March 1–June 15

About Schulich Leader Scholarships

Queen's University is proud to be a Canadian University partner of the Schulich Leader Scholarship program. The program is funded by The Schulich Foundation and Co-Administered by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Queen’s is one of 20 participating universities. 

Visit the Schulich Leader Scholarship website to learn more.

Check out the video below to see how the Schulich Leadership Scholarship can change your life and what Queen's has to offer.