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Schulich Leader Scholarships

Queen's is proud to be a Canadian University partner of the Schulich Leader Scholarship program. This program is open to all graduating high school or CEGEP students across Canada who are seeking to pursue a degree in an eligible STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) related program. 

Schulich Leader Scholarships were created by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich. 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. The program recognizes students across Canada who are planning to study science, technology, engineering, or math.

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.



The Schulich Leader Scholarships

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
  • 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 to enable Queen's to assess their financial need. We request that students submit the Queen’s Admission Bursary by February 15, 2022. 
High School Grades Variable
Duration Renewable for 3 subsequent years (4 years total) provided the student 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.

Deadline to Apply

High Schools are permitted to nominate 1 (one) Schulich Leader nominee (Cegeps may nominate up to four students each). Nominations must be submitted by January 26, 2022.  Schulich Leader nominees will then have until February 16, 2022 to submit their application.  Queen’s to review applications:  March 1 – June 15.

Further information about the history and generous benefactors who have helped to establish this award can be found in the Awards List.