Schulich Leader Scholarships

What are Schulich Leader Scholarships?

For 10 years the Schulich Leader Scholarships have been awarded to Dalhousie students each year. These scholarships are Canada’s most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarships. Up to 100 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.

Celebrate 10 Years of Schulich Leaders

Meet the 2021 Schulich Leaders of Dalhousie University

List of eligible programs

Faculty of Engineering

  • Bachelor of Engineering - BENG
  • Bachelor of Engineering Co-Op - BENG
    • Chemical
    • Civil
    • Electrical
    • Industrial
    • Mechanical

Faculty of Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Computer Science - BCSC
    • Software Development
    • AI & Machine Learning
    • Cloud Computing
    • Algorithms
    • Networking & Cyber Security
    • Graphics & Gaming
  • Bachelor of Applied Computer Science – BACSC
    • Software Development
    • Database Systems
    • Web-Centric Computing
    • User Interface Design
    • Privacy & Security
    • Project Management

Faculty of Science

  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
    • Actuarial Science
    • Chemistry Co-op
    • Earth Sciences Co-op
    • Economics Co-op
    • Integrated Science Program (first-year option)
    • Marine Biology Co-op
    • Mathematics Co-op
    • Ocean Sciences
    • Physics and Atmospheric Science Co-op
    • Statistics Co-op

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) - BSc (Agriculture)
    • Agricultural Business
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Plant Science 
  • Bachelor of Technology
    • Small Business Management

How to apply

  1. Are you eligible?
    • Graduate high school or cégep in the 2021/2022 academic year
    • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Plan to enroll in an eligible STEM program
    • Possess academic excellence, AND Leadership, charisma, and creativity
    • Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.
    • Be entrepreneurial-minded and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following focus areas: Technology; Engineering; Entrepreneurship and business enterprise; Applied scientific research
  2. Speak to your guidance counsellor to get Nominated: Every high school in Canada can nominate one graduating student. Cegeps can nominate four.
  3. If nominated, submit your scholarship application: Nominees will receive an email from Schulich Leader Scholarships with the link to their online application. Scholarship application deadline is February 16, 2022.
  4. Universities make offers: Universities select Schulich Leader scholarship recipients using their own rubric. All winners are confirmed by June 15, 2022.

Meet Past Dalhousie Recipients