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Canada's top Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students receive $100,000 and $80,000 scholarships

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Canada's top Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students receive $100,000 and $80,000 scholarships

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Meet the 2018 class of Schulich Leaders, entering university this Fall

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce the seventh cohort of Schulich Leaders, recipients of Canada's most prestigious STEM scholarship.

Schulich Leader Scholarships (CNW Group/Schulich Leader Scholarships)

Out of a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,400 students were nominated, of which 50 received this celebrated award.

Of the 50 recipients, 25 receive $100,000 to pursue an engineering degree and 25 receive $80,000 to pursue a science, technology or mathematics degree at our 20 Canadian partner universities.

The 2018 Schulich Leader scholarship recipients are:






First Name

Last Name

University

Home City

Home Province

David

Gu

University of Waterloo

Richmond Hill

Ontario

Atif

Mahmud

University of Waterloo

Kitchener

Ontario

Advait

Maybhate

University of Waterloo

Waterloo

Ontario

Robin

Wen

University of Waterloo

Saskatoon

Saskatchewan

Daniel

Hoogsteen

University of Toronto

Burington

Ontario

Markus

Kunej

University of Toronto

Brantford

Ontario

Sidrah

Rana

University of Toronto

Mississauga

Ontario

Eli

Scott

University of Toronto

Renfrew

Ontario

Julia

Azzi

McMaster University

Ottawa

Ontario

Shannon

Buck

McMaster University

Hamilton

Ontario

Emelyn

Kupinski

McMaster University

London

Ontario

Nikola

Petrevski

McMaster University

Ajax

Ontario

Emily

Cross

University of British Columbia

Thunder Bay

Ontario

Ronin

Cunningham

University of British Columbia

North Vancouver

British Columbia

Rebecca

Lim

University of British Columbia

Surrey

British Columbia

Mateo

Pekic

University of British Columbia

Vancouver

British Columbia

Angela

Choi

Queen's University

Fredericton

New Brunswick

Sonal

Gupta

Queen's University

Kingston

Ontario

Sophia

Ludovice

Queen's University

Bedford

Nova Scotia

Peter

Matthews

Queen's University

Petrolia

Ontario

Ryan

Harlen

Western University

Stoney Creek

Ontario

Tony

Xu

Western University

Toronto

Ontario

Gillian

Besko

University of Alberta

Howden

Manitoba

Anoushka

Gaekwad

University of Alberta

Medicine Hat

Alberta

Miasya

Bulger

McGill University

Ottawa

Ontario

Raphael

Hotter

McGill University

Dollard-des-Ormeaux

Quebec

Roslin

Chen

University of Ottawa

Thorold

Ontario

Angelica

Paynter

University of Ottawa

Kemptville

Ontario

Spencer

Hancock

University of Victoria

Coombs

British Columbia

Karlee

Zaruk

University of Victoria

Victoria

British Columbia

Maria

Baclig

University of Calgary

Edmonton

Alberta

Rylan

Marianchuk

University of Calgary

Humboldt

Saskatchewan

Anna

Minarik

Dalhousie University

Edmonton

Alberta

Kayla

Thomson

Dalhousie University

Kentville

Nova Scotia

Antonia

Kowalewski

Simon Fraser University

Victoria

British Columbia

Bradley

Schellenberg

Simon Fraser University

Surrey

British Columbia

Michael

Kehler

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg

Manitoba

Alex

Kitt

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg

Manitoba

Katrina

Carver

York University

Halifax

Nova Scotia

Jack

Wawrow

York University

Windsor

Ontario

Gaia

Noseworthy

University of New Brunswick

Lewisporte

Newfoundland

Anna

Postill

University of New Brunswick

Toronto

Ontario

Vaidehee

Lanke

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon

Saskatchewan

Joel

Pollak

University of Saskatchewan

New Hamburg

Ontario

Alex

Janes

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Portugal Cove-St. Philip's

Newfoundland

Callie

Melindy

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Lumsden

Newfoundland

Vlad

Drelciuc

Université de Montréal

Laval

Quebec

Robin

Legault

Université de Montréal

Coteau-du-Lac

Quebec

Marie-Laure

Filion

Laval University

Quebec

Quebec

Monica

Gagnier

Laval University

Embrun

Ontario

 

"Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest STEM scholarships in Canada. With 50 outstanding students selected each year from across Canada, this group represents the best and brightest Canada has to offer," says program founder Seymour Schulich. "These students will make great contributions to society, both on a national and global scale. With their university expenses covered, they can focus their time on their studies, research projects, extracurricular, and entrepreneurial ventures. They are the next generation of technology innovators."

About Schulich Leader Scholarships Canada

Schulich Leader Scholarships are prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to 50 high school graduates enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate program at 20 partner universities in Canada. Each year, every high school in Canada can submit one Schulich Leader Nominee based on academic excellence in STEM, entrepreneurial leadership and financial need. 

Recognizing the increasing importance and impact that STEM disciplines will have on the prosperity of future generations, businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich established this $100 million scholarship fund in 2012 to encourage our best and brightest students to become the next pioneers of global scientific research and innovation.

SOURCE Schulich Leader Scholarships

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