$100,000 Schulich Scholarship – REPOSTED info here. Due January 13, 2020

Dear Grads,

This info is being reposted to remind you about the Schulich Scholarships for students in STEM.  Feel free to contact me with questions in B110 or laida.falsetto@burnabyschools.ca.




Schulich Leader Scholarships are prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) programs at our 20 Canadian partner universities.  Last year, 70% of winning recipients came from schools that had never produced a Schulich Leader before.  Now in its ninth year, Schulich Leader Scholarships have provided this life-changing opportunity to 370 students across Canada.

50 Schulich Scholarships are awarded each year:

  • 25 at $100,000 for engineering
  • 25 at $80,000 for science, technology or mathematics

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Graduate high school or Cégep in the 2019-20 academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Plan to enroll in STEM at one of our partner universities (there are 20 in Canada)
  • Meet at least two of the following criteria:
    • Academic excellence
    • Leadership (community, business or entrepreneurial)
  • Financial need
  • Planning to pursue a career in technology, innovation, engineering, or scientific research
  • Not planning a career as a medical practitioner or in medical research

How do you apply?

Submit an application package with the information below to Ms. Falsetto. Based on the information you provide, the Byrne Creek Scholarship Committee will nominate one student.

  • indicate which universities you wish to attend
  • indicate your top three achievements (academic or other)
  • submit a 600 word essay demonstrating why you should win
  • submit an optional 250 word essay outline extenuating circumstances
  • submit a short answer to identify where you see yourself in 10 years
  • submit two single-page letters o reference that include email and telephone contact information for verification
  • submit a copy of up-to-date transcript

Deadline to apply to the Byrne Creek Scholarship Committee is Monday, January 13, 2020.  The Byrne Creek committee will then determine who will be our school’s candidate. We will finalize our candidate before January 24th. The official deadline to apply to the Schulich Foundation is Wednesday, February 19, 2020.  More application information is available HERE.

Schulich website is HERE.

Please contact me with any questions.

Best wishes,

Ms. Falsetto

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