University of Toronto

Julia Won

Father Michael Goetz School
Nominated by: 
Rita Nolan
Nominated in: 
2015
Program: 
Science
Mississauga, ON

Achievements:

Volunteer Award for Arts and Culture in Toronto (December 2017)

Two-Year Anniversary Certificate at Women's College Hospital (February 2018)

Korean Honour Scholarship from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada (July 2016)

Honourable Ray Lawson Scholarship (October 2016)

Yu-An Farms Scholarship from the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation (March 2017)

University of Toronto Scholar (August 2016 & 2017)

Eric Jackman Scholarship in Psychology (November 2017)

Department of Psychology Student Award, University of Toronto (January 2018)

Media Mentions:

Blog posts: 

A Passion to Volunteer

Winter 2017/2018

Having an abundance of volunteer opportunities is one of the many reasons why I love Toronto.

– by Julia Won • Schulich Leader at University of Toronto

Summer of Stats, Summer of Psych!

Summer 2016
 
– by Julia Won • Schulich Leader at University of Toronto

Explore the Cosmos!

Spring 2016
– by Julia Won • Schulich Leader at University of Toronto

The End of A Beginning

Winter 2015/2016
– by Julia Won • Schulich Leader at University of Toronto

Q&A with
Julia
:

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?
 
Science
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote? 
 
Be the change you want to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi 
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
My nickname is “mom.” Since I was young, my friends would tell me I have a motherly personality, especially when I remind them to do their homework. 
 
Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
My multi-faceted personality allows me to be a great Schulich Leader.  From volunteering to personal hobbies, I challenge myself to explore the whole spectrum of the community. I am also someone whose happiness comes from the happiness of others. This is why I have the tenacity and passion to help society; it is something I can do every day with a smile on my face.