Schulich Leaders

A Schulich Leader is one of 50 students who are selected each year by our 20 partner universities to receive $100,000 or $80,000 to pursue an undergraduate degree in STEM. In addition to this large financial award, they join an elite network and receive many ongoing benefits.

Since 2012, 320 Schulich Leaders have been awarded this prestigious STEM scholarship across Canada.

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Where our Schulich Leaders come from

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Tony Xu

2018
Schulich Leader

Western University
Engineering
Program

High School: Earl Haig Secondary

Nominated by Darren Low

Toronto, ON

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
 
Engineering
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
 
"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
I built my first computer when I was 10.
 
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
I take initiative, I persevere, and most importantly, I am curious.
 
 

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