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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Antonia Kowalewski

2018
Schulich Leader

Simon Fraser University
Science
Program

High School: Reynolds Secondary

Nominated by Tom Aerts

Victoria, BC

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
 
Biophysics
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
 
"Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good" - Minor Myers Jr.
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
I love music as well as science! Over the past four years I've participated in various choirs, bands, and musical theatre productions.
 
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
I have always been naturally curious, which has led me to explore a broad range of interests and take advantage of many opportunities. Through these experiences, I built a strong foundation in both academics and leadership. At the same time, I established a commitment to bettering myself, serving others, and creating value in my community. Being a Schulich Leader provides me with a strong platform from which to extend this commitment.

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