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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David Gu

2018
Schulich Leader

University of Waterloo
Engineering
Program

High School: TMS School

Nominated by Josephine Parody

Richmond Hill, ON

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
 
Software Engineering
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
 
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." – Mark Twain
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
I taught myself to ski at 5 years old, through trial and error. Since then, skiing has become my favorite sport.
 
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
I make a great Schulich Leader because I am passionate about innovation, and strive to use technology to improve people’s lives. I have been creating solutions and sharing knowledge both in my community and beyond. I’m greatly honored to be a Schulich leader, and endeavor to inspire the passion for creativity and innovation in others.
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