Schulich Leader Scholarships awarded to two Faculty of Science students

Posted on Thursday, November 28, 2013

The University of Ottawa is pleased to announce that two deserving uOttawa students have been awarded a chance to study worry-free with a four-year, $60,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship. This year's recipients are Adesewa Oloko and Magdalena Richardson of the Faculty of Science.

The Schulich Leader Scholarships annual program recognizes students across Canada who demonstrate excellence in academics and/or community leadership and who plan to study science, technology, engineering or mathematics as undergraduates.

Recipients are selected from a pool of nominees based on three criteria: outstanding community and business leadership, academic excellence and financial need. High schools and CEGEPs across Canada can nominate students for the scholarship. 

About the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa is an open and diverse community of close to 45,000 students, faculty and staff who live, work and study in both English and French. In the heart of Canada's capital, uOttawa is one of our country's leading research universities.

About Schulich Leader Scholarships

Schulich Leader Scholarships is managed by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, with the funding provided by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich. This historic $100 million scholarship initiative was implemented to secure the future economic competitiveness of Canada and Israel and is designed to ensure that future Canadian and Israeli leaders are among the next pioneers in global scientific research and innovation.  For more information, please visit

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