$60,000 Schulich Leader Scholarships awarded to two uOttawa students

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The University of Ottawa is pleased to announce a new partnership with Schulich Leader Scholarships. The agreement will give two deserving uOttawa students a chance to study worry-free with a four-year, $60,000 scholarship. This year's recipients are Émilie-Anne Fleury,Faculty of Engineering, and Regan Cross,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.  Ontario high schools and Quebec CEGEPs can nominate students for the scholarship. This year there were 977 nominees.

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 www.schulichleaders.com.

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