uOttawa congratulates the 2018 Schulich Leader Scholarships recipients

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Science and innovation

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 Schulich Leader Scholarship, valued at $80,000 and $100,000 respectively.

This year’s recipients are:

  • Roslin Chen - Environmental Science (Faculty of Science)
  • Angelica Paynter - Software Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

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.

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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.

Media inquiries

Isabelle Mailloux Pulkinghorn
Interim Manager, media relations
Cell: 613-240-0275
imaillou@uOttawa.ca

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