Schulich Extended

Schulich Leadership
Vanier Collegiate Nomination Process

PDF DOCUMENT FOR VCI STUDENTS – Schulich Leadership 2020 2021


To qualify, Nominees must:

Nominees must meet the following criteria

  • Academic Excellence AND
  • Leadership, charisma and creativity.
  • Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.
  • Be entrepreneurial-minded and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following focus areas:
    • Technology
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship and business enterprise;
    • Applied scientific research.
  • Schulich are NOT considering students who:
    • Focus on activism (environmental/political/societal)
    • Intend to become a practicing physician and or medical research (e.g. Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Optometrist, etc.)
    • Intend to become a Professor and conduct theoretical research.


  • Title Page
  • Include a small paragraph listing the schools and programs you are applying to and your future career and professional goals.
  • Essay – 600-word essay demonstrating why they would make a great Schulich Leader (research who Schulich was/did/etc.)
  • Resume
  • Transcript


Vanier Nomination Deadline:                                         Extended to January 20, 2021
Vanier Nominee will be informed:                                            Extended to January  20, 2021

Schulich School Nomination Deadline:                                    January 27, 2021
Student Nominee Deadline:                                                     February 17, 2021
Universities Make Offers                                                              March 1 – June 15, 2021                               


  • Nominee, shot at $100 000 Schulich Leader Scholarship and/or 50 STEM scholarship

Nomination form includes:

  • Name and contact information for your school
  • Name and contact information for your Nominee
  • Your Nominee will receive an email with a link to the Schulich Leader Scholarship Application. The rest is up to them!

Vanier Selected Nominee Application Requires:

  1. Universities they wish to attend
  2. List of their top three achievements (academic or other)
    – 50 words maximum per achievement
  3. Essay describing why they should win
    – 600 words maximum
  4. Optional essay to outline extenuating circumstances that put them at a financial disadvantage, or they feel are relevant to their application
    – 250 words maximum
  5. Short answer to identify where they see themselves in 10 years and how they plan to get there
    – 50 words maximum
  6. Two letters of reference, including referee contact information for verification
    – Save as Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG
  7. Copy of up-to-date transcript, credit counsel summary or detailed academic report
    – Save as Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG
  8. Headshot profile image for publicity
    – Save as JPEG (No PDF or Word documents)