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Students at The University of New Brunswick receive Canada’s largest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarship

Author: Development and Donor Relations

Posted on Aug 29, 2022

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events , Creating Opportunities for Students


– Universities announce their 2022 Schulich Leaders, winning $100,000 or $80,000 scholarships for undergraduate study –

Two students have been named The University of New Brunswick’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship.

Out of a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,400 students were nominated. For the third year in a row, an additional 50 scholarships are being awarded, for a total of 100.

Isaac Buckingham, 17, is a recipient of the $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship. A graduate of Corner Brook Regional High School in Corner Brook, Nfld., Buckingham will be entering the bachelor of science in engineering program this fall. Buckingham was selected for his outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievements, including participation in the SHAD program and representing Team NL in both alpine ski racing and beach volleyball at the Canada Games.

Micah Landry, 18, is a recipient of the $80,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship. A graduate of St. Stephen High School in St. Stephen, N.B., Landry will be entering the bachelor of computer science program this fall. Landry was selected for his outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievements, including leading his school’s cybersecurity team and competing at the national level in track and field.

“We are proud to celebrate more than 10 years of Schulich Leader Scholarships, the premiere STEM scholarship program in Canada and the world. This group of 100 outstanding students will represent the best and brightest Canada has to offer and will make great contributions to society, both on a national and global scale. With their university expenses covered, they can focus their time on their studies, research projects, extracurriculars, and entrepreneurial ventures. They are the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators,” says program founder Seymour Schulich.


About Schulich Leader Scholarships Canada
Recognizing the increasing importance and impact that STEM disciplines will have on the prosperity of future generations, businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich established this $100+ million scholarship fund in 2012 to encourage our best and brightest students to become Schulich Leader Scholars: the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators.

Through The Schulich Foundation, these prestigious entrance scholarships are awarded to 100 high school graduates enrolling in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate program at 20 partner universities in Canada. Every high school in Canada can submit one Schulich Leader Nominee per academic year based on academic excellence in STEM, entrepreneurial leadership, and financial need.

About The University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is one of Canada’s oldest English-language universities and one of the first public universities established in North America. Founded in 1785, the multi-campus institution is home to over 60 research centres and institutes, groups and ongoing projects. The university offers over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs in 100 disciplines. UNB has over 10,500 students from more than 100 countries, and several thousand more take UNB courses online and at partner institutions around the world.

For more information visit:
schulichleaders.com