Thank you for your interest in applying for the Sabic Leadership Scholarship.

Applications closed on August 15, 2020, at 11:59 PM EST. Applicants will be notified about the status of their application, the week of August 23, 2020.

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The Sabic Leadership Scholarship is for young Canadians from across the nation, who embody leadership skills and endeavour to make a difference in their community. Applicants will be required to demonstrate leadership skills with a focus on community service, describe what degree their level of involvement in the community has been, and state why volunteering is important to them. Recipients of the scholarship embody a desire to make a difference and positively impact the lives of others.

The foundation values community involvement to a greater extent than academic excellence and seeks to support the development of young leaders. Therefore, an applicant’s ability to succeed in an educational environment or lack thereof and their grade point average will not be considered when evaluating applications.

The foundation will prioritize applicants who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are two $1,000 scholarships available. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in a designated educational institution;

  • Be between the ages of 16 and 34, at the time of their application;

  • Currently reside in Canada or plan to return to Canada upon completion of their studies;

  • Have prior volunteer experience in their local community or elsewhere;

Applications Closed


Do I have to submit my grades or transcript?

No, your academic standing and grade point average are not considered when evaluating applications. Therefore, you are not required to submit your grades or transcript.

Do I have to write an essay as part of the application?

No, the application does not have an essay component.

How would I receive the funds and do I have to use them for tuition?

The funds are sent directly to your educational institution. If you have a credit or your balance owed is overpaid following disbursement of the funds, you may be able to request a cheque from the institution.

Is the scholarship open to any post-secondary student in Canada?

Only students enrolled at a designated educational institution may apply for the scholarship.

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

You can contact us via email at and a member of our team will respond within 24 hours.

Will you consider an applicant’s financial situation?

Special consideration will be granted to applicants whose financial situation has been affected by the pandemic.

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