Joanie Théroux and Médéric Chalifour awarded a Schulich Leader scholarship | Awards and Recognition

lThey obtain, respectively, a scholarship of $ 80,000 and $ 100,000 for their undergraduate studies.

Joanie Théroux, 20, receives a Schulich Leader scholarship of $ 100,000. A graduate of Cégep de Drummondville, she is starting the bachelor’s program in engineering physics this fall. Eager to create a company focusing on new technologies, Joanie’s objective is to reduce the environmental footprint and wishes to take part in solving major national and global problems in order to improve the society of tomorrow.

Médéric Chalifour, 19, receives an $ 80,000 Schulich Leader scholarship. A graduate of the Cégep régional de Lanaudière in Joliette, he begins the bachelor’s program in physics this fall. He aspires to a career as an engineer and wants to found his own “zero emission” aerospace company. Médéric has always had the ambition to contribute to the advancement of society by innovating in sustainable development.

The Schulich scholarships are awarded this year to 100 final year high school or CEGEP students who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics at one of the 20 participating universities in Canada.

Recognizing the growing importance and impact of STEM disciplines on the prosperity of future generations, businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich established a $ 100M fund in 2012 to support top Canadian students so that they can ‘they are becoming the next pioneers of innovation and scientific research on a global scale. Since 2012, 18 Université Laval students have been able to count on the significant support of the Schulich Leader scholarships.

Joanie and Médéric, the university community congratulates you and they are very proud to have you as part of the Laval University family.

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