Balmoral Hall School Student Receives Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship

Balmoral Hall School Student Receives Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship

6/18/19—Balmoral Hall School student Mia B. ’19 was recently selected to receive an $80,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship for her university studies. Mia plans on studying Computer Science at the University of Manitoba. Only 50 Schulich Leader Scholarships, the largest STEM scholarships in Canada, are awarded annually to “the next generation of technology innovators” who “will make great contributions to society, both on a national and global scale.”

“Mia demonstrates the boundless capabilities of women leading the STEM fields,” said Jennifer McDonald, Balmoral Hall’s University Guidance Advisor. “She has volunteered in Junior School classrooms to assist students as they explore physics and simple machines with confidence. With the middle and senior school robotics clubs, she has applied her knowledge and mentored teams as they develop their skills.”

“Mia empowers the younger girls to defy expectations and to feel as confident as she does in pursuing her passions and interests,” added Dr. Patricia Mitchler, a physics teacher at Balmoral Hall.