From left to right, Carol Markos, Indigenous Studies and Political Science, Erik Joy, Chemical and Bioengineering, and Sarah Brooks, Arts and Science; represent the third cohort of Leaders for the award, which was launched in 2016. Photo by Sarah Janes.
From left to right, Carol Markos, Indigenous Studies and Political Science, Erik Joy, Chemical and Bioengineering, and Sarah Brooks, Arts and Science; represent the third cohort of Leaders for the award, which was launched in 2016. Photo by Sarah Janes.

April 23, 2019

Wilson Leadership Scholar Award deadline is May 1

Applications for the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award for graduate students is due May 1.

Who is a Wilson Leader and what is expected of them?

Wilson Leaders are diverse in their disciplines, political views, approaches to problem-solving, leadership styles, and career plans. They are interested in improving the world around them and helping to make a difference. They will develop their skills, be exposed to new ideas, and contribute to a community that will continue to grow.

Wilson Leaders should be willing and able to invest at least 15 hours per month in the program, from September to November and January to March.

Applications for the graduate Wilson Leadership Scholar Awards must be received at wilsonleader@mcmaster.ca by 11:59 p.m. EST on May 1, 2019.

Visit the Wilson Leader website for a full list of graduate student eligibility criteria and application details.