Application Timeline

Prospective applicants for Summer / Fall 2022 admission should consult the timeline below.

FEBRUARY 2021

McCall MacBain Scholarship Information Sessions

Attend an information session to learn about the McCall MacBain Scholarships and how to apply for Summer / Fall 2022 admission.

FEBRUARY 2021
JUNE 16, 2021

McCall MacBain Scholarship Applications Open

Applications for 2022 admission will be open from June 16 to September 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT. Get a reminder when applications open.

JUNE 16, 2021
SEPTEMBER 2021

McGill Applications Open

McCall MacBain Scholarship applicants must apply directly to McGill for at least one eligible full-time master’s or professional program.

Program admission timelines and requirements vary, so please research the ones that interest you. McCall MacBain Scholarship applicants must apply by the program deadline or by mid-December 2021 at the latest if selected for final interviews.

McGill admissions generally open in September for the following Fall semester. Visit the McGill Graduate Admissions website for more information.

SEPTEMBER 2021
SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Scholarship Applications Due

The deadline for submitting a McCall MacBain Scholarship application, including both reference forms, is September 22 at 4:00 PM EDT.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
NOVEMBER 2021

Regional Interviews

After assessment, between 120 and 140 semi-finalists will be invited to in-person* regional interviews.

  • Halifax – November 6
  • Winnipeg – November 7
  • Calgary – November 13
  • Vancouver – November 14
  • Toronto – November 20
  • Online interviews for out-of-country candidates – November 26
  • Montréal – November 27

Your interviewers will be Canadian leaders who reflect a wide range of disciplines and life experiences. The interview process is an opportunity for you to tell us about your background, experiences, aspirations, and academic interests.

*The McCall MacBain Scholarships program is committed to the safety of our applicants and volunteers. We will follow and implement guidelines established by relevant public health authorities across Canada to limit any health-related risks. As such, we may decide to move some or all interviews virtually.

NOVEMBER 2021
MARCH 24-26, 2022

Final Interviews in Montréal

After regional interviews, 40-50 finalists will be invited to final interviews in Montréal. Travel costs and accommodations will be covered.

MARCH 24-26, 2022
SEPTEMBER 2022

Arrival on Campus

If you are selected as a McCall MacBain Scholar, you and your fellow scholars will arrive on campus in September 2022.

SEPTEMBER 2022