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McCall MacBain Scholarships

We want to meet you!

Are you ready to challenge yourself, learn from others, and make a positive impact in other people’s lives?

This year, you can apply for up to 20 full scholarships and 60 entrance awards ($5,000 or $10,000 each) for your future master’s or professional studies at McGill.

Applications are open until September 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT for Fall 2022 admission. Start your online application or attend an information session.

We’re looking for:

Do you value excellence, hard work, service, and lifelong learning? Do you strive to act with integrity, honesty, and empathy? Do you have the tenacity to pursue long-term goals? Are you willing to take meaningful risks?

Do you value working for and with others to address challenges facing a community? Do you pursue a breadth and depth of interests, through your activities outside the classroom?

Do you believe in working with and leading others towards a common goal? Are you ready to take on tough leadership roles to advance meaningful change? Are you driven to help others and to develop the potential of those you lead?

Are you able to identify unmet needs and motivate others in developing creative solutions to address those needs? Do you believe in forging new paths and not being held back by fear of failure?

Do you have a deep interest in and curiosity about people, ideas, and the world around you? Are you interested in working with people who have different perspectives? Is there a good fit between your proposed graduate program, your qualifications, and your future plans?

Eligibility criteria

To apply in 2021, you must meet the following criteria:


You have Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or refugee status in Canada


You have a bachelor’s degree, or are on track to graduate before August 2022

Interest in Graduate School

You’re interested in applying for admission to an eligible full-time master’s or professional program at McGill University

How to apply

Two applications are required:

  1. The McCall MacBain Scholarship application is open until September 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT for those planning to start a program in Summer / Fall 2022. Apply now!
  2. You will also need to apply directly to McGill for at least one eligible full-time master’s or professional program for Summer/Fall 2022 admission. You’ll need to apply by the program deadline or by mid-December 2021 at the latest if you are selected for McCall MacBain final interviews.

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