Meet the 2024 Cohort of McCall MacBain Scholars

The McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill has announced its fourth cohort of recipients, beneficiaries of a landmark $200 million gift made in 2019 by John and Marcy McCall MacBain.

Designed to encourage purposeful leadership, this year’s scholarships will enable 30 exceptional students to pursue a funded master’s or professional degree at McGill while participating in mentorship, coaching, and a leadership development program.

Al-Amin Ahamed

2024

MPP, Public Policy

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brandon Greenall

2024

MBA, Business Administration

South Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada

Clarisse Iradukunda

2024

MSc, Human Nutrition

Muhanga, Rwanda

Coralie Tcheune

2024

MSc, Mechanical Engineering

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Cristina Batalla

2024

MUP, Urban Planning

Taguig, Philippines

Daniel Amoshie

2024

MSc, Mechanical Engineering

Lamboya, Ghana

Emma Edney

2024

BCL/JD, Law

Beaumont, Alberta, Canada

Emma Yee

2024

MMus, Performance: Opera and Voice

Markham, Ontario, Canada

Fajr Alsayed

2024

MA, Political Science

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Fei Mu

2024

MSc, Public Health

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Firuza Huseynova

2024

Ad Hoc MA, Digital Humanities

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Harley Martin

2024

MPP, Public Policy

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ibrahim Musa

2024

BCL/JD, Law

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Ivana Okaro

2024

MSc, Neuroscience

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Jean Kagame

2024

BCL/JD, Law

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Katherine Bazin

2024

MSc, Chemistry

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kiran Sahani

2024

MSc, Public Health

Kolkata, India

Madison Hughes

2024

MSc, Public Health

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Maralmaa Batnasan

2024

MM, Analytics

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Noémie Veilleux

2024

MPP, Public Policy

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Paige Boklaschuk

2024

MSc, Epidemiology

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Samantha Nepton

2024

MA, Education & Society

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Samson Ekeno Lokwakai

2024

MEng, Electrical Engineering

Turkana, Kenya

Selen Calgin

2024

MDCM, Medicine

Kanata, Ontario, Canada

Shalom Zurisadai Carmona Gallegos

2024

MEng, Aerospace Engineering

Aguascalientes, Mexico

Siena Margorian

2024

MSc, Renewable Resources

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Taylor Richardson

2024

MA, Education & Society

New Castle, Delaware, United States

Vincent Keenan

2024

MSc, Earth and Planetary Sciences

Sainte-Barbe, Quebec, Canada

Zenab Abu Kishik

2024

MSW, Social Work

Lod, Israel

Zina Kamel

2024

MSc, Computer Science

Aleppo, Syria

To recognize additional talent, the McCall MacBain Scholarships and McGill University also offered 117 entrance awards ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 each to top candidates who were not selected for the cohort. Altogether, this year’s scholarships represent an estimated commitment of more than $3 million in tuition and living costs alone, which will be complemented by mentorship and leadership development programming.