21 January 2020
Entrance scholarships for future undergraduates
McGill’s Scholarships and Student Aid Office offers merit-based entrance scholarships to first-time university students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program.
There are two types of centrally-administered entrance scholarships:
- One-year Scholarships, valued at $3,000 (non-renewable)
- Major Scholarships, valued between $3,000 and $12,000 (renewable annually up to 3 or 4 years provided criteria for renewal are met)
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- All areas except These faculties include Music, Dentistry, Law and Medicine. You should consult individual faculty websites and admissions offices for more information. These scholarships are not transferable should you change faculties.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Depended on the chosen scholarships
- One-year Scholarships (non-renewable)
- Major Scholarships (renewable annually up to 3 or 4 years provided criteria for renewal are met)
- Office offers merit-based entrance scholarships to first-time university students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program.
- Transfer, Mature, Diploma, Exchange, Special, Part-time and Visiting students are not eligible for entrance scholarships.
- Maximum one entrance scholarship: Recipients of McGill centrally-administered entrance scholarships can receive only one scholarship. If you receive more than one offer, the final entrance scholarship will be that of the highest eligible value. This will not impact Faculty-specific Entrance Scholarships–please see below.
- MINIMUM A average (approximately 96.0% or equivalent) over last two years of full-time study.
- One-year Scholarships, valued at $3,000 (non-renewable).
- Major Scholarships, valued between $3,000 and $12,000 (renewable annually up to 3 or 4 years provided criteria for renewal are met).
For: One-year entrance scholarships
First Step: No separate scholarship application is required. All first-time university students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program are automatically considered for a one-year scholarship if they meet the minimum academic requirements
:For Major entrance scholarships
A separate application that must be submitted soon after submitting your application for admission.
First Step: After you submit your application for admission to McGill, you will receive an email acknowledging your application.
This email will provide you with your:
- McGill ID number
- PIN used to log on to Minerva
Third Step: You will be prompted to provide specific information which may include some or all of the following:
- A factual list of your school activities and community/volunteer involvement for the last three academic years (including athletic/artistic and other activities)
- A general essay either on a contemporary or historical figure that influenced/inspired you, or on a memorable event/experience which provided you with a new outlook on life
- A one-page letter of reference that you have written – for yourself – in the third person
Fourth Step: Concerning grades and transcripts, please see McGill’s Admission site
- For International and US applicants: upload all your transcripts to Minerva.
- Rest of Canada applicants: self-report your grades.
- Ontario and Quebec applicants: wait for the marks from Ontario and Quebec governments.
Fifth Step: Your referees or school administrator must email your reference letters (and statements of rank, only if available) to [email protected] (and quote your McGill ID number). These documents must be:
- Typed on official letterhead stationery
- Duly signed and converted to PDF
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Yasmeen Mohamed/ Egypt“
Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team