All students looking forward to attaining their degrees in Canada are cordially invited by the McGill University to apply for their Entrance Scholarships. The scholarships programs are open for all the students entering the university for the year 2021.
The scholarship fund will help students in covering up any of their educational expenses related to their undergraduate courses. The scholarship is a merit-based program for first-time entering students.
McGill University works as public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1821 by a royal charter granted by King George IV, the university bears the name of James McGill, a Scottish merchant whose bequest in 1813 formed the university’s precursor, the University of McGill College (or simply, McGill College); the name was officially changed to McGill University in 1885. It offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with the highest average entering grades of any Canadian university.
The applicant must meet up with the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:
- The candidate must be an international student.
- Must be first-time university students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program.
- Transfer, Mature, Diploma, Exchange, Special, Part-time and Visiting students are ineligible for entrance scholarships.
Acceptable Courses and Subjects
The scholarships are available to studying an undergraduate degree program in the following fields:
- Visual Studies
Why study at McGill University?
McGill University is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the world’s leading universities. With students coming to McGill from over 150 countries, our student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country.
Benefits of the Programs
The scholarship will be awarded as follows:
- One-year entrance scholarships of value: $3,000
- First-time entrance scholarships are tenable only for the session they are awarded and cannot be deferred unless the newly-admitted student has been granted deferred admission.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
For applying to these scholarships, applicants are needed to follow these steps:
Step 1: Apply for Admission
Eligible candidates are asked to apply for the admission at the university for any of the undergraduate degrees. The eligible candidates will be automatically getting considered for the scholarship program after applying for the admission.
Step 2: Submit Required Documents
- A factual list of all your school activities and community/volunteer involvement for the last three academic years (include 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
- For applicants from high schools outside Canada and the USA.: must upload your transcripts to Minerva.
- For US high school applicants from a school located in the USA: self-report your Minerva grades.
- Rest of Canada applicants: self-report your grades in Minerva.
- Ontario and Quebec applicants: wait for the marks from the Ontario and Quebec governments.
- Your referees or school administrator must email your reference letters and statements of rank, only if available to [email protected]
- These documents must be typed on official letterhead stationery duly signed and converted to PDF
- Students must meet the general country/study curriculum entry requirement.
- You must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following the country/curriculum you studied.
- According to the grading scale on the transcript, the university degree, described above, must have been completed with a minimum standing of 3.0/4.0 or the equivalent. Students must also meet any academic requirements set by the McGill graduate department to which they are applying.
International students who begin their term remotely and from outside of Canada should apply for a CAQ and Federal study permit as soon as possible, regardless of their plans to study from outside of Canada. Please provide the CAQ as soon as possible once received. Please review the entire section below to ensure you are aware of all deadlines that apply to you.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
Contact address: +1 514-398-4455
University location: 845 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4, Canada