Up to two years of full funding for a master's degree in any field at McGill University, Canada

Deadline

4:00 PM ET

International students have earlier deadline.

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Arts & Humanities
Creative/Performing Arts
Education
Professional (Law/Medicine/Business)
Public Service
Social Sciences
STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

Citizenship

U.S. Citizen, Non-US Citizen, DACA Recipient

Status

Senior Year, Young Alumni

Location

International

Endorsement Required

Yes

Award Amount

  • Tuition and fees to McGill University, for normal program duration
  • $2,000 CAD per month living stipend, during academic terms
  • Relocation grant for moving to Montreal

 

Description

Based in Montreal, Canada, McGill University offers full 30 full scholarships annually to fund master's and "second-entry professional undergraduate" degrees.* Courses are conducted in English, although French is the dominant language in the surrounding city of Montreal. 

*In Canada, professional degrees such as MD and JD degrees are awarded at the undergraduate level. Those who have already received their bachelor's degree in another may apply for an accelerated "second-entry" version of the program, graduating with a professional degree ready for licensure.

Benefits

The scholarship covers tuition and fees for eligible master's and accelerated professional degrees, as well as a living stipend of $2,000CAD per month.

Finalists who are not awarded a full scholarship may be eligible to receive a Finalist Award of up to $20,000 or a Regional Award of $10,000.  

Scholars also participate in professional development and community events, as well as gain access to a strong alumni network and ongoing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and advancement.

Eligibility

Meet the requirements for graduate school admission to McGill University, which include:

  • Bachelor's degree or a recognized equivalent
  • English language proficiency

Selection Criteria

  •  Academic strength and intellectual curiosity
  • Exceptional character
  • Community engagement
  • Leadership potential
  • Entrepreneurial spirit