Applications are currently being received for the McCall MacBain scholarships to study in Canada. Created in February 2019 by John McCall MacBain and Marcy McCall MacBain through a landmark gift of $200 million, the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill are Canada’s first leadership-driven scholarship for master’s and professional degree students. These scholarships are an investment in students who are developing expertise in their respective fields, have a track record of taking initiative, and seek to collaborate with others to understand and address important problems and challenges.
This Canada scholarship is opened to all disciplines and available for candidates who are planning to apply for Fall 2023 admission to a full-time Master’s or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill University. Programs with Summer 2023 admission only are also acceptable. The program must consist of 45 credits or more and take place primarily on one of McGill’s two campuses.
McCall MacBain Scholars are asked to bring openness and commitment to learning from one another. The program is Fully funded and covers tuition and fees for the full normal duration of the master’s or professional program, a living stipend of $2,000 CAD per month during academic terms, a relocation grant for moving to Montréal plus finalist awards. Scholars will come together as a cohort during annual summer retreats, bi-weekly seminars, and monthly speaker series, and connect with global thinkers through an annual Principal’s Lecture, workshops, and other events while studying in one of the world’s greatest multicultural and multilingual cities.
- Host Institutions: McGill University in Canada.
- Area: Please find the list below.
- Number of Awards: 30 scholarships plus 80 finalist awards.
- Duration : normal program duration.
- Target Group: Opened to citizens of all countries in the world.
McCall MacBain Scholarships Benefits
Around 20 scholarships will be awarded under this scholarship program. This Canada scholarship will cover:
- Tuition and fees for the full normal duration of the master’s or professional program;
- A living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms;
- and a relocation grant for moving to Montréal.
As a McCall MacBain Scholarship candidate, you are eligible for additional scholarships. About 80 finalist and regional awards will be offered to candidates who distinguish themselves during the interview process: 50 Finalist Awards of $10,000 (Canadian) or $20,000 (International) each, for master’s or professional studies at McGill University; 28 Regional awards of $5,000 each, for graduate studies at any public university in Canada.
Furthermore, this scholarship will give you the opportunity to :
- Develop Your Leadership Skills.
- Connect you with Mentors & Advisors.
- Expand Your Knowledge.
Please find below, the list of eligible programs for this scholarship.
Master’s Degrees Programs at the McGill University
- Interfaculty Studies
- Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
- Art History
- Communication Studies
- East Asian Studies
- French Language and Literature
- History and Classical Studies
- Information Studies
- International Development
- Islamic Studies
- Jewish Studies
- Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Political Science
- Public Policy
- Quebec Studies / Études sur le Québec
- Religious Studies
- Social Studies of Medicine
- Social Work
- Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences : Dentistry
- Law : Law
- Desautels Faculty of Management
- Medicine and Health Sciences
- Anatomy and Cell Biology
- Biological and Biomedical Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- Human Genetics
- Medical Physics
- Medicine, Experimental
- Medicine, Family
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Neuroscience (Integrated Program)
- Occupational Health
- Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
- Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
- Surgery, Experimental
- Schulich School of Music : Music
Second-Entry Professional Undergraduate Degrees
McCall MacBain Scholarships Eligibility
To apply for 2022 scholarships, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- have any nationality,
- have a bachelor’s degree, or are on track to graduate before August 2023,
- You’re interested in applying for admission to an eligible full-time master’s or professional program at McGill University.
Graduate certificates, executive master’s programs, PhDs, joint degree programs, qualifying-year studies, and programs that take place outside of Montreal are examples of programs not covered by this scholarship.
- Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program to the USA;
- Douglas College Scholarships for International Students;
- Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships (Master, PhD, Research).
How to Apply for the McCall MacBain Scholarships
Eligible candidates who would like to apply for this North America scholarship should click on the apply button below and follow instructions to apply. Please note that, the application portal is available in both English and French. Those who would like to attend an information session should click here.
McCall MacBain Scholarship applicants must apply directly to McGill for at least one eligible full-time master’s or professional program. Program admission timelines and requirements vary, so please research the ones that interest you. The McCall MacBain Scholarship application deadline precedes McGill graduate admissions. You may list up to five eligible programs of interest on your scholarship application. After submitting your scholarship application, you must apply to at least one McGill program by the program’s application deadline, or in December at the latest if you are selected for McCall MacBain Scholarship final interviews.
If you have questions about the eligibility of a program, please email [email protected].
The application deadline for Fall 2023 admission is at 4:00 PM EDT for International Applicants and at 4:00 PM EDT for students and graduates of universities in Canada and the United States, as well as Canadians abroad. For more detail on this Canada scholarship, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.