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McMaster University in Canada Entrance Awards, 2021-2022

McMaster University in Canada Entrance Scholarships
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LEVEL: Undergraduate
FUNDING: Partially Funded
OPEN TO: All
PLACE: Canada
STATUS: 72 Days left

The McMaster University provides various funding opportunities for both Canadian and international students enrolling for its undergraduate degree programs. The McMaster University in Canada Entrance Awards are available for prospective students from around the world willing to study in an undergraduate degree programs at the university.

Entrance awards are monetary awards given to incoming students based on academic merit and, in some cases, other forms of earned merit (community involvement, leadership, etc.). Most scholarships are automatically awarded upon admission, while some may require an additional application. The value the student’s entrance award will be credited to its student account after the deadline to add and/or drop classes without penalty.

Founded in 1887, the McMaster University (McMaster) is a public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. McMaster is one of the four Canadian Universities that consistently ranks in the world’s top 100 universities. The university has over 26,000 undergraduate students, 4,400 graduate students, 1,400 full-time faculty members and over 180,000 alumni residing in more than 139 countries worldwide.

McMaster University offers a wide range of programs through its six faculties: the Faculty of Humanities, the DeGroote School of Business, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Program details

  • Host institution: McMaster University in Canada.
  • Fields of study: Available programs at the university.
  • Number of grants: Not specified.
  • Duration: up to 4 years (varies per award program).
  • Eligible countries: Open to all nationalities (Foreign students, Canadian citizens and Permanent residents).

McMaster University in Canada Entrance Awards Benefits

Scholarships are awarded to deserving students at the time of admission. McMaster University offers various scholarships as shown below:

International Students Awards at McMaster University

  1. Provost Entrance Scholarship for International Students : $7,500
  2. The Woo Family International Entrance Scholarships : $3,000 per student
  3. The McMaster Chinese Alumni – Peter George International Entrance Scholarships : $3,000 per student.

Domestic Students Awards at McMaster University

  1. The Access Award : up to $40,000 ($10,000 per year) in aid & award funding towards tuition, compulsory fees, books, equipment and living costs and one guaranteed McMaster University work experience.
  2. Loran Scholarship : Approximately $100,000 over four years of undergraduate studies (includes tuition waiver and $10,000 annual stipend)
  3. Schulich Leader Scholarships : Approximately $100,000 over four years of undergraduate studies (includes tuition waiver and $10,000 annual stipend)

Other Awards at McMaster University

  1. Marjorie Anderson Financial Award for Indigenous Students : $80,000 ($20,000 per year)
  2. McMaster Honour Awards : Information about Honour Awards for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available in late November.

Undergraduate programs at the McMaster University

Below is the list of available undergraduate programs at the McMaster University.

McMaster University in Canada Entrance Awards Eligibility

Eligibility criteria vary per programs. However, all applicants must meet below criteria.

  • minimum admission requirements;
  • program-specific requirements;
  • language requirements;
  • have applied for admission to an Undergraduate degree program in any field at McMaster University.

Furthermore, applicants must meet program specific requirements as shown below.

Provost Entrance Scholarship for International Students

Applicants must be an international student, currently studying at a foreign high school outside of Canada and applying for admission to a level l program.

Award requires a letter of reference from an official from their high school (i.e. principal, department head, guidance counselor etc.) who can comment knowledgeably about your academic achievements, character, community service, and leadership potential.

The Woo Family International Entrance Scholarships

  • Must be an international visa student, currently studying at a foreign high school outside of Canada and applying for admission to a level l program.
  • Students are automatically considered for this award once enrolled at McMaster for the upcoming fall term.
  • Awards are based on final admission averages.

The McMaster Chinese Alumni – Peter George International Entrance Scholarships

  • Must be an international visa student, currently studying at a foreign high school outside of Canada and applying for admission to a level l program.
  • Students are automatically considered for this award once enrolled at McMaster for the upcoming fall term.
  • Awards are based on final admission averages.

The Access Award

  • Students from under-represented groups in the Golden Horseshoe area
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Application includes a short essay questions detailing the barriers to accessing post-secondary education you are facing and your desire to attend McMaster; a Reference letter.

Loran Scholarship

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school or Cegep
  • At least 16 years old by Sept. 1 of the following year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • High school students: Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%
  • Cegep students: Present an R score equal to or higher than 29

Schulich Leader Scholarships

  • Entering a program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be selected as high school’s nominee (Canadian schools only)
  • Awarded to the top entrepreneurial-minded STEM students that demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, creativity and charisma.
  • Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.

Similar opportunities

  1. Huron International Presidential Scholarship To Study in Canada;
  2. Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program;
  3. uLethbridge School of Graduate Studies Scholarship;
  4. Ontario Graduate Scholarship at Carleton University in Canada;
  5. University of Windsor Entrance Scholarships To Study in Canada;
  6. Dalhousie University Scholarships;
  7. Usask Graduate Students Scholarships To Study in Canada.

Why study at the McMaster University?

Please watch the short video below to see if the McMaster University is for you.

Application instructions

Interested candidates in this scholarship to study in Canada must follow steps below to submit their applications.

  1. Complete and submit the common application. Please click on the “Apply” button below to start
  2. Log in to AwardSpring and navigate to your Dashboard. You will find opportunities you’ve been automatically applied to and opportunities that have additional requirements once the application opens
  3. For each award, click ‘Complete Follow-Up‘ and read the overview and qualification information
  4. Complete the additional requirements and click ‘Submit Application’ to apply.

Note: Please note that entrance scholarships are awarded at the time of admission. Therefore, to be considered for these scholarships, candidates need to get admission to their program of choice.

The deadline to apply for most scholarship programs is except for the Marjorie Anderson Financial Award for Indigenous Students (which deadline is April 2, 2021).

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