McGill University is committed to providing competitive financial support to continue attracting top students to our graduate programs. This support, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, makes graduate studies at McGill a wise educational choice. The McGill University Scholarship offers full sponsorship with living stipends to graduate students who want to earn a master’s degree in Canada. McGill’s affordable tuition, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, ensures that attending graduate school at McGill is a sound investment in your future.
Type: Masters, PhD
Application Deadline: (Please note that application deadlines vary by program.)
Value & Duration of Award: The Scholarship will provide the following benefits:
- Monthly Stipends
- Airfare Tickets
Eligible Countries: International Students
Eligibility: All applicants, regardless of country of origin or educational background must meet these minimum academic requirements:
- To be eligible for graduate studies at McGill University, you must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a subject closely related to your chosen field of study. For most Master’s programs, you will need to have completed a four-year undergraduate degree in a related area from a recognized institution. For admission to a PhD program, you generally need to have completed a Master’s degree in a related field from a recognized institution, though outstanding applicants with extensive research experience may be admitted directly to a PhD program without completing a Master’s degree.
For admission, you must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time studies. However, some departments may require a higher CGPA, so please consult your program requirements for more details.
Your educational credentials will be assessed for equivalency with a McGill University degree. Check the Degree Equivalency page for more information.
McGill’s primary language of instruction is English, but you may be able to write papers, exams, or theses in French if you make the necessary arrangements. However, in some cases, knowledge of English may be a course objective. Before admission, you may need to demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English. Please visit the English Language Proficiency page for more information.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below
Required Documents: To apply for the McGill University MasterCard Scholarship, applicants must be ready to submit the following documents:
- University transcripts
- Letters of reference/recommendation
- Program-specific requirements