McCall MacBain Scholarship

About the scholarship

The McCall MacBain Scholarship is Canada’s first comprehensive, leadership-driven scholarship for graduate students enrolling in a master’s program at McGill University. 

Open to all current undergraduate students, the scholarship will cover your tuition and fees for a full-time master’s program or a second-entry professional undergraduate program (dentistry, law, or medicine) at McGill University, starting in September 2021. You will also be provided with a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms.

Eligibility requirements

  • You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee
  • You must be in good academic standing and have good overall conduct
  • You must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or are on track to complete your undergraduate degree by August 2022
  • You must be enrolled in any master’s program or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill for September 2022
  • You must be considered a full-time student at any McGill campus

How to apply


Jun 16 - Sep 22, 2021

Application period

Students are responsible for applying to the program(s) of their choice by the first possible deadline, and gaining admission. The graduate program application is separate from this scholarship application.

Nov 14, 2021 Regional interviews for successful applicants
March 24 - 26, 2022 Final interviews for shortlisted students

Before you apply

Before applying, please attend an online information session to learn more about the scholarship. 

You will need to prepare the following items for your online application: 

  • 2 reference letters
  • Official transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Short essay answering a few questions
  • A list of your community and work experiences as well as extracurricular activities

After the application period, successful candidates will be invited to a regional interview, followed by a final interview in Montréal.

If you are a current student at UBC or have graduated in 2020 or 2021, you must earn the endorsement of your institution. 

At minimum, a university representative will review your application once it is submitted through the McCall MacBain Scholarship website and verify your academic standing and overall conduct.

See application details

If you have questions