McCall MacBain Scholarship

About the scholarship

The McCall MacBain Scholarship is Canada’s first comprehensive, leadership-driven scholarship for graduate students enrolled 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 such as dentistry, law, or medicine at McGill University. You will also receive a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms.

Eligibility requirements

You must meet all the following requirements to apply:

  • 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 2023.
  • You must be enrolled in any master’s program or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill for September 2023.
  • You must be considered a full-time student at any McGill campus.

Before you apply

Detailed instructions are provided on the application form, but before you start your application, make sure you complete the following:

  1. Attend an online information session to learn more about the scholarship.
  2. Prepare the following items for your online application
    1. Two reference letters
    2. Official transcript
    3. Personal statement
    4. Short essay answering a few questions
    5. A list of your community and work experiences, and extracurricular activities

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

    Current students and alumni

    If you are a current student at UBC or graduated in 2021 or 2022, 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.


    Date Activity
    June 1 to September 21, 2022

    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.

    November 5 to December 2, 2022 Regional interviews for successful applicants
    March 8 to 12 2023 Final interviews for shortlisted students

    If you have questions