MBA students Khaled Kahale, Hamidreza Mafi, Juan Camilo Ramirez, David Solomon and Scott Weatherhead represented Desautels Faculty of Management for the first time at the USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge alongside nine other prestigious business schools from across the world. The team was awarded the best overall industry analysis prize by a team of judges.
Desautels MBA students Mohammed Ashour, Jesse Pearlstein, Shobhita Soor, Zev Thompson, and Gabriel Mott, beat out over 40 teams, including Harvard, MIT and Yale, to win the Boston Regional Finals of the 2013 Hult Prize.
The Hult Prize is dedicated to launching the next wave of social entrepreneurs. With this year’s challenge centered on the global food crisis, the Desautels team’s business plan involves growing crickets into a viable food source.
International students may want to consult the following list of funding opportunities. This listing is not exhaustive and we encourage prospective students to consult their home countries for more information. International students may also contact McGill's International Student Services (ISS) for more information.
Private institution credit lines and loans
Many students choose a credit line or loan to finance their MBA studies. The Desautels Faculty of Management has an exclusive partnership with Desjardins, Canada's largest financial cooperative group for Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
MBA students at the Desautels Faculty of Management have access to a wide variety of funding options, including merit-based scholarships and awards. All Students are automatically considered for awards unless otherwise noted. Unless indicated, all awards are granted by the MBA Scholarships Committee. We are continually raising scholarship funds; please continue to check back regularly.
Financial aid is made available through a large number of substantial MBA-specific scholarships and awards.
The team behind the successful "McGill State of Mind" music video project has donated a check of $500, on behalf of its sponsor Wire Rope Industries, to the Desautels Graduate Student Society. The video team, whose project has reached over 64,000 YouTube hits, would like to thank Desautels students for watching the video and contributing to a diverse campus community.
Watch "McGill State of Mind" video: YouTube
Some countries get all the luck when it comes to their neighbors. And for most of its history, the U.S. has been fortunate to have some of the world’s least troublesome, actually downright nice, people on its northern border: the Canadians.
Il y a une décennie, les femmes étaient encore peu nombreuses dans les cohortes de MBA au Québec. Depuis quelques années, elles représentent en moyenne de 25 à 35 % des étudiants dans ces programmes.
La présence des femmes dans les classes de MBA pour cadres en exercice est appelée à croître au cours des prochaines années.
Despite uncertain economic times, the latest MBA graduates from business schools in Canada and around the world are landing jobs (and good salaries) at a speedy pace unparalleled in a decade, according to a new survey.
… The survey results “send a very strong message” about the value of an MBA, says Tamer Boyaci, associate dean of masters programs at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “It means the investment the students are making is paying off.”