Scholarships and awards

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.  

Entrance awards and fellowships for Quebec students:

Cesvet Family MBA Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Bertrand Cesvet, BA 1986, MBA 1988, in honor of his parents, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated creative abilities. First preference will be given to students from Quebec and France, and second preference will be given to students from member countries of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.
Value: Varies

Laurentian Bank MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2011 by Laurentian Bank of Canada, to support outstanding MBA students who demonstrate strong leadership qualities in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded to the full-time students by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management with a preference to students from the province of Quebec.
Value: $4,000 each; renewable for up to two years provided the holder maintains an academic standing satisfactory to the Master's Programs Office

Edward Ballon Award in Management

Established in 1998 by the John Dobson Foundation in honour of Edward M. Ballon, B.A. 1947, a distinguished graduate who, while a student at McGill, was captain of the McGill Track Team, President of the Students' Society of McGill and President of the Students Athletics Council. He later became President of the McGill Graduate Society and a member of the Board of Governors of the University. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to a full-time student entering the MBA program on the basis of high academic standing, demonstrated leadership skills through involvement in extra-curricular activities and participation in a competitive sport. Candidates must be Canadian citizens.
Value: $2,000 - $2,500

Dr. Peter Briant Award for Entrepreneurship

Established by Seymour Schulich in memory of Professor Peter Briant, a teacher and mentor to many in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded to Canadian students in the first year of the full-time MBA program by the Desautels Faculty of Management. This award will be granted on the basis of entrepreneurial experience, potential and general scholastic ability. Candidates must submit an application, a statement providing evidence of entrepreneurial potential, a curriculum vitae and financial form.
Value: Varies

Marcel A. Desautels MBA Fellowships

Established in 2011 by Marcel A. Desautels, CM, LLD '07, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding Canadian students on the basis of academic merit and leadership qualities.
Value: Varies

Executive Development Institute Bursary

Awarded on the basis of work experience and financial need to Canadian students entering the second year of the full-time MBA program from the part-time MBA program. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee upon recommendation by the Student Aid Office. Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae and a financial aid form.
Value: Maximum $2,000

J. Keith Drysdale MBA Fellowship

Established in 2004 by Donna Drysdale, B. Ed. 1959, in honour of her beloved late husband, J. Keith Drysdale, B.Sc. 1960, M.B.A. 1966, and his esteemed career in logistics and materials management.  Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to a Canadian student.
Value: Varies

Linda H. & Robert J. Goldberger Fellowships

Established in 2009 by Linda H. Goldberger, BSW '78, and Robert J. Goldberger, MBA '82, in order to support students entering the MBA Program. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding Canadian MBA students on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Varies

Timothy Thompson MBA Fellowships

Established in 2010 by Timothy Thompson, MBA '90, in order to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program. Awarded to outstanding Canadian MBA students on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated community involvement and leadership.
Value: Up to $10,000. Non-renewable

Samer Bekai-Saab MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1996, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Tullio Cedrashi MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Tullio Cedrashi, MBA '68, for his long-time support and contributions to the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill. Awarded to an outstanding student entering the McGill MBA program who demonstrates strong leadership qualities.  Awarded by the Desautels MBA Scholarships Committee.
Value: $10,000. Non-renewable

Philippe and Nan-B de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize

The Philippe & Nan-b de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize was established in 2011 with a gift from Heather Munroe-Blum and Leonard Solomon-Blum. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student who, while enrolled at the Desautels Faculty of Management, has contributed significantly toward corporate social responsibility initiatives, and/or made direct contributions to society through public service and voluntary endeavours, and/or advanced equity and diversity within the Desautels Faculty, McGill University, or other organizations. All students are eligible for the award, which has a total value of $1,000.

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond BA 1977, to support outstanding students entering in the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond International Exchange Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond, BA 1977, to support students enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management who are participating in an international exchange. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership.
Value: Varies

eXplorance MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1993, for a graduate student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and who is enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Josée Goulet MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Josée Goulet, MBA 1990 to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Herschorn H E Graduate Award

Established in 1965 for a full time student entering the MBA program.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $4,800. Non-renewable

Huaqiao Resources Fellowships

Established in 2012 by Huaqiao Resources Ltd, to support outstanding graduate students in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Varies. Non-renewable

Kelly Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Brian Kelly, MBA 1968, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000. Renewable

MBA Class of 2015 Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Enrico Davide Cremonese, MBA 2015, Paul G. Doumet, BEng 2010, MBA 2015, Julie Savaria, MBA 2015, and Liam Sobey, MBA 2015, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MBA Next 50 Alumni Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by a generous donor to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Value: $20,000.

Rick McCreary MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Rick McCreary, MBA 1997, to support outstanding students having completed an undegraduate degree in Engineering and entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Scott McDonald MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Scott McDonald, BCom 1989, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MLV & Co MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Patrice McNicoll, MBA '97, founding partner and CEO of MLV 7 Co., to support outstanding one or more students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Up tp $20,000. Non-renewable

Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Paul Pugh, BSc 1967, MBA 1971, in memory of his parents, Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh. The Fellowship is to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Reckziegel Family Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by David Reckziegel, MBA 1987, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Mahesh Sharma, Dip Eng 1968, MEng 1972, Dip Man 1974, MBA 1976, in loving memory of his children, Sandhya and Swati, those lives, along with their mother, Uma, were tragically cut short in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. The Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award was established to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Markéta Špinková MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Marketa Spinkova, MBA 2011, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Teitelbaum Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Carole Teitelbaum, BA 1983, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000

Paul Tellier MBA Fellowships

Established by Paul Tellier for outstanding MBA students in the Desautels Faculty of Management.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $10,000. Non-renewable

Alvin J. Walker Scholarship

Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program. Eligibility Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program.
Value: $1,500

Robert Zittrer MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Robert Zittrer, BCom 1972, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Webb-Wong Family MD/MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by William R. Webb, MBA 1993, and Agnes Wong, MDCM 1994, to support outstanding students entering the MD/MBA Program at McGill. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated community involvement and a commitment to improving the healthcare system.
Value: Varies

Timothy M. Thompson MBA LGBT Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Timothy M. Thompson, MBA 1990, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit to students who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and leadership within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, as evidenced through their program of studies and/or their outreach activities in the greater community.
Value: $20,000

Entrance awards and fellowships for Canadian students:

Edward Ballon Award in Management

Established in 1998 by the John Dobson Foundation in honour of Edward M. Ballon, B.A. 1947, a distinguished graduate who, while a student at McGill, was captain of the McGill Track Team, President of the Students' Society of McGill and President of the Students Athletics Council. He later became President of the McGill Graduate Society and a member of the Board of Governors of the University. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to a full-time student entering the MBA program on the basis of high academic standing, demonstrated leadership skills through involvement in extra-curricular activities and participation in a competitive sport. Candidates must be Canadian citizens.
Value: $2,000 - $2,500

Dr. Peter Briant Award for Entrepreneurship

Established by Seymour Schulich in memory of Professor Peter Briant, a teacher and mentor to many in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded to Canadian students in the first year of the full-time MBA program by the Desautels Faculty of Management. This award will be granted on the basis of entrepreneurial experience, potential and general scholastic ability. Candidates must submit an application, a statement providing evidence of entrepreneurial potential, a curriculum vitae and financial form.
Value: Varies

Marcel A. Desautels MBA Fellowships

Established in 2011 by Marcel A. Desautels, CM, LLD '07, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding Canadian students on the basis of academic merit and leadership qualities.
Value: Varies

Executive Development Institute Bursary

Awarded on the basis of work experience and financial need to Canadian students entering the second year of the full-time MBA program from the part-time MBA program. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee upon recommendation by the Student Aid Office. Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae and a financial aid form.
Value: Maximum $2,000

J. Keith Drysdale MBA Fellowship

Established in 2004 by Donna Drysdale, B. Ed. 1959, in honour of her beloved late husband, J. Keith Drysdale, B.Sc. 1960, M.B.A. 1966, and his esteemed career in logistics and materials management.  Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to a Canadian student.
Value: Varies

Linda H. & Robert J. Goldberger Fellowships

Established in 2009 by Linda H. Goldberger, BSW '78, and Robert J. Goldberger, MBA '82, in order to support students entering the MBA Program. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to outstanding Canadian MBA students on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Varies

Timothy Thompson MBA Fellowships

Established in 2010 by Timothy Thompson, MBA '90, in order to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program. Awarded to outstanding Canadian MBA students on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated community involvement and leadership.
Value: Up to $10,000. Non-renewable

John Chambers MBA Fellowships

Established in 2011 by John Chambers MBA'92, in order to support students in the MBA Program.  Awarded to outstanding MBA students from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba on the basis of academic merit.  Preference will be given to students with an academic background in math, science and/or engineering.

Value: Up to $20,000. Non-renewable

Cesvet Family MBA Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Bertrand Cesvet, BA 1986, MBA 1988, in honor of his parents, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated creative abilities. First preference will be given to students from Quebec and France, and second preference will be given to students from member countries of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.
Value: Varies

Laurentian Bank MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2011 by Laurentian Bank of Canada, to support outstanding MBA students who demonstrate strong leadership qualities in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded to the full-time students by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management with a preference to students from the province of Quebec.
Value: $4,000 each; renewable for up to two years provided the holder maintains an academic standing satisfactory to the Master's Programs Office

Samer Bekai-Saab MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1996, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Tullio Cedrashi MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Tullio Cedrashi, MBA '68, for his long-time support and contributions to the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill. Awarded to an outstanding student entering the McGill MBA program who demonstrates strong leadership qualities.  Awarded by the Desautels MBA Scholarships Committee.
Value: $10,000. Non-renewable

Philippe and Nan-B de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize

The Philippe & Nan-b de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize was established in 2011 with a gift from Heather Munroe-Blum and Leonard Solomon-Blum. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student who, while enrolled at the Desautels Faculty of Management, has contributed significantly toward corporate social responsibility initiatives, and/or made direct contributions to society through public service and voluntary endeavours, and/or advanced equity and diversity within the Desautels Faculty, McGill University, or other organizations. All students are eligible for the award, which has a total value of $1,000.

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond BA 1977, to support outstanding students entering in the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond International Exchange Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond, BA 1977, to support students enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management who are participating in an international exchange. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership.
Value: Varies

eXplorance MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1993, for a graduate student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and who is enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Josée Goulet MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Josée Goulet, MBA 1990 to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Herschorn H E Graduate Award

Established in 1965 for a full time student entering the MBA program.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $4,800. Non-renewable

Huaqiao Resources Fellowships

Established in 2012 by Huaqiao Resources Ltd, to support outstanding graduate students in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Varies. Non-renewable

Kelly Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Brian Kelly, MBA 1968, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000. Renewable

MBA Class of 2015 Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Enrico Davide Cremonese, MBA 2015, Paul G. Doumet, BEng 2010, MBA 2015, Julie Savaria, MBA 2015, and Liam Sobey, MBA 2015, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MBA Next 50 Alumni Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by a generous donor to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Value: $20,000.

Rick McCreary MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Rick McCreary, MBA 1997, to support outstanding students having completed an undegraduate degree in Engineering and entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Scott McDonald MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Scott McDonald, BCom 1989, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MLV & Co MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Patrice McNicoll, MBA '97, founding partner and CEO of MLV 7 Co., to support outstanding one or more students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Up tp $20,000. Non-renewable

Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Paul Pugh, BSc 1967, MBA 1971, in memory of his parents, Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh. The Fellowship is to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Reckziegel Family Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by David Reckziegel, MBA 1987, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Mahesh Sharma, Dip Eng 1968, MEng 1972, Dip Man 1974, MBA 1976, in loving memory of his children, Sandhya and Swati, those lives, along with their mother, Uma, were tragically cut short in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. The Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award was established to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Markéta Špinková MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Marketa Spinkova, MBA 2011, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Teitelbaum Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Carole Teitelbaum, BA 1983, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000

Paul Tellier MBA Fellowships

Established by Paul Tellier for outstanding MBA students in the Desautels Faculty of Management.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $10,000. Non-renewable

Alvin J. Walker Scholarship

Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program. Eligibility Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program.
Value: $1,500

Robert Zittrer MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Robert Zittrer, BCom 1972, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Webb-Wong Family MD/MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by William R. Webb, MBA 1993, and Agnes Wong, MDCM 1994, to support outstanding students entering the MD/MBA Program at McGill. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated community involvement and a commitment to improving the healthcare system.
Value: Varies

Timothy M. Thompson MBA LGBT Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Timothy M. Thompson, MBA 1990, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit to students who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and leadership within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, as evidenced through their program of studies and/or their outreach activities in the greater community.
Value: $20,000

Entrance awards and fellowships for International students:

Adam Dinkes MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Adam Dinkes, MBA 2000, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to international students with an interest in entrepreneurship.
Value: $10,000

Duerksen MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Ron Duerksen, MBA 2001 to support outstanding students entering in the MBA Program of the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated community leadership or work in not-for-profit sector. Preference will be given to students from developing countries (as per the IMF World Economic Output Report).
Value: $10,000

Daniel Galvao MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Daniel Galvao, MBA 2001 to support outstanding students entering in the MBA Program of the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to female students from developing countries.
Value: $10,000

Dominic K.M. Lai MBA Fellowship

Established in 2016 by Dominic K.M. Lai, BSc 1977, MBA 1979, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students from Asia.
Value: Varies

Mandi-Muggenburg Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Eduardo Mandri, MBA 2000, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated entrepreneurial skills. Preference will be given to a student from Latin America.
Value: $10,000

Scotiabank Fellowships

Established in 2010 by Scotiabank, in order to support outstanding MBA students in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Graduate and the Postdoctoral Studies Office upon the recommendation of the Desautels Faculty of Management, on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students from Latin America and the Caribbean and those wanting to study on exchange in those regions.
Value: $5,000 each

Rio Tinto - Richard Evans Graduate Fellowships

Awarded on the basis of academic merit to any Masters student in a management degree program that may be applicable to the mining and metals industry, and Ph.D. students pursuing studies directly related to mining and metallurgy, including industrial operations, operations and technology management, and sustainable development. Preference will be given to students with financial needs, those from developing countries and those who have lived and/or worked in remote regions. Those selected should embody the leadership values of personal responsibility, integrity, accountability and mutual respect.
Value: Up to $20,000. Non-renewable

Ip Kim Hung MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Ip Hon Sum, MBA 1981, in honour of his father, Mr. Ip Kim Hung, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to students from countries in Asia.
Value: Varies

Cesvet Family MBA Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Bertrand Cesvet, BA 1986, MBA 1988, in honor of his parents, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated creative abilities. First preference will be given to students from Quebec and France, and second preference will be given to students from member countries of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.
Value: Varies

Samer Bekai-Saab MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1996, to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Tullio Cedrashi MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Tullio Cedrashi, MBA '68, for his long-time support and contributions to the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill. Awarded to an outstanding student entering the McGill MBA program who demonstrates strong leadership qualities.  Awarded by the Desautels MBA Scholarships Committee.
Value: $10,000. Non-renewable

Philippe and Nan-B de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize

The Philippe & Nan-b de Gaspe Beaubien Citizenship Prize was established in 2011 with a gift from Heather Munroe-Blum and Leonard Solomon-Blum. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student who, while enrolled at the Desautels Faculty of Management, has contributed significantly toward corporate social responsibility initiatives, and/or made direct contributions to society through public service and voluntary endeavours, and/or advanced equity and diversity within the Desautels Faculty, McGill University, or other organizations. All students are eligible for the award, which has a total value of $1,000.

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond BA 1977, to support outstanding students entering in the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond International Exchange Award

Established in 2014 by Robert Dorrance, MBA 1977 and Gail Drummond, BA 1977, to support students enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management who are participating in an international exchange. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership.
Value: Varies

eXplorance MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Samer Bekai-Saab, BEng 1993, MBA 1993, for a graduate student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and who is enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Josée Goulet MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Josée Goulet, MBA 1990 to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Herschorn H E Graduate Award

Established in 1965 for a full time student entering the MBA program.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $4,800. Non-renewable

Huaqiao Resources Fellowships

Established in 2012 by Huaqiao Resources Ltd, to support outstanding graduate students in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Varies. Non-renewable

Kelly Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2010 by Brian Kelly, MBA 1968, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000. Renewable

MBA Class of 2015 Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Enrico Davide Cremonese, MBA 2015, Paul G. Doumet, BEng 2010, MBA 2015, Julie Savaria, MBA 2015, and Liam Sobey, MBA 2015, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MBA Next 50 Alumni Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by a generous donor to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Value: $20,000.

Rick McCreary MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Rick McCreary, MBA 1997, to support outstanding students having completed an undegraduate degree in Engineering and entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Scott McDonald MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Scott McDonald, BCom 1989, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

MLV & Co MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2013 by Patrice McNicoll, MBA '97, founding partner and CEO of MLV 7 Co., to support outstanding one or more students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Up tp $20,000. Non-renewable

Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by Paul Pugh, BSc 1967, MBA 1971, in memory of his parents, Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh. The Fellowship is to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: Varies

Reckziegel Family Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by David Reckziegel, MBA 1987, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2014 by Mahesh Sharma, Dip Eng 1968, MEng 1972, Dip Man 1974, MBA 1976, in loving memory of his children, Sandhya and Swati, those lives, along with their mother, Uma, were tragically cut short in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. The Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award was established to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000. Renewable

Markéta Špinková MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Marketa Spinkova, MBA 2011, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Teitelbaum Family MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Carole Teitelbaum, BA 1983, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $20,000

Paul Tellier MBA Fellowships

Established by Paul Tellier for outstanding MBA students in the Desautels Faculty of Management.  Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value: Up to $10,000. Non-renewable

Alvin J. Walker Scholarship

Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program. Eligibility Established by the estate of the late Alvin J. Walker. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the MBA program.
Value: $1,500

Robert Zittrer MBA Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Robert Zittrer, BCom 1972, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Webb-Wong Family MD/MBA Entrance Fellowship

Established in 2015 by William R. Webb, MBA 1993, and Agnes Wong, MDCM 1994, to support outstanding students entering the MD/MBA Program at McGill. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated community involvement and a commitment to improving the healthcare system.
Value: Varies

Timothy M. Thompson MBA LGBT Leadership Award

Established in 2015 by Timothy M. Thompson, MBA 1990, to support outstanding students entering or enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit to students who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and leadership within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, as evidenced through their program of studies and/or their outreach activities in the greater community.
Value: $20,000

Second Year Awards and Prizes

Matheson MBA Award in Investment Management

Established in 2013 by Neil Matheson, MBA ’88, to support an outstanding MBA student in the Investment Management Program.
Value: Up to $4,000

Donald E. Armstrong Award

Established in 1996 by Seymour Schulich and Lawrence Bloomberg in honour of Donald E. Armstrong, founding Director of the MBA program. Awarded annually to a second year student with high academic standing, who has proven leadership skills and active involvement in the community.
Value: $3,000

Class of ’81 Prize

Established in 2008 by the MBA Class of ’81.  Awarded to a graduating student in the MBA program whose academic record is judged to be outstanding and who has demonstrated leadership qualities.     
Value: $2,500

Roger C. Bennett Prize in Marketing

Established in 1999 with the support of friends and family of the late Roger C. Bennett, distinguished Professor of Marketing (Desautels Faculty of Management), who had a zest for life. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarship Committee to a graduating MBA student who has demonstrated academic achievement and community involvement.
Value: $1,250

Sheila Wellington BMO Financial Group Award

Established by the Bank of Montreal.  Awarded to a full-time student, specializing in Finance, in their second year of the MBA program.  Preference is given to female applicants.
Value: $6,000. Two awards

External funding

The Fondation Desjardins

The Fondation Desjardins’s scholarships place financial, cooperative, democratic and economic education at the heart of its mission. The Fondation also awards scholarships related to Desjardins employment fields and sectors that help support economic and community development in regions and large urban centres. For more information, visit The Fondation Desjardins.