McGill MBA Full-Time 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.

Entrance Awards

Adam Dinkes MBA Leadership Award

The 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

Alvin J. Walker Scholarship

The 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.
Value: Varies

Cesvet Family MBA Fellowship

The 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. Preference will be given to a visible minority student.
Value: Varies

Dominic K.M. Lai MBA Fellowship

The 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

Herschorn H E Graduate Award

The 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 $5,000

Ip Kim Hung MBA Leadership Award

The 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

J. Keith Drysdale MBA Fellowship

The 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

Kelly Family MBA Leadership Award

The 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: $15,000

Lecky Foundation MBA Leadership Award

The Lecky Foundation MBA Leadership Award, established in 2018 by the Lecky Foundation, to support outstanding students enrolled in the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management to two oustanding students per year entering or enrolled in the MBA Program, on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Lewis and Margaret Pearl Pugh MBA Entrance Fellowship

The 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

Linda & Robert Goldberger Fellowships

The Linda & Robert 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: $25,000

Marcel A. Desautels Masters Fellowships

The Marcel A. Desautels Masters 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

MBA Class of 1979 Fellowship

The MBA Class of 1979 Fellowship, established in 2020 by the MBA Class of 1979 in recognition and celebration of their 40th anniversary reunion. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit to an outstanding graduate student entering or enrolled in the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Value: $10,000

MBA Class of 1994 Leadership Award

The MBA Class of 1994 Leadership Award, established by the MBA Class of 1994 in honour of their 25th anniversary reunion, 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 merit and demonstrated leadership skills.
Value: $10,000

Nova Steel Award

The Nova Steel Award, established in 2021 by Scott B. Jones, MBA 1991, to support outstanding graduate students entering or enrolled in the Master of Business Administration (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 leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and academic merit. First preference will be given to Canadian students. Second preference will be given to students with demonstrated creative and innovative thinking.
Value: Varies

Philip Earle Jenkins MBA Leadership and Diversity Award

The Philip Earle Jenkins MBA Leadership and Diversity Award, established in 2017 by Philip Jenkins, BEng 1987, MBA 1995, 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 merit, demonstrated leadership skills and/or community service. Preference will be given to a visible minority student.
Value: $10,000

Paul Tellier MBA Fellowships

The 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: Varies

Pierre-Olivier Perras MBA Leadership Award

The Pierre-Olivier Perras MBA Leadership Award, established in 2017 by Pierre-Olivier Perras, MBA 1997, 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 demonstrated leadership skills and/or excellence in either business, sports and/or his or her community.
Value: $10,000

Robert Zittrer MBA Leadership Award

The 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

Rick McCreary MBA Leadership Award

The 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

Ruth P. Glenen Fellowships

The Ruth P. Glenen Fellowships, established in 2022 by the 11:11 Charitable Foundation, in loving memory of Ruth Patricia Glenen. Awarded by the Master's Program Office of the Desautels Faculty of Management on the basis of academic merit to two female students entering the MBA Program in the Desautels Faculty.
Value: Varies

Sal Iacono MBA Leadership Award

The Sal Iacono MBA Leadership Award, established in 2018 by Sal Iacono, MBA 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, demonstrated leadership skills, and/or excellence in either business and/or his or her community.
Value: $10,000

Samira Sakhia MBA Leadership Award

The Samira Sakhia MBA Leadership Award, established in 2016 by Samira Sakhia, BCom 1990, DPA 1994, MBA 2001, 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

Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award

The 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: Varies

Samer Bekai-Saab MBA Entrance Fellowship

The 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

Scotiabank Fellowships

The Scotiabank Fellowships, established in 2010 by Scotiabank, in order to support outstanding Masters students in the Desautels Faculty of Management. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management, on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated leadership skills. Preference will be given to students from Latin America or the Caribbean.
Value: $10,000

Timothy Thompson MBA Fellowships

The 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

Webb-Wong Family Masters Fellowship

The Webb-Wong Family Masters 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

In-Course Awards

Roger C. Bennett Prize in Marketing

The 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

Dr. Peter Briant Award for Entrepreneurship

The 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: $10,000

Edward Ballon Award in Management

The 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

Class of ’81 Prize

The 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: Varies

Paul Marcus Pugh MBA Leadership Award

The Paul Marcus Pugh MBA Leadership Award, established in 2019 by Paul Marcus Pugh, BSc 1967, MBA 1971, to support an outstanding female student 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 female students with an interest in Finance or Investments.
Value: $10,000

Rio Tinto - Richard Evans Graduate Fellowships

The 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

Sheila Wellington BMO Financial Group Award

The 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

Sujata Madan Award

The Sujata Madan Award, established in 2021 by friends and former students, in honor of Professor Sujata Madan. Awarded by the Desautels Faculty of Management Scholarships Committee to one or more undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Desautels Faculty who demonstrate empathy, care for fellow students, and/or involvement, commitment, and a positive contribution to the McGill University community.
Value: Varies

 

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