University-Wide Funding

EDSS Funds: Innovation Funding

Offered through the Office of the Executive Director, Services of Students (EDSS), Innovation Funding is available for on-campus projects that benefit McGill students. 

Mary H. Brown Fund

Managed by the Office of the Dean of Students, the Mary H. Brown Fund honors Mary H. Brown's bequest to McGill University to support the creation of facilities for Student Wellness Hub in the Brown Student Services Building. Applications for this funding opportunity must be consistent with her gift: “to teach positive mental hygiene, we have to emphasize the principles of healthy living, with a foundation of rules of health to have a sound physical health, and then all the psychological ones for developing an outgoing personality to get along in society.” 

To learn more about the Mary H. Brown Fund, click here. You can also download this PDF that further explains the application guidelines.

MAA Student Sponsorship Funding

The McGill Alumni Association (MAA) is here to support you! The MAA, in partnership with University Advancement (UA), provide financial support in the form of sponsorships. To access the Student Sponsorship Program application, click here.

SSMU Funds

The SSMU has several funds to supplement student activities. Find out more here

There is also the SSMU Funding Handbook, which outlines the entire funding process through SSMU. Click here to access the PDF document.

Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) of McGill University 

The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) is an exciting way for members of the McGill community to contribute and be involved in building a culture of sustainability on campus. Click here for details. 

Entrance Scholarships

McGill's Scholarships and Student Aid Office offers entrance scholarships to first-time university students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program. Learn more here

In-Course Scholarships & Awards

In-Course scholarships, awards and prizes are for students already at McGill University who are in full-time undergraduate degree programs and will be continuing in full-time undergraduate degree programs. Learn more here

Activity Awards

Activity awards are granted to in-course, undergraduate students to recognize specific community activity. Click here for more information. 

Athletic Awards

Athletic awards promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of student-athletes who are entering or enrolled in any undergraduate degree program, and who meet specified athletic criteria. Learn more here

Mobility Awards

The purpose of the Mobility Award is to encourage students to study abroad as part of their McGill degree program by defraying part of the cost of this experience.  Click here for details. 

Project Hero

Project Hero was co-founded by Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Kevin Reed and Retired General Rick Hillier to provide support to the sons and daughters of fallen Canadian soldiers. Learn more here

Aboriginal Funding

Various organizations offer scholarships to Native students in order to facilitate life in university and ease financial predicaments. Take advantage of these offers by clicking here.

Funding for Students with Disabilities 

Information about funding for students with disabilities and assistance with applications is available through the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD). It is recommended that students make an appointment with an OSD advisor to find out how to best have their needs addressed.

For a list of awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada's universities, please visit This valuable resource provides information on various funding opportunities according to province, educational institution (McGill included), as well as specific disability.


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