Bursaries and Loans

Applications for McGill bursaries and loans on the basis of financial need should be directed to:

Scholarships and Student Aid Office
McGill University, 3600 McTavish Street, Suite 3200
Montreal, QC H3A 0G3

All applicants for aid must first apply for maximum government grants or other assistance for which they may be eligible.

  • With the exception of scholarship holders, bursaries and loans may only be applied for once the student is in attendance.
  • Citizens of the United States: Stafford Loans, both subsidized and unsubsidized, and parental loans (PLUS) are recognized by the United States for studies in Canada. Students should inquire at the Department of Education in their state capital and also at local banks, which may operate a Higher Education Loan Plan.
  • There may be other loan programs available; for information check with the Scholarships and Student Aid Office.