McGill offers scholarships and financial aid to undergraduate students currently enrolled in full-time degree programs.
The Scholarships and Student Aid Office is your point of contact for many but not all funding programs. The information below directs you accordingly.
Scholarships and Student Aid
Scholarships and Student Aid offers advice on funding options, budgeting, and debt management. In addition, they disburse all provincial, federal, and US government student aid funding, and help with government aid information and documentation.
Appointments can be made by phone or student.aid [at] mcgill.ca (email). Check their website for office hours and contact information.
What they do
- Entrance Financial Aid program to assist students from families with low to modest income to meet the cost of university studies.
- Entrance Scholarship program with one-year and renewable scholarships recognizing academic achievement and leadership quality.
- In-Course Financial Aid program to help full-time, degree-program students in financial difficulty by providing non-repayable bursaries, emergency short term and longer term low interest loans.
- Work Study program offers students with demonstrated need an opportunity to work part-time on campus to help cover their costs, with a selection of more than 800 clerical, research, technical, and library jobs.
- Guidance for Canadian and US students about applying for, receiving and repaying Government student loans.
- Financial Aid Counsellors available through one-on-one virtual or in-person appointments to discuss options for funding studies, emergency situations, as well as personalized budgeting and debt management advice.
- Frugal Scholar Money Management Toolkit to set you on a path to financial wellness by providing a comprehensive guide designed to help you budget effectively and graduate with manageable debt.
- Financial Wellness Workshops tailored to specific student needs throughout the year.
- Mobility and Enriched Educational Opportunities Financial Aid Supplement for students in financial need, to help defray the costs of going on exchange, a field course/semester or unpaid internship/research recognized by your faculty.
- Special Funding opportunities for Indigenous students, for student in or from foster care, and more.
Student Accounts is where you can obtain information about everything from tuition and fees, other charges and fines, e-Billing and payments, tax receipts/slips and guest access. Front-line services are provided by Service Point.