During the period in which McGill has committed to offering remote instruction, the Scholarships and Student Aid Office is pleased to offer virtual services as well as limited in-person services.

Money Matter$: Financing your Degree

Cara Piperni, Director of the Scholarship and Student Aid Office, provides an overview of services and programs, aid and award opportunities, and tips on financial planning to support you during your studies at McGill. Look for this workshop title in our future and past workshops, and the audience which pertains to your situation.

Student Services is here for you!

McGill offers a wide variety of services to support student success and well-being. Due to the COVID-19 alert level in Montreal, some of our services will return to remote delivery until further notice. For details, click visit the "How to Access Student Services" page. In all cases, access is by appointment only, so please contact us for an appointment.

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Future undergraduates

McGill’s Scholarships and Student Aid Office offers a merit-based Entrance Scholarship Program and a need-based Entrance Bursary Program for all newly accepted, first-year, first-degree undergraduate students.

Every year students benefit significantly from both these programs. Most recently:

  • Our Scholarships Office awarded over $3 million in one-year and renewable entrance scholarships to almost 1000 students with US/International students receiving approximately 40% of these award dollars. Learn more about our entrance scholarships.
  • In our last admission cycle, our Student Aid Office offered entrance bursaries (non-repayable awards) valued at $4.7 million to 700 newly accepted undergraduate students with financial need. Of these entrance bursaries, Quebec/Canadian students received 405 offers averaging $3,890 each, and US/International students received 365 offers averaging $8,545 each. Learn more about our entrance bursaries.

For a comprehensive list of all awards with detailed descriptions and eligibility requirements, please consult the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar.

Other resources

All students are encouraged to explore other funding opportunities available to them. We also highly recommend our Frugal Scholar Money Management Program that can help you with financial planning and debt management.

Graduate Students

Our office does not administer awards to prospective graduate students. However, information on various funding resources is available on our Graduate funding page. For a comprehensive list of all awards with detailed descriptions and eligibility requirements, please consult the Graduate Fellowships and Awards Calendar.

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