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.

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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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Acceptance to the Work Study program is based primarily on financial need.

To be considered for Work Study, you must:

  • have applied for and be receiving the maximum government aid for which you are eligible (for Indigenous students, Band Council funding is accepted)
  • be registered full-time in a degree program
  • be in satisfactory academic standing
  • demonstrate financial need

Part-time students are not eligible unless deemed full-time by government aid guidelines (e.g., students with a recognized disability, some students who are parents, etc.).

Special, Visiting, Qualifying, Non-thesis extension (less than 12 credits), Continuing Education, Diploma, Certificate, and Private Program students (i.e. Master of Management, Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Policy) students are not eligible.

International students who have provided proof of financial capacity to immigration authorities in order receive their study permit are generally not eligible for consideration in their first 12 months of study, with the exception of newly admitted undergraduate students who have been offered an Entrance Bursary awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office.

The time between course completion at the end of a term and official graduation date is not considered.

How to apply

If you meet these criteria, find out how to apply.

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