McCall MacBain Scholarship 2024: A Full Scholarship for Your Master’s or Professional Studies at McGill University


Are you looking for a way to pursue your graduate studies at one of the top universities in Canada? Do you have a passion for leadership, community engagement, and academic excellence? If so, you might be interested in applying for the McCall MacBain Scholarship 2024.

The McCall MacBain Scholarship is a flagship graduate scholarship at McGill University that covers the full cost of tuition and fees, a living stipend, and a comprehensive enrichment program. It is open to both Canadian and international students who are applying for Summer / Fall 2025 admission to a full-time master’s or second-entry professional undergraduate program at McGill University. The program must consist of 45 credits or more and take place primarily on McGill’s downtown or Macdonald campuses.

As a McCall MacBain Scholar, you will join a diverse and dynamic community of peers, mentors, and advisors who share your values and aspirations. You will also benefit from mentorship, interdisciplinary learning, and global networking opportunities that will help you develop your skills, knowledge, and potential as a future leader and change-maker.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024 McCall MacBain Scholarships are open from June 1, 2024 to September 25, 2024 for students and graduates of Canadian and U.S. universities, as well as Canadians abroad. For all other applicants, the deadline is August 21, 2024.

To apply, you will need to:

  • Complete the online McCall MacBain Scholarship application, which includes two reference forms and a personal statement.
  • Apply separately to eligible programs at McGill University by the program deadline, or in December at the latest, if selected as a scholarship finalist.
  • Attend regional interviews in October – December 2024, if invited as a semi-finalist.
  • Attend final interviews in March 2025, if invited as a finalist.

For more information on the application process, eligibility criteria, and selection criteria, please visit the McCall MacBain Scholarship website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the benefits of the McCall MacBain Scholarship?

A: The McCall MacBain Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and fees, a living stipend, and a comprehensive enrichment program for your master’s or professional studies at McGill University. The enrichment program includes orientation, retreats, workshops, mentorship, and access to a global network of McCall MacBain Scholars and alumni.

Q: What are the eligibility criteria for the McCall MacBain Scholarship?

A: To be eligible to apply for the McCall MacBain Scholarship, you will need to meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • You are a current student on track to earn your first bachelor’s degree by August 2025
  • You earned your first bachelor’s degree in the last five years (January 2019 or later)
  • You earned your first bachelor’s degree more than five years ago, and are 30 years or younger in 2024

You will also need to meet the minimum degree and language requirements for McGill master’s program admission.

Q: What are the selection criteria for the McCall MacBain Scholarship?

A: The McCall MacBain Scholarship is looking for candidates who demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Exceptional character
  • Community engagement
  • Leadership potential
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Academic strength and intellectual curiosity

The selection process is based on a holistic assessment of these qualities, as well as the fit between the candidate’s goals and the McGill program of choice.