McCall MacBain Scholarship

This award requires university nomination or interview and cannot be applied to directly. Students must work with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and meet university deadlines.


The McCall MacBain Scholarships bring together exceptional students who strive to engage in positive change by taking on meaningful leadership roles. McCall MacBain Scholars connect with mentors and participate in an interdisciplinary leadership program while pursuing a fully funded master’s or professional degree at McGill University. As a McCall MacBain Scholar, you will be an active member of a diverse group of peers, mentors and advisors who value working with others to address complex challenges facing communities large and small.


Students and graduates of Canadian and US universities: September

All other applicants: August

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in a subject closely related to the one selected for graduate work before the beginning of the selected graduate program.
  • Have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time studies.
  • Be able to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • Apply to at least one graduate program at McGill.
  • Demonstrate exceptional character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, and academic strength and intellectual curiosity.

How to Apply

Apply on the McCall MacBain Scholarship website. Then apply directly to qualifying graduate programs.