Need-based financial aid for future undergraduates

  • Bachelor
  • 30 June 2022

McGill University is committed to supporting the academic pursuits of qualified undergraduate students who require financial assistance. The University’s Entrance Bursary Program offers entrance bursaries to students from low to modest-income families who demonstrate financial need. The goal of the program is to make the University more accessible to those who face financial challenges by supplementing other funding resources such as government aid, Indigenous Band Support Funding, part-time work, parental support, and other sources of funding.

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Eligibility

To be considered for the Entrance Bursary Program, applicants must: • enroll in a full-time degree program at the University • demonstrate financial need, including the intention to apply for government student aid and/or Indigenous Band Support Funding Students registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities may be eligible for financial aid while pursuing a reduced course load.

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Benefits

Entrance bursaries range in value and award amounts are determined by: • the level of need demonstrated by the student and their family, relative to other applicants • the tuition fee rate charged based on the program of study and student residency (Quebec, rest of Canada, US, International)

Application

Upon notification of acceptance to the University (either by formal letter or via the Admissions Status page on Minerva), the application becomes available on Minerva: select the Financial Aid/Awards tab > Financial Aid Menu > Apply for a McGill Entrance Bursary > Apply to Entrance Bursary Program > Complete then submit your application. • Canadian (citizen or permanent residents) students living outside of Canada must submit a CSS Financial Aid Profile to the Scholarships and Student Aid Office in addition to the McGill Minerva aid application. • U.S. students who wish to apply to the Entrance Bursary Program from the University must submit a CSS Profile in addition to the McGill Minerva aid application. • International (non-US) students who wish to apply to the Entrance Bursary Program from the University must submit a CSS Profile in addition to the McGill Minerva aid application. If you are a student with a disability who requires help completing online applications, please do not hesitate to contact McGill University.

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