Established in 2020 to celebrate the academic achievements of students entering a Level 1 program in the top 10% of their Faculty.
The McMaster University Award of Excellence
- 29 April 2023
• Incoming high school students entering Level 1 of their first baccalaureate degree program (open to domestic and international students). • The achievement of a final admission average in the top 10% of your Faculty. • This award does not require an application
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Step 1: Activate your MacID and log in toAwardSpring • Activate your MACID using the Barcode and Student (Person) ID Number in your Acknowledgement letter. It may take a few business days for your profile to connect to AwardSring after applying on OUAC and logging into Mosaic for the first time. • Log in AwardSpring at mcmaster.awardspring.ca using your MacID and password Step 2: Start your application Complete your Common Application, which will begin your scholarship application process. There are three sections you will need to complete as part of your common application. You do not need to complete the Academic Information, Financial Information and Qualification Questions tabs. These sections will be blank and are only visible to current McMaster students. Tip: You won’t be able to click submit until all the required questions in each sections are complete. You can go back and update your answers as needed until the deadline date! Step 3: Apply for entrance awards Access your Dashboard to find your personalized list of that require an application. Click on each opportunity to apply! In the Scholarships section, you’ll be able to view all the awards you’ve submitted an application to or will be automatically considered for by filtering the status. A status of Applied in AwardSpring means that your application has been received by the deadline. Applications received by the deadline are eligible for further review. Some awards are forwarded to a committee for final selection. Step 4: Monitor your Dashboard and McMaster email for updates Be sure to add awardspring.ca to your ‘safe senders list’. A status of Applied in AwardSpring means that your application has been received by the deadline. Applications received by the deadline are eligible for further review and may be forwarded to a committee for final selection.