• McMaster’s President’s / Honours Awards are automatic and do not require a separate application. Scholarship values are based on a student’s final admission average to program.

    Students completing their high school credentials in Canada or Canadian citizens/Permanent Residents completing high school outside of Canada are eligible for these awards provided that they meet the academic criteria.  The attached chart outlines the scholarship program for students entering McMaster in September 2018.

    Detailed information regarding eligibility and application process is available on the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships website.

    You can predict scholarship values using our cost estimator tool. The value of the scholarship can be deducted from your fees when making a payment to McMaster.

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    Required Admission Average
    Value Number Available
    95%+ $2,500 Unlimited
    90% – 94.99% $1,000 Unlimited
    85% – 89.99% $750 Unlimited
    80% – 84.99% $500 Unlimited

    McMaster’s Entrance Awards are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

  • External Scholarships
    While McMaster offers a number of scholarships to help offset the cost of university, it is worthwhile to explore other scholarship sources to help fund your post-secondary education. Many organizations (e.g. the employer of student or his/her parents) may offer third party scholarships for post-secondary education. For a listing of external scholarship search engines and available scholarships, please visit the external scholarship webpage on the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships website.
  • Schulich Leader Scholarships
    • Announcement for 2017/2018 Academic Year – Schulich Leader Scholarships are bigger than ever: Engineering scholarships are being increased from $80,000 to $100,000 and Science and Mathematics scholarships are being increased from $60,000 to $80,000! #MacSchulich #Schulichleaders

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