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McCall MacBain Foundation Scholarship

Philanthropists John and Marcy McCall MacBain have created the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill University. The inaugural McCall MacBain Scholarships will provide 20 outstanding students with the opportunity to pursue a master's or professional degree at McGill University in Montreal starting the fall of 2021.

The McCall MacBain Scholarship is a full graduate scholarship at McGill University. This scholarship program specifically seeks students that have a track record of community engagement, informed by a sense of duty, empathy, intellectual curiosity, grit, and a willingness to take risks. They aim to create meaningful and lasting change, while improving the lives of others.

The scholarship will cover your tuition and fees for a full-time master’s program or a second-entry professional undergraduate program (i.e. dentistry, law, or medicine) at McGill, starting in fall 2021. It will also provide you with a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms.

The McCall MacBain Scholars will, over many decades, create a global community of innovators, creative leaders, academics and entrepreneurs with a lifelong commitment to working with others to make real change. Ryerson is partnering with The McCall MacBain Foundation to promote this incredible opportunity to our students.

For full details about eligibility, review the criteriaNew window on the McCall MacBain Scholarship website.

You will need to complete two applications:

  1. The McCall MacBain Scholarship application will be open from June to September 2020 with an expected start in the fall of 2021.
  2. You also need to apply directly to McGill for at least one eligible full-time master's or professional programNew window. Program admission requirements and timelines vary, so please research the ones that interest you. We will ask you to apply by the first deadline for fall 2021 admission.

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If you are a current university student or recent graduate (2019 or later), your application will prompt a request for endorsement from Ryerson University. If you graduated in 2018 or earlier, you can apply directly without endorsement.

Please connect with Robyn Parr ( in the Vice-Provost Students Office if you have questions about the application process.