Major Entrance Scholarships- Bachelor

Awarded by : McGill University

Updated on Dec 27, 2021
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Major Entrance Scholarships- Bachelor

  • Applicable for

    McGill University in Canada

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 5,85,200/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    21 Jan 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • This scholarship is offered by McGill's Scholarships and Student Aid Office to academically excellent students entering in Full-time undergraduate degree

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in McGill University in Canada

  • The scholarship is applicable to all undergraduate degree program

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: CAD 10,000 => Rs 5,85,200

Conversion rate used: 1 CAD = Rs. 61.93 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The scholarship amount is variable and an applicant can get $3,000, $5,000, $10,000 or $12000 per year for the duration of the program (4 years)
  • The amount is renewable and the applicant must meet the following conditions:
    • A number of credits: The recipients must complete 27 McGill graded credits during the regular academic year (Fall and Winter terms). Summer courses are not considered
    • GPA standing: The academic standing required for renewal is a 3.70 combined, sessional GPA for all courses taken during the Fall and Winter terms

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 90)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 65)
12 Required (minimum score 60.0 GPA)
Interview Required


  • Applicants must get a minimum overall average of 60% in each year in Xth, XIth and XIIth as well as in all prerequisite subjects
  • Prerequisites: 
    • For B.Eng. in Mechanical engineering/Chemical Engineering/Civil engineering/Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering:- Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics in Class 11 and 12 (Biology cannot be used as a prerequisite)
    • For B.Sc. Honours in Computer Science/BSc in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences:- Mathematics, and two of biology, chemistry or physics in Class 11 and 12
    • B.Com with Major in Marketing:- Mathematics in Class 11 and 12; business mathematics is acceptable
  • IB Diploma: 41 subject points (not including bonus points) on predicted or final grades
  • English Language Proof:
    • IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in each component
    • TOEFL: 90 with a minimum score of 21 in each component
    • PTE: 65 with Individual component scores of 60 or better
  • Must show academic achievement and outstanding leadership in school or community activities
  • An interview may be conducted of finalist candidates

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required

Required Documents:

  • Two letters of reference: One academic and one activity-related letter of reference. Letters should be typed on letterhead stationery, duly signed, and converted to PDF, then submitted directly by the referees to
  • Ranking/Signed statement: A signed statement from the school indicating the size of class and student's class rank, if the school provides such information. All documents should be provided on the school letterhead.
  • Academic Transcripts

Application Process:

  • Applicants must submit a separate application soon after submitting an application for admission
  • After submitting the admission application applicants will receive an email acknowledging the application
  • Then, Log on to Minerva and go to Applicant > Apply for Major Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship. Here is a sample preview of the application form (PDF)
  • Applicants will be prompted to provide specific information which may include some or all of the following:
    • A factual list of student's school activities and community/volunteer involvement for the last three academic years (including athletic/artistic and other activities)
    • A general essay either on a contemporary or historical figure that influenced/inspired the student or on a memorable event/experience which provided the student with a new outlook on life
    • A one-page letter of reference that the student has written – for himself/herself– in the third person



Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date January 21, 2022 Not Available

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number 514-398-6013

Additional Information

  • Students who apply for, but do not receive, a major scholarship will automatically be considered for a one-year scholarship
  • No additional application is required

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