McGill University

McGill University is located on a land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations.

McGill Indigenous Bursaries

This bursary amount varied based on demonstrated financial need. These bursaries will be allocated annually to Indigenous students who are in degree programs at McGill University with a demonstrated financial need for contribution towards the cost of attendance. Students must have a minimum of CGPA of 2.0.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Enrolment at: McGill University
Program of Study: All McGill University Bachelor programs (Bachelors, Masters and PhD)
Level of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate
Year of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Any


McGill University Entrance Award 

This entrance award will be allocated annually to Indigenous students entering (i.e. in first year of studies) in any undergraduate program (including Medicine and Dentistry) at McGill University.

Students will apply to Indspire for the McGill Indigenous Entrance Award via the Charity’s application process.  The Charity will verify the requirements and status of each applicant and forward a copy of the student listing to McGill University to verify proof of enrolment in eligible program and year of study.  The University will provide the approved list to Indspire who will then transfer the required funds to the University who will manage the direct disbursement to each recipient’s bank account via the University’s Aid & Awards administrative system.

Awards Criteria

Award Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: All McGill University Bachelor programs, as well as Medicine and Dentistry
Level of Study: First year Undergraduate
Indigenous Affiliation: Any
Other: Students must be enrolled at McGill University