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  • Government
    Student Aid
  • FAQ Sheets/
    Financial Aid   
  • Part-time
    Student Aid Forms
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Work

FAQ Sheets & General Financial Aid Information

Parents' Information FAQ sheet
Important Dates & Deadlines for First Year Students 2014/2015
Information for Students with Disabilities FAQ Sheet
Exchange Program Information FAQ sheet
Outgoing Exchange Students ONLY Financial Aid Info sheet
OSAP Information
OSAP Appeals Information FAQ sheet
OSAP Repayment Information FAQ sheet
Community Resources in Hamilton-Wentworth FAQ sheet
Canada Student Loans Publications: Full-time and Part-time Students

Crown Wards and Postsecondary Education

Information Sheet for Students with Crown Ward Status

Canada Revenue Agency Student Tax Info

Part-time Financial Aid

Part-Time Student Information FAQ sheet
Part-Time Canada Student Loan/Canada Student Grant Application
MAPS Bursary Apply ONLINE through Mosaic
Supporting Documentation List


Bursary Information FAQ sheet
Bursary Application Apply ONLINE through Mosaic

McMaster Scholarships

Entrance Awards Programs:  

President's Award and Honour Awards

2014/2015 FAQ sheet

Aboriginal Entrance Awards

Deadline: April 15 each year

The Adella Margaret Bragg Scholarship

The Hatch Scholarship for Aboriginal Students

In Course Awards Programs:
FAQ sheet

Travel & Exchange Scholarships

  • Open to full-time, first degree, undergraduate students only
Deadline: February 28 each year
Info Poster
Application Forms

Community Contribution Awards by Application

  • Open to all full-time and part-time undergraduate students
Deadline: April 15 each year
Info poster


Scholarships by Application

  • Open to all full-tme and part-time undergraduate first-degree students unless otherwise specified in the terms
Deadline: April 15 each year
Info Poster

Application |Terms

Renaissance Award
  • Please see info poster to view qualifications for award.
Deadline: October 28, 2014


External Scholarships (Administered by SFAS)

Killam Fellowship*
(for study in the 2015-2016 academic year)

Application Due Date:
January 6, 2015
Application for 2015/2016 admission is available on the Killam website

The Rhodes Scholarships*

Due Date: September 11, 2015


Work Programs

Fall/Winter Work-Study
Applications accepted: Aug. 1-Feb. 28
Work-Study Programs offer part-time jobs on campus during the study period for students demonstrating financial need.
Summer Work (McWork)
Applications accepted: Mar. 18 -July 31
Summer Work Programs offer full or part-time jobs on campus during the summer for students demonstrating financial need.