Entrance Scholarships & Bursaries
Entering your first year of an undergraduate program? Learn about our entrance scholarships & bursaries.
Loan/grant programs like OSAP, as well as those from other provinces and the U.S. can help you pay for school.
Scholarships and Bursaries
McMaster offers scholarship and bursary funding based on your accomplishments and financial need.
The McMaster Work Program gives you a chance to work on campus and earn money while you study.
Indigenous Student Aid & Awards
As an Indigenous student, there are several options available to help you finance your education.
Black Student Aid & Awards
As a Black student, there are several options available to help you finance your education.
Youth in Extended Society Care Bursary Program
Students who will or have already aged out of extended society care may be eligible for additional bursary funding.
Emergency Financial Support
No money for food or rent? Sudden change in financial situation? We can help.
Download forms for OSAP changes/extensions, academic progress warnings/restrictions and more.
How to Apply
You can apply to various opportunities such as scholarships, bursaries and work programs using AwardSpring.
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