McGill University established in the year 1821 and known for producing excelling graduates and prominent men in society. McGill is one of Canada’s most prestigious universities currently ranks 2nd in Canada and 37th in the world.
It has produced 12 Nobel Laureates, 3 Canadian Prime Ministers, 142 Rhodes Scholars, 13 Canadian Supreme Court Justices, 4 foreign leaders, 11 Grammy Award winners, 28 Olympic medalists, and other alumni that excelled in other areas.
McGill was named in honor of James McGill who left a fortune to the then Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning to fund a college. And in 1813, King George IV granted a Royal Charter for the McGill college to become a University. And in 1821, what is now a McGill University started awarding degrees.
It is located in Montreal which is in the province of Quebec and home to more than 41,000 students and 5,000 academic staff. There are over 30,000 undergraduates, 11,00 postgraduates, the school offers 300 undergraduate programs and 250 post-graduate programs.
McGill University offers a great opportunity for international students to study in Canada. So many international scholarships have been introduced to attract more international students who have great academic achievements.
To access the different scholarship programs provided by the school for international students, students must possess outstanding academic achievements and also show good leadership qualities.
How to apply to McGill University for international students
Ensure that you meet all the requirements mentioned.
Candidates must meet the educational credentials equivalent to their home country. The credentials differ from country to country
International students are required to obtain a minimum score of 7.0 in their IELTS exam.
Have a valid student visa which enables you to study in Canada.
Applying candidates must also meet all the academic test requirements set out by the school. See more here
The second step to applying to the university is to select which course you want to study either as an undergraduate or higher study.
The third step is to prepare your application along with all the required documents. Students are also encouraged to apply for admission earlier to have enough time to sort your documents and prepare for your travel.
The fourth step is to apply online on the school website. Click here to apply Undergraduates;
Scholarships for International Students
McGill University Scholarships (Undergraduate)
Stravros S. Niarchos Foundation Scholarships for Excellence in Graduate Education (Masters)
Quebec Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students (Ph.D., PostDoc)