Investing in your future may require some help along the way.
McMaster offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as a number of scholarships and bursaries specifically for Indigenous students.
Scholarships and Bursaries
Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries, government loans and Indigenous-specific scholarships and awards.
The following awards are available at McMaster:
- The HATCH Scholarship for Aboriginal Students is available to Indigenous students in any undergraduate program, with preference given to Faculty of Engineering students.
- The Adella Margaret Bragg Scholarship is awarded to a female student who is from the Six Nations of the Grand River territory and who is entering a full-time undergraduate degree. The value is $12,000 ($3,000 each year).
- The Marjorie Anderson Grant for Indigenous Students is awarded to Indigenous students who self-identify as Inuit or First Nations from Six Nations of the Grand River or Mississauga of the Credit entering into a full-time undergraduate degree. The value is $80,000 ($20,000 each year).
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
A student loan through OSAP is one of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education.
Work-Study Program and Part-Time Work
McMaster Work Programs can help eligible students find part-time work at the university. Some of the jobs available include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations, such as the Aboriginal Student Centre.