MacSon Entrance Scholarship

MacSon Entrance Scholarship for International Students at the University of Guelph | Canada

Postgraduate Scholarships

To be eligible for MacSon Entry Scholarship, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Academic Record based on Admission Average only. (/40%);
  • Academic Assessment from Referees (/30% total, 15% for each referee assessment): Determined based on the student’s research potential; critical thinking abilities; application of knowledge; and significance of the proposed research.
  • Research Proposal (/30%): Determined based on feasibility, significance, and communication.
  • Applicants entering any full-time graduate program in OAC who will be conducting research or studying issues related to conservation (e.g., resource, water, soil, or species conservation). Preference will be given to students from Eastern Ontario (Ottawa-Carleton, Dundas-Glengarry-Stormont, Lanark, Prescott-Russell, Leeds & Grenville, Lennox & Addington, Frontenac, and Renfrew counties) and students who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Metis). Preference will also be given to students not receiving any OAC entrance awards.

Eligible Countries: Students from Canadian-PR-PP and Non-Canadian-PR-PP are eligible to apply.

Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for a Graduate Degree Program in any subject offered by the university.


How to Apply: The students can register on the university’s online portal or through the Common Application to complete their selected course application processAfter that, the scholarship OAC Graduate Application Form must be submitted separately.

Supporting Documents: The students must submit official academic transcripts, an up-to-date CV, and a copy of a valid passport.

Admission Requirements: To take admission, students must meet the entry requirements of their chosen program at the university.

Language Requirement: Students must verify their English proficiency by completing their English proficiency requirements.

Scholarship Benefit: The University of Guelph will provide two awards of $17,500, payable over three semesters.


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