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Marjorie Anderson Entrance Academic Grant for Indigenous Students Of McMaster University - 2019 Tuition Fees Waiver

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Scholarship Details

Marjorie Anderson Entrance Academic Grant for Indigenous Students

  • Value: $80,000 ($20,000 per year)
  • Eligibility for Award:
    • Self-identify as Inuit, or as Status/Non-status First Nations from the Six Nations of the Grand River or the Mississaugas of the New Credit
    • Entering a Level I degree program at McMaster
  • Criteria: 
    • Minimum admission average of at least 75%
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Application includes:
      • Essay describing the influence that your Indigenous heritage has on your volunteer activities, leadership opportunities, university program choice, career path, or other community involvement that is important to you (1 – 2 pages).
      • Reference letter from a non-family member
    • More information: Download the Marjorie Anderson Academic Grant application (PDF)
University Description
McMaster University resulted from the outgrowth of educational initiatives undertaken by Baptists as early as the 1830s.[14] It was founded in 1881 as Toronto Baptist College. Canadian Senator William McMaster, the first president of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, bequeathed funds to endow a university, which was incorporated through a merger of Toronto Baptist College and Woodstock College, Woodstock, Ontario. In 1887 the Act to unite Toronto Baptist College and Woodstock College was granted royal assent, and McMaster University was officially incorporated.