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Entrance Scholarships Application Form

McMaster Engineering entrance scholarships are for students admitted and enroled in full-time first-year degree studies within McMaster's Faculty of Engineering and who are beginning post-secondary studies for the first time in September 2018. Canadian citizens, Canadian permanent residents and international students who complete their final year of high school in Canada are eligible.

Only one application is required to be considered for all applicable entrance scholarships. The completed application and all supporting documentation must be submited by the deadline in order to be eligible. All supporting documentation can be attached to this form. The number of available scholarships is limited and selection is competitive.

The deadline to apply is March 6, 2018.

Scholarship applicants who apply using this form will also be considered for the Undergraduate Summer Research Awards (USRA) for the period of May - August 2019.

Personal Information
Permanent Home Address
OUAC Information
Major Awards, Academic Achievements & Competitions
List any major awards you have received, academic achievements and competitions you have participated in during the last two years. These may be through school, community, private organizations, provincially or nationally. Begin with most current year.
YearAward or CompetitionDescription
Last two years only
Year(s)Hours per weekOrganizationPositionResponsibilities
Extra-curricular & Volunteer Activities
List any school or community activities you have been involved in during the last two years including a description of your role and an estimate of the time commitment (in hours). Do not include any paid employment
Leadership - School or Community

Please answer the following:

  • What does leadership mean to you?
  • Describe positive contributions you have made as a leader in your school or community
  • In what ways were your accomplishments meaningful to you?

Please answer the following:

  • Tell us about a person in your life who has been a role-model or mentor to you in a leadership capacity.
  • What is the impact this person has had on your personal development as a leader and why?
Please submit two (2) letters of reference. Reference letters should support your leadership experiences and attributes as well as your involvement in extra-curricular activities in your school or community.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf doc docx.
Release of Information
We sometimes receive request for information about award recipients from donors who sponsor specific awards or from University departments who have contact with these donors. Although it is normal practice to release the recipient's name, we could be asked for the program of study, year, address (including email) or telephone number.
Confirmation and Sign Off