Scholarship Provider: McMaster University

Feb 12, 2019 Written by FIRST Scholarship Provider: McMaster University

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University, located in Hamilton, Canada and ranked among the world's top 100 universities, has been a strong supporter of FIRST since our inaugural FIRST Robotics Competition District Event in 2017. Since then, we have hosted a #FIRSTatMAC event every year for FIRST teams and their teachers, mentors, parents, and sponsors. Learn more about the 2019 event here!

McMaster FIRST Scholarship

In addition to hosting annual competitions, McMaster's Faculty of Engineering offers multiple $15,000 scholarships to FIRST Robotics alumni every year. Two ArcelorMittal Dofasco FIRST Robotics Entrance Scholarships and four McMaster Engineering FIRST Alumni Entrance Scholarships are available this year - for a total of six (6!) awards. Meet McMaster Engineering students Gabri ele and John – recipients of FIRST scholarships in 2017.

The deadline to apply to your FIRST scholarship is approaching fast! Apply by Friday, February 15th to ensure that you don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. This year, not only is McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering offering six $15,000 FIRST scholarships but over $1,000,000 total in entrance awards. You only have to submit one application to be considered for all the awards for which you are eligible.

The exciting news does not stop here! McMaster Engineering scholarship winners will also receive an Undergraduate Summer Research Award. This is a guaranteed research opportunity in the summer after the first year, valued at $6,000. Be sure to check out all the different ways our summer researchers have gained valuable experience working with professors, researchers, and entrepreneurs across campus!

But wait... there’s more! International students are also eligible to receive entrance awards from McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering! International applicants to Engineering and B.Tech., who are studying outside of Canada, can receive up to $2,500 in scholarships. Please see here for more information.

Call us or email us if you have any questions, or just want to chat!

Back to Blog