Find out more about Scholarships and Funding

Find out more about Scholarships and Funding

McMaster ensures that full-time graduate students in PhD programs and in many Master’s programs receive scholarships (awarded annually).

Career Hangouts in the social sciences and humanities

Career Hangouts in the social sciences and humanities

Tune in live on McMasterSGS on YouTube! First hangout features Economics graduate alum Kevin Chu, Monday, April 18, 1pm EDT.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Graduate students at McMaster University pursue their studies in a supportive and forward-looking learning environment - one that is sustained…



Learn more about our exciting graduate programs.

Campus Life

Campus Life

The School of Graduate Studies helps organize fun and informative events and activities.

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Please Note: AP Refunds may take 3 to 5 business days to be deposited in your bank account.

Current students trying to navigate their financial support in Mosaic can find more information below.

Helping you with your McMaster graduate school application 

Some students applying to McMaster's School of Graduate Studies are experiencing difficulties with their applications.

The following are known errors and interim solutions to these issues:

1. For Applicant Referees

If you receive an "Invalid Password" error, please email sgsonl@mcmaster.ca to report the error and a new password will be generated and emailed to you.

If you are having problems submitting your Reference in our online Referee system, please download the Referee's Report on Graduate Applicant and submit that form to sgsonl@mcmaster.ca.

2. Application Fee

If you unable to verify that your application fee has been paid, email sgsonl@mcmaster.ca. Please include your Transaction Receipt and Application Number.

3. Technical Problems with the Online Application

If you are not able to access or submit your application, please email sgsonl@mcmaster.ca. Include your application number and, if possible, screen shots of the error messages you are receiving.

4. Application Status Update

If you are checking to see:

  • why the status of your Application is incomplete
  • if the University has received all of your documents
  • when the program is making offers

Please contact the program to which you have applied. For a full list of programs offered, visit School of Graduate Studies Programs.

Helping current McMaster graduate students navigate Mosaic to view financial support

Download Viewing Financial Support 2015-16 PDF Guide to help you find your funding in Mosaic.

Download the 2015-16 Payment Schedule for TA, RA and Research Scholarship.

T4A (Other Income) Certificate reflect scholarships and bursaries applied to the Student Account within that tax year. These certificates are mailed to a student's mailing address on Mosaic. The mailing address must be local. Please ensure that you have a local mailing address on Mosaic.


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