The Quebec government had announced on October 13 that Canadian students who begin their studies in English in Quebec would pay more. (Archive photo)
Minister Déry will also require McGill and Concordia universities that, starting in 2025, 80% of new enrollees in an English study program achieve orally level 5 on the Quebec scale of French proficiency levels, at the end of their first cycle.
The rector and vice-chancellor of McGill University, Deep Saini, explained Tuesday in a press release that the success of the Montreal university was based on its ability to attract talent from Quebec, Canada and around the world. . He says this scholarship will allow McGill to remain one of the greatest universities in the world.
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Mr. Saini says the “Pan-Canadian Scholarship” will require the university to make some financial sacrifices, but he adds that welcoming students from across Canada is part of the plan. ;McGill DNA.
The scholarship will be awarded to Canadian students in arts, agricultural and environmental sciences, music, education sciences, architecture, nursing and most programs of sciences.
The Schulich School of Music is recognized throughout the world and is largely composed of students from abroad. (Archive photo)
We are doing everything in our power to make McGill and Montreal degrees accessible to students across Canada , indicated Fabrice Labeau, first vice-provost for studies and student life at McGill University.
In the office of Minister Déry , the spokesperson stressed Tuesday that McGill was free to grant scholarships to its students from its funds.
That being said, the minister wishes to be able to count on their collaboration in order to implement the announced measures, wrote Valérie Chamula, chief of staff to the Minister of Higher Education.