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Announcing the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill 

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Spotlight on Our Grantees

The European Climate Foundation (ECF)

ECF was created by a group of philanthropic foundations to collboratively invest in research, policy development, and advocacy in order to increase the political and policy viability of pursuing a net-zero carbon future. John McCall MacBain was...

The International Summer Research Program at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

One of two Swiss federal institutes of technology, EPFL is a highly-ranked public research institute and university specializing in natural sciences and engineering. Each summer, EPFL chooses 25 students from around the world and provides them with a funded two-month...

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships build exceptional leadership capacity in Africa through scholarships for masters level study for young African leaders at universities in South Africa. Mandela Rhodes Scholars exhibit leadership with a dedication...

The Loran Scholars Foundation

The Loran Scholars Foundation provides the top undergraduate award in Canada. The program, which is highly selective based on the three pillars of character, service and leadership, provides a comprehensive schedule of enrichment opportunities...

Ontario Educational Leadership Centre

The Ontario Education Leadership Centre engages and educates youth from grades six through twelve in the summer so that they can return to their schools with the skills and resources to make a positive difference with their peers, neighborhoods...
The Rhodes Trust

The Rhodes Trust

The Rhodes Scholarships enables exceptional post-graduate students to study at the University of Oxford on the basis of great academic achievement, character, leadership and commitment to service. Scholars are provided with support to develop...

Updates from the McCall MacBain Foundation

Now Hiring: Seeking a Research & Grants Officer

Toronto, Ontario (February 15, 2023)  The McCall MacBain Foundation is seeking a highly driven emerging professional to join our team as a Research & Grants Officer, with a particular focus on our work in Climate Change & Environment. We are one of Canada’s...

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Our Impact

Today, the McCall MacBain Foundation is pleased to announce a $10M investment in large scale conservation. In Canada, this investment will enable the work of @natureunitedcanada, who the Foundation has partnered with for seven years. The Foundation’s funding will support large-scale solutions and organizational growth, and will also leverage the global conservation network of @nature_org, in particular to foster collaboration and learning exchanges between Canada and Australia to advance Indigenous-led conservation and accelerate Natural Climate Solutions.

In the words of John McCall MacBain: “Climate change is the single biggest threat we face—not in the future, but today. We need leadership and action across all sectors. Our investment in Nature United will achieve large-scale results by bringing together science, community, corporate and philanthropic leadership. I personally hope that our partnership with Nature United inspires other leaders to support their approach in Canada and their global reach.”

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Now #hiring: the McCall MacBain Foundation is looking for a Research & Grants Officer with a particular focus on our work in Climate Change & Environment. We are one of Canada’s leading climate funders, and also fund initiatives globally.

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Do you want to fully immerse yourself in another language and culture for an entire year? To step out of your comfort zone to deepen your understanding, build lasting ties, and broaden your experience in another region of the world?
Applications are due January 10th, 2023 at 4p.m. Eastern Time for the McCall MacBain International Fellowships. Just one month left to apply!
Fellows will depart in summer 2023. The program consists of a Language Term, an Academic Term, and a Work Term abroad, and includes pre-departure and re-integration retreats.
#studyabroad #mcgillabroad #applynow #mcmasterabroad #internationalexchange #studentexchange

Live in a new country.
Learn a new language.
Work in a new culture.
Step out of your comfort zone.

Applications are now open for the McCall MacBain International Fellowships. Design your year abroad now.

Up to $30,000 of funding is available per fellowship, with up to 25 fellowships available for students from McMaster or McGill University.

Apply now! Applications close January 10, 2023 at 4p.m. Eastern Time.

Head to the link in our bio to learn more, apply now, or sign up for one of our upcoming info sessions.

#studyabroad #mcgill #mcmaster #mcmasterabroad #mcgillabroad #applynow

Are you a graduating high school student in #NiagaraFalls or #HuronCounty?

The deadline is just 2 weeks away to apply to the #McCallHuronCountyScholarships or the #MacBainNiagaraFallsScholarships.

Receive a full scholarship for your diploma or degree program at any public university or college in Canada.

Head to the link in our bio to learn more.

ICYMI @thegrovehubs recently opened a site at @uofg providing students & local youth with #MentalHealth & #Wellness programs & services. This #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, we're proud to shine light on how the Grove Hubs support #youth in #Guelph and #Wellington County. ...

Meet the second class of McCall MacBain Scholars! 🎉⁠ @mccallmacbainscholars

Aspiring policy-makers, health innovators, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders are among the 20 new recipients of the McCall MacBain Scholarships @McGillU, Canada’s comprehensive leadership scholarship program for master’s and professional studies.

The new scholars come from 17 Canadian universities and will begin their degrees in 7 faculties at McGill in September 2022. Each scholar was chosen based on their character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity. Check out our bio for profiles and more information.
Please join us in congratulating these students by leaving a comment below!


Voici la deuxième promotion de boursier·ère·s McCall MacBain ! 🎉⁠

Stratèges, innovateur·trice·s dans le domaine de la santé, entrepreneur·e·s et dirigeant·e·s d’organismes sans but lucratif : voici certaines des professions visées par les 20 candidat·e·s sélectionné·e·s pour les Bourses McCall MacBain à McGill, le tout premier programme de bourses complet axé sur le leadership pour les études professionnelles et de maîtrise au Canada.

Les titulaires d’une bourse proviennent de 17 universités canadiennes différentes et commenceront leurs études dans 7 facultés de l’Université McGill en septembre 2022. Chaque titulaire a été choisi·e pour sa personnalité, son sens du devoir civique, son potentiel de leadership, son esprit d’entreprise, l’excellence dans ses études et sa curiosité intellectuelle. Leurs profils et de plus amples renseignements se trouvent dans notre bio.

Joignez-vous à nous pour féliciter ces étudiant·e·s en ajoutant des commentaires ci-dessous!