Applying to the program

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year opens July 1, 2018.

How to apply

Check the eligibility requirements before you apply.

To apply, log in to Minerva:

  1. Select the Financial Aid/Awards tab
  2. Click on the Financial Aid Menu
  3. Apply for McGill Financial Aid
  4. Apply to Work Study
  5. Update your financial aid profile
  6. Submit your application

Work Study does not guarantee employment as hiring decisions are made by participating employers.

When to apply

Applications open July 1 for the upcoming academic year and are assessed on a rolling basis, except during peak periods when recommended submission dates apply.

If you apply by early August you will know whether or not you have been accepted by the beginning of the Fall term and will have access to more jobs. 

You must reapply each year for Work Study participation.

Applications submitted by: Results posted by:
July 13, 2018 Week of August 12, 2018 (for a start date of September 2, 2018)
August 3, 2018 Week of September 2, 2018
August 17, 2018 Week of September 9, 2018
September 7, 2018 Week of September 23, 2018

Applications submitted after the recommended dates will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Application results

You can check the results of your application on the accepted/refused list on or after the results posted by the dates above.

What happens next?

If you’ve been:

  • accepted: you can find out about the next steps.
  • refused: you can [at] (email the Work Study team) if your circumstances have changed or if you have additional information that you would like us to consider.