Changing Lives, One Girl at a Time!

Grades 6, 7 and 8 - Venture Scholarships for Girls


McMaster University is dedicated to inspiring young women to change our world by pursuing the field of engineering and is therefore constantly working to increase female enrollment. Through our Girls Clubs, and events like Go Eng Girl, Go CODE Girl and our Venture programming, our female faculty, undergraduate and graduate instructors aim to introduce girls to their potential.Our Instructors’ goal is to show you how collaborative and creative engineering can be and that we really can change the world, one girl at a time.

Please note: Online registrations will not accept scholarship requests. Please do not register your child online if you are applying for a scholarship.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by 12:00 p.m. (noon).

Eligibility Requirements:

Girls entering grades 6, 7, and 8 in September 2017: who have a keen interest in learning how things work, and how engineering and science affect  your everyday life.

Have not recieved a Venture scholarship in the past

Term of Scholarship:

Week 1 (July 4 - 7, 2017) for Engineering and Science

Value of Scholarship:

Full scholarship to attend Week 1 of camp, valued at $230.00.

We want to encourage girls to pursue engineering and science related courses in high school. A week at Venture might make you realize you want to become an engineer and make a difference.

Application Process:

1. Open the Registration Form - to come!

2. Print out and complete in ink OR save the form as a PDF and complete electronically.

2. Read carefully and fill out the form entirely.

3. Submit your Application and a copy of your latest Report Card attached as a PDF by email to vespi@mcmaster.ca OR send by fax to (905) 546-5492.

4. The deadline to submit your Registration Form is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by 12:00 p.m. (noon).

*Please Note: Only one scholarship per applicant will be awarded.