John D. McNie Achievement Award of Excellence

The John D. McNie Achievement Award of Excellence was established in 2001 by David O. Davis in honour of John D. McNie. 

Amount: $800

Number Available: 5

Deadline: April 30th  


To be awarded to a student with a visual impairment who, in the judgment of the Student Accessibility Services (SAS), demonstrates notable academic achievement. Students who wish to be considered for this award must be enrolled with Student Accessibility Services (SAS).

How to Apply

Detailed directions for completing McMaster Aid Applications are available at

Complete the online aid application in Mosaic for McMaster aid such as scholarships, bursaries and work programs. The online aid application opens for all students on Aug. 10.

Contact Information

McMaster University
Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
1280 Main St. West, Gilmour Hall, Room 120

Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24319

SFAS Email:


SFAS communicates with students using the Mosaic Student Center.

A confidential drop box is located outside the door to SFAS, Gilmour Hall, Room 120 and is emptied at 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Write your name and student ID number on all documents.

Online chat via the SFAS website (for general inquiries only) is available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Wednesday 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Contact information:

See Also

Other McMaster University scholarships:

See other Ontario scholarships // See other scholarships for the blind or visually impaired