Setting up your bank account
When you arrive in Canada, setting up your bank account should be a priority. You are required to have an account at a Canadian banking institution.
If you would like more information on banking in Canada, visit Educanada.
If you have a scholarship payment owing to you, we will coordinate the refund for you and you will receive an e-transfer to your McMaster email address within a week after we process the payment.
If you are paid Research Scholarship, TA, and/or RA in lieu of TA, these monies will be deposited directly into your bank account. This method of payment is mandatory.
Enrol in Direct Deposit
To receive your monies, YOU must download and complete the Employee Contact and Deposit Form from the Human Resources website and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: You must have a Canadian bank account to enrol in Direct Deposit.