Scholarships, fellowships, prizes and fees

The School of Architecture is pleased to offer a number of travelling scholarships. The Wilfred Truman Shaver Travelling Scholarship is awarded to as many as ten students each year, who undertake a group study trip under the supervision of one faculty member. Recent Shaver trips have taken students to India, China, Egypt, England and the Eastern Mediterranean. A partial list of the major scholarships supporting student travel is provided below:

 

The John Darby Memorial Trust Fund Bursaries
Established in 2010 through the generous bequest of John Darby, B.Arch. 1941, for deserving students attending the School of Architecture who were born in the province of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, or Nova Scotia.  Awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated need.  Students who benefit from the fund must, before receiving their bursaries, undertake in writing, to spend no less than two years as an architect in active private practice.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND MEDALS IN THE B.Sc. (Arch.) PROGRAM

Maureen Anderson Prize in Architecture
Established in 1995 by faculty, staff and students to honour the dedicated service of Maureen Anderson, a staff member from 1960-1995. Two prizes are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture on the basis of course work judged to be of high merit and superior written quality. Selection will be made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture. Value: $400 each.

  • 2016/17: Lin Sen Chai and Evan Pavka
  • 2015/16: François-Luc Giraldeau and Gabriel Légaré-Bisaillon
  • 2014/15: Luke van Tol and Olivier Vallerand
  • 2012/13: Dana Ben David and Tanya Southcott
  • 2011/12: Cameron MacDonell and Tristana Martin Rubio
  • 2010/11: Adam Garofalo and Varun Thautum
  • 2009/10: Nina Mihaylova (undergraduate) and Edward Houle (graduate)
  • 2008/09: Stephanie Huss and Elizabeth Debicka

Sheila Baillie Scholarships in Architecture
Established in 2001 by Gerald Hatch, B.Eng. 1944, and Sheila Baillie, B.Arch. 1946, in celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Baillie's graduation from the School of Architecture. Awarded by the University Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid to outstanding students entering the B.Sc. (Arch.) program. While academic standing is of primary importance, the committee may also take account of qualities of leadership in community and/or school activities. Value: minimum $5,000 each; renewable up to three times.

  • 2014: Yumeng Cai, Jingzhou Sun, Laurie Charron-Lauzeau, and Alana Matheson
  • 2010: Stephen Brophy, Sami Douba, and Wan Lu
  • 2009: David Cameron and Julia Yun-Tzu Chang
  • 2008: Ji Yeon (Kate) Kim (renewed 2009) and Julian Mirabelli (renewed 2009)
  • 2007: Elliott Sturtevant (renewed 2008, 2009) and Sophie Lauriault

The Sheila Baillie Hatch Prize
"Established in 2004 with a gift from Heather Munroe-Blum and Leonard Solomon-Blum, and additional funding from the University and the School of Architecture, the Sheila Baillie Hatch Prize is awarded by the Director of the School of Architecture to a student completing the first year of the undergraduate program in recognition of a special contribution to the academic or non-academic life of the School." Value: $300.

  • 2017/18: Lisa Vo
  • 2014/15: Philippa Swartz
  • 2011/12: Chelsea Pigeon
  • 2010/11: Alexandre Lapierre
  • 2008/09: Thomas Evans

John Bland Scholarship in Architecture
Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Professor John Bland, Director of the School of Architecture from 1941 to 1972. Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a graduating student to support work in China. Value: approx. $4,500.

  • 2016/17: Zhong Ji Cai
  • 2015/16: Jianing Gao
  • 2014/15: Erika Brandl Mouton
  • 2013/14: Julia Yun-Tzu Chang
  • 2012/13: Newsha Ghaeli
  • 2011/12: Queenie Chi Yun Chau
  • 2010/11: Yu-Chang Grace Lin
  • 2009/10: Lian Chang (Ph.D.)
  • 2008/09: Jie Chen (M. Arch. professional)
  • 2007/08: Clara Shipman and Sanaz Shirshekar (M. Arch. professional) (shared)

Class of '79 Travelling Scholarship
Established in 2004 with a gift from the B.Arch. Class of 1979, the Class of ’79 Travelling Scholarship is awarded by the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program to support participation in a student exchange program. Any student in Architecture who has completed first year and who has been accepted for an exchange program during the subsequent academic year may apply for this scholarship. Value: $900.

  • 2016/17: Anne Hu
  • 2015/16: Justine Poulin
  • 2013/14: Emmanuelle Lamarre Dorais
  • 2012/13: Julian Mirabelli
  • 2011/12: Emily Baxter
  • 2010/11: Zhongyuan Dai

Peter Collins Prize
A book prize, donated by the Canadian Centre for Architecture Bookstore, awarded to the student in the School of Architecture obtaining the highest standing in the area of architectural history. Awarded by the School of Architecture Scholarships Committee.

  • 2016/17: Thibaud Gagnon-Guimond
  • 2014/15: Alan MacQuarrie
  • 2013/14: Alexander Kobald
  • 2012/13: François Sabourin
  • 2011/12: Veronica Lalli
  • 2010/11: Erika Brandl Mouton
  • 2009/10: Kyle Burrows
  • 2008/09: Anne-Marie Nguyen
  • 2007/08: Justin Boulanger
  • 2006/07: Vuk Krcmar-Grkavac
  • 2004/05: Rami Abou Khalil
  • 2003/04: Monica Freundt
  • 2002/03: Brenda Petroff
  • 2001/02: Peter Sealy

The Derek Drummond Award in Architecture
Established in 2004 by Professor Derek Drummond’s friends and colleagues, the McGill Alumni Association, and the University, in recognition of his service to the University as Vice-Principal (Development and Alumni Relations), 1996-2003, the Derek Drummond Award in Architecture is awarded by the Director of the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program who has made an outstanding contribution to extracurricular activities. Value: $2,500.

  • 2017: Zachary Mathurin
  • 2016: Aya Abdallah
  • 2015: Alexander Kobald
  • 2014: Yousef Hussein and Danielle Kasner
  • 2013: Newsha Ghaeli
  • 2012: Alexandre Lapierre
  • 2011: Nicolas Demers-Stoddart (B.Sc. Arch.)
  • 2010: Katherine Messina (B.Sc. Arch.)
  • 2009: Lilia Koleva (B.Sc. Arch.)
  • 2008: Anna Sampson (M. Arch. professional)

Pekka H. M. Erkkilä Scholarship
Established in 2009 by Sylva Jurney, in honour of her husband, Pekka H. M. Erkkilä, B.Sc.(Arch.) 1970, B.Arch. 1973. Awarded by the Dean of Engineering on the recommendation of the School of Architecture to outstanding students who have completed at least one year of the undergraduate program. Preference will be given to students from Finland and Argentina.

  • 2017/18: Catherine Auger, Jessica Shi Lu Chen, Audrey-Laurence Farmer, Lisa Vo, Ye Kan Ye (shared)
  • 2016/17: Zahra Altalibi, Evan Eichenbaum, Kevin Khoury, Timothy Perkins, Arianne Pizem (shared)
  • 2010/11: Erika Brandl Mouton, Jan Casimir, Nina Mihaylova, Julian Mirabelli (shared)

Favretto Scholarship in Architecture
Established in 1992 through the generosity of Angelo Favretto, B.Arch. 1947, to provide scholarships for students having completed at least one year and continuing in an undergraduate degree program in Architecture. Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement and performance in projects, by the School of Architecture. The scholarship may be renewed on the same basis at the discretion of the School. Value: $2,000.

  • 2017/18: Juan Fernandez Gonzalez, Oliver Lalancette, Tiffanie Paré (shared)
  • 2011/12: François Sabourin, Zhenhe Wu (shared)
  • 2010/11: Amalie Lambert, Mark Yu-Chen Lien, Etienne Sedillot (shared)
  • 2009/10: Nina Mihaylova, Zhongyuan Dai, Victoria Henderson (shared)
  • 2008/09: Yekaterina Artemchuk, Yan Jie Chen, Meng Li, Harry Ming Hon Lam (shared)

Karl Fischer Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Pamela and Karl Fischer (B.Arch. 1972). Awarded by the School of Architecture to a student graduating with the B.Sc. (Arch.) degree who has demonstrated excellence in the development of pragmatic solutions to architectural problems. Value: $4,000.

  • 2017: Zhong Ji Cai
  • 2016: Camille Charest
  • 2015: Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo
  • 2014: Alana O'Halloran
  • 2013: Paule Viau-Hétu
  • 2012: Priscillia Champagne
  • 2011: Marie-Pier Dufour
  • 2010: Elliott Sturtevant
  • 2009: Diandra Maselli
  • 2008: Ali Torabi

Gluskin-Sheff Travelling Scholarships
Established with a donation from Gluskin-Sheff Associates Inc. of Toronto, Ontario (Gerald Sheff, B.Arch. 1964) to assist undergraduate students in participating in exchange programs at Schools of Architecture that have a formal exchange agreement with McGill University. Awarded by a committee of staff at the School of Architecture. Note: students are invited to apply. Value: minimum $3,000 each.

  • 2016/17: Luke Angers, Kevin Hsieh, Jingyi Liu, Francis Garnier-Pinel
  • 2015/16: Jennifer Jiang, Anna Samsanov, Cristelle Sinnett, Michalina Wawro
  • 2013/14: Emily Seohyun Kwon, Adriana Mogosanu, Roxanne Turmel
  • 2012/13: Chelsey Pigeon, François Sabourin, Luke van Tol
  • 2011/12: Veronica Lalli, David Raby-Pepin, Etienne Sedillot
  • 2010/11: Jan Casimir, Michael Fohring, Katarzyna Zysk (Mention: Ji Yeon Kim)

David Griffiths Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1985 in memory of David Griffiths (1963-1984) by his friends, family and classmates in the School of Architecture. Awarded annually to a student who has completed first year architecture with high academic standing and who has participated and shown leadership in community affairs. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Architecture. Note: students are invited to apply for the scholarship. Value: $550.

  • 2017/18: Bronte Morris-Poolman
  • 2016/17: Alyson Stein
  • 2011/12: Fouzi Ouadhi
  • 2010/11: David Cameron
  • 2009/10: Cailen Pybus
  • 2008/09: Katherine Messina

Minicucci Sketching School Bursary
Established in 2016 by Lidia Minicucci, BSc(Arch) 1985, BArch 1986, in appreciation of the breadth and quality of the education she received at McGill, and in recognition of her enjoyment of Sketching School, for undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering who attend Sketching School in order to complete the Architectural Sketching course or the Field Sketching course.  Awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office on the basis of financial need and good academic standing.  Value: varies.

Murdoch Laing Prize
For the design of a medium cost city house, established by the late Mrs. Florence B. Laing in memory of her son (formerly a student in the School of Architecture) who was killed at Courcelette in 1916 while serving with the 24th Canadian Infantry Battalion. Awarded in a competition during the summer following completion of course ARCH 304. Value: $1,300.

  • 2017: Summer Xia Liu
  • 2016:  Zhong Ji Cai
  • 2013: Jay Jing Han (1st Prize), Yang-Yang Chen (2nd Prize)
  • 2010: Tara Hagan (1st Prize), Chiara Bellamoli (2nd Prize Honour), Meng Li (3rd Prize shared), Linda Zhang (3rd Prize shared)
  • 2009: Anass Benhachmi, Anne-Marie Nguyen, Nicki Reckziegel (shared)
  • 2007: Hamza Alhbian and Serena Yuen Ying Lee (shared)

McGill Alumnae Society Prizes
Two prizes presented upon graduation to distinguished students for excellence and high academic standing. Preference given to women students. One prize is available for a student in Engineering and the other for a student in Architecture. Value: $150 each.

Wilfred Onions Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Wilfred Onions, B.Arch. 1932, by family, friends and fellow graduates in Bermuda. This prize commemorates his passion for sketching and life-long commitment to the profession of architecture, and is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best single work in the Sketching School. Value: $200.

  • 2017: Marine de Carbonnières and Di Wang
  • 2016: Ossama Elkholy and Zhenhe Wu
  • 2015: Justin Hung (Honourable Mention: Alana O'Halloran)
  • 2014: Andrea Vickers (Honourable Mention: Jan Casimir)
  • 2013: Chih-Ying (Ivy) Wong
  • 2012: Anne-Marie Nguyen
  • 2011: Isabel Potworowski (Honourable Mention: Chana Haouzi)
  • 2010: Christine Djerrahian
  • 2009: Justin Boulanger (B.Sc. Arch.) and Elizabeth Paden (M. Arch. professional) (shared)
  • 2008: Rami Abou Khalil (M. Arch. professional)

Prix de la Fondation Habitat '67
Awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Architecture who has demonstrated excellence in housing design in the second year. Selection is made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture. Value: $600.

  • 2017: Kurin Qianhui Wang
  • 2016: Zoey Yumeng Cai
  • 2013: Alexander Kobald (Honourable Mentions: Emily Koo, Lorenzo Saroli Palumbo, Rita Wei)
  • 2007: Gabrielle Marcoux

Louis Robertson Prize
Founded by Mr. and Mrs. John A. Robertson, in memory of their son, John Louis Armour Robertson, who was killed in World War I on July 18, 1916. A book prize awarded for excellence in architectural history to a student in the School of Architecture.

  • 2016/17: Juan Fernández-González
  • 2014/15: Guillermo Castello Olivia
  • 2011/12: Maxime Whaite
  • 2008/09: Kyle Burrows

Philip J. Turner Prize
Presented by A.B. Darbyson, B.Arch. 1915, to the student in the School of Architecture obtaining the highest standing in Design and Construction 2. Value: $450.

  • 2017/18: Maude Desjardins, Francis Di Pietro, Evan Eichenbaum (shared)
  • 2011/12: Ye Jee Lee, Han Han Xue, Jingqian Zhang (shared)
  • 2010/11: Linda Zhang, Yan Jie Chen, Kyle Burrows, Evelyn Velghe (shared)
  • 2008/09: Jeanne Cayer-Desrosiers, Emma Greer, Ali Nouri-Nekoei, Catherine St. Pierre (shared)

Stuart A. Wilson Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Stuart Anthony Wilson by family, friends and colleagues. Stuart Wilson graduated from the School of Architecture in 1943 and taught here from 1948 to 1991. The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best portfolio of work in the annual Sketching School. Value: $150.

  • 2017: Di Wang
  • 2016: Philippa Swartz and Rita Wei
  • 2015: Justin Hung (Honourable Mentions: Leina Godin, Emily Seohyun Kwon, Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo)
  • 2014: François Sabourin (Honourable Mention: Mylène Moliner-Roy)
  • 2013: Kim Landry
  • 2012: Michael Fohring
  • 2011: Reena Mistry
  • 2010: Christine Djerrahian and Evguenia Chevtchenko (shared)
  • 2009: Emma Greer and Ann Rodgers (shared)
  • 2008: Gabrielle Marcoux and Elvire Thouvenot-Nitzan (shared)

Clifford C.F. Wong Scholarships
Two scholarships endowed in 1981 by Clifford Wong, B.Arch. 1960. For undergraduate students having completed second year with high academic standing and who have demonstrated leadership, either academic or otherwise, during the first two years of study. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Architecture. Value: $1,000 each.

  • 2017/18: Jacob Canac-Marquis and Alexia Harvey
  • 2010/11: Meng Li and Thomas Evans
  • 2008/09: Lila Jiang Chen and Bo Liu

The Word Bookstore Prize
Established in 2004, The Word Bookstore prize recognizes the student with the highest standing in the course ARCH 355, History of Architecture 4.

  • 2017: Tiffanie Paré
  • 2016: Zoey Cai
  • 2015: David Auerbach and Philippa Swartz (shared)
  • 2014: François Sabourin
  • 2012: Simon Lussier
  • 2011: Nancy Serag-Eldin
  • 2010: Stephanie Huss and Thomas Evans (shared)
  • 2009: Katherine Messina
  • 2008: Justin Boulanger

Wilfred Truman Shaver Scholarship trip to Tunisia, May/June 2007, under the direction of Richard Klopp (far right) and Professor Pieter Sijpkes RICHARD KLOPP Wilfred Truman Shaver Scholarship trip to Tunisia, May/June 2007, under the direction of Richard Klopp and Professor Pieter Sijpkes (rear, in peaked cap) RICHARD KLOPP Wilfred Truman Shaver Scholarship trip to Tunisia, May/June 2007, under the direction of Richard Klopp (far right) and Professor Pieter Sijpkes WELLAND SIN

SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND MEDALS IN THE M.Arch. (Professional) PROGRAM

Ray Affleck Prize in Design
Established in 1989 in memory of Raymond Tait Affleck (FRAIC, RCA), B.Arch. 1947, by his family, colleagues and friends. Awarded to a student in the School of Architecture for distinction in design in the M.Arch. (Professional) final design project. The winner will be selected by a jury of three members, at least one of whom is an architect outside the School of Architecture. Value: varies.

  • 2017: Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo (Honourable Mentions: Guillaume Fillion Lapointe and Leina Godin)
  • 2016: Theodore Oyama
  • 2015: Erika Brandl Mouton (Honourable Mention: Maxime Duval-Stojanović)
  • 2014: Ji Won Jun (Honourable Mention: Geneviève Leclerc)
  • 2013: Emily Baxter (Honourable Mention: Don Toromanoff)
  • 2012: Andrew Foote and Nazanin Naeini (shared)
  • 2011: Michael Faciejew (Honourable Mentions: Maude Orban, Gabrielle Poirier, Katrine Rivard)
  • 2010: Evelyne Bouchard and Jeffrey Kin Hing Ma (shared)
  • 2009: Nathan Kasten and Candace Wiersema (shared)
  • 2008: Marie-Gil Blanchette and Clara Shipman (shared)

American Institute of Architects, a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship
The scholarship was initiated in 1990 by a/e ProNet, a group of insurance professionals providing risk management services to architects and engineers. In 1999 the scholarship was renamed for David W. Lakamp. Mr. Lakamp was a founder of a/e ProNet and a trusted advisor to the profession. He left behind a legacy of professionalism and integrity that set new standards in the field of insurance services. The annual award is given to a student who best demonstrates strong interest in practice management. Eligibility: Students currently registered in the M.Arch. (Professional) program.

Bruce Anderson Travel Award in Architecture
Established in 2010 by Mrs. Bissera Anderson, along with her daughters, Dr. Diana Anderson and Ms. Christina Anderson, and friends, to honour the teaching career of Emeritus Professor Bruce Anderson on the occasion of his 70th birthday.  Professor Bruce Anderson, B.Arch. '64, M.Arch. '66 (Harvard), taught at the School from 1966 to 2003, and served as its Director from 1985 to 1990.  The scholarship recognizes excellence in the first year of study in the M.Arch. (Professional) program, and is intended to support travel and research in the summer prior to the last semester of study.

  • 2017: Philippa Swartz
  • 2016: Anne-Marie Paquette
  • 2015: Quan Thai

ARCOP/ALCAN Award
Awarded annually to a student in the final semester of the M.Arch. (Professional) program for a design project demonstrating particular sensitivity to the architectural and cultural traditions of its location. The winner will be selected by a jury of three members, at least one of whom is an architect outside the School of Architecture. Value: varies.

  • 2017: Victor Napuri (Honourable Mentions: Justin Bouttell and Xiangdi Aster Cai)
  • 2016: Caroline Voyer
  • 2015: Emmanuelle Lamarre Dorais (Honourable Mention: Léon Dussault-Gagné)
  • 2014: Nicki Reckziegel (Honourable Mention: Emélie Desrochers-Turgeon)
  • 2013: Naomi Hébert (Honourable Mention: Thomas Evans)
  • 2012: Reena Mistry
  • 2011: Jason Tsironis (Honourable Mentions: Olga Karpova and Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva)
  • 2010: Laurie Bélanger
  • 2009: Philip Ashby and Laurie Damme-Gonneville (shared), Francois St-Hilaire and Welland Sin (honourable mentions)
  • 2008: Luciana Stella

John Bland Scholarship in Architecture
Established in 1998 with a generous gift from a graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Professor John Bland, Director of the School of Architecture from 1941 to 1972. Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a graduating student to support work in China. Value: approx. $4,500.

  • 2016/17: Zhong Ji Cai
  • 2015/16: Jianing Gao
  • 2014/15: Erika Brandl Mouton
  • 2013/14: Julia Yun-Tzu Chang
  • 2012/13: Newsha Ghaeli
  • 2011/12: Queenie Chi Yun Chau
  • 2010/11: Yu-Chang Grace Lin
  • 2009/10: Lian Chang
  • 2008/09: Jie Chen
  • 2007/08: Clara Shipman and Sanaz Shirshekar (shared)

The Canadian Architect Student Awards of Excellence
Awards are given for architectural design excellence. Jurors will consider the scheme's response to program, site, and geographic and social context. They will evaluate its physical organization, form, structure, materials and environmental features. Each Canadian School of Architecture is invited to select a minimum of two and maximum of four students to enter. The nominees are:

  • 2012: Claudia Barra De Vincenzo, Andrew Foote, Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011: Michael Faciejew, Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva, Gabrielle Poirier, Jason Tsironis

Régis Côté Graduate Prize in Design and Sustainability
Established in 2008 by Mr. Régis Côté and last awarded in 2013. Awarded by the School of Architecture to a graduate student in the Master of Architecture (professional) program upon completion of their studies who demonstrates excellence in design-based research related to sustainable environmental practices as found in their final architectural design proposition. Value: $4,000.

  • 2013: Newsha Ghaeli and Jonathan Goguen-Manning
  • 2011: Gabrielle Poirier and Sophie Wilkin (shared)
  • 2010: François Martineau
  • 2009: Matthew Belaen, Andrew Chau and Tania Delage (shared)

The Derek Drummond Award in Architecture
Established in 2004 by Professor Derek Drummond’s friends and colleagues, the McGill Alumni Association, and the University, in recognition of his service to the University as Vice-Principal (Development and Alumni Relations), 1996-2003, the Derek Drummond Award in Architecture is awarded by the Director of the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program who has made an outstanding contribution to extracurricular activities. Value: $2500.

  • 2017: Zachary Mathurin
  • 2016: Aya Abdallah
  • 2015: Alexander Kobald
  • 2014: Yousef Hussein and Danielle Kasner
  • 2013: Newsha Ghaeli
  • 2012: Alexandre Lapierre
  • 2011: Nicolas Demers-Stoddart
  • 2010: Katherine Messina
  • 2009: Lilia Koleva
  • 2008: Anna Sampson

A.F. Dunlop Scholarship
Travelling scholarships bequeathed in 1937 by the late Mrs. Catherine A. Dunlop. Administered by the School of Architecture. Value: varies.

  • 2017: Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo and Simon McKenzie
  • 2016: Didier Beaudoin, Michael Fohring, François-Luc Giraldeau, Caroline Voyer
  • 2015: Léon Dussault-Gagné, Étienne Sédillot
  • 2014: Jan Casimir, Josiane Crampé, Pierre-Charles Gauthier, Nicki Reckziegel, Jason Treherne
  • 2013: Emily Baxter, Kyle Burrows, Stephanie Huss, Francis King Lung Ng, Don Toromanoff
  • 2012: Claudia Barra De Vincenzo, Reena Mistry, Nadia Petkovic, Emma Greer, Emily Dovbniak
  • 2011: Ksenia Kagner, Maude Orban, Gabrielle Poirier, Courtney Posel
  • 2010: Valerie Buzaglo, Andrea Chynoweth, Amélie Marsolais-Ricard, Anna Rocki
  • 2009: Elizabeth Paden, Lucie Paquet, François St-Hilaire, Anna Sampson and Welland Sin
  • 2008: Rami Abou Khalil, Jeffrey Jerome, Véronique Meunier, Clara Shipman, and Sanaz Shirshekar

H.L. Fetherstonhaugh Book Prize
Established in memory of the late H.L. Fetherstonhaugh, M.C., F.R.A.I.C., F.R.I.B.A., R.C.A., a former member of staff in the School of Architecture. Awarded by the School of Architecture to the student with the highest standing in the course Professional Practice.

  • 2008: Wendy Schuster

The Dr. Soo Kim Lan Prize in Architecture
Established in 2000 by Arthur C.F. Lau (B.Arch. '62) and Crystal S.C. Soo Lau (B.Sc.'62, M.Sc.'64), in memory of the latter's mother, Dr. Soo Kim Lan. The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a student completing the second semester of study in the M.Arch. program. Value: $2,000.

  • 2017: Di Wang
  • 2016: Vincent Bourassa-Denis
  • 2015: Michael Fohring
  • 2014: Michael Hasey
  • 2013: Jason Treherne
  • 2012: Kyle Burrows
  • 2011: Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2010: Lilia Koleva
  • 2009: Andrea Chynoweth
  • 2008: Jennifer Ho

The Ping Kwan Lau Prize in Architecture
Established in 2000 by Crystal S. C. Soo Lau (B. Sc. '62, M. Sc. '64) and Arthur C. F. Lau (B. Arch. '62) in memory of the latter's father, Ping Kwan Lau. The prize is awarded by the School of Architecture to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in the research, site analysis and program preparation for the final design project of the M. Arch. (Professional) Program. Value: $500.

  • 2017: Rita Wei Wei
  • 2016: Mylène Moliner-Roy
  • 2015: Clothilde Caillé-Lévesque (Honourable Mention: Veronica Lalli)
  • 2014: Jason Treherne (Honourable Mention: Nicki Reckziegel)
  • 2013: Newsha Ghaeli
  • 2012: Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011: Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva (Honourable Mention: Michael Faciejew)
  • 2010: Andrea Chynoweth
  • 2009: Andrew Chau
  • 2008: Clara Shipman

The Seymour and Shirley Levine Book Prize in Design
Established in 2000 by friends and family of Seymour and Shirley Levine. The prize is awarded by the School of Architecture to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence and innovation in the integration of environmental systems in the final project of the M. Arch. (Professional) program. Value: $250.

  • 2017: Sarah Ives (Honourable Mentions: Josh Koenekoop and Ariela Lenetsky)
  • 2016: Simon St-Denis
  • 2015: Emmanuelle Lamarre Dorais
  • 2014: Carlo Tadeo
  • 2012-13: Kelvin Kung and Lyndsay Townsend
  • 2011: Andrew Foote
  • 2010: Laurie Bélanger
  • 2009: Austin Durbin

Hugh McLennan Memorial Scholarship
Established by the Hon. John Stewart McLennan, Dr. Francis McLennan and Miss Isabella McLennan in memory of Hugh McLennan, son of the Hon. John Stewart McLennan, killed at the Battle of Ypres in 1915. Awarded for travel to the student who has maintained the highest standing throughout professional studies in Architecture. Selection is made by a Committee of Staff of the School of Architecture. Value: $4,500.

  • 2017: Vincent Bourassa-Denis
  • 2016: Dominique St-Pierre
  • 2015: Maxime Duval-Stojanović
  • 2014: Nina Mihaylova
  • 2013: Thomas Evans
  • 2012: Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011: Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva
  • 2009: Laurie Damme-Gonneville
  • 2008: Erin Halpin

Minicucci Sketching School Bursary
Established in 2016 by Lidia Minicucci, BSc(Arch) 1985, BArch 1986, in appreciation of the breadth and quality of the education she received at McGill, and in recognition of her enjoyment of Sketching School, for undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering who attend Sketching School in order to complete the Architectural Sketching course or the Field Sketching course.  Awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office on the basis of financial need and good academic standing.  Value: varies.

Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) - Bourse du Collège des Présidents
Depuis 1987, la Bourse du Collège des présidents est décernée annuellement par l'Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) à un finissant en architecture au talent prometteur afin de lui permettre de réaliser un voyage d'études. Chacune des écoles d'architecture du Québec recommande trois étudiants qui s'est distingué par l'excellence de son dossier universitaire et par la qualité de ses réalisations durant sa scolarité. Les concurrants, au moyen de textes, d'illustrations de budgets et d'échéanciers, doivent démontrer la pertinence d'un voyage d'études et leur capacité à le mener a terme. Le jury, composé de trois membres du Collège des présidents, sélectionne le lauréat sur la base des documents présentés. the nominees are:

  • 2017: Karine Leclerc, Victor Napuri, Simon McKenzie, Jennifer Phan, Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo, Rita Wei Wei
  • 2016: Mylène Moliner-Roy, Theodore Oyama, Caroline Voyer
  • 2015: Andrew Brown, Emmanuelle Lamarre Dorais, Maxime Lefebvre
  • 2014: Emélie Desrochers-Turgeon and Nicki Reckziegel
  • 2013: Emily Baxter, Francis King Lung Ng, Don Toromanoff
  • 2012: Claudia Barra De Vincenzo, Marie-Eve Lamarre, Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011: Olga Karpova, Gabrielle Poirier, Sophie Wilkin

Wilfred Onions Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Wilfred Onions, B.Arch. 1932, by family, friends and fellow graduates in Bermuda. This prize commemorates his passion for sketching and life-long commitment to the profession of architecture, and is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best single work in the Sketching School. Value: $200.

  • 2017: Marine de Carbonnières and Di Wang
  • 2016: Ossama Elkholy and Zhenhe Wu
  • 2015: Justin Hung (Honourable Mention: Alana O'Halloran)
  • 2014: Andrea Vickers (Honourable Mention: Jan Casimir)
  • 2013: Chih-Ying (Ivy) Wong
  • 2012: Anne-Marie Nguyen
  • 2011: Isabel Potworowski (Honourable Mention: Chana Haouzi)
  • 2010: Christine Djerrahian
  • 2009: Justin Boulanger and Elizabeth Paden (shared)
  • 2008: Rami Abou Khalil

Norbert Schoenauer Fellowships in Architecture
Established in 2008 through the estate of Astrid Schoenauer, widow of Norbert Schoenauer, and by Jutta Pallos, Norbert Schoenauer's sister. The fellowships honour the memory of Norbert Schoenauer, former professor at the School of Architecture, and are awarded annually by the Faculty of Engineering, on the recommendation of the School of Architecture, to one or more graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture.

  • 2015/16: Eloise Barry, Lorenzo Saroli Palumbo, Zhenhe Wu
  • 2012/13: Elizabeth Bouchard
  • 2010/11: Michael Faciejew, Gabrielle Poirier, Katrine Rivard, Sophie Wilkin

Wilfred Truman Shaver Scholarships
Established in 1978 by a bequest of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Henley Shaver in memory of her husband. Travelling scholarships, administered by the School of Architecture. Minimum Value: $2,500 each.

  • 2017 (Helsinki, Moscow, St. Petersburg, with Prof. Howard Davies): Zhong Ji Cai, Lin Sen Chai, Marine de Carbonnières, Olivier Ducharme, Kathryn Peruniak, Anna Samsonov, Jingzhou Sun, Michalina Wawro
  • 2016 (Japan, with Profs. Ricardo L. Castro & Michael Jemtrud): Patrizia Bayer, Patricia Johnsson, Alan MacQuarrie, Olivia Pavlenyi, Heather Richardson, Philippa Swartz
  • 2015 (Germany, Denmark & Sweden, with Prof. Nik Luka): Dana Ben David, Andrew Grant, Justin Hung, Alexander Kobald, Khorshid Naderi-Azad, Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo, Kristen Too
  • 2014 (Israel, with Profs. Martin Bressani and Aaron Sprecher): Stephen Brophy, Pierre Fanzhu, Yousef Hussein, Danielle Kasner, Mylène Moliner-Roy, François Sabourin, Zhenhe Wu
  • 2013 (Romania, with Prof. David Covo): Jack Bian, David Cameron, Veronica Lalli, Mark Lien, Theodore Oyama, Jacinthe Ricard, Etienne Sedillot, Caroline Voyer
  • 2012 (Germany, with Prof. Ricardo L. Castro): Yekaterina Artemchuk, Jan Casimir, Thomas Evans, Andrew Foote, Yousef Farasat, Chana Haouzi, Julian Mirabelli, Reena Mistry
  • 2010 (India, with Prof. Aaron Sprecher): Vivian Shao Chen, Evguenia Chevtchenko, Jessica Dan, Emily Dovbniak, Michael Faciejew, Bo Liu, Scott Norsworthy, Elliott Sturtevant, Don Toromanoff
  • 2009 (Berlin, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Helsinki, with Prof. Rob Claiborne): Simon Bastien, Justin Boulanger, Traian Dima, Lilia Koleva, Philippe Larocque, Thi Ngoc Diem Nguyen, Maude Orban, Ann Rodgers
  • 2008 (Jordan, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, with Prof. Ricardo L. Castro): Christine Djerrahian, Olga Karpova, Vuk Krcmar-Grkavac, Gabrielle Marcoux, Amélie Marsolais Ricard, Elvire Thouvenot-Nitzan, and Jason Tsironis

Stuart A. Wilson Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Stuart Anthony Wilson by family, friends and colleagues. Stuart Wilson graduated from the School of Architecture in 1943 and taught there from 1948 to 1991. The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School to the student with the best portfolio in the annual Sketching School. Value: $150.

  • 2017: Di Wang
  • 2016: Philippa Swartz and Rita Wei
  • 2015: Justin Hung (Honorable Mentions: Leina Godin, Emily Seohyun Kwon, Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo)
  • 2014: François Sabourin (Honourable Mention: Mylène Moliner-Roy)
  • 2013: Kim Landry
  • 2012: Michael Fohring
  • 2011: Reena Mistry
  • 2010: Christine Djerrahian and Evguenia Chevtchenko (M.Arch.) (shared)
  • 2009: Emma Greer and Ann Rodgers (B.Sc. Arch.) (shared)
  • 2008: Gabrielle Marcoux and Elvire Thouvenot-Nitzan (B.Sc. Arch.) (shared)

Radoslav Zuk Geometry Prize
Established in 2008 by Professor Radoslav Zuk, B.Arch. 1956. Awarded by a committee in the School of Architecture for the M.Arch. final design project which exhibits the highest degree of mathematical rigor in its underlying geometry. Value: approx. $500.

  • 2017: Xinran Ji
  • 2016: François-Luc Giraldeau
  • 2015: Clothilde Caillé-Lévesque
  • 2014: Ji Won Jun
  • 2013: Naomi Hébert
  • 2012: Jeanne Cayer-Desrosiers
  • 2011: Vuk Krcmar-Grkavac
  • 2010: Valerie Buzaglo

Provost's Graduate Fellowships (ProGF) - Replaced by Graduate Excellence Fellowships (GEF) in 2011/12
Awarded to recruit high-calibre students entering the M.Arch. or Ph.D. programs. Value: $82,000 (approx.) in 2010-11; $50,000 in 2009-10.

  • 2010/11 (Professional winners): Traian Dima, Gabrielle Marcoux, Reena Mistry, Nadia Petkovic, Tyler Rozicki
  • 2010/11 (Post-Professional winners): Christopher Michael Brown, Juan Luis Burke, Naomi Norma Frangos, Emma Greer, Nathalie Myriam Kerschen, Varun Thautam
  • 2010/11 (PhD winners): Frederika Eilers, John Fellows, Philam Nguyen, Julia Tischer, Stephen Wischer
  • 2009/10 (Professional winners): Simon Bastien, Justin Boulanger, Lilia Koleva, Jason Tsironis, Maud Orban, Ann Rodgers, Vuk Krcmar-Grkavac, Dieter Toews, Matthew Fielding
  • 2009/10 (Post-professional winners): Mahdi Estarki Dehghani, Tania Gutierrez Monroy, Solmaz Mohammad Zadeh Kive, Philam Nguyen, Lucas Oberlaender, Olivier Vallerand
  • 2009/10 (PhD winners): Ron Jelaco, Yoonchun Jung

Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Awards (GREAT Awards)
GREAT Awards are available to students in the Directed Research (60-credit) option of the professional M.Arch. program, students in the post-professional M.Arch. program, and students in the first five years of Ph.D. study to fund student travel to conferences or scholarly meetings where the student is presenting a paper related to his or her research. Applications will be considered once per year, following the deadline in November. Students are asked to submit a written proposal (max. one page) describing the research/conference activity, a proposed budget, a copy of the letter/document confirming the student’s acceptance to the conference and justification from the student’s supervisor. Matching funding from the student’s supervisor is strongly advised. Please submit all material to the PhD administrator in Room 222 by the deadline. Value: $500 or $1,000, depending on the nature of the proposed travel. Check here for full information.


MEDALS

Alpha Rho Chi Medal
Established in 1931 by the Grand Council of Alpha Rho Chi to encourage professional leadership and professional service, and awarded to a student who demonstrates true professional merit beyond the design studio.

  • 2017: Ariela Lenetsky
  • 2016: Pierre Fanzhu
  • 2015: Étienne Sédillot
  • 2014: Carly Rouault
  • 2011: Nicolas Demers-Stoddart
  • 2010: Anna Rocki
  • 2009: Welland Sin
  • 2008: Rami Abou Khalil

American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal and Certificates of Merit
Established in 1986 and awarded for general excellence to graduating students in the professional program of architecture schools recognized by the Institute. The medal and certificate are awarded by the School of Architecture to the top ranking student, and a second certificate to the second ranking graduating student.

  • 2017 Medal: Simon McKenzie
  • 2017 Certificates: Simon McKenzie and Vincent Bourassa-Denis
  • 2016 Medal: Michael Fohring
  • 2016 Certificates: Michael Fohring and Mylène Moliner-Roy
  • 2015 Medal: Andrew Brown
  • 2015 Certificates: Andrew Brown and Erika Brandl Mouton
  • 2014 Medal: Nicki Reckziegel
  • 2014 Certificates: Jason Treherne and Nicki Reckziegel
  • 2013 Medal: Thomas Evans
  • 2013 Certificates: Newsha Ghaeli and Naomi Hébert
  • 2012 Medal: Daniel Guenter
  • 2012 Certificate: Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011 Medal: Michael Faciejew
  • 2011 Certificate: Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva
  • 2009 Medal: Elizabeth Paden
  • 2009 Certificate: Candace Wiersema
  • 2008 Medal: Erin Halpin
  • 2008 Certificate: Sanaz Shirshekar

ARCC/King Student Medal
The Jonathan King Medal is the result of an initiative of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC); it is awarded annually by the School of Architecture to a student who has demonstrated innovation, integrity and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research.

  • 2017: Olaf Recktenwald
  • 2016: Edward Houle
  • 2015: Olivier Vallerand
  • 2014: Basem Eid Mohamed
  • 2013: Cameron Macdonell
  • 2012: Leila Farah
  • 2011: Nicholas Roquet
  • 2010: Lian Chang
  • 2009: Carlos Rueda Plata
  • 2008: Stephen Parcell

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal
Offered to a graduating student in the professional program who, in the judgement of the faculty of the School of Architecture, has completed the most outstanding final design project/thesis for that academic year and who gives promise of being an architect of distinction after graduation. Selection is made by the School of Architecture.

  • 2017 Medal: Simon McKenzie
  • 2017 Honour Roll: Vincent Bourassa-Denis, Leina Godin, Danielle Janicas, Simon McKenzie
  • 2016 Medal: Michael Fohring
  • 2016 Honour Roll: Michael Fohring, Mylène Moliner-Roy, Theodore Oyama, Dominique St-Pierre
  • 2015 Medal: Maxime Lefebvre
  • 2015 Honour Roll: Andrew Brown, Maxime Lefebvre
  • 2014 Medal: Brian Muthaliff
  • 2014 Honour Roll: Brian Muthaliff, Nicki Reckziegel, Jan Casimir, Nina Mihaylova
  • 2013 Medal: Francis King Lung Ng
  • 2013 Honour Roll: Yekaterina Artemchuk, Thomas Evans, Newsha Ghaeli, Naomi Hébert
  • 2012 Medal: Andrew Foote
  • 2012 Honour Roll: Andrew Foote, Daniel Guenter, Gabrielle Marcoux
  • 2011 Medal: Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva
  • 2011 Honour Roll: Michael Faciejew, Lilia Nikolaeva Koleva, Jason Tsironis
  • 2010 Medal: Mirna Monla
  • 2010 Honour Roll: Laurie Bélanger, Evelyne Bouchard, Mirna Monla and Anna Rocki
  • 2009 Medal: Elizabeth Paden
  • 2009 Honour Roll: Andrew Chau, Laurie Damme-Gonneville, Elizabeth Paden and Candace Wiersema
  • 2008 Medal: Rami Abou Khalil
  • 2008 Honour Roll: Rami Abou Khalil, Erin Halpin, Lia Ruccolo, and Sanaz Shirshekar


FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS IN THE M.Arch. (Post-professional) AND Ph.D. PROGRAMS

GRADUATE AND POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES FELLOWSHIPS

Recruitment Fellowships (Tomlinson, Schulich, Graduate Excellence Fellowships, MEITA, Mini-MEDA or Ad-Hoc MEDA)

These fellowships are administered by the department and allocated in varying amounts: $2,000, $2,500, $4,000, $5,000 or $25,000. To be considered for a recruitment fellowship, a complete application for admission must be received by January 15.

Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship
The value is $35,000 and renewable annually based on satisfactory progress, to a maximum tenure of 3 years at the doctoral level. Students accepted to the doctoral program will automatically be considered for the Richard H. Tomlinson Fellowship, if the department is allocated a fellowship(s) by the Faculty of Engineering. Check here for full information.

Schulich Graduate Fellowships
Any full-time graduate student in the School of Architecture may be nominated for the fellowship. Preference given to incoming doctoral students. Value: $25,000 each (one-time, non-renewable).

  • 2016/17: Elijah Borrero, Nathalie Kerschen, Magdalena Milosz, Laura O’Brien, Dijana Omeragikj, Gina Page
  • 2015/16: Maria Davila, Utku Karakaya, Meltem Al
  • 2014/15: Gonzalo Munoz, Hiva Farajpour Bakhtiari, Yildiz Mehmetoglu
  • 2013/14: Dustin Valen, Sonya Kohut, Tanya Southcott
  • 2012/13: Matthew William James Edwards, Olivier Jacques, Anca Irina Matyiku, Susane Monique Havelka
  • 2011/12: Vladimir Mikadze, Tania Leonor Gutiérrez Monroy, Matt Jonathan Litvack
  • 2010/11: Keith Guiton Ragsdale, Olivier Vallerand
  • 2009/10: Paul Holmquist, Edward Houle, Stacey Richardson, Angeliki Sioli, Basil Schaban-Maurer

Graduate Excellence Fellowships (replaced PGF and ProGF in 2011/12)
This award allows for flexibility in funding new and continuing Masters and Ph.D. students in the Faculty of Engineering.  The value of the GEF is flexible (above a minimum value), but it can only be awarded to Ph.D. and Research Masters students registered full-time, and those within M1-M2 or PhD1-PhD5. Check here for full information.

  • 2016/17 (Ph.D. winners): Meltem Al, Hiva Farajpour Bakhtiari, Maria Davila, Ziad Ewais, Patricia Farfan Sopo, Aniel Guxholli, Utku Karakaya, Ayca Koseoglu, Yildiz Mehmetoglu, Gonzalo Munoz Vera, Benjamin Wareing
  • 2015/16 (Ph.D. winners): Hiva Farajpour Bakhtiari, Juan Luis Burke, Jaimie Cudmore, Ziad Ewais, Patricia Farfan Sopo, Aniel Guxholli, Ayca Koseoglu, Anca Matyiku, Yildiz Mehmetoglu, Benjamin Wareing
  • 2014/15 (Ph.D. winners): François Leblanc, Jakub Dzamba, Juan Burke, Frederika Eilers, Olaf Recktenwald, Heather Braiden, Anca Matyiku, Patricia Farfan Sopo, Vladimir Muikadze, Elisabeth Bouchard, Keith Ragsdale, Stephen Wischer, Brighita Lungu, Ariane Ouellet-Pelletier, Jaimie Cudmore, Tanya Southcott, Ziad Ewais, Ayca Koseoglu, Aniel Guxholli
  • 2014/15 (Post-Professional winners): Desiree Valadares, Anastasia Yurievna Grigoryeva
  • 2013/14 (Ph.D. winners): Véronique Proteau, Ayca Koseoglu, Ziad Ewais, Aniel Guxholli
  • 2013/14 (Post-Professional winners):  none
  • 2012/13 (Ph.D. winners): Elizabeth Bouchard, Juan Luis Burke, David Douglas Getzin, Ariane Ouellet-Pelletier
  • 2012/13 (Post-Professional winners):  none
  • 2011/12 (Ph.D. winners): Brighita Lungu, Yelda Nasifoglu
  • 2011/12 (Post-Professional winners):  Menatallah Medhat Hamdy, Tristana Martin Rubio, Robyn Wilcox, Michael Giulioni

Principal's Graduate Fellowships (PGF) - Replaced by GEF in 2011/12
Awarded to recruit high-calibre students entering the M.Arch. or Ph.D. programs and given in units of $2,500 each, and may be combined. Value: $17,500 in 2010-11; $15,000 in 2009-10.

  • 2010/11: Frederika Eilers, John Fellows, Philam Nguyen, Julia Tischer, Stephen Wischer
  • 2009/10: Julia Tischer
  • 2008/09: Adeline Hofer, Camilo Issak, Golnar Norouzi, Basil Schaban-Maurer, Zubin Singh, Heike Zieher

Provost's Graduate Fellowships (ProGF) - Replaced by GEF in 2011/12
Awarded to recruit high-calibre students entering the M.Arch. or Ph.D. programs. Value: $82,000 (approx.) in 2010-11; $50,000 in 2009-10.

  • 2010/11 (Professional winners): Traian Dima, Gabrielle Marcoux, Reena Mistry, Nadia Petkovic, Tyler Rozicki
  • 2010/11 (Post-Professional winners): Christopher Michael Brown, Juan Luis Burke, Naomi Norma Frangos, Emma Greer, Nathalie Myriam Kerschen, Varun Thautam
  • 2010/11 (PhD winners): Frederika Eilers, John Fellows, Philam Nguyen, Julia Tischer, Stephen Wischer
  • 2009/10 (Professional winners): Simon Bastien, Justin Boulanger, Lilia Koleva, Jason Tsironis, Maud Orban, Ann Rodgers, Vuk Krcmar-Grkavac, Dieter Toews, Matthew Fielding
  • 2009/10 (Post-professional winners): Mahdi Estarki Dehghani, Tania Gutierrez Monroy, Solmaz Mohammad Zadeh Kive, Philam Nguyen, Lucas Oberlaender, Olivier Vallerand
  • 2009/10 (PhD winners): Ron Jelaco, Yoonchun Jung
  • 2008/09:Andrea Cohen, Anya Domlesky, Paul Holmquist, Ayda Melika, Noam Shokeid, Silvia Spampinato

McGill Engineering International Tuition Award (MEITA)
The MEITA award provides competitive recruitment funding to continue attracting high calibre international doctoral students to the Faculty of Engineering’s PhD programs by contributing to the cost of their international PhD tuition supplement fee. In addition to a minimum funding of $19,000 per year provided by the supervisor or unit, the Faculty of Engineering offers a MEITA award of $8,000 towards the international PhD supplement fee, for a total funding package of at least $27,000. This award is for one year and up to a duration of three years. Candidates are considered during the PhD application process. No additional application is required. Check here for full information.

  • 2016/17: Elijah Borrero, Nathalie Kerschen, Dijana Omeragikj
  • 2015/16: Meltem Al, Utku Karakaya
  • 2014/15: Hiva Farajpour Bakhtiari, Brian Brush, Yildiz Mehmetoglu
  • 2013/14: Ayca Koseoglu, Aniel Guxholli
  • 2012/13: David Douglas Getzin
  • 2011/12: Tania Leonor Gutiérrez Monroy, Olaf Recktenwald

Mini-MEDA or Ad-Hoc MEDA
This award is for high-calibre Ph.D. students in the Schools of Architecture or Urban Planning (upon nomination by the School) and is awarded in the amount  $14,000 each year with a total of $42,000 over 3 academic years (although other award values may be determined on discussion with the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education). Check here for full information.

  • 2016/17: Magdalena Milosz
  • 2015/16: Benjamin Wareing
  • 2014/15: Brian Brush
  • 2013/14: Jaimie Cudmore
  • 2012/13: François Leblanc
  • 2011/12: Olaf Recktenwald

Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Awards (GREAT Awards)
GREAT Awards are available to students in the Directed Research (60-credit) option of the professional M.Arch. program, students in the post-professional M.Arch. program, and students in the first five years of Ph.D. study to fund student travel to conferences or scholarly meetings where the student is presenting a paper related to his or her research. Applications will be considered once per year, following the deadline in November. Students are asked to submit a written proposal (max. one page) describing the research/conference activity, a proposed budget, a copy of the letter/document confirming the student’s acceptance to the conference and justification from the student’s supervisor. Matching funding from the student’s supervisor is strongly advised. Please submit all material to the PhD administrator in Room 222 by the deadline. Value: $500 or $1,000, depending on the nature of the proposed travel. Check here for full information.

  • 2015/16 (Ph.D. winners): Jaimie Cudmore, Francois Leblanc, Anca Matyiku, Yildiz Mehmetoglu, Tanya Southcott, Dustin Valen
  • 2014/15 (Ph.D. winners): Frederika Eilers, Susane Havelka, Veronique Proteau, Olaf Recktenwald
  • 2013/14 (Ph.D. winners): Jakub Dzamba, Tania Gutiérrez, Francois Leblanc
  • 2012/13 (Ph.D. winners): Edward Houle, Vladimir Mikadze, Olaf Recktenwald
  • 2011/12 (Ph.D. winners):  Heather Braiden, Jakub Dzamba, Rafico Ruiz, Tania Leonor Gutiérrez Monroy
  • 2011/12 (Post-Professional winners):  Gonzalo Munoz Vera
  • 2010/11 (Ph.D. winners):  Olivier Vallerand, Jason Crow, Leila Marie Farah, Julia Tischer, Paul Holmquist, Basil Schaban-Maurer
  • 2010/11 (Post-Professional winners):  Amir Jamal, Georgia Cardosi
  • 2009/10: Negin Djavaherian, Gül Kale, Cameron Macdonell, Leila Farah, Olivier Vallerand, Maria Elisa Navarro Morales, Dana Margalith, Dorothy Stern

Graduate Research Mobility Award (GRMA)
The GRMA program, formerly the Graduate Travel Funding Program, is specifically for non-conference related graduate student travel outside of Canada. This program is available to students registered full-time in a graduate degree program (Ph.D. or Masters; Thesis or Non-thesis) but priority is given to Ph.D. students and students who have not received travel funds in the previous calendar year. Applications will be considered at the beginning of the year. Students are asked to submit a one-page outline of proposed research travel, a detailed budget for travelling expenses and a letter of support from their supervisor endorsing the need for such a field trip. Please submit all material to the Ph.D. administrator in Room 222 by the deadline in January.  Check here for information.

  • 2015/16: Discontinued
  • 2014/15 (Ph.D. winners): Tania Gutierrez, Edward Houle, Yelda Nasifoglu, Keith Ragsdale, Julia Tischer
  • 2013/14 (Ph.D. winners): Paul Holmquist, Yelda Nasifoglu, Olivier Vallerand
  • 2012/13 (Ph.D. winners): Frederika Eilers, Ron Jelaco, Olaf Recktenwald
  • 2011/12 (Ph.D. winners): Julia Tischer, Yelda Nasifoglu, Yoonchun Jung, Reza Assasi, Tania Leonor Gutiérrez Monroy, Olivier Vallerand

    EXTERNAL FELLOWSHIPS

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowships
    Fellowships offered to Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents living in Canada, in the fields of social sciences, humanities, commerce, and fine arts. The fellowships are tenable in Canada or abroad. McGill applicants must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better to be eligible to apply. Value: $20,000 to $35,000 per year, renewable for up to 3 additional years. Check here for full information.

    Quebec Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students (programme de bourses d’excellence pour étudiants étrangers) (PBEEE) and DE (FRQNT) or DS (FRQSC)
    The merit scholarship program for foreign students supports the internationalization of teaching and research activities in Québec universities. Value: $25,000 per year, renewable for up to 3 additional years. Check here for full information.

    Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships
    The Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation supports doctoral students pursuing research of compelling present-day concern, research that specifically touches upon one or more of the four themes of the Foundation.  Up to 15 Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships are awarded each year to the best scholars in the humanities and the social sciences, individuals with a passion for public engagement and who are likely to become leading national and international figures.  The Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships competition in the social sceinces and humanities is open to: a) a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university, OR b) a Canadian citizen applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a foreign university, OR c) a foreign national (with a preference for candidates from the developing world) applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university, who presents a research project linked to one of the Foundation's four themes, and who is nominated by a university.  Value: up to $60,000 per year (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) for up to four years.  Check here for full information.

    Vanier Scholarships
    The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their studies at Canadian universities. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to 3 years. Check here for full information.

    SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE FELLOWSHIPS

    Maureen Anderson Prize in Architecture
    Established in 1995 by faculty, staff and students to honour the dedicated service of Maureen Anderson, a staff member from 1960-1995. Two prizes are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture on the basis of course work judged to be of high merit and superior written quality. Selection will be made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture. Value: Two prizes of $200 each.

    • 2016/17: Lin Sen Chai and Evan Pavka
    • 2015/16: François-Luc Giraldeau and Gabriel Légaré-Bisaillon
    • 2014/15: Luke van Tol and Olivier Vallerand
    • 2012/13: Dana Ben David and Tanya Southcott
    • 2011/12: Cameron MacDonell and Tristana Martin Rubio
    • 2010/11: Adam Garofalo and Varun Thautum
    • 2009/10: Nina Mihaylova (undergraduate) and Edward Houle (graduate)
    • 2008/09: Stephanie Huss and Elizabeth Debicka

    John Bland Scholarship in Architecture
    Established in 1998 with a generous gift from a graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Professor John Bland, Director of the School of Architecture from 1941 to 1972. Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a graduating student to support work in China. Value: $5,000.

    • 2017: Zhong Ji Cai
    • 2016: Jianing Gao
    • 2015: Erika Brandl Mouton
    • 2014: Julia Yun-Tzu Chang
    • 2013: Newsha Ghaeli
    • 2012: Queenie Chi Yun Chau
    • 2011: Yu-Chang Grace Lin
    • 2010: Lian Chang
    • 2009: Jie Chen
    • 2008: Clara Shipman and Sanaz Shirshekar (shared)

    Fred Lebensold Memorial Fellowship in Architecture
    Awarded annually by the School of Architecture Fellowships Committee on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the M.Arch. program. Value: $3,500. There are no application forms as all eligible applicants are automatically considered.

    • 2016/17: Philippa Swartz
    • 2015/16: Vincent Bourassa-Denis
    • 2014/15: François-Luc Giraldeau
    • 2013/14:  Kevin Botchar
    • 2010/11: Emma Greer
    • 2009/10: Douglas Moffat
    • 2008/09: William Paul Kavanagh

    Louis B. Magil Fellowships in Housing
    Established in 1989 in recognition of Louis B. Magil, B.Arch. 1936, architect and founder of Magil Construction Ltd. Awarded annually by the School of Architecture to outstanding students in the Masters or PhD Architecture programs with preference to students interested in housing. Estimated value: $4,500. There are no application forms as all eligible applicants are automatically considered.

    • 2016/17: Dave Harlander, Giacomo Valzania
    • 2015/16: Julio Antonio Arco Alcorta, Isabella Rubial Carvajal, Merey Ziyadina
    • 2014/15: Priscila Krayer Krauss, Vladlena Mikulchik
    • 2013/14: Ziad Hazem Ewais, Itai Peleg Pilozof
    • 2012/13: Nancy Elizabeth Silva Grifé
    • 2011/12:  Kevin Chan
    • 2010/11: Varun Thautam
    • 2009/10: Ellen Gedopt
    • 2008/09: Bassem Eid, Yassaman Arasteh, Mateus Cordeiro, and Ahmed Hisham Hafez

    Cornelia and Peter Oberlander Prize in Urban Design
    Established in 2008 by Cornelia and Peter Oberlander, B.Arch.’45, to celebrate the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded to Cornelia Oberlander on May 28, 2008. The prize is awarded by the School of Architecture to a student graduating with the Master of Architecture, PhD in Architecture or Master of Urban Planning who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in research in the area of urban design. Value: $500.

    • 2014/15: Anastasia Yurievna Grigoryeva (Architecture)
    • 2013/14: James E. Di Paolo (Urban Planning)
    • 2012/13: Laurie Loison (Urban Planning)
    • 2011/12: Michael Giulioni (Architecture)
    • 2010/11:  Emma Greer (Architecture)
    • 2009/10: Nadia Richer (Urban Planning)
    • 2008/09: Shannon Mary Elizabeth Harvey (Architecture)

    Alvaro Ortega Award
    Established in memory of Alvaro Ortega by his wife, Madeleine Ortega, and colleagues. Professor Ortega was a graduate of the School of Architecture and established the School's graduate program in Minimum Cost Housing, where he taught for many years. Awarded annually by the School of Architecture to a graduate student who is in financial need and good academic standing and whose research is in the area of low-cost housing. Value: $500.

    • 2015/16: Khadiza Islam
    • 2014/15: Ila Dcruz
    • 2013/14: Hayley Elizabeth Martin
    • 2012/13: Marie-Pierre McDonald
    • 2011/12: Michael Giulioni
    • 2010/11: Not awarded
    • 2009/10: Tara Sarah Paulose
    • 2008/09: Rainier Silva

    Norbert Schoenauer and David Farley Fellowship in Architecture
    Established in 2000 with an anonymous donation by a Hong Kong graduate of the Chemical Engineering Class of '59. Awarded by the School of Architecture to outstanding students in its post-graduate research programs addressing issues related to the urban environment. Value: varies. There are no application forms as all eligible applicants are automatically considered.

    • 2015/16: Salam Hafez, Maysan Irfan Mamoun
    • 2014/15: Desirée Valadares
    • 2013/14: Benjamin Wareing, Itai Peleg Pilozof, Joelle Khoury
    • 2012/13: Aravind Gopi
    • 2011/12: Daniel Steele
    • 2010/11: Amir Jamal
    • 2009/10: John Fellows
    • 2008/09: Serge Gallant

    Clifford C.F. Wong Fellowship in Architecture
    Open to students entering the post-professional graduate program in Architecture. The fellowship is available annually, from which award(s) are made at the discretion of the School of Architecture Fellowships Committee. There are no application forms as all eligible applicants are automatically considered. Value: varies.

    • 2016/17: Zhifan Bian (Professional), Yihang Huang (Post-professional), Xiaowen Wang (Post-professional)
    • 2015/16: Changqi Yu, Nie Zhang
    • 2014/15: Wenji Miao, Dandan Zhu
    • 2010/11: James Alder, Luke Havekes
    • 2009/10: Frederika Eilers, Philam Nguyen, Olivier Vallerand
    • 2008/09: Adeline Hofer, Nima Ravazi, and Rafiko Ruiz

    Please note that this list does not include other scholarships given by the Faculty of Engineering, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or University entrance scholarships. A complete listing may be found in the Undergraduate Scholarship and Awards calendar and by visiting the Fellowships page of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website. (Also see the Graduate Fellowships and Awards calendar webpage).

    Further information on funding can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website:
    http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/funding


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