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Information for new and current students

On this page:
Awards and Fellowships | Important Dates | Orientation | Registration | Thesis Submission | Research Progress Tracking


This web page is intended to provide currently registered and newly admitted Master's and Ph.D. students with a quick reference for deadlines and links to detailed information.

If you have comments or suggestions, caroline [dot] brown [at] mcgill [dot] ca (e-mail us).

Awards and Fellowships

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Canadian, permanent residents and international student are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.  Please refer to the email sent to all ECE graduate students on July 10, 2014.

Deadline to submit CV and evidence of leadership by email to department is August 15, 2014.

PBEEE/FQRNT(DE) - Quebec Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students

For international doctoral students, postdoctoral students and short-term researchers.  Candidates may not be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada and must not have applied for permanent residency in Canada.

  • July 3, 2014: Deadine to submit Eligibility Screening Form and copies of transcripts to ECE Graduate Programs Office
  • July 23, 2014: Deadline to submit full Pre-Selection application, if eligible.
  • November 1, 2014: Deadline for nominated candidates to submit online application and original, supporting hard-copy documents to Agency.

Please see GPS website for full details:  www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students-postdocs/students/pbeee

NSERC Master's Fellowships

Deadline to apply on-line:  TBD

To be considered eligible for support you must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.  Please refer to the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies GPS website or the NSERC website for more information on eligibility requirements, on-line application and required supporting documents.

Following the submission of your on-line application, submit one (1) hard copy of the application and supporting documents (transcripts and letters of reference) to:

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate Programs Office
3480 University Street, McConnell Building, Room 602
Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9

by TBD.  See the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies GPS website for procedures.

NSERC Doctoral Fellowships

To be considered eligible for support you must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.  Please refer to the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website or the NSERC website for detailed information.

The deadline to submit application and supporting documents to ECE Graduate Programs Office, McConnell Room 602 is:  TBD

Notes:

  1. Enter on your application the email caroline [dot] brown [at] mcgill [dot] ca as the person responsible for uploading transcripts. 
  2. Submit one (1) hard copy of your application and supporting documents to the Graduate Programs Office, McConnell Room 602 by the deadline above.

Important dates

Key Academic Dates

For a detailed list of dates and deadlines concerning registration, lectures, exams, etc. for the academic year, see Important Dates for Students

Mandatory research progress tracking

The supervisor together with the student (M.Eng. Thesis and Ph.D. students) must complete a Research Progress Tracking Form [PDF] and submit it to the ECE Graduate Programs Office, McConnell Room 602 on May 31st of each year.

Details can be found in the following documents: MEng Regulations and Policies and Phd Regulations and Policies.

Orientation

Orientation for all new* graduate students who are starting in September 2014 will be held TBD in McConnell Room 603. Attendance is mandatory.

Graduate Program Director's presentation will be posted.

*New students to McGill and/or McGill students starting a new program.

Registration

Current (returning) students - must register for the Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 terms between April 8 and August 14, 2014, inclusive, to avoid late registration fees.  See Fall 2014-Winter 2015 Returning Students [PDF] for full details.

Newly admitted students for September 2014 - must register for the Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 terms between July 8 and August 14, 2014, inclusive, to avoid late registration fees.  See Fall 2014-Winter 2015 New Students [PDF] for full details.

Newly admitted students for January 2015 - must register for the Winter 2015 term between TBD, inclusive, to avoid late registration fees.  Details will be posted in Fall 2014. 

Thesis submission

Thesis Preparation and Submission Guidelines

Thesis Submission Deadlines