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Graduate Entrance Awards and Scholarships

Bloomberg Manulife Award

The Bloomberg-Manulife Fellowships for the Promotion of Active Health have been established in 2010 to recognize outstanding incoming Ph.D. student (s) in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education whose research will have an impact in the area of Physical Activity.

Value: $22,500 (2 awards each)

Deadline: May 15th

R.E. Wilkinson Award

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to a student who has obtained a B.Ed. (Major in Phys.Ed) or a B.Sc. (Kinesiology) from McGill and who is entering a full-time graduate program in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

Value: $800.00

Deadline: September 30th

Application Forms are available at the General Office at the Kinesiology and Physical Education Department or download R. E. Wilkinson Award Application Form [.pdf]

For more graduate entrance awards and scholarships, please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral  Fellowships website.

 

Graduate Awards and Scholarships

Canadian Graduate Scholarship Masters (CGSM) (CIHR, NSERC, SSHERC)

The Federal granting agencies (Canadian Institute of Health CIHR, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC have harmonized the Masters Canada Graduate Scholarship program.

Value: $17,500

Deadline: Academic Unit will set its own internal deadline. It is imperative to contact the Academic Unit and verify deadline to submit hard copy of application.

Further information can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral website or consult the tri-agency CGS harmonization website.

CIHR Doctoral Research Award

To be considered eligible to apply for support, a candidate mus:

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;
  • have completed or be in the last year of a Bachelor's degree;
    or
    have been registered for no more than ten months as a full-time student in a Master's program;
    or
    have been registered for no more than ten months as a full-time Ph.D student and were admitted to the Ph.D program directly from the Bachelor's degree.
  • be applying for support to pursue their first graduate degree (i.e., Ph.D). All previous studies at the graduate level, regardless of discipline, either course-based or research-based, will be included in determining eligibility; and
  • not have already held an award from SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR or any other federal source to undertake and/or complete a Ph.D degree.

Value: $35,000 (up to 3 years)

Deadline:  Check with CIHR directly.

Dan Q. Marisi Award

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education to a graduate student (Masters or Doctorate) in Sport and Exercise Psychology. All applicants must have been a full-time student for at least two semesters at McGill. Criteria used to assess the award include: academic merit (current graduate GPA and undergraduate CGPA), conference attendance and presentations, research publications, and community (non-paid/volunteer) service in sport and exercise psychology.

Value: $500.00

Deadline: December 1st

Application: Submit the Dan Q. Marisi Award Application Form [.pdf] to graduate program coordinator of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

David L. Montgomery Award

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to a graduate student (Master’s or Doctorate) in Sport and Exercise Physiology.  All applicants must have been a full-time student for at least one semester of the current year.  Applicants will be assessed based on academic merit, conference presentations, and community service in sport and exercise physiology.

Value: $3,500

Deadline: February 1st

Application: Submit the David L. Montgomery Award Application Form [.pdf] to graduate program coordinator of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

EGSS Fellowships

Doctoral Awards for Research and Professional ExcellenceValue: $3,500

Two awards for research and professional excellence are granted to outstanding PhD students in the Faculty of Education. These awards, valued at $1000 each, recognize students who have applied their research or academic learning and have made distinctive contributions to the profession or wider community. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of:
(a) academic merit in terms of grade point average and other academic distinctions,
(b) aptitude for research, and
(c) leadership, as assessed by the student’s curriculum vitae and personal statement demonstrating research excellence and professional involvement above and beyond program requirements.

For further information, please contact Associate Dean Research and Graduate Students, Prof. Andrew Large at the Faculty of Education, room 230. Tel.: (514) 398-7037.

NSERC Doctoral Award

Intend to pursue, in the following year, full-time graduate studies and research at the Doctoral level in an eligible program in one of the areas of the natural sciences and engineering supported by NSERC

Value: $21,000 (up to 3 years)

Deadline:  Academic Unit will set its own internal deadline. It is imperative to contact the Academic Unit and verify deadline to submit hard copy of application.

Further information can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral website or consult the NSERC site.

SSHRC Doctoral

To qualify to apply to this program, a student must:

  • be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
  • be applying for support to pursue your first PhD (or equivalent);
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university (McGill – 3.30), in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent;
  • not have already received an award for the same level of study from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR;
  • not be applying for graduate funding in the 2013-14 academic year to NSERC or CIHR*;
  • Qualifying or "make-up" years of study are not eligible.

Value: $21,000 (up to 4 years)

Deadline: Academic Unit will set its own internal deadline. It is imperative to contact the Academic Unit and verify deadline to submit hard copy of application.

Further information can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral website or consult the SSHRC website.

 

For more graduate entrance awards and scholarships, please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships website.