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Dean's Honour List

The Dean's Honour List for graduating students is awarded to the top 10% of the graduating class in the Faculty of Education and is based on the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

The Dean's Honour List for non-graduating students is awarded to the top 10% and is based on the sessional GPA (fall and winter terms combined).

Scholarships

  • Faculty scholarships and awards are awarded by the Faculty Scholarships Committee.
  • Please consult the appropriate section of the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar for regulations and information concerning these awards.

In-Course Awards

In-course awards are for students currently registered in a Faculty of Education program who will be returning to continue their studies in the next academic year.

  • To be considered for in-course awards and/or renewal of entrance scholarships, students must have completed at least 27 graded credits in the regular academic year (fall and winter terms) exclusive of courses completed under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option. Summer courses, and transfer credits are not considered.
  • To receive full payment of an award, students must be registered as full-time (i.e. at least 12 credits per term) in a McGill undergraduate degree program for the entire academic year otherwise the award, or part of it, may be cancelled.
  • A student who is registered full time for only one-half of the academic year will receive only one-half of the value of the award.
  • Most undergraduate in-course scholarships and awards are granted on the basis of the combined GPA for the Fall and Winter terms.
  • The designation Dean's Honour List may be awarded to in-course students under the following conditions:
    1. Students must be among the top 10% of the Faculty's students.
    2. Students must have completed at least 27 graded credits during the academic year.
    3. The designation is based on the sessional GPA.

Teaching Awards

  • Teaching Awards are for students who display outstanding potential as a teacher and are awarded on the recommendation of the Education Office of Student Teaching.
  • Only nominations from the student’s cooperating teacher and supervisor are considered.
  • For more information please refer to the Student Teaching Awards page.

Graduating Awards

  • Most undergraduate awards for graduating students are granted on the basis of the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
  • The designation Dean's Honour List may be awarded to graduating students under the following conditions:
    • Students must be among the top 10% of the Faculty's graduating students.
    • Students must have completed a minimum of 60 McGill credits to be considered.
    • The designation is based on the cumulative academic record (CGPA)
  • The full list of Awards and Scholarships is published in the Education section of the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar.

Other Financial Resources

  • There are a number of financial resources available to assist McGill students such as Government Aid, McGill Loans & Bursaries, External Awards, etc.
  • Please refer to the Scholarships & Student Aid Office web site for more information.

Awards that Require an Application (In-Course and Graduating)

In-Course Awards

  • Note: There are four In-Course Awards that have additional criteria and require an application as outlined below. The Deadline to apply for these awards is April 1. 
  • All students applying for an award must set up Direct Deposit on Minerva. (Student> Student Accounts Menu>Direct Deposit Bank Account)

  1. The John Chomay Award
    • (Value Varies - Estimated Value: $500) is granted to a student entering the final year of either the Physical Education or Kinesiology program.
    • Sessional GPA is the primary factor in the selection process.
    • Participation in student athletics with preference to a member of an intercollegiate sport team is also considered.
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf  no later than April 1, to the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education.
  2. The Montreal/Quebec Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Prize in Education
    • (Value Varies - Estimated Value: $1,000) is granted to a student completing the second year of the BEd program.
    • Sessional GPA is the primary factor in the selection process.
    • Involvement in extra-curricular activities is considered.
    • Preference is given to students who are Quebec residents.
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf no later than April 1, (submit by email to sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca) to the attention of Prof. Fiona Benson, Director, Internships & Student Affairs, Faculty of Education, Student Affairs Office, Room 243.
  3. The Walter A. and K. Mary Marsh Scholarships in the Faculty of Education
    • (Value Varies - Estimated Value: $1,000) are granted to a students who have completed at least one year in a B.Ed. Program.
    • Sessional GPA is a factor in the selection process.
    • Granted to students with demonstrated leadership qualities.
    • Application must include a one page proposal which outlines what students have accomplished in the past and the work they propose to conduct in the coming year.
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf  no later than April 1, (submit by email to sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca) to the attention of Prof. Fiona Benson, Director, Internships & Student Affairs, Faculty of Education, Student Affairs Office, Room 243.
  4. The Jean Rich Foundation Scholarship in Honour of James A. Robb, Q.C.
    • (Estimated Value: $5,000) is granted to a student who has completed at least one year of study in a B.Ed. Secondary Program.
    • High academic achievement is the primary factor in the selection process.
    • Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership.
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf ] no later than April 1, (submit by email to sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca) to the attention of Prof. Fiona Benson, Director, Internships & Student Affairs, Faculty of Education, Student Affairs Office, Room 243.
  5. The P. Lantz Scholarship for Excellence in Education and the Arts
    • (Estimated value: $2,000) Granted to 10 students who have completed at least one year of an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Education
    • Applicant has high academic standing (i.e. CGPA of at least 3.50)
    • Applicant has demonstrated excellence in the area of arts education (e.g. strong marks in arts courses on transcript, lesson plans that link art and education, etc.)
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf no later than October 31, 2014, (submit by e-mail to sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca; or, in person to Room 243) to the attention of Ms. Vanessa Smith, Administrator, Internships & Student Affairs, Faculty of Education. 

Graduating Awards

  • The Chantal Malard Memorial Prize has additional criteria and requires an application as outlined below. The Deadline to apply for this award is April 1st.
  • All students applying for an award must set up Direct Deposit on Minerva. (Student> Student Accounts Menu>Direct Deposit Bank Account)

    • (Value Varies - Estimated Value: $1,200) is granted to a student with demonstrated artistic ability, leadership qualities and involvement in volunteer activities.
    • CGPA is the primary factor in the selection process.
    • Submit the Scholarship Application Form.pdf  no later than April 1, (submit by email to sao [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca)  to the attention of Prof. Fiona Benson, Director, Internships & Student Affairs, Faculty of Education, Student Affairs Office, Room 243.

Award Winners