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Richard H. Tomlinson Fellowships

Richard H. Tomlinson (PhD '48, McGill University) enjoyed a career in Chemistry that won him national recognition as a university teacher and success as an inventor and entrepreneur. In the year 2000, he created an exceptional series of recruitment student awards with the aim of giving the finest young minds the opportunity to study at McGill University.

The Tomlinson Fellowships are recruitment fellowships for Master's in the Faculty of Science and for Doctoral and Postdoctoral research in any discipline.

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Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships

Overview

Program Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships
Value

NEW AWARD TERMS: From the academic year 2014/15 onwards, the Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship will be $35,000, renewable annually based on satisfactory progress, to a maximum tenure of 3 years.

Commitments from previous years: $25,000, renewable annually based on satisfactory progress, to a maximum tenure of 3 years for doctoral level.
How to apply A student is nominated by their academic unit and the fellowship is awarded by individual faculties.
Notes GPS no longer administers a central university competition for this fellowship. Tomlinson Fellowships will be allocated to Faculties to administer at their discretion.

Eligibility

The Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships are for new students accepted into a doctoral degree at any academic unit at McGill University.

Eligible students from the Faculty of Science can find out more information regarding their application process on the Faculty of Science website.


Tomlinson Master's Fellowships in the Faculty of Science

Program Tomlinson Master's Fellowships in the Faculty of Science
Value $15,000, renewable annually based on satisfactory progress, to a maximum tenure of 2 years for master's level.
How to apply The Tomlinson Master’s Fellowships in the Faculty of Science will be discontinued from 2014/15 onwards. 
Notes No further applications accepted. Commitments from previous years will be honoured.

Eligibility

The Tomlinson Faculty of Science Master's Fellowships are for new students accepted into a Master's program in an academic unit within the Faculty of Science. Eligible units include the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, the Department of Biology, the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, the Department of Geography, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the Department of Physics, and the Department of Psychology.